1+ months

Manufacturing Engineer

Kelly Services
Carlsbad, CA 92008
**Job Title:** Manufacturing Engineer

**Location:** Santa Barbara, CA

**Duration:** Direct hire

**Hours:** 8am-5pm; Monday - Friday

**Salary:** $96,000+ (Depending on experience)

**Travel:** 1st 6 months will require ~80% travel (all travel within CA), < 20% travel expected beyond 1st 6months

As a Manufacturing Engineer you will be responsible to build and test precision electronics assemblies. You will also be responsible for the integration, calibration, and testing of systems, accessories, and upgrades. You will also be responsible for repairing and testing items returned to the factory. This includes some evaluation/troubleshooting to a board level, soldering, part replacement adhering parts for assembly, cleaning of parts, and some testing/calibration. This position includes trouble shooting and correcting of mechanical and electrical problems and requires skill in these areas. The individual collaborates with fellow Mfg. Engineers and Software Development to improve product quality and processes. The position requires the individual to actively create and maintain manufacturing documentation (work instructions, test procedures, repair procedures, etc.) to ensure product quality issues are addressed during final testing. The individual aids in determining root cause and implementing corrective actions related to product defects. The position requires on the spot trouble shooting and repair to ensure orders are shipped on time. You will work with Engineering and Product teams to drive new product development builds and support ongoing changes to existing products. You will participate and lead teams to ensure products are built to companys high standards of quality and performance.


Electro-mechanical Assembly and Test

System Integration, Testing, and Calibration

Ensure on-time completion of customer orders

Repair items returned to factory from customer, minimizing customer down-time

Create and revise manufacturing documentation to support assembly, test, and repair activities

Write Engineering Change Orders to release and revise product documentation.

Train others as required on assembly, test, and repair activities

Report material and product defects in accordance with the companys processes, providing detailed defect reports

Participate on New Product Introduction teams, representing Manufacturing, to provide input on Design for Manufacturing/Assembly (DFMA) and Failure Mode Effect Analysis (FMEA)

Participate and lead Continuous Improvement Projects

Ability to travel within US for initial training and future NPI collaboration activities.

1st 6 months will require ~80% travel (All travel within CA)

< 20% travel expected beyond 1st 6months


Minimum Qualifications:

Work independently, strong team player, detail oriented, organized, and hands-on.

Ability to follow work instructions and processes.

Able to read and interpret mechanical and electrical schematics

Mechanical and Electrical troubleshooting, root cause analysis, calibration, and repair skills.

Hands-on assembly and test experience in a similar, highly engineered, low volume, high mix, capital equipment environment that includes mechanical, electronic, and software composition.

Experience in writing work instructions and repair procedures.

Ability to lift 50 pounds

Fluency in Microsoft Office products; Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint, Word

Experience explaining technical issues and influencing product and process design change with results/data, working with other engineering teams to arrive at solutions.

Travel may be required ~6wks per year. Actual travel duration and frequency will depend on project requirements.

Ability to use inspection and measurement equipment; calipers, micrometer, multi-meter, O-scope, etc.

Ability to work in Clean Room Environment

Experience in manufacturing environment using ERP system and Document Control systems.

Understanding of Non-conforming Material Process

Preferred Qualifications:

Precision soldering skills

Ability to isolate and troubleshoot hardware and software issues.

Experience with optics, fibers, and auto-handling systems.

Experience with SAP ERP system

Experience with DFx methodologies; DFM, DFS, DFT, etc.

Experience in DFMEA and PFMEA techniques.

Knowledgeable in continuous improvement, safety improvements, use of KPI metrics, lean manufacturing (Toyota Production System, Kaizen, one-piece flow, process mistake proofing, Six Sigma). Must also be able to lead initiatives in this area and train staff to lead initiatives


Candidate should have minimum of 7 years of related experience in a manufacturing assembly and testing environment.

OR a B.S. in Engineering / Physics / Math and 2+ years of experience.

OR an AA in electro/mechanical field and 3+ years of experience.

**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.
Posted: 2022-08-29 Expires: 2022-10-29

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