Teledyne Technologies Senior Process Development Engineer in Goleta, California
At Teledyne FLIR, we have a simple but ambitious mission: to develop market-leading thermal and sensing technologies which enhance everyday life. From saving energy, to saving lives Teledyne FLIR is making a real difference in our world.
Our products are used in a wide array of situations to rescue people in danger, detect criminals, conserve energy, navigate safely, provide security around the globe, and protect our environment.
We are looking for individuals who thrive on making an impact and want the excitement of being on a team that wins.
Under mentorship of the Manager of Detector Packaging Operations, your group will provide Manufacturing and Process Engineering support to the Detector Packaging lab. Your group supports manufacturing, performs failure analysis, and continually improves processes. You will develop, implement, and maintain methods, operation sequences and processes used in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, subassemblies and final assemblies for microelectronic components in vacuum packaging. We collaborate with design engineering on the release of new products. We estimate manufacturing costs, calculate time standards, and make recommendations for tooling and process requirements for new and existing product lines. We maintain records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations. Supplier development and monitoring, cross training, learning of new processes, developing solutions for dealing with very tight tolerancing material is an essential part of this job. Problem solving (and prevention) are constants for us.
The work is engaging, combines creativity with detail, and mechanics/physics/chemistry with theory. Do you like high expectations and challenging work? Do you like working with engaged, high-energy colleagues? Our culture is collaborative, supportive and fun. The work environment is general office and Clean Room or environmentally controlled environments
Duties & Responsibilities :
Manage individual programs that are run through the Detector Packaging Lab:
Perform process development and generate work instructions
Evaluate product material & production defects and work corrective action with Quality Engineering, including evaluation of new suppliers or material changes
Address out of flow material and support Fabrication, Production Control and Quality/Reliability Engineering as needed
Performing all necessary SAP and/or ERP transactions
Train operators in new processes and verify existing processes are being adhered to, through feedback to the Production Manager
Supporting ISO certification and Export Controlled Information as required, by insuring current and accurate work instructions and conduct relevant audits
Engage with the Tooling design group to implement production improving devices
Cooperate with Test, Software and Systems engineering to ensure that accurate specifications are used for product assessment and validation
Focus on continuous improvement for output, yield, and cost reduction (Sustaining Engineering)
The execution of the above tasks may include the following:
Generate and implement process documentation that is consistent with ISO 9001 and Export Controlled Information requirements
Specify and procure new equipment as required to support development and production programs
High level of cooperation and collaboration, including expanding tasks to other fields as needed (such as supplier quality, reliability, design engineering)
Support Equipment Engineering by providing guidance on equipment operation and required periodic maintenance
Implement SPC and other statistical techniques as appropriate
Support and maintain WIP tracking methodologies
Conduct processes development and process improvement activities
Train and direct operators on existing and new products as required
Work with Tool Design Engineering and Design Engineering on concurrent engineering
Interact at all levels of the organization (operator, peer engineers, managers, directors, vice presidents)
Interact with suppliers and internal customers
Knowledge and Experience
5+ years of mechanical or electromechanical related experience
Material characterization techniques understanding
Lean Six Sigma experience (SPC, Hypothesis Testing, Design Of Experiments, DMAIC)
Assembly process documentation
ISO/ITAR/EAR process and procedures
Proficient computer skills – Word, Excel & Outlook
WIP tracking system familiarity desired
Ability to use microscopes, calipers and micrometers and other electrical measurement equipment
Ability to work using hands and have good manual dexterity
Statistical platforms experience (Minitab, JMP, SPSS, R, etc.)
GD&T understanding, mechanical design software and modeling
Superb communication skills, working at all levels of the organization (technician, engineers, managers, directors, vice presidents)
Infrared vision systems experience with cryocoolers, dewars and integrated systems
Vacuum Packaging Technology or vacuum systems
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in related technical discipline required.
Engineering background and ability to quickly learn
Ability to communicate clearly in written and spoken English
Applicants must be either a U.S. citizen, U.S. national, legal permanent resident, asylee, refugee or must be eligible to apply for and obtain the appropriate export control license from the U.S. Departments of State or Commerce.
US - Goleta, CA
Teledyne FLIR and all our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules, and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.
Teledyne FLIR and all of our employees are committed to conducting business with the highest ethical standards. We require all employees to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and regulatory orders. Our reputation for honesty, integrity and high ethics is as important to us as our reputation for making innovative sensing solutions.
Teledyne FLIR is an equal opportunity employer.