Sensata Technologies, Inc. Process Engineer in Changzhou, China
Influencing product designs during new product development phase to ensure economical and defect free manufacture.
Developing new or improved manufacturing and testing processes that are necessary to achieve the performance and cost requirements of future device applications.
Facilitating the successful launch of new products.
Setting up sample lines and process development equipment.
Participating in advanced quality planning activities.
Specifying functional requirements, reviewing designs and debugging/qualifying new high volume assembly/test equipment or tooling.
Transferring knowledge to make site personnel.
Support improvement projects to reduce cycle time, defects and manufacturing cost.
Work with suppliers and contract manufacturers to ensure processes are capable, have sufficient controls in place, can meet our delivery requirements, and meet our cost targets.
Evaluate Sensata’s and supplier’s technical capabilities including, tooling design, build experience, maintenance program, processes and process controls, cell automation if required, quality control systems, and materials knowledge.
Participate in evaluation and selection equipment, and potentially including injection molding machines.
Establish, document, and communicate robust processes and DOE results.
Minimum BS degree in engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Materials)
5-10 years’ experience in cradle to grave new product development in the Automotive Parts as a process or design engineer, Sensor Industry is preferred.
Developing advanced Mfg. processes like cable crimping, LASER welding, resistance welding, plastic injection molding, dispensing, etc.
Work in a Process Engineering role to develop robust sensor assembly processes which may incorporate complex over-molding, meet specifications, and are economical to manufacture.
Knowledge of backend electrical function testing and electromechanical device calibration is desired but not mandatory.
Leadership skills and ability to work with little direction.
Excellent communication skills written and verbal.
Strong planning and organization skills.
Ability to positively influence and build relationships with global team members.
Engineering aptitude to participate in design reviews and assist during debug & qualification.
Ability to identify & correct problems by utilization of root cause problem solving skills and experimental methods such as DOE.
Experience with Agile, Minitab, SolidWorks.
Advanced Skills in Microsoft Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Word.
Functional understanding of advanced quality planning tools including FMEA, Control plans, to meet TS16949 requirements.
Experience with automotive OEM’s and/or Tier 1 suppliers.
Key participant in the development of new production processes and/or adapt existing production processes for assembly, calibration and testing
Define specifications for production equipment and interact with mechanization (in house) and/or equipment suppliers to ensure equipment will meet specifications
Key participant in global new product development project teams to enable successful launch of new products
Collaborate with other departments on process specifications, quality aspects, product specifications and continuity of equipment
Influence product designs during new product development phase to ensure economical and defect free manufacture
Developing new or improved manufacturing and testing processes that are necessary to achieve the performance and cost requirements of future device applications
Organize the arranging of sample lines and process development equipment
Key participant in advanced quality planning activities
Coordinates all functional requirements, the reviewing of designs and debugging /qualifying new high volume assembly /test equipment or tooling
Transferring knowledge to make site personnel
Support improvement projects to reduce cycle time, defects and manufacturing costs
Work with suppliers and contract manufacturers to ensure processes are capable, have sufficient controls in place, can meet out delivery requirements, and meet our cost targets
Evaluate Sensata’s and suppliers technical capabilities including tooling design, build experience, maintenance program, processes and process controls, cell automation- if required, quality control systems, and material knowledge
Experience / Qualifications
A college degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree)
Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands
Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation
Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results
Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity
Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers
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