Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

    • Job Tracking ID: 512052-615791
    • Job Location: Westford, MA
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Experience Level.: 10-15 years
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Job Description:

About Ribbon:  Ribbon Communications is a company with two decades of leadership in real-time communications. Built on world class technology and intellectual property, the company delivers intelligent, secure, embedded real-time communications for today’s world.

Position Title: Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Westford, MA

Position Summary:


As an Advanced Manufacturing engineer, you will be a part of Manufacturing and Supply Chain organization with a primary focus on Design for Manufacturability of PWB, PWA and mechanical assemblies, with an expertise in process engineering and lean manufacturing. Drawing upon your expertise, you will also lead manufacturing projects and lean initiatives to focus on yield maximization and cost reduction through the development and enhancement of production processes.



Experience and Skills:

Position Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with engineering on new product and process development

  • Design for Manufacturability of PWB, PWA and Mechanical Assemblies, Requirements and acceptability of Footprints, IPC and Jedec Standard requirements. Pre and post build DFA / DFM reviews, Drive DFX issues from End of Build Reports

  • Process Engineering activities related to Labeling, ESD control, Product Documentation Generation and Control, Process Documentation Generation

  • Apply Lean manufacturing methods to cut product cycle time and costs

  • Provide support for Engineering Bill of Materials (BOM), Engineering Change Requests (ECR), ECOs, Deviation and Purges

  • Handover of new processes from development to production. Ensure all appropriate engineering prints, work instructions and all other essential process related documentation is in place prior to production start.

  • Closely work and assist external manufacturers in resolving manufacturing and quality issues in relation to: Audits findings, Problem solving and resolution on relevant issues, Process validation, Technical specifications.

  • Perform and evaluate prototype and first article builds of PCAs and mechanical assemblies and provide feedback to the development team


Education/Experience Requirements:

  • BS Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Materials Science

  • 10-15 years of Manufacturing and Process engineering experience in electronics manufacturing environment required

  • Printed Circuit Board (PCB) layout, fabrication, and assembly experience required

  • Experience with Mentor Graphics Valor NPI DFM tools required

  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and assembly required

  • Demonstrated skills in Lean Manufacturing and Process Engineering concepts

  • Experience with Agile and ERP preferred

  • Green/Black Belt Certification highly preferred

  • Program Management experience preferred

  • Manufacturing Test and Quality experience preferred

  • Manufacturing Test Automation development skills highly preferred

  • Available to travel to CM sites. Approximate travel: 10%

Please Note:

'All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.'

US Citizens and all other parties authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply.