Process Development Engineer II

Sensata Technologies

Sensata Technologies

Other Engineering
attleboro, ma, usa
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024
JOB DUTIES: Influence product designs during new product development phase to ensure economical and defect free manufacture. Develop new or improve manufacturing and testing processes that are necessary to achieve the performance and cost requirements of future device applications. Facilitate the successful launch of new products. Set up sample lines and process development equipment. Participate in advanced quality planning activities. Specify functional requirements, reviewing designs and debugging/qualifying new high volume assembly/test equipment or tooling. Transfer 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 the evaluation of equipment. Establish, document, and communicate robust processes and DOE (Design of Experiments) results. Debug and troubleshoot tooling, equipment and processes using logical engineering principles, including 6 sigma methodology, 5 why analyses, and 8D investigation processes. Lead PE (Process Engineering) technicians to perform duties in support of process development, equipment debug and troubleshooting, documentation development, Production Trial Runs (PTR’s), Production Validation (PV) builds and Run at Rate builds. Support customer audits of production line equipment, tooling and documentation. Work closely with the product design engineer(s) and quality engineers to provide active feedback on product design, risk and controls throughout the manufacturing process. Provide guidelines to ensure Design for Manufacturing/assembly of the new products. Develop process documentation including working instructions / FMEA (Failure Mode and Effects)/Control Plan/ process flow for the new product and processes. Coordinate and/or perform tooling and equipment concept and design reviews. Determine appropriate machine and process controls for new processes. Write machine specifications and follow up the development of new equipment to ensure that product and process requirements are met by performing a buyoff at supplier’s site. Build Engineering samples, create the Manufacturing Engineering Report for each run and maintain yield tracking sheets for new products. Participate in maturity gates /DE (Design Engineering)/PE and QA (Quality Assurance) reviews for the programs to ensure the proper follow up of key actions that could affect the project execution. Conduct process reviews to keep the program up to date about the process development for the new products.

Less than 25% domestic and international travel to suppliers, customers, and/or manufacturing locations required

JOB REQUIREMENTS: A Bachelor’s degree (or foreign equivalent) in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a comparable engineering field, plus two (2) years of experience in Process Engineering (or similar field). Experience must include:

  • two (2) years of data analytics experience (i.e. Minitab, Power BI, or similar);
  • two (2) years of Design of Experiments (DOE) experience;
  • two (2) years of Problem Solving Methodology (i.e Six Sigma or similar) experience;
  • two (2) years of CAD Software (i.e. SolidWorks or similar) experience; and
  • two (2) years of Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) experience

OTHER (WORKSITE): 529 Pleasant Street, Attleboro, MA 02703; Hybrid work from home schedule permitted two (2) days a week within a reasonable commuting distance from the office located 529 Pleasant St. Attleboro, MA 02703; 40 hours/week

CONTACT: Apply at sensata.com/careers referencing Job ID: 7273566

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