Anaren Microwave Continuous Improvement Quality Engineer (2013346)" in Littleton, Colorado

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Continuous Improvement Quality Engineer

Tracking Code

2013346

Job Description

Primary leadership of the company’s quality improvement and scrap reduction activities. Works with cross functional teams to identify, prioritize and implement improvements. Provide engineering support utilizing quality based tools, such as SPC, Design of Experiments, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Corrective & Preventive Action Response methodology, and failure analysis techniques.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes scrap data and defect rates observed in the Final QC operation, Quality Lab, Electrical Test operations and throughout the mfg process areas

  • Collaborates with Operations, Process Engineering, Methods and Product Development departments to drive yield stabilization, scrap reduction and continuous improvements

  • Identifies and prioritizes improvement opportunities, determines root cause and implements sustainable processes/systems that address the root causes

  • Educates all levels of the organization in regards to (repeat) quality issues and how to effectively apply structured problem solving methodologies and tools such as SPC, DOE, Lean, and Six Sigma

  • Coaches & develops staff across the company

  • Works cross-functionally to achieve organizational goals

  • Leads/facilitates Kaizen events

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned

Required Skills

  • Strong skills in advanced data analysis, statistical process control and structured problem solving

  • Solid understanding of project management

  • Basic knowledge of PCB Manufacturing processes, technologies and products desired

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) and the ability to influence

  • Structured problem solving, ability to assess effective implementation of corrective actions

  • Proficient with microscope, PC (including Office, Outlook, and SPC software), and measuring tools (micrometers, calipers, etc.).

  • Data oriented and results driven problem solver

  • Ability to collaborate and influence/lead cross-functionally

  • Able to handle large amounts of data

  • Ability to quickly comprehend technical aspects of the operation

  • Safety and quality focused

  • High energy, self-motivated

  • Systems/process focused

  • Excellent written & oral communication skills and strong presentation skills

  • Excellent facilitation skills, coupled with conflict resolution capability

  • Innovative approach to problem solving

Required Experience

Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in electronics manufacturing industry preferred; Minimum of 10 years of experience in process engineering/control/improvement functions

Export Statement:Must comply with TTM Export Control Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws including ITAR, EAR and OFAC including but not limited to: a) being able to identify ITAR product on the manufacturing floor and understand that access to these products and related technical data is restricted to only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents; b) recognition of Foreign Person visitors by badge differentiation; c) understand and follow authorization procedures for bringing foreign visitors into facilities (VAL); d) understand the Export and ITAR requirements for shipments leaving the US; e) manage vendor approvals for ITAR manufacturing and services.

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

Job Location

Littleton, Colorado, United States

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular