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Manufacturing Process Engineer, Design for Manufacturability (DfM), Consumer Hardware

Google, Inc. - Mountain View, CA

Manufacturing Process Engineer, Design for Manufacturability (DfM), Consumer Hardware


Mountain View


Google has one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. Your team is responsible for providing the manufacturing capability to deliver this state-of-the-art physical infrastructure. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you evaluate the product designs and create the processes, tools and procedures behind Google's powerful search technology. When vendors build parts for our infrastructure, you're right there alongside ensuring manufacturing processes are repeatable and controlled. You collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google's infrastructure needs and product specifications. Your work ensures the various pieces of Google's infrastructure fit together perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience.

Google engineers develop the next-generation technologies that change how users connect, explore, and interact with information and one another. As a member of an extraordinarily creative, motivated and talented team, you develop new products that are used by millions of people. You will be versatile and passionate to tackle new challenges as we continue to push technology forward.

As a DfM Engineer (Printed Circuit Board/Printed Circuit Board Assembly), you will work from prototype to NPI to commercialization of products. You will be the cornerstone of all Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) activities and will work with technical cross-functional teams in the development of new products.

You will have a strong technical aptitude including an excellent understanding of DfM methodologies, high volume electronics manufacturing processes, printed circuit board technology, component selection, test and inspection methodologies, quality assurance and consumer electronics product development.

Google's mission is to organize the world's information and make it universally accessible and useful. Only one thing consistently stands in the way between our users and the world's information—hardware. Our Consumer Hardware team researches, designs, and develops new technologies and hardware to make our user's interaction with computing faster, more powerful, and seamless. Whether finding new ways to capture and sense the world around us, advancing form factors, or improving interaction methods, our Consumer Hardware team is making people's lives better through technology.


Perform DfM analysis and deliver scalable manufacturing solutions for PCBAs.

Support NPI builds from concept to product launch, including build preparation, build reports and issue resolution at contract manufacturers.

Support released products until EOL, overseeing process yield control and cost reduction activities.

Identify and drive DfM and process improvements that reduce process cycle times and cost, while maintaining exceptional quality.

Develop new processes to achieve miniaturization.


Minimum qualifications:

BS in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, related field or equivalent practical experience.

10 years of work experience with consumer or communication products, PCBA manufacturing and process experience.

Experience with rework processes. Experience with component footprint design rules and miniaturization.

Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.

Preferred qualifications:

MS in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent practical experience.

Experience with Hardware Reliability Testing.

Experience with advanced materials; underfills, thermal interface materials, RF shielding.

Experience using tools such as Valor and Allegro.

Knowledge and passion for materials science and electronics packaging at all levels.

Knowledge of typical PCBA and product level failure modes and ability to relate failure modes to process, material and design related stressors.

At Google, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Google is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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Google, Inc.


Manufacturing Process Engineer, Design for Manufacturability (DfM), Consumer Hardware Google, Inc. - Mountain View, CA, United States


Location: Mountain View, CA

Company Profile:
Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information. The company offers Google Search, which provides information online; Knowledge Graph that allows to search for things, people, or places, as well as builds systems that recognize speech and understand natural language; Google Now, which provides information to users when they need it; and Product Listing Ads that offer product image, price, and merchant information. It also provides AdWords, an auction-based advertising program; AdSense, which enables Websites that are part of the Google Network to deliver ads; Google Display, a display advertising network; DoubleClick Ad Exchange, a marketplace for the trading display ad space; and YouTube that offers video, interactive, and other ad formats. In addition, the company offers Android, an open source mobile software platform; hardware products, including Chromebook, Chrome, Chromecast, and Nexus devices; Google+ to share things online with people; Google Play, a cloud-based digital entertainment store for apps, music, books, and movies; Google Drive, a place for users to create, share, collaborate, and keep their stuff; and Google Wallet, a virtual wallet for in-store contactless payments. Further, it provides Google Apps, which include Gmail, Calendar, and Google Sites that are built for people to work anywhere, anytime, on any device without loss of security or control; Google Maps Application Programming Interface; and Google Earth Enterprise, a software solution for imagery and data visualization. Additionally, the company offers Google App Engine, a platform as a service offering; Google Cloud Storage; Google BigQuery for real time analytics; Google Cloud SQL for structured query language; and Google Compute Engine, an infrastructure as a service platform. It also offers mobile wireless devices, and related products and services. Google Inc. was founded in 1998 and is headquartered in Mountain View, California.