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Benchmark Electronics

Quality Engineer II

Benchmark Electronics - Santa Ana, CA


Job Title Quality Engineer II Job ID(Requisition ID): 3141 Job Summary Coordinates or performs Q.A. activities to ensure implementation of all requirements. Also monitors manufacturing process, fabrication, inspection and test and shipping activities. Essential Functions and Competencies • Effective organization and prioritization skills • Effective interpersonal skills • Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner • Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required • Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company • Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as presentation skills • Ability to work individually or in teams • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools Qualifications / Education / Experience • Perform a specific analysis of routine contract requirements to determine what quality characteristics are to be controlled; manufacturing, inspection, test equipment required; special controls of special processes and special skills needed to ensure their proper application • Review the contract data item descriptions and requirements and make recommendations to establish the necessary controls to assure compliance • Participate in planning pilot runs and preproduction runs; Analyze results and furnish analysis with appropriate recommendations to senior engineering • Maintain control over all production processes and testing during the product cycle; Review production and manufacturing specification processes to assure conformance to drawings specifications and contract requirements • Evaluate capability of manufacturing processes to meet quality requirements • May recommend adjustments for process condition to Methods Department and/or adjustment of production specifications to Production Engineering to create an economical and compatible relationship between processes and the products • May participate in design reviews to assure that designs permit and facilitate productivity, repeatability and inspectability and that related quality considerations are obtained in order to assure product quality • May participate in Engineering evaluations and Change Control Boards to assure design and proposed changes are within the scope of contract definitions and requirements • Participate in the generation, review and approval of various types of specification, drawings and Acceptance Test Procedures to ensure that they contain sufficient quality requirements and comply with contract requirements • Prepare quality program plans defining the responsibility and authority of all functions necessary to comply with provisions of all specifications and contract requirements • Prepare preliminary proposals, define tasks necessary to be responsive or “describe exceptions, man load needed hours” to accomplish the task • Provide technical assistance in the preparation of workmanship standards, instructions and inspection criteria • Resolve fabrication, test and inspections problems • Assist in the planning and performing of process controls, surveillance and monitoring procedures to assure product quality • Aid in the establishment of formats for the collection of inspection data • Under guidance from senior engineering, review procurement documents to ensure that all provisions necessary for the suppliers to achieve control of the quality of the product being procured are included; Make recommendations for review of any requirements needed to assure product quality, as necessary • Review test reports and information furnished by suppliers in support of materials being supplied • Participate in special testing to ensure that units or assemblies are compatible to system end use requirements • Analyze reported defects and failures; Review discrepancies and may approve dispositions and corrective action • May participate as an active member of the MRB Board in the Receiving, Inspections and Production areas • Participate in the timely investigation, disposition and corrective actions to prevent recurrence of non-conforming materials, processes and products; Follow up for completion and measurement of effectiveness • Perform, when applicable, measurement capability and correlation studies to ensure continual adequacy and capability in cooperation with Production Engineering or others • With guidance from senior engineering, take corrective action to assist in the solution of measurement problems, as required • Assist in coordinating activities of manufacturing and test with Program Quality Assurance, Production Control, Production Engineering, Inspection and various internal and external laboratories • May meet and discuss problems relative to the production cycle • Monitor special test programs on assemblies, components, special processes, etc. due to design changes and/or problems developing during the manufacturing cycle • Perform inspection and testing on preproduction equipment to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications and contract requirements prior to submittal for customer acceptance • Prepare summaries and analysis of evaluations with all pertinent charts, graphs, etc. under guidance of senior engineering • Assure that records/files are initiated and maintained in all relevant documentation pertaining to Quality Assurance • Perform Quality Audits to determine the effectiveness of the Quality Program and prepare audit reports • Participate in the verification (First Article Configuration Inspection) of hardware versus drawing/specifications and coordinate this effort with customer personnel • Review procurement documents to ensure that all provisions necessary for the suppliers to achieve control of the quality of the product being procured are included; Add any requirements necessary to assure product quality • Prepare reports and corrective action documentation in answer to Customer inquiries or complaints regarding inspection, test and production activities; May/may not present material directly to customers • Perform the planning, in-process inspection, progress reviews, validation and certification of routine technical manuals required by the contract • Maintain state-of-the-art knowledge by keeping abreast of new Q.A. techniques and methods by contacts with other industries, current publications and advanced education and membership in professional societies/organizations • Familiarity with advanced technologies and applications; ASQ certification preferred; Master of advanced technologies and applications • Able to travel up to 10% of the time, including day and overnight as required • 4 year Engineering or Technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management; 5 years of electronics manufacturing experience Job Category Quality Job Location Santa Ana, CA, USA Schedule Day Pay Type Salary Travel Requirement No Job Type Part-Time Apply Now Send this job to a friend Send this job description to a friend by email. 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Quality Engineer II Benchmark Electronics - Santa Ana, CA, United States

   

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Company Profile:
Benchmark Electronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated electronic manufacturing services in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company provides engineering solutions, including new product design, prototype, test, and related engineering solutions; and custom test, and automation equipment design and build solutions. It also offers manufacturing and fulfillment solutions, including printed circuit board assembly, assembly of subsystems, circuitry and functionality testing of printed assemblies, environmental and stress testing, and component reliability testing; flex circuit assembly and test solutions; and systems assembly and test solutions, as well as environmental stress tests of assemblies of boards or systems. Additionally, the company offers electronics manufacturing services to communications, defense and aerospace, industrial, medical, and computer original equipment manufacturer (OEM) markets. It serves OEMs of computers and related products for business enterprises, medical devices, industrial control equipment, testing and instrumentation products, and telecommunication equipment. Benchmark Electronics sells its products directly, as well as through independent marketing representatives. The company was formerly known as Electronics, Inc. Benchmark Electronics, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is based in Angleton, Texas.