Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Pleasanton, CA

Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. That’s just what our employees are doing every single day – in order to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.

We are looking for people who are keen to try something new:

The candidate will ensure best practices in the development, introduction and production of CZXRM products. The candidate will be responsible for developing and improving manufacturing processes to produce a high quality X-ray microscope. The candidate will also be a key technical interface between Engineering, Operations, Service and Suppliers.

Responsibilities include
• Define design for manufacturing requirements for new product development
• Work on cross-functional teams to develop new products and processes
• Design and implement fixtures/tools to improve quality and reduce cycle time
• Define, measure and report key metrics for production quality and cost
• Execute projects needed to achieve strategic goals and objectives
• Write manufacturing procedures to ensure product performance and quality
• Train production staff using procedures and fixtures
• Provide day-to-day technical support for X-ray microscope production line
• Solve technical problems causing production line down
• Employ lean manufacturing principles to reduce waste and cost
• Write ECO’s to create/update drawings, BOM’s, procedures and fixtures
• Analyze bad parts and test failures to determine root cause and countermeasures
• Inspect new or revised parts for quality assurance

You are:

Field of education:

B.S or M.S. degree in Systems, Optical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or related field

Professional experience:

• 5+ years of experience in manufacturing/process engineering
• 5+ years of experience with new product introduction of capital equipment
• Experience with SolidWorks or similar 3D modeling software
• Experience with ECO and ERP/MRP systems
• Experience with imaging systems a plus
• Experience with Python scripting language a plus

Skills and languages :

• Excellent problem-solving skills
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to work independently and on cross-functional teams
• Ability to evaluate technical specifications and drawings
• Ability to learn new software applications and processes required
• Ability to handle the fast-paced, ever-changing demands of a high-tech company
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

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