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NPI Development Technician I at Jabil Circuit

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Seattle, Washington

Job Description:

Job Summary


NPI Process Tech’s are responsible supporting process development and implementation of the Additive Manufacturing (3D Printing) process and should consistently drive issues to improve quality and process yields. Responsible for supporting Additive Manufacturing process development on multiple Additive Manufacturing platforms. Also responsible for maintaining the integrity of the manufacturing area including test equipment, additive manufacturing machines, and conventional equipment such as blast cabinets.


Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Prepare 3D CAD data for polymer selective laser sintering and fused deposition modeling machines and operate said machines

Operate shop tools such as a drill press, blast cabinet, band saw, powder mixer, etc.

Operate polymer characterization equipment

Generate process yield reports that will include, but not limited to the following: Manufacturing/Test escapes, operator errors, defective product, test equipment/test defects, RMA product defects, and spear corrective actions

Increase production yields by understanding and reducing operator errors and driving manufacturing and test engineering defects back to the appropriate department

Assist SME Additive Manufacturing Process Engineer in developing preventative maintenance program and assure compliance to reduce downtime and increase process yields throughout the process

Analyze downtime sheets recording downtime of a machine to set guidelines for preventative maintenance scheduling

Proactively look for ways to reduce process touch time while increasing quality downtime

Perform walkthroughs, inspections, product evaluation and testing as needed

Ability to understand and utilize assembly documentation such as but not limited to the following; Schematics, BOM’s, CAD Drawings, Visuals, Debug, Testing tools and procedures

Assist Business Unit with special customer requests

Ensure product manufacturing completeness and reliability

Update and generate process documentation as required

Assist SME Additive Manufacturing Process Engineer with quality process reviews

Evaluates NPI Additive Manufacturing Equipment and determines any needed repairs and coordinates such repairs

Set-up equipment to perform any required programming and verification test following established procedures for the specified operations to be performed

Ensures that all up-rev’s, Deviations, and EC’s are implemented

Ensures that new NPI process developments are completed in a timely fashion and verified for stability before being released for manufacturing

Ensures quality (work meets or exceeds Jabil Workmanship Standards) and improves efficiency

Operates Additive Manufacturing  equipment

Responsible for maintaining a continuous flow of the manufacturing line and meeting production goals while performing the assigned test duties

Advise supervisor of any operator failure so that prompt corrective action may be taken

Ensure parts/assemblies are properly handled and marked

Ensure daily logs and move/production tickets are accurately maintained

Advise on scheduling and staffing needs

Complies with all 5S standards

Develop new test on at least 1 NPI platform and troubleshoot minor problems on at least 1 other NPI platform

Must have the ability to lift at least 45 lbs


Education & Experience Requirements

An Associates of Science in Electronics or Electrical Engineering or Technical Certification preferred

Plus 1 - 3 years’ experience

Or equivalent combination of education and experience

Jabil is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.