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Manufacturing Engineer at Super Micro Computer Inc in San Jose, California

Posted in Engineering 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Req ID: 5645 About Supermicro:

Supermicro® is a Top Tier provider of advanced server, storage, and networking solutions for Data Center, Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Hadoop/ Big Data, Hyperscale, HPC and IoT/Embedded customers worldwide. We are the #5 fastest growing company among the Silicon Valley Top 50 technology firms. Our unprecedented global expansion has provided us with the opportunity to offer a large number of new positions to the technology community. We seek talented, passionate, and committed engineers, technologists, and business leaders to join us.

Job Summary:

Super Micro Inc. is seeking to hire for a Manufacturing Engineer to join the Power Solutions group who can assist in power supply development, manufacturing process enhancement, and perform quality control. This individual will be required to work cross-department and assist R&D engineers, quality engineers, production engineers, product managers, and contract manufacturers in product development tasks.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Job included but not limited to:

  • Perform Design for Manufacturability (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 production process enhancement, and automation.

  • Work with contract manufacturer to improve overall production quality and perform inspection based on IPC-A-610 requirements. 

  • Provide PCBA technical guidance to cross-functional team.

  • Provide technical guidance for conformal coating process to cross-functional team.

  • Traveling will be required to visit production facility, job site, and client office as needed.

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent practical experience.

  • 5 years of demonstrated experience in SMT process engineering (PCBA), production process, and conformal coating application preferred

  • Experience with repeatable, and reproducible process parameters and process controls, and with DFM processes, failure analysis, reporting, and tools.

  • Expertise in PCB laminate, stack up and fabrication process, manufacturing processes in a production environment, conformal coating process, and production automation.

  • Experience in conformal coating application, process design and manufacturing essential duties.

  • Knowledge of rework processes, and component footprint design rules.

  • Familiar with industry standards such as IPC-A-610, IPC-9592, J-STD, etc. 

  • Experience with monitoring and launching new products/technologies/processes at CMs or ODMs.

  • Strong attention to detail, including accuracy and thoroughness

  • Solid communications skills both verbal and written

  • Electronics, digital and components knowledge background

  • Able to work independently and be a good team player
Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

• Standing, walking, sitting, talking/listening, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms

• Lift, carry, push and pull in excess of 25 pounds

• Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, climb and balance

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:

• Office, lab or warehouse environment setting shared with other staff members.

• Wet humid conditions, extreme heat or cold (weather), outdoor weather conditions.

EEO Statement

Supermicro is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Supermicro to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or special disabled veteran, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other legally protected status.