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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineer

Req. 4915 Engineering at  400 Federal Street,  Andover, MA Posted: Jan 13, 2022


  • Monitor line performance and take corrective action to eliminate process problems and improve yields.
  • Hands on responsibility for equipment including programming and the SPC needed to ensure the highest yields, throughput, and lowest cost.
  • Implement and manage real time SPC and utilize Six Sigma tools such as PFMEAs to implement meaningful process controls
  • Monitor line yield, scrap and equipment utilization on a daily basis
  • Work with Design, Test, and Quality Engineering to implement yield and quality enhancements
  • Work with hourly production and maintenance personnel to improve line performance
  • Review all new product designs for compatibility with process capability
  • Identify and lead cost reduction and quality improvement initiatives
  • Initiate and approve manufacturing documentation and ECO’s
  • Investigate problems, determine root cause, and implement corrective and preventative actions
  • Work with suppliers, equipment, tooling and raw materials

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, or Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering.  Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ relevant professional engineering experience
  • Good hands on engineering skills and ability to work on production equipment
  • Demonstrated capability in applying SPC, Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, etc.
  • Solid skills in problem solving, statistics, manufacturing quality, and quality principles
  • Ability to understand, analyze, and resolve moderately complex technical problems
  • Ability to work independently and be effective in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Experience with Soldering or SMT assembly processes and equipment
  • Experience with Solidworks is a plus.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Vicor is an Equal Opportunity employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability. 

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About Vicor

Vicor Corporation designs, manufactures and markets innovative, high performance modular power components, from bricks to semiconductor-centric solutions, to enable customers to efficiently convert and manage power from the wall plug to the point-of-load. Complementing an extensive portfolio of patented innovations in power conversion and power distribution with significant application development expertise, Vicor offers comprehensive product lines addressing a broad range of power conversion and management requirements across all power distribution architectures, including CPA, DPA, IBA, FPA and CBA.  Vicor focuses on solutions for performance-critical applications in the following markets: enterprise and high performance computing, telecommunications and network infrastructure, industrial equipment and automation, vehicles and transportation and aerospace and defense electronics. 

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