Production Engineer - Electronics

South Elgin Permanent USD60,000 - USD80,000
  • Electronics display supplier working with top global brands
  • Company emphasis on providing work-life balance

About Our Client

My client headquartered in Elgin is a manufacturer of electronic display products for customers across a variety of industries, including automotive, medical device, and industrial equipment. This is a smaller company offering the culture and feel of a family firm, but with the track record and customer base of a much larger organization. They have shown impressive growth the last 20 years, and seek a Production Engineer to help optimize facility production processes.

Job Description

  • Read and understand product drawings/schematics from other engineers.
  • Lead problem solving efforts to resolve production problems.
  • Work cross-functionally with quality and engineering teams to drive process improvements.
  • Develop proper manufacturing, testing, and quality control standard work.
  • Conduct in process checks on the production line to ensure standard work is followed and work-in-process, finished products, and packing meet established quality requirements.
  • Testing of electrical fixtures. Conduct final inspection on finished products and record test data.
  • Develop and improve monthly reports to quantify Production improvement and highlight areas requiring additional attention.
  • Determine the process capabilities and outgoing quality levels of all major products.
  • Identify process improvement and optimization opportunities.
  • Assist in the development of process planning, training programs, and policies.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • BS in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • Two or more years of process or production management or relevant experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Lean Manufacturing principles, techniques, and philosophies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, capable of completing tasks with limited supervision.
  • Working knowledge of soldering applications and techniques.
  • Ability to read electronic schematics and have good working knowledge of electronics theory is a plus.
  • Experience with LCD, VFD, OLED or TFT display technologies is a plus.
  • Desire and ability to work in a dynamic environment, developing flexible solutions based on business needs
  • Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus

What's on Offer

  • Base salary $60,000-$80,000 depending on level of experience
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits offered through BCBS
  • 3% 401(K) match (3% offered even if you choose not to contribute)
  • 2 weeks PTO plus company holidays
  • In line for advancement opportunities internally
Cameron Heppeler
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Job summary

Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Six Sigma, Lean, Process improvement
Industrial / Manufacturing
South Elgin
Contract Type
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Cameron Heppeler
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