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Automated Assembly Engineering Expert

Req ID: J2308590-IL

  • Location
    Remote - Poland, Lower Silesian, Poland
  • Category Design Services Group
  • Posted Monday, July 4, 2022
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description


A Lead Manufacturing DFAA Engineer has a wide ranging base of PCBA manufacturing experience developing and implementing processes including mechanical assembley, box build, thermal profiling, etc.  Will be able to convey technical solutions to other engineers and to business personnel. Will have a good understanding of multiple data types and CAD packages. Capable of being the lead engineer in a cross functional team for basic to moderate level complexity projects, focused on manufacturing and cost improvements.  A Lead DFAA engineer can effectively negotiate with a design team to drive improved manufacturability.  They will also gather feedback on a project and use it to drive continuous improvement. 


  • Understand and be able to explain the concept and requirements of DFx with it’s closed loop relationship to design and its goal of improving manufacturability to both internal and external customers   
  • Ability to negotiate improvements with design groups balancing time, money and scope
  • Verify implementation or closure of all recommendations in some way
  • Define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions       
  • Represent Jabil VAVE in technical customer discussions / meetings 
  • Work with Project Managers and Principal DFx Engineer or higher in the quoting process
  • Provide technical input and complete feasibility assessments, risk reviews, and cost/benefit analysis, using independent judgment, as well as consultation from others
  • Is expected to support the development and utilization of processes for design/manufacturing 
  • Provide recommendations on when to utilize VAVE services to customers, business units, design teams, and workcells
  • Facilitate and contribute to brainstorming and technology exploration sessions with a wide range of internal and external experts to find solutions to manufacturing-related technical and commercial challenges and opportunities
  • Mentoring Manufacturing DFX and Sr, Manufacturing DFx engineers as well as ECAD designers
  • Interface with business, NPI, work cell, and design, bridging communication and product improvement data between the groups in support of product manufacturing
  • May provide onsite technical support for manufacturing builds including engineering prototypes, NPI & production releases
  • Utilize quality data and collection methods to help identify systemic or trending quality issues that lead to DFx findings supported by data and found in similar products
  • Stay abreast of the latest technology and techniques to provide designs that are competitive and cost effective 
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned 



  • Broad base of PCBA manufacturing experience developing and implementing processes including SMT, PTH, wave solder, box build, stencil design, thermal profiling, materials, cleaning processes, cleanliness requirements etc.
  • Raw PCB fabrication knowledge (stack ups, materials, processes, documentation requirements, etc...)
  • Detailed knowledge of DFx concepts for test, manufacturability and assembly
  • Detailed Knowledge of Design Profit or Boothroyd DFMA or equivalent software
  • Detailed Knowledge of PTC Creo or Solidworks or equivalent 3D MCAD software
  • Has deep knowledge in a process
  • Technical knowledge of data requirements and data recognition
  • Ability to interpret an electronic schematic
  • Detailed knowledge of PCBA repair
  • Detailed knowledge of PCBA manufacturing and support equipment/tools(thermal profiling, etc)
  • Detailed knowledge of design requirements and guidelines            
  • Detailed knowledge of common manufacturing issues
  • Ability to recognize the difference between a process and a design issue
  • Ability to maximize array utilization for fabrication house production panel
  • Detailed knowledge of bill of materials and manufacturing documentation
  • Detailed Knowledge of the design process including concept, schematic and bom, mechanical layout, component layout, PCBA routing, NPI, initial production, product ramp
  • Effectively communicate with good understanding of English
  • Work as part of a global team
  • Mentor less experienced engineers
  • Participates in cross-functional design reviews
  • This position may require some travel (up to 20 -30%)


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited four-year college or university 
  • Ideally 10-15 years in all processes of PCBA manufacturing and a some experience in a Senior DFx Manufacturing role including rework/repair, High Level Assembley, etc
  • Specific requirements as defined by the market sector 
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training or experience.

This role it to be located in Wroclaw, Poland with a possibility of some degree of hybrid working

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