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Manufacturing Engineer - Split Shift for Jabil Defense and Aerospace

Req ID: J2361906-IL

  • Location
    St. Petersburg/Tampa, Florida, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing Engineering
  • Posted Friday, May 26, 2023
  • Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

At Jabil we strive to make ANYTHING POSSIBLE and EVERYTHING BETTER. With over 260,000 diverse, talented and dedicated employees across 100 locations in 30 countries, our vision is to be the most technologically advanced and trusted manufacturing solutions provider. We combine an unmatched breadth and depth of end-market experience, technical and design capabilities, manufacturing know-how, supply chain insights and global product management expertise to enable success for the world’s leading brands. We are driven by a common purpose to make a positive impact for each other, our communities, and the environment.

Job Description

Jabil Defense and Aerospace is looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to work on-site in our St. Petersburg, FL location.  The Manufacturing Engineer will maintain and improve operator instructions for circuit card assemblies (CCAs) and electronic assemblies incorporating a mix of Surface Mount (SMT) and Through-Hole (TH) technology. 

  • This is an onsite in-person position!

  • Split Shift Monday-Friday 11 am-8 pm

  • This job requires U.S. citizenship.

  • Performance-based bonus


  • Monitor the quality and efficiency performance of manufacturing processes to drive continuous improvement through root cause analysis and systematic problem-solving. 

  • Provide manufacturing personnel with easy-to-follow, reliable processes and instructions that lead to high customer satisfaction through low cost, high yields and on-time delivery.

  • Read and interpret customer documentation, quality requirements and Engineering Changes

  • Design and develop processes to meet all product and customer requirements efficiently and effectively by maintaining and updating process flow.

  • Create and improve operator work instructions for automated and manual processes including inspection points.

  • Be involved in the design, order and validation process tooling including SMT stencils, wave pallets, press-fit tooling, component forming/prep tooling, jigs, fixtures, etc.

  • Maintain SMT programs and profiles, Through-Hole soldering profiles, and various other Equipment programs.

  • Chemical approval and application processes

  • Ensure that process parameters are within acceptable tolerances for products and components, and result in solder quality that meets IPC-610/J-STD-001 Class 3 requirements.

  • Follow product launches to validate process effectiveness and implement necessary improvements.

  • Aid the production floor to evaluate and resolve issues related to Man/Method/Machine/Material/Measurement/Environment.

  • Monitor key metrics such as Customer Return Rate (CRR), First Pass Yield (FPY), and Scrap and provide improvement plans to keep metrics above goal.

  • Continually strive to balance and optimize line throughput, including efforts to minimize changeover downtime.

  • Encourage open communication and exchange of information within the M.E. department and between the various support groups.

  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by the supervisor.

  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering Discipline is required (or equivalent experience with demonstration of engineering concepts).

  • No experience is required, but prior manufacturing/process engineering experience in Electronics Manufacturing is preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of components, printed circuit boards, and chemistries used in electronics manufacturing is preferred.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of IPC-610/J-STD-001 requirements is preferred.


Along with growth, stability, and the opportunity to be challenged, Jabil offers a competitive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug, and Vision Insurance with HRA and HSA options

  • 401K match

  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

  • Paid Time Off

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Life, AD&D, and Disability Insurance

  • Commuter Benefits

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Pet Insurance

  • Adoption Assistance

  • Annual Merit Increases

  • Community Volunteer Opportunities

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

BE AWARE OF FRAUD: When applying for a job at Jabil you will be contacted via correspondence through our official job portal with a e-mail address; direct phone call from a member of the Jabil team; or direct e-mail with a e-mail address. Jabil does not request payments for interviews or at any other point during the hiring process. Jabil will not ask for your personal identifying information such as a social security number, birth certificate, financial institution, driver’s license number or passport information over the phone or via e-mail. If you believe you are a victim of identity theft, contact the Federal Bureau of Investigations internet crime hotline (, the Federal Trade Commission identity theft hotline ( and/or your local police department. Any scam job listings should be reported to whatever website it was posted in.

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