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Regional Manufacturing Engineer SME

Req ID: J2258839

  • Location
    Florence, Kentucky, United States of America
    Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States of America
  • Category Operations
  • Posted Friday, January 22, 2021
  • Type Full time

Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineering Subject Matter Expert is required to have advanced process knowledge. In addition, this individual must be able to lead technical issues. The ability to provide expert advice and analysis is critical. This individual is also responsible for the implementation, support, training, and troubleshooting for the process being assigned in their facilities. This position is assigned to an individual who has extensive experience with the process and is already considered to be the “Specialist” of the process.

The Manufacturing Engineering Subject Matter Expert is responsible for ensuring excellence on the assigned manufacturing process. This individual will provide expert advice when there is urgent need due to high defect rates and ensure that the process (that is the responsibility of the SME) is well in control and delivering the highest possible yields.


  • Serve as the functional expert for manufacturing areas assigned.
  • Support other Engineers in questions may arise and help resolve them.
  • Coordinate and facilitate training for the plants in terms of new hires, new functionality, and upgrades.
  • Track and communicate all changes/enhancements to existing process, including upgrades to process.
  • Provide support to the users and the department SME’s.
  • Ensuring the established process is followed diligently.
  • Work with EOS Domain Experts ME’s to implement Jabil best practices in the site.
  • Carry out methodical machine and process evaluations.
  • Maintain and develop documentation for responsible area.
  • Participate in the exchange of ideas and information within the department.
  • Support Sites when there are audits and customer visits.
  • Provide regular updates to appropriate managers.
  • Identify creative ways to reduce cost by streamlining processes (i.e. elimination of non-value added factors.
  • Drive continuous improvement through trend reporting analysis and metrics management.
  • Offer new ideas and suggestions for improvement. Identify and implement new practices and processes that are “best in field”.
  • Ensure 100% adherence to all company policies and procedures (i.e. Health, Safety and Quality).
  • Maintain discretion and confidentiality in all areas pertaining to data and proprietary information, whether internal to Jabil or customer specific.
  • Understand and embrace the operations aspirations.
  • Adhere to all safety and health rules and regulations associated with this position and as directed by supervisor.
  • Comply and follow all procedures within the company security policy.
  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Demonstrated Hands-on experience in the required process.
  • Advanced Knowledge in the area that is being assigned.
  • Relentless in exploring new and latest methods in improving assembly techniques.
  • Lead Process and Equipment Evaluation aligned to the needs of Site as assigned by the ME Manager.
  • Knowledge in Basic Statistics and knowledge of carrying a DOE is a plus.
  • Understanding of DFM/A, FMEA and IPC requirements.
  • Able to write technical reports for the Site.

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Develop talent to enable strong succession plans.

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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