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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

Benchmark Electronics San Jose, CA

Company
Benchmark Electronics
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
2024
AJE Ref #
575891473
Location
San Jose, CA
Experience
Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Job Type
Regular
Education
Bachelors Degree

JOB DESCRIPTION

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JOB SUMMARY
At Benchmark (NYSE: BHE), our mission is to be the solutions provider of choice for high technology OEM customers, anticipating their needs and rapidly delivering comprehensive value-creation solutions during the entire product life cycle by providing: * Innovative Design Engineering Services * Optimized Global Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions * World-Class Manufacturing and After-Market Support Our mission is based on a foundation of financial strength, managerial integrity and a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement. As a top 10 global leader in the electronics manufacturing industry, we attribute our success to the success of our customers. For more information, please visit www.bench.com

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND COMPETENCIES
* Attend design reviews and provide product evaluations to ensure the product design lends itself to practical and economical manufacturing techniques * Assist in reviewing engineering design drawings prior to Production Release for product and compatibility with state-of-the-art manufacturing techniques * Assist in make/buy evaluations and make recommendations on IN-HOUSE VS. OUTSIDE VENDOR manufacturing capabilities * Assist in vendor surveys * Evaluate the requirements for assembly tooling, fixtures, and equipment required to support the manufacturing operations * Participate in Material Review Board (MRB) activities and take an active role in the dispositioning of discrepant material and/or assemblies * Participate in the Change Control Board (CCB) review of engineering change orders to ensure proposed design changes are producible and within manufacturing capabilities * Assist in the monitoring of day-to-day production activities and make recommendations on material and/or labor reductions to promote efficiency of operation * Coordinate with the Methods and Tooling groups and provide the technical product or specification drawing interpretations required for the design and fabrication of assembly tools, fixtures, and process methods instructions * Provide manufacturing assembly flow charts required to support the product flow and/or assembly sequence * Provide manufacturing assembly floor and equipment layouts required to promote an efficient flow of product through the various assembly states * Conduct any special manufacturing projects, evaluations or surveys as directed by management

QUALIFICATIONS / EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE

* Effective organizational and prioritization skills * Effective interpersonal skills * Proven ability to complete projects in a timely manner * Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required * Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality, independent judgment and professionalism when representing the company * Excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as presentation skills * Ability to work individually or in teams * Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools * Ability to travel, including day or overnight, as required * Participate in a continuous improvement activity with complete documentation, including a follow up with the team in a presentation format * See job analysis forms for specific physical stressors of the job

* 4 year Engineering or technical degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management * 8+ years of manufacturing engineering experience with highly complex technical projects * 5+ years of experience leading technical projects and cross-functional strategic initiatives * 3+ years in a leadership role and is considered an engineering expert * Ability to travel up to 20% of the time, including day, overnight or internationally, as required

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Benchmark Electronics, Inc. to base all employment-related decisions on principles of equal employment opportunity.
It is Our Policy to
Recruit, hire, promote, assign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, or any other basis protected by applicable law
Administer all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, discipline, termination, Company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, or any other basis protected by applicable law
Provide reasonable accommodation where necessary and feasible, and otherwise treat equally, qualified individuals with disabilities
Provide a workplace free of prohibited harassment, including sexual harassment