Manufacturing Engineer

Date: Oct 27, 2021

Location: Ventura, CA, US, 93003

Company: Dover Corporation

Connecting and Protecting People, Microwave Products Group (MPG) is a leading global provider of mission-critical engineered electronic components and subsystems comprised of four business units in five manufacturing locations.  Our brand names are recognized globally including:  BSC Filters, York, UK; Dow-Key Microwave, Ventura, CA; K&L Microwave, Salisbury, Maryland and Dominican Republic and Pole/Zero, West Chester, OH.
Our expertise is the design and manufacture of communications-based specialty products – engineered components and subsystems – for demanding military, space, commercial aerospace/industrial, and telecom infrastructure applications where function and reliability are crucial.

Manufacturing Engineer


This position will use technical knowledge and experience to analyze quality, delivery, and productivity data of various electro-mechanical products to determine required actions to improve reliability, lead time, and total cost via tooling design, technical writing, and semi-automated testing.  This position will also be called upon to address manufacturability issues with current designs, troubleshoot product failures, evaluate supplier processes, and/or function as a leader for special projects including new work cell design, new product launch, and design verification testing.


Typical Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing Support
    • Provides technical assistance and feedback to manufacturing personnel to ensure customer and quality specifications are met during the production and testing process
    • Defines, develops and maintains standard work documentation and instructions for new and existing products
    • Coordinates manufacturing activities along with a cross functional group (Engineering, Quality Assurance and Sales Departments) to ensure product specifications are accurately reflected in design drawings and work instructions
    • Designs tools and fixtures for product assembly
    • Helps train assembly personnel in proper use of tools, equipment and assembly techniques
    • Updates process procedures and provides training to manufacturing personnel on any process or product performance changes.
    • Identify capital equipment purchases and justify by using ROI analysis
    • Supports and mentors more junior manufacturing team members
  • Continuous Improvement/Automation implementation
    • Design and implement engineering and/or process solutions for increased quality, improved throughput and reduced costs
      • Development of automation for assembly or testing phases
      • Apply lean manufacturing techniques to existing manual assembly lines to improve quality and productivity
    • Work with design engineers to transition new product/improvements into assemblies which can effectively be built with minimum variation by assembly personnel
    • Support continuous improvement initiatives including Kaizen activities and Lean 6Sigma implementation
  • Quality Support
    • Effectively develop and document sustainable process solutions to support corrective and preventive action requests (RCCA) Mentor the team in well-organized problem solving activities.
    • Work with quality assurance staff to support production yield and DPPM improvement and PFMEA analyses
    • Participate in MRB disposition activities to determine best paths forward








  • Program Support
    • Creates necessary deliverables for programs, including Manufacturing Readiness Reviews, and presents it to the manufacturing department and customer personnel as needed
    • Supports new customer programs throughout all phases, from product development through to product delivery
    • Coordinates manufacturing of outside processing requirements with Supply Chain and Quality Assurance departments


Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Manufacturing Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience developing and implementing manufacturing processes and design solutions in the production of electromechanical components and assemblies
  • Requires excellent written, oral and electronic communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints and schematics
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Proficiency in Solid works for creating drawings and developing models for assembly applications
  • Familiarity with common processes in the assembly/processing of electro-mechanical devices
  • Familiarity with high FOD awareness and/or Clean Room environment.
  • Experience with ISO or AS quality management systems preferred


Physical Requirements:

  • Able to read documents and computer screen
  • Able to sit/stand for long periods of time
  • Able to type on a computer keyboard
  • Able to communicate through a telephone
  • Able to communicate with customers and co-workers
  • Able to lift, push, pull and carry a minimum of 20 lbs.
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Able to work using a stereo microscope for extended periods.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : California : Ventura

Sub Division : Dow-Key Microwave

Job Requisition ID : 39498

Nearest Major Market: Ventura
Nearest Secondary Market: Oxnard

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