Process Engineer

Viasystems Forest Grove, OR

The Process Engineer is responsible for the implementation and maintenance of Mechanical processes used to produce printed circuit boards. This includes application engineering of processes developed by suppliers that are planned for use at TTM Technologies, installation of these processes and or equipment, establishment of operating conditions to produce TTM Technologies product, daily monitoring of process conditions, and performing failure mode effect analysis to determine failure points of the process. Will be exposed to hazardous waste while performing daily job duties.

This position requires US citizenship or Permanent Residency to meet ITAR (International Traffic in Arms Regulations) requirements.


  • Research availability of Mechanical processes to meet TTM technology needs
  • Write a project plan for process implementation
  • Implement process and perform failure mode effect analysis to establish correct operating conditions
  • Write all necessary procedures and instructions for process operation, maintenance and safety
  • Monitor process operation on a daily basis to assure consistency
  • Perform failure analysis and root cause analysis when product/process problems occur
  • Perform Mechanical analyses on the processes when required
  • Responsibilities may include any of the following PCB operations, Lamination, Mechanical drilling, Laser drilling, Fabrication, Routing and Scoring
  • Follow all safety measures when handling chemicals and operation of machinery


  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English to the degree necessary to perform the job
  • Knowledge and application of statistical techniques for process control
  • Knowledge and application of failure mode effect analysis techniques as applied to both process development and process improvement
  • Must be able to lift 25 pounds without straining

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of one year experience inspecting printed circuit boards
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering or related science
  • Must have a general knowledge of methods used to training people in the operation and theory of the processes they operate

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