Mechanical Design Engineer

Finisar Sunnyvale, CA


* Develop module assembly processes for Finisar's innovative high speed transceiver modules.

* R&D process development engineers play an important role in our new product development phases to develop, optimize and document assembly processes, support new product introduction (NPI) in initial prototype builds and ensure manufacturability of module assemblies into mass production at CM's and Finisar's manufacturing factories and help drive cost reduction programs. R&D process development engineers are also expected to keep investigating and evaluating new process technologies, develop capabilities and applications to utilize these technologies in Finisar's manufacturing processes to improve cost, quality and time to market.

* Must have "hands-on" experience in assembly processes development.

* Coordinate design and fabrication of process tooling fixtures.

* Generate/maintain documentation for new processes and provide training for technicians and operators.

* Analyze process capability to drive improvements to ensure high quality and yields.

* Travel up to 20% is required to interact with overseas production facilities in Malaysia and China.

* Work with subcontractors and suppliers to ensure their processes meet our design requirements.

* Work closely with module design and OSA component groups and support project team by providing/ coordinating appropriate DFM reviews, committing to development schedules and meeting project milestones.


* BS degree in Engineering.

* Minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience in assembly process development for high volume production in fiber optics or consumer electronics industries.

* Hands-on working experience and knowledge in flexible/rigid PCB hot bar reflow and ACF processes, flip chip underfill process and product assembly processes with various assembly equipment and processes such as hot bar equipment, force gauge equipment, epoxy dispensing equipment, flex to rigid PCB and flex to ceramic package attachment processes.

* Proven track record of successfully transferring products into high volume manufacturing including frequent interactions with offshore manufacturing teams both as part of transfer activities and ongoing cost/yield improvement projects.

* Excellent problem-solving and root-cause analysis skills.

* Knowledge of epoxy/eutectic die or component attach, wire/ribbon bonding, laser welding, hermetic sealing processes are preferred.

* Knowledge of flex circuit and rigid PCB fabrication processes is preferred.

* Knowledge of SolidWorks mechanical design software and Agile is preferred.

* Proficient in data analysis & design of experiments (DOE).

* Expertise in the development/operation of production tooling and fixtures, and in the use of standard lab tools and metrology equipment.

* Excellent communication, planning, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Company Overview Finisar is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We also hire on a non-discriminatory basis.

Finisar Corporation (NASDAQ: FNSR) is a global technology leader of fiber optic subsystems and components that enable high-speed voice, video and data communications for networking, storage, wireless, and cable TV applications. For 30 years, Finisar has provided critical optics technologies to system manufacturers to meet the increasing demands for network bandwidth and storage. Finisar is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California, USA with R&D, manufacturing sites, and sales offices worldwide.