Manufacturing Test Engineer
 Talpa, TX

Manufacturing Test Engineer

Job Description:

Fluence Bioengineering is looking for a strong performer that can help take our manufacturing test processes to the next level with automation and innovative controls in mind. This person will be part of a dynamic team that develop semi-automated to fully automated processes, assembly and test equipment in a high volume, fast paced environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Design,
    Build, and Validate Manufacturing Cells and Production Test Systems working
    with 3rd party integrators to meet Production requirements (Lean,
    TAKT, etc.) as well as Product Test requirements specified by Engineering.
  • Define
    and Meet Safety requirements for manufacturing cells
  • Debug
    and commission manufacturing test cells comprised of Real-Time based control systems
    (RTOS), Electrical and Optical sensors, Pneumatic actuation, and Mechanical
  • Support
    Production Up-Time/Respond to Downtime
  • Instrument
    Calibration and Maintenance
  • Assist in designing, building and sustaining
    of manufacturing cells and workbenches with automation in mind
  • Lead in designing, building and sustaining
    electrical elements and controls of manufacturing equipment
  • Initiate opportunities for automation of
    manufacturing equipment to reduce waste and increase efficiencies
  • Conduct equipment design reviews and provide design guidance to
    team and suppliers.
  • Provide on-site support during machine build, debug and
  • Supervise installation and testing to verify requirements and
    specifications are met.
  • Develop qualification protocols and support production and
    test equipment qualification activities.

Required Skills

and Education:

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 6 years related
    experience in a technology based industry, where a mix of automated and manual
    assembly techniques is utilized.
  • Experience
    in building and implementing Real-time systems.
    Familiarity with National Instruments hardware and software preferred.
  • Knowledge of automation
    systems and tools - robotic, vision, material handling, ASRS, Conveyors, PLC,
    screws/fasteners, HMI, Pick-Place-Pack, Inspection/Test (Structural and
    Non-Contact e.g. Laser), Application of lasers e.g. Etching/Marking, Dispense
    process, Machining, Mechanicals (Soft Tooling, Hard tooling, Plastics, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Layout,
    Tooling/Fixturing, Demand Flow, Cell Concept and Lean Manufacturing and
    Simulation tools
  • Knowledge and experience
    in developing, validating and implementing test equipment in high volume/high
    mix production environments
  • HMI/GUI development is a plus
  • Ability
    to read and create electrical schematics on equipment designed and constructed
  • Ability to work collaboratively across functional teams
  • Strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Hands-on approach
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Familiarity with Continuous Improvement philosophies such as Lean,
  • Proven
    trouble shooting skills with electro-mechanical systems.
  • Understanding
    of LEAN manufacturing and assembly processes with a focus on equipment up-time
    and throughput.
  • Skilled
    in HW and SW Systems integration and troubleshooting to interface between
    measurement instruments and database collection.
  • Self-motivated,
    self-directed, and task-oriented skills
  • Capable
    of working in a team or independently with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated
    ability to work on a variety of technical problems, individually and as a
    member of a team.
  • 3D
    CAD modeling software (like SolidWorks) and CNC experience desired but not

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