Senior Production Engineering Expert Specialist

GN Audio
Shenzhen - China
Published: September 28, 2018
Main purpose of the position:

For products in mass production: Identify opportunities to improve GNA production profitability, production line setup, production processes, productivity at GNA EMS suppliers and plan /drive Supplier improvement plans with support from GNA Industrialization Team.

For New Product Development in Concepting phase and NPI Execution phase: Participate in creating product assembly strategy including assembly process, methods & assembly technologies, assembly fixturing and carrier plate requirements.
Major contributor of DFX (DFA/DFM/DFT) review input in both Concepting and Execution phase for new product development.

Other: Participate in definition of Production Line validation
processes, validation plans and acceptance criteria’s.
in cooperation with Industrialization team and Quality team, participate in RCA, definition of action plans and documentation of solution(s) to solve production issues found in NPI and MP.


Key Responsibilities:

• Continuous improvement of GNA mass production efficiency.

• Expert Advisory role to secure healthy outcome of DFM/DFA process for new products in cooperation with Industrialization team.

• Expert Advisory role to secure early maturity and validation of production processes for new products in cooperation with Industrialization team and Quality team.

• Expert Advisory role to secure necessary scalability and fastest Ramp strategy for selected new products in cooperation with Industrialization team.

• Continuous improvement of applied production processes, methods, technology to support that overall Manufacturing Strategies can be designed to meet current and future requirements for GNA production.

• Report to Senior Director Global Industrialisation


Professional skills:

• Relevant Engineering degree

• Minimum 5-10 years’ practical hands-on experience with design and optimization of production lines for high volume production of small and miniature electromechanical products with high requirements to cosmetic standard and yield.

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in preparing production line build up strategies with business case and negotiating selection of final solution for implementation with Senior Management.

• Expert knowledge and experience on assembly jigs, fixturing, and carrier plate design and requirements.

• Deep knowledge of systems like 6S, JIT, Kanban, DFT and Poka-yoke etc.

• Proven expertise in DFM, DFA & DFT analysis and creating cost/benefit justified proposals for improvement to be presented to product design stakeholders.

• Deep knowledge of automation for consumer electronic products.

• General knowledge about production test.

• Project Management skills to drive improvement projects in the production engineering area.



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