Manufacturing Engineer, Global Manufacturing Engineering

Google - Atlanta, GA4.3

Full-timeEstimated: $83,000 - $110,000 a year
Minimum qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
7 years of experience in Manufacturing Engineering supporting new product introductions of consumer or communications products.
Experience in product management (e.g., Agile).

Preferred qualifications:
Master's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering.
Experience in automation and advanced manufacturing technology (AMT) related to Mechanical assemblies and optical assembly.
Experience designing and implementing configure to order lines for CM or DCs.
Experience using tools such as Valor and Allegro.
Experience in manufacturing testing procedures and practices.
Understanding of PCB and PCBA manufacturing processes and Final Assembly Test and Packaging (FATP) processes at CMs and DCs.
About the job
Google's custom-designed equipment makes up one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. The Manufacturing Operations team is responsible for providing the manufacturing capability to deliver this state-of-the-art physical infrastructure. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you evaluate the product designs and create the processes, tools and procedures behind Google’s powerful search technology. When vendors build parts for our infrastructure, you’re right there alongside ensuring manufacturing processes are repeatable and controlled. You collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google’s infrastructure needs and product specifications. Your work ensures the various pieces of Google’s infrastructure fit together perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience.

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you have experience successfully launching the processes to support mission critical new products at Contract Manufacturer (CM), Aftermarket Services (AMS) and Google’s Distribution Centers (DC). You will bring an understanding of the tools, processes and techniques used to build and scale high volume assembly and kitting operations. In this role, you will be a valued partner to the new product development team through your industry knowledge, experience identifying and qualifying advanced manufacturing techniques, and your accurate Design for Manufacturing (DfM) feedback.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We're always on call to keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

Support production released products until EOL, overseeing process yield control, cost reduction activities, and support automation solutions. Identify and drive DfM and process improvements that reduce process cycle times and cost, while maintaining exceptional quality.
Support Ramp readiness activities including materials, final assembly equipment and fixtures, line layout, training, and documentation.
Provide technical leadership for specifying and prioritizing Manufacturing Engineering projects and activities.
Develop specifications for standardizing processes at manufacturing locations.
Assist NPI Team with supporting builds from concept to product launch, including build preparation, reviewing build metrics and identifying issue resolution at CMs and DCs. Use Product Data Management (PDM) systems, create and maintain Bills of Materials (BoM), Configuration aids, and Engineering Change Orders (ECO) in support of Google Products.
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