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BAE Systems Sr Manufacturing Electrical Engineer - Microelectronics in Coralville, Iowa

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At BAE Systems, it s our people who make the difference and are the backbone of our technologies. Employing some of the most talented, dedicated people on the planet is not by chance. People from all over the globe choose BAE Systems as the cornerstone of their careers, helping create and deliver communications, integration, and engineering solutions that our global customers demand so that our world keeps moving and stays connected. Join BAE Systems and help shape our future while creating yours.

BAE Systems is looking for a Manufacturing Electrical Engineer with experience to work in our Microelectronics manufacturing facility in Coralville. This position will work with a variety of technology while supporting multiple product lines in our Navigation & Sensor Systems Operations. The ideal candidate will have experience in understanding manufacturing test procedures, troubleshooting complex RF and digital circuitry, and communicating solutions to a broad range of audiences.

This position will be part of an integrated product line staff that will support test solutions for new and existing GPS portfolio of products. This team will be transitioning from Coralville facility into a brand new engineering/manufacturing facility on South side of Cedar Rapids in the September 2022. Time management, prioritization, multitasking, and clear communication skills are a must. Daily tasks will include working in close coordination with test technicians, industrial engineers, design engineers, assembly operators, and other support staff. The candidate that will fill this position will benefit from software experience/expertise in applications such as lab view, National Instruments test stand application, Minitab data analysis tools, and use of troubleshooting equipment, not limited to: network analyzers, spectrum analyzers, oscilloscopes, DMM s, logic analyzers, power supplies and electronic loads. This position also requires support and troubleshooting of Environmental Stress Simulation, vibration test equipment and other software suites.

Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site.

This means work will be conducted on location at a BAE Systems facility 100% of the time.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

Qualified candidates will have the following:

  • U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident with Green Card is required.

  • Bachelor s degree in a Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math (STEM) discipline.

  • Applicant must be capable of obtaining a U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) Security Clearance.

Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Implementing and managing automated test handlers into product line test solutions.

  • Evaluate data for Trend and Yield analysis of defect modes.

  • Lead Capacity planning and analysis of product specific equipment.

  • Evaluate, select and recommend capital test equipment when appropriate using sound cost/payback analysis.

  • Provide strategic long term goals to team with roadmap for execution.

  • Evaluate new product test solutions focusing on maximizing test coverage and fit in the manufacturing process.

  • Prepare and present project/technical information to peers, internal management and customers

  • Lead team in executing lean electronics improvement activities.

  • Coordinate several projects and complex engineering activities while balancing production priorities and schedules.

  • Provide technical assistance and training support for test technician training program.

  • Provide leadership in driving to root cause and corrective actions to address test fail modes

  • Support production schedule.

  • Continuously evaluate process flow and remove barriers impeding yield and throughput goals.

  • Evaluate higher assembly level failures of cognizant components and associate those failures to component level testing.

  • Collaborates with Design Engineers to analyze and resolve design tolerance problems.

  • Coordinates design changes or improvements between OPS and Design Engineering teams.

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

A successful candidate will possess:

  • Experience operating in a cleanroom environment is a plus.

  • Experience in component level testing is a plus.

  • Circuit analysis (ability to understand circuit function from schematic) is required.

  • Knowledge of ASIC technologies is a plus.

  • Highly motivated and possess effective oral/written communication and interpersonal/team skills.

  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to delegate work to other team members as necessary in order to meet commitments.

  • Uses independent judgment to make decisions in day-to-day job responsibilities the majority of the time under general supervision.

  • Manufacturing test solution support experience is a plus.

Sr Manufacturing Electrical Engineer - Microelectronics


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