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Industry: Electrical / Electronic Manufacturing
Type: Public Company
Headquarters: 2 Changi South Lane, Singapore, 486123
Responsible for coordinating sustaining engineering activities for Volcano products at Flex mfg and design sites and interfacing with sustaining engineering team at customer.
The Senior Sr.Sustaining Engineering Manager will be based in Shenzhen?China. Responsible for coordinating sustaining engineering activities for customer’s products at Flex mfg and design sites and interfacing with sustaining engineering team at customer.
This position will report to a member of the account team leadership and will be dotted-line to the engineering account team leadership. That could reverse in the future.
We are looking for someone who demonstrates:
Passionate customer focus
Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution
Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement
Relentless drive to win
Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do:
Flex has engaged with a large new customer with a high-volume, consumer product. The Customer is establishing a regional based of operations to support its consumer electronics business in Hong Kong. Flex is manufacturing the Customer’s product in Zhuhai. The Customer is looking to leverage Flex’s sustaining engineering capabilities in order to move faster in strengthening a sustaining engineering function. There are areas of critical need around product quality and cost reduction initiatives that are driving the Customer to work with Flex to develop a dedicated core team for sustaining engineering. The Sustaining Engineering Manager will be the key interface and coordinator between the Customer and the Flex internal organization (Zhuhai manufacturing site, Milan and other design sites, etc.) for sustaining engineering activities including:
Assign team tasks, evaluate effort, define action plan
Agree with customer on activities, priorities and timeline
Support the design and operation teams to define product changes and improvements, suggesting new time and cost-effective solutions, leveraging experience in manufacturing processes and quality procedures
Monitor the effectivity of the team with established and agreed KPIs
Help to define process roadmaps aimed to improve quality of assembly and reduce field returns
Lead cost reduction and supply-chain risk-reduction initiatives
Alternative supplier selection
New Part qualification
Review the documentation prepared by the team to insure highest quality standards for the content
Guide root cause analysis
Drive vendors to quickly address and resolve issues
Insure team collaboration and good communication with the rest of the Flex organization
Provide monthly updates on team performance and key accomplishments
Zhuhai site program management led by Keven Tang
Zhuhai site engineering
Milan design engineering
AEG and/or other Flex teams
Here is some of what you’ll need (required):
Good English language skills (both verbal and written) as this position will need to communicate with Customer team members that are not native English speakers
Strong presentation skills so as to be able to present on proposals, recommendations, projects, etc. to senior-level customer and Flex management team members.
Ability to coordinate, influence and drive actions of positions that do not directly report to this position
Team management and project management
This position may have up to 3 engineers of different specialties reporting to it.
Supervise and coordinate the work of engineering, supply chain, or operations resources not directly reporting to this position
Knowledge on manufacturing processes
Plastic injection molding
Miniaturization and integration of electronics and mechanics
Data filtering and Statistical analysis
Electronics or Mechanical engineering background
Vendor qualification and management
Quality control methods
Design of Experiment experience
Problem solving and failure analysis skills
Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:
Design & Technology
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Flex is a leading Sketch-to-Scale™ solutions company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries and a promise to help the world Live smarter, the company provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets.
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