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If you don’t find a position that’s the right fit at this time, we invite you to send in your resume to: employment@ebwe.com. Your resume will stay on file for at least six months, and when/if the right fit comes along we will contact you directly.

Current Openings:

Program Manager
Process Engineer
Quality Engineer
Master Scheduler
Supervisor
Facilitator
SMT Operator
AOI Operator
Assembler II
Assembler I


Program Manager

In a manner consistent with EBW Electronics’ values, the Program Manager has the responsibility and authority to lead global cross functional teams to prioritize, plan, execute, monitor, control, launch, and close product development projects such that the program achieves all product, process, financial, and program timing expectations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support quoting process for new business opportunities.
  • Lead the planning and execution of a project.
  • Perform the work to mature the details to support project and product scope. Establish clear and achievable objectives and deliverables.
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements. Then plans, schedules and manages project timelines using the Product Development Process (PDP).
  • Lead the project cross functional team capable of achieving results.
  • Manage the project financial performance against quoted budget.
  • Monitor project resource allocation and escalates any changes to plan. Communicate any available resources.
  • Provide direction and support to project team through sound meeting rhythm.
  • Constantly monitors project deliverables using appropriate Program Management tools and escalates quickly to all internal and external stakeholders.
  • Identify any product or process risks and gaps, initiate, communicate and manage countermeasures to mitigate concerns and achieve success.
  • Lead the team to successfully complete tasks with associated development phase. Present project status in accordance with the Program Review Gate Procedure.
  • Approve all project scope changes and manage the implementation to maintain or improve project objectives.
  • Identifies customer needs and expectations and responds to them in a timely and effective manner while maintaining the correct balance between external and internal customer requirements.
  • Complete all project close activities. Ensures lessons learned are documented with the goal of continuous improvement.
  • Establishes close Customer relationships and communicates to Engineering & Sales leadership any new business opportunities.
  • Participates as a member of the Engineering Team.
  • Performs other duties as necessary in support of business objectives.

Education/Experience:

  • BS in Engineering or related technical area required (Electronics Engineering preferred).
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the following responsibilities:
    • Program management from award to launch (Electro-Mechanical products preferred).
    • Leading cross-functional teams.
    • Automotive supply and development processes.
  • Familiarity with Electrical Engineering design principles and methodologies.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to successfully manage projects containing all disciplines relative to Electro-Mechanical products.
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills independently and within a team.
  • Financial analysis.
  • Planning and organizing.
  • Decision-making.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills enabling the ability to culture strong customer relations.
  • Influencing, leading, and delegating as needed.
  • Identify risks and develop management strategies.
  • Strong skill set in negotiation and conflict management.
  • Able to multi-task and quickly adapt to change.
  • Willingness to participate in a team-oriented environment.

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Process Engineer
  • Lost in a large corporation, feeling like a small cog in a big wheel?
  • Slowed by ever-increasing system Bureaucracy?
  • Evenings spent networking across global time zones?
  • Seeking freedom to work multiple facets of Engineering?

How about a Lead Engineering role where you will:

  • Wear many hats
  • Ideate with a nimble, passionate team creating elegant process solutions
  • Lead process design, development and launch of complex automated systems
  • Be required to use creative thinking leadership
  • Prepare process proposals individually and in a team environment

Join the break-through team at EBW Electronics in our new, state of the art facility right here in Holland, MI! With a rich West Michigan culture, EBW Electronics has earned Inc 5000’s fastest growing privately held companies in the United States five years in a row. Here, we verify concepts in a brand new Engineering Laboratory. Experiment on one of ten, new, state-of-the-art SMT lines. Conduct manufacturing trials in a positive pressure, climate controlled spotless facility.

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Quality Engineer

Quality Engineer is responsible for assisting in quality assurance of EBW’s products. Must insure that the quality of the product is up to customer’s satisfaction and specifications.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop, apply and maintain quality requirements and standards for development and manufacturing products in a Lean Environment.
  • Design and implement methods for process control, process improvement, testing and inspection.
  • Develop, execute and analyze quality-reporting measures such as FPY, FTQ, PPM.
  • Assist in process certification and validation.
  • Review customers purchase orders, contracts and change requests and ensure that the necessary criteria and provisions are included in quality and process plans.
  • Review suppliers purchase orders and establish supplier quality requirements.
  • Participate in internal and external quality audits for ISO 9000 compliance. As well as TS 16949 audits and compliance.
  • Interface with supplier and customer quality representatives concerning problems with quality assurance and assure that effective corrective action is implemented.
  • May compile, write and deliver training material on quality standards and activities.
  • Report to management on quality issues, trends and losses.
  • Travel required.

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, manufacturing engineering or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Quality Assurance in a Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • Automotive industry background preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Broad knowledge of theory and principles of statistics and statistical process control.
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing, TPS, A3, APQP, PPAP and 8D process.
  • Understanding of IPC standards.
  • Diverse knowledge of inspection and control methods, techniques and documentation.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Strong computer skills including QA applications, word processing, spreadsheets and databases.
  • General Safety.
  • Electrostatic Discharge Awareness.
  • Foreign Object Damage Awareness.
  • Quality System Awareness.
  • IPC for Electronics Manufacturing.
  • Skill in dealing with customers and suppliers.

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Master Scheduler

To establish and monitor the production schedules for the facility to achieve customer requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintains the master production schedule for the facility, reviewing daily to adjust for changes in customer requirements, delay in receiving raw materials, availability of production equipment, etc. Advises appropriate parties in the plant and sales offices of changes in the schedule.
  • Acts as primary contact with sales, manufacturing and logistics, determining resource constraints, and developing plans to achieve customers’ needs.
  • Reviews computerized inventory of raw materials against present and anticipated sales orders. Activates reorder points where judgment determines an anticipated shortfall.
  • Enters specific sales orders into the master schedule based on requested customer delivery dates, availability of raw materials, and equipment.
  • Leads weekly production planning meeting that includes representatives from sales, production, customer service and material departments.
  • Reviews monthly marketing forecasts and adjusts master schedules accordingly.
  • Participates in sales department’s quarterly forecast meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience:

  • A bachelor’s degree in materials management or business three to five years’ experience in manufacturing, production planning, and materials control function.
  • Extensive hands-on experience with a computerized production planning system such as MRP II.
  • Professional certification by the APICS or ISM.
  • Ability to analyze situations and react in a timely manner necessary.
  • Leadership training or experience.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Company commitments often demand timely, innovative thinking and actions.
  • Contract requirement variations require discerning analysis and specially formulated plans.

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Supervisor

Supervises employees in a manufacturing and assembly environment while producing highly automated Printed Circuit Board Assembly.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Communicates work assignments to shift employees
  • Implement policies and procedures and recommend improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Assists and supports EBWE in continuously improve initiatives.
  • Ensures effective employee relations by providing employee coaching and development. Resolves employee issues through problem resolution.
  • Balances quality, productivity, cost, safety and morale to achieve positive results in all areas.
  • Manages shift performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports.
  • Enforce Safety procedures and perform accident investigations.
  • Participate in Corrective Actions.
  • Supervisor employees attendance and time –keeping along with conducting performance reviews.
  • Determine, communicate and carry out necessary training of shift employees.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • 5 years of experience in a production environment with progressive leadership experience

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong leadership, communication (written, verbal, and electronic), and interpersonal skills
  • Effective at conflict resolution and troubleshooting issues
  • Able to multi-task while still being an effective leader
  • Comfortable with software and computer applications

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Facilitator

The primary purpose of this position is to facilitate the creation and implementation of continuous improvement plans based on the Lean Principles.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to company core values and all safety and quality requirements.
  • Assists in the interview process to identify qualified candidates for manufacturing.
  • Leads cross-functional teams through kaizen events and the implementation of the lean toolset (e.g. job breakdown, line balancing, standard work, 5S, material and information flow, and SMED).
  • Provides ongoing communication to plant and group management on lean initiatives.
  • Ensures that workshop activities address Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost requirements.
  • Establishes best practices for the business. Works with other Facilitators across shifts to calibrate and establishes guidelines for lean implementation.
  • Leads training efforts as new standards are written.
  • Performs other functions as required.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years in manufacturing.
  • Previous experience in leadership position.
  • Demonstrates initiative to lead others for improved performance.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Versed in daily application of Kaizen principles.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates ability to teach others, build effective relationships, flexibility and ability to implement and manage change effectively.
  • Exhibits a willingness to help others, eagerness to learn, and uses a servant leadership style.
  • Flexible to work overtime and under continually changes due to business needs.

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SMT Operator

Job Duties/Skills:

  • Follow all related work instructions, achieve quality goals and production targets, and comply with safety guidelines and regulations.
  • Perform PCB loading/unloading, transfer conveyance, screen printing, SM machinery, and reflow oven operations.
  • Do setup and teardown of cassette, tray and vibratory feeders, and hand-place components.
  • Log-in to the Surface Mount Management System (SMMS) database at startup and log data as necessary.
  • Report to your team leader and inform SMT Technicians of all problems and issues. Log all data related to SM problems in the SMMS database.
  • Apply your knowledge of IPC specifications related to SMT assembly. Ensure quality meets or exceeds quality requirements.
  • Perform basic daily cleaning of machine surfaces, scrap bins and surrounding SMT production areas (5S).
  • Meet or exceed production targets.

Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Surface mount and computer skills preferred.

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AOI Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Navigate and operate in Windows OS environment performing proper PC boot up and shut down and able to navigate drop down menus
  • Print & Documentation recognition and interpretation of Customer/EBW Prints, WI’s/VA’s, Bill of Material, and IPC
  • Inspect the board under the camera to ensure solderablity to be IPC compliant, part placement correct, and for orientation and polarity to be accurate.
  • Advise Tech if part is off from what the silkscreen on the PCB’s shows.
  • Check for skewing, no solder and missing parts.  Crucial visual inspection of the board to ensure quality

Education/ Experience:

  • High School Education or Equivalent is required.
  • Experience in Electronics and/ production environment preferred

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Assembler II

Job Duties:
Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) Testing

  • Perform quality checks on products that are run through testing equipment.
  • Troubleshoot defects resulting from testing, assess the potential quality issues, and communicate this to the production lines and quality department.

General Assembly

  • Apply enhanced IPC inspection knowledge of part placement, solder inspection reflow and through-hole, PCB/component damage, final assembly inspection, PB & PB-Free PCA handling.

Hand Soldering

  • Demonstrate ability to hand-solder complex, fine-pitched leaded and lead-free products. Perform hand soldering of through-hole to complex SMD parts on printed circuit boards.
  • Demonstrate enhanced IPC inspection knowledge for parts placement, solder inspection reflow and through-hole, PCB/component damage, final assembly inspection, PB & PB-Free PCA handling, electrostatic discharge.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read a bill of materials and secure correct components required to perform rework.
  • Demonstrate ability to use a hot plate, a hot air gun and a microscope as required for soldering operations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Education/Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior soldering and PCBA experienced preferred.

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Assembler I

Job Duties:
Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA) Testing

  • Perform quality checks on products that are run through testing equipment.
  • Troubleshoot defects resulting from testing, assess the potential quality issues and communicate this to the production lines and quality department.

General Assembly

  • Apply enhanced IPC inspection knowledge of part placement, solder inspection reflow and through-hole, PCB/component damage, final assembly inspection, PB & PB-Free PCA handling.

Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent.

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