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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:

Manufacturing Engineering Manager
Process Engineer
Senior Buyer
SMT Operator
SMT Set-up
CC/SS Operator
Assembler II
Facilities Technician
Manufacturing Technician I
AOI Operator


Manufacturing Engineering Manager

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is a Humble Leader who will Seek Perfection in the processes for EBWE’s products to Make Our Customers Successful by Encouraging the Growth in Every Team Member.

Develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. Recommends and implements improvements to production processes, methods and controls. Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products.

Core Accountables:

  1. Lead, Manage, Accountable for Mfg Eng, MEs, Technicians
  2. Scientific Process Standards (develop, verify, and mature our processes)
  3. DFM product Launch
  4. Process R&D
  5. Continuous Improvement

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervision and continuous development of Tech team and MEs.
  • Leads and performs DOEs using scientific methods with data to research, develop, and improve manufacturing processes, including production flow, assembly methods and production equipment.
  • Performs process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement and efficiency improvement.
  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products, including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.
  • Designs, develops, tests or sources and cost-justify various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Represents manufacturing on cross-functional teams.
  • Prepares and maintains detailed layouts of buildings and equipment.
  • Accountable for Packaging design and specification.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical/Industrial Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in manufacturing engineering in Automotive environment.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Humble & Curious – continuously performing process DOE and R&D for equipment and processes.
  • Excellent Communication Skills – LMA Communication and Tasks to support internal customers.
  • Ownership Attitude.
  • Technical Aptitude.
  • Product Launch Success.
  • Coach and mentor our MEs and Technicians.
  • Kaizen and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing and make presentations.
  • Ability to work with suppliers, customers, and employees.
  • Must excel at working in a team 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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Senior Buyer

Responsible for the day to day oversight & source selection and procurement functions for production materials and services in a Lean Manufacturing environment.
Core Accountables:
– Strategic buying – Direct and Custom
– PPV Improvement
– Supplier Performance
– Product Launch
– Quoting

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Thinking, Planning, and Action to negotiate prices and terms with suppliers.
  • Identify suppliers with respect to risk, cost, quality, and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities.
  • Studies market prices and trends, engineering developments, and manufacturing method improvements applicable to assigned responsibilities.
  • Plans and manages materials for New Product Launch to meet customer requirements and best utilize the company’s resources.
  • Audits suppliers’ facilities to evaluate them as sources and responsible for the resolution of production, design, quality, and/or delivery problems. Requires international travel.
  • Communicates the status of supplier scorecard to supply base and assures corrective and preventive action from underperforming suppliers.
  • Sets up supplier data in ERP to assure smooth handoff to tactical buyers (Master Schedulers, etc.).
  • Assists Buyer I employee(s) with questions, issues, & gives advice/direction when needed in various tasks.
  • Knowledge of, and adherence to, industry certifications- i.e. ISO/IATF, IMDS, IPC.
  • Interfaces with all departments and resolves problems and issues with need purchase items.
  • Continuous Improvement in accordance to EBWE corporate expectations.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Supply Chain, Business Administration with five (5) years of progressively responsible purchasing and materials control experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Personal computer skills, mainframe operations as relates to procurement, related software, and knowledge of purchasing/accounting processes required.
  • Strong background and proven history of quoting & negations processes.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strategic Thinking, Planning, and Action.
  • Strong interpersonal skills requiring the ability to resolve conflicting interests and obtain cooperation.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skill set.
  • Must possess solid analytical skills in forecasting and anticipating production needs and capabilities.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of changing situations under stress.
  • Must have valid passport or ability to obtain & keep a valid passport for international travel.

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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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SMT Set-up

Summary:
The Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Set-up position is to assist in the operations of the surface mount line equipment in a safe and effective manner. The SMT Set-up role will perform various functions to assist the operator in loading boards, etching boards, basic X-Ray functions & some assistance in part change-overs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow all related work instructions, achieve quality goals and production targets and follow all safety guidelines and regulations.
  • Perform PCB Etching functions according to the standard work for the line.
  • Perform PCB Loading according to standard work & SMT Operator’s direction.
  • Operate Automated X-ray Inspections (AXI) and ensure the quality of the finished part in adherence to the standard work.
  • Report to your Senior Manufacturing Operator and inform SM Technicians on all problems and issues at all times. Logging all data related to SM problems in the SMMS database.
  • Ensure quality meets or exceeds quality requirements based on IPC specifications related to SM assembly.
  • Perform basic daily cleaning of machine surfaces, scrap bins and surrounding SM production areas. (5S)
  • Meet or exceed production set targets by working closely with SMT Operators.
  • Assist the SMT Operators in part change-overs when necessary.

Education/ Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Prior experience in assembly roles/manufacturing settings preferred.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to efficiently assist the SMT Operator in part change-overs.
  • Ability to operate the Automated X-ray Inspection (AXI).
  • Proficient written and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and problem solving skills.
  • Positive attitude and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of current safety requirements.

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CC/SS Operator

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Using spray equipment to conformal coat PCBA’s.
  • Cleaning and preparing PCBA’s for the conformal coat process, removing labels or debris.
  • Precisely masking components, connectors, and other items indicated in the Work Instructions.
  • Repairs any nonconformities in the coating or RTV.
  • Learns mixing procedure of chemicals (coating, thinners, etc.)
  • Performs standard maintenance on all conformal coating related equipment.
  • Follows the documented management system, including the Quality Policy. Further, the employee is required to understand how their job can affect customer satisfaction and/or product quality.
  • Reacts positively to change and performs other duties as assigned.

Education/ Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 6 months experience in electronics environment.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Understanding of how the conformal coat machine operates.
  • Work independently with little supervision.
  • Awareness of the programming needs of the system.

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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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Facilities Technician

The Facilities Technician is required to make sure that the buildings and their services meet the needs of EBWE. Facilities Technician is accountable for services such as cleaning, security, safety, and parking to make sure the surrounding environment is in a suitable condition to work. Maintaining the facility in different aspects is required along with planning for new growth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all lighting is adequate and up to date.
  • Maintain, operate all HVAC systems and associated equipment, electrical equipment, plumbing systems, building management system, and building repairs.
  • Perform facility inspections and report on condition affecting operations.
  • Monitor and supervise HVAC preventive maintenance contracts.
  • Respond to Emergencies.
  • Prepare and submit summary reports of conditions in building and recommend actions to be taken.
  • Comply with all safety procedures and requirements.
  • Maintain compliance to City, County, State ordinances and codes along with OSHA.
  • Attend training sessions and seminars.
  • Bathroom Maintenance.
  • Fire extinguishers.
  • Floor scrubber.
  • A/C quotes/install.
  • Air quotes/install.
  • Nitrogen quotes/install.
  • Plumbing quotes/install.
  • Water filters.
  • Sprinklers/landscaping.
  • LOTO on facility equipment.
  • Snow removal – contract parking lot and walkway.
  • Other assigned tasks as requested.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma and Certifications.
  • 2-4 years of related experience.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude.
  • Computer experience.
  • Establish and maintain a good working relationship with contractors.

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Manufacturing Technician I

The Manufacturing Technician I’s function is to provide technical support to all the production equipment & machinery on the plant floor. The Manufacturing Technician I will install, troubleshoot, program, repair any issues with equipment; along with providing maintenance support for the entire facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical/electronic equipment including but not limited to programmable controls, numeral controls, power supplies, drives, gages and test equipment.
  • Coordinate with Vendor’s on necessary outside repairs and new equipment needs.
  • Installs, starts up and shuts down equipment in accordance with company safety procedures for machine activation and shutdown and in line with OSHA requirements.
  • Advises operators and technicians of operation procedures and requirements for working safely with electrical/electronic equipment and components.
  • Provides support and training to operators and assembly personnel when necessary on various equipment & machines.
  • Informs appropriate management of potential electrical/mechanical problems and inherent dangers involved.
  • Assist in plant maintenance internal and external activities including coordinating outside contractors and verification of work completion.
  • Maintains company-required performance and maintenance records for identified equipment.
  • Performs routine & preventive maintenance functions as directed; for all production equipment.
  • Any other activities that are deemed essential.

Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • Two-year technical degree or accredited apprenticeship program or the equivalent in a technical field is preferred.
  • At least 2 years of experience as a higher level production employee.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with Testing of Analog and Digital Electronics.
  • Ability to troubleshoot PCBA’s to component level.
  • Ability to read and use a schematic for troubleshooting of Printed Circuit Assemblies.
  • Must be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Must have knowledge of machining and assembly practices, tools and fixturing.
  • This position requires that the person be able to work independently; as well as excelling in a team environment.
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to fluently speak, read, and write English.
  • Ability to use tools ranging from common hand and power tools- such as hammers, saws, drills, and wrenches, to precision measuring instruments and electrical and electronic testing devices.

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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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