Electronics Prototype Lead - Rapid PCBA

Job Snapshot

Employee Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 8/2/2021

Job Description

INNOVATE WITHOUT BOUNDARIES! At Milwaukee Tool we firmly believe that our People and our Culture are the secrets to our success -- so we give you unlimited access to everything you need to create disruptive new technologies and solutions on our electrical engineering teams. Our Engineering Team is responsible for giving life to the batteries, motors, and electronics that power solutions changing the lives of our users. Every developmental phase of these critical components happens in-house under the watch of this team. We continue to invest in electrical engineering resources to design and develop leadership in electronic capabilities; something unique within the industry. And we're pushing the limits in firmware engineering, power electronics, embedded systems, machine learning, and the use of artificial intelligence.

Behind our doors you'll be empowered every day to own it, drive it, and do what it takes to design and develop the biggest breakthroughs in the industry. Meanwhile, you'll have the support and resources of the fastest-growing brand in the construction industry to make it happen.

Year after year, our team continues to make significant breakthroughs in the industry. We're just getting started. To learn more about our story click HERE.

The Electronics Prototype Lead -- Rapid PCBA will be a part of our team in the Power Tool Electronics Laboratory. As a Lead, your main responsibility will be managing the Electrical Engineering Technicians to deliver Electronic Prototypes on time, with high quality and with a continuous improvement mindset.

You'll also be DISRUPTIVE through these duties and responsibilities:

  • Manages the electronics prototype assembly workload through timely delegation of work to team members to meet the delivery expectation of the product development business units.
  • Role model the Milwaukee Tool culture, mentor, guide, and coach team to maintain an effective workforce to accomplish goals in support of business objectives.
  • Assure timely and accurate communication to and from department, teams and management.
  • Run bi-weekly 1 on 1 meeting with team to accomplish priorities.
  • Develop performance metrics to aid in the continuous improvement of the Electronics Rapid Prototype Assembly team, processes, and functions.
  • Participate in process advancements and innovation.
  • Sustain an efficient and cost-effective electronic component inventory for electronics platforms.
  • Work closely with Outsourcing vendors as required.
  • Participate in PCB Assembly when team resources are fully burdened.

What TOOLS you'll bring with you:

  • Associates Degree from a two-year college or technical school.
  • 5+ years of experience in fast paced PCBA manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 2 years supervisory experience in a technical field.
  • 5+ years of experience in electronics assembly showing a progression in skill level and ability to assemble by interpreting drawings, schematics, and documentation typically associated with PCBAs.
  • Must have previous work-related experience in fine-pitch SMT soldering on PCB's in an electronics Environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to be highly organized and successfully manage a personal workload of multiple tasks during a work week (agility) and consistently deliver on deadlines.
  • High proficiency with Microsoft business software for communications and business processes.
  • Strong skill in leading in a fast-paced environment.

Other TOOLS we prefer you to have:

  • Proven ability to communicate both up and down an organization.
  • Strong blueprint and schematic knowledge
  • Strong component knowledge
  • Lead experience of a technician team.
  • Manufacturing experience with Automated assembly and inspection equipment.
  • Experience working alongside engineers in an engineering/electronics lab.
  • Strong IPC standards knowledge and skills.

We provide these great perks and benefits:

  • Robust health, dental and vision insurance plans.
  • Generous 401 (K) savings plan.
  • Education assistance.
  • On-site wellness, fitness center, food and coffee service.
  • And many more, check out our benefits site HERE.
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