Job Description

Mechatronics Engineer

Contract Position 12+ months, M-F 40 hours weekly

Our client is seeking the most creative minds in science and technology to develop lithography machines that are key to producing faster, cheaper, more energy-efficient microchips. We design, develop, integrate, market and service these advanced machines, which enable our customers - the world’s leading chipmakers – to reduce the size and increase the functionality of their microchips, which in turn leads to smaller, more powerful consumer electronics.

Job Description
 
    • Lead multiple small (~1-4FTE) multi-disciplinary, development teams to complete work for different milestones. Some project teams may grow in the near future
    • Plan, lead and maintain close oversight of the process development work at suppliers
    • Create and maintain detailed project plans for the deliverables
    • Create and drive a resource plan through final shipment work including in-house and farmout
    • Define deliverables for engineers and suppliers, maintain close oversight on progress
    • Align with cross-sectors on regular basis to ensure on time delivery of prototypes and volume units
    • Communicate upward and downward on regular basis
    • Hold regular meetings to provide information, identify interdependencies, secure cross-sector alignment and agreements within the teams and between the teams in the US and the suppliers in the US and Europe
    • Manage project structure
    • Work with Task Leaders and Architects to define the project scope and required budget
    • Understand proper escalation paths and acts accordingly
    • Keep daily control
    • Understand how own module links to the total machine
    • Properly manage impact of changes of own module on whole machine
    • Manage risks and internal customer requirements
    • Is able to assess and address technical risk based on input of architects and design engineers
    • Respond to requests for changes with impact assessment and secures project agreements before accepting changes

Education

  • Minimum MS in engineering, or BS plus 5years experience with an emphasis on project management

Skills

  • Candidate must have excellent communicative skills, both written and verbal
  • Candidate must have a strong leadership and drive the development to a quality result, able to “lead”, not just, “manage” a team
  • Must have excellent commitment and multi-tasking skills
  • Stakeholder management
  • Ability to interface with multidisciplinary groups
  • Willingness to take on responsibility, follow through and keep multiple simultaneous assignments on schedule.
  • Relevant knowledge in mechatronics, dynamics, servo control and manufacturing process development highly desirable

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