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Manufacturing Engineer III

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    San Jose, California
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A Manufacturing Engineer III job is available courtesy of Modis Engineering. This position will involve Leading the process engineering dept. in operating with a high level of efficiency, integrity and enthusiasm. Will need full SMT Industry Experience! Direct Line experience, stencil for the board and failure analysis background. Contract Manufacturing background experience is important for this opportunity.

Manufacturing Engineer III job responsibilities include:

Direct manufacturing engineering technicians on their assigned lines in the observation of machine and line performance, and provide guidance in the determination of the necessary steps to achieve optimum machine and process efficiency.

Provides training to manufacturing engineering assistants in subjects such as equipment maintenance and repair, machine programming and optimization, and Part Data (PD) File creation.

Interfaces with line supervisors, machine support manager, and manufacturing engineers to determine corrective actions needed to optimize machine efficiency and effectiveness (yields).Creates documents and implements procedures that ensure continued operational excellence throughout the plants(s).

As required, provides expertise and directions to the manufacturing engineering technicians and machine support technicians on machine adjustments, repairs or other demand maintenance activities.

Manages the coverage of manufacturing engineering technician duties in assigned plants if an MET is absent due to vacation, illness, training, or some other reason. On certain occasions, perform those duties if and when a critical need arises.

Assist manufacturing engineers in determining optimum process performance by assisting with I.R., reflow profiles, wave solder profiles, screen printing of solder paste, designing and manufacturing of necessary tooling and suggestions for design for manufacturing (DFM).

Ensures that data integrity functions such as program and PD backups are completed regularly on all lines in assigned plant(s).


Good Communication skills.
SMT Industry Experience.

Strong customer engagement, problem solving and continuous improvement mindset.

Strong computer knowledge.

Strong organizational skills/ Attention to detail.

Able to work in dynamic, fast paced environment.

Bachelor's degree or five years experience or a combination of both.

If you are interested in this Manufacturing Engineer III job located in the South San Jose area, then please click Apply Now. For other opportunities available at Modis Engineering go to If you have questions about the position, please contact Chuck Oeland at (408) 328-0777 or at

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