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PCBA Manufacturing Engineer

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Engineering
  • $120K - $175K
  • San Francisco
  • Quick Apply

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering with 5+ years of PCBA/PCB supply chain/manufacturing experience, board assembly expertise, and DFX review skills. Additional Masters degree and IPC standards knowledge are a plus.
  • You will develop and improve manufacturing processes, track metrics, troubleshoot issues, optimize production output, collaborate with various departments, and ensure on-time product delivery.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 5+ years of experience in PCBA/PCB supply chain, manufacturing, or engineering.
  • Experience in board assembly process and equipment (for example: Stencil print, SPI, pick & place, reflow, AOI, ICT, x-ray inspection).
  • Experience leading DFX reviews to deliver design manufacturability, testability, quality, and reliability.
  • Bonus:
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent)
  • 7+ years of experience in PCBA/PCB supply chain, manufacturing or engineering.
  • 5+ years’ experience with industry standard PLM and DFX systems, Mentor/Valor preferred.
  • Experience performing Design and Process Failure Modes and Effects Analyses.
  • Experience with IPC standards for PCB, PCBA, and RFPC fabrication, assembly, and test.
  • Experience in Polymeric application, including conformal coating, staking and underfill.


  • Develop, implement, and continuously improve business processes and systems for rate production including manufacturing execution, inventory management, nonconformance resolution, configuration management, material traceability, process control, and maintenance
  • Develop standardized metrics for the Production and Quality organizations
  • Implement data acquisition and tracking for Production and Quality metrics
  • Act as subject matter expert in multiple production processes and systems, enabling complex data gathering, troubleshooting, and problem solving
  • Assist the Production leadership team to identify trends and opportunities for optimizing production output, quality enhancements, and cost of manufacturability
  • Develop and execute training and communication plans during major process changes
  • Collaborate across disciplines including Engineering, Production, Quality, and Supply Chain to ensure efficiency and consistency across the organization
  • Develop production factory design including building requirements, facility resources, and part flow to meet production rate
  • Ownership of floor layouts, capacity studies, and product flow analysis to ensure on-time product delivery


What are the main responsibilities of a PCBA Manufacturing Engineer?

The main responsibilities of a PCBA Manufacturing Engineer include working across design engineering, supply-chain, quality, and manufacturing partners to drive electrical sub-system and PCBA manufacturing and delivery.

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