Crestron Electronics Inc

Value Engineer

US-NJ-Rockleigh
Job ID
2017-4986
Category
Manufacturing

Overview

Crestron Electronics has an exciting opportunity for a Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VAVE) professional in Rockleigh, NJ. We are seeking a proactive and professional Engineer to support Crestron’s New Product Introduction, Manufacturing & Operations organization. In this role, you will work in a firm that cultivates a close-knit and collaborative corporate culture.

The right candidate will possess technical experience in the areas of product manufacturing, build to print parts such as sheet metal, plastics, castings as well as Printed Circuit Board Assemblies (PCBAs) and partner with the suppliers that make them. Sub assembly and part integration to system level assembly experiences is also desired. This individual will learn to understand the details of the Crestron products so that they can focus on product lines for proactive cost savings and sustainability.

Responsibilities

  • Perform organized function-focused/cost-focused study to identify non-contributing (non-value added) cost of the product, the process and the procedures to achieve requirements at the lowest total cost over the life of the project and the product.
  • Define and track measurement systems for determining the value of new / improved methods.
  • Investigates and performs Design of Experiments (DOE) on lead ideas for effective technologies or processes that offer enhancements to current practices
  • Develop timelines ensuring that project goals meet Customer and Marketing requirements
  • Exhibits ability to communicate clearly, using both verbal and written skills.
  • Researches technologies to identify new materials or processes that improve the value of the product (component).  To include an end to end investigation, write RFQ’s with functional descriptions for automation equipment.
  • Conduct cost investigations to document the ROI including capital investment, system changes, and improved costs, cycle time, mold life and material benefits
  • Responsible for setting plans to test project into success.  Design criteria established, conducts FMEA's with assistance from related support staff
  • Identifies, evaluates and implement actions that will not alter product functionality/performance, but will increase integrity, offer measurable and sustainable savings through (but not limited to) materials, design, process or packaging
  • Ensure that the specific needs and constraints of the supply chain are effectively addressed during project execution
  • Serves as a vital and effective communication link between cross functional groups
  • Work with  Suppliers and other relevant sources to identify, research, develop and apply new technology to products and processes
  • Develop new technology ideas and guides their development and implementation
  • Establish and manage project schedules and requirements
  • Represent Crestron Electronics to suppliers and Contract Manufacturers (CMs). Have direct supplier interface including travel to vendor’s sites. Clear communication between suppliers and the Crestron team is critical.
  • Build relationships with suppliers & CM(s) to ensure that purchased parts, and assemblies meet Crestron Requirements, schedule and costs.
  • Interface with suppliers to ensure capacity and continuity of supply as well as to resolve issues during the quoting and production process.
  • Collaborate with the cross functional sourcing team to evaluate and communicate risks, supplier competency and capacity constraints to meet project needs and schedules and to expedite deliverables.

Qualifications

  • Display clear leadership skills in working with Customers, Suppliers and the operations team
  • Demonstrate outstanding written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic local and international team environment
  • Effective presentation skills
  • Exhibit systematic and organized procedural decision-making capabilities
  • Possess excellent problem resolution, judgment, and decision making abilities
  • Experience in manufacturing processes related to plastic injection molding, metal CNC machining/milling, sheet-metal/stamping and extruded fabrication is preferred. Printed circuit board assembly and final finish product assembly is also preferred.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft products, such as; Project PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Knowledge of SAP or equivalent ERP systems
  • Minimum of 4 years of related Value Analysis or Value Engineering experience within an Electronics (electromechanical) production/manufacturing Industry geared towards cost reductions.
  • Minimum of 6 years (total) of experience working in an electronic product industry.
  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality or Equivalent Bachelor of Science Degree preferred.
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time. Must have a valid Passport for travel

Must be able to work in the US without sponsorship now and in the future.

 

Please note only applicants who meet the requirements listed in this ad will be considered.

 

At Crestron we build the technology that integrates technology. Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings let people control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as AV, lighting, shading, security, BMS and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security. All of our products are designed and built to work together as a complete system, enabling you to monitor, manage and control everything from one platform. Our products are backed by more than 90 fully-staffed offices that provide 24 x 7 x 365 sales, technical, and training support across the globe. In addition to its World Headquarters in Rockleigh, New Jersey, Crestron has sales and support offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, Asia, Latin America, and Australia. Discover the world of Crestron by visiting www.crestron.com.

 

Benefits
At Crestron Electronics, we offer a competitive total compensation package including:  Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. 401K with company contribution, Paid Vacation, Holidays and more!  We have new onsite state of the art fitness and wellness centers at our Headquarters in Rockleigh, NJ. 

 

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