Crestron Electronics Inc

  • Product Engineer

    Job Locations US-NJ-Rockleigh
    Job ID
    2018-5274
    Category
    Manufacturing
  • Why Crestron?

    At Crestron Electronics, Inc we build the technology that integrates technology.

     

    We are proud to be the largest and most recognized brand in automation and control solutions, and the premier technology partner for fortune 500 businesses globally. Our products’ are integrated into new high-tech commercial buildings’ to include some of the most exciting real estate throughout the world.  Our clients include Google, Microsoft, AmazonLinked In and many others.  

     

    Our automation and control solutions for homes and buildings allow our clients to control entire environments with the push of a button, integrating systems such as Audio Visual, Lighting, Shading, Security, Building Management Systems and HVAC to provide greater comfort, convenience and security.

    Overview

    We continue to experience rapid growth as we invest in resources and create new opportunities; as a result, we have exciting opportunities for a Product Engineer to join our Production Engineering  Department in Rockleigh, New Jersey

     

    Strategic partnerships is the Crestron Electronics approach to product development, production, and manufacturing, including support of our procurement organization to properly leverage its purchasing power with design effectiveness for the best possible solutions and supplier partnerships.  The right candidate will possess technical experience in the areas of part and sub-assembly integration to system level assembly, and experience with build to print parts such as sheet metal, plastics, castings, and Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs). 


    This individual will learn to understand the details of the Crestron products so that they can understand product requirements, design for manufacturability implementation, and production phases. This position will work in a diverse team of talented development, manufacturing, and production experts within a cross functional organization, requiring interface experience with development teams and suppliers.

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    Responsibilities

    • Work in conjunction with the development engineering teams to review new product designs early-on in the design phase and perform DFA studies and generate DFA reports, and implement best practices for manufacturability
    • Review product assembly structure, assembly drawings, BOM’s, and build-to-print drawings to ensure accuracy of critical assembly details that relate to the requirements for manufacturing and quality
    • Develop assembly fixtures and tools for new products
    • Develop mechanical reliability test plans in conjunction with Engineering Services and Technology Management to validate product performance (mechanism cycle testing, button cycle testing, etc.) and simulate dealer installation processes, along with the applicable test equipment
    • Develop work instructions and packaging instructions for new products
    • Support the transition of new products through the NPI phase to the Production Line
    • Work in conjunction with the Safety/Training department to have all automated fixtures approved and have operators trained
    • Work in conjunction with Quality Engineering to resolve material issues that impact product assembly
    • Support the Production Line when assembly issues are determined to be design related
    • Support the Service department by providing rework fixtures and process instructions
    • Support our product transitions to our contract manufacturers by introducing them to new products and reviewing DFA reports, as well as by assisting with design, material, and assembly issue resolutions
    • Generate ECR’s (Engineering Change Requests) to drive design, BOM, material, and/or drawing changes for product issue resolution, improvement, or optimization for DFA/DFM
    • Generate and approve DVN’s (Deviation Notices) to document deviations from the assembly BOM and drawings for the Production Line
    • Assist the Laser Engraving Department by developing alignment fixtures for laser marking custom buttons, running test samples and determine appropriate laser machine settings
    • Work with the Software Engineering team to ensure all laser parametrics are properly supported for the make-to-order production environment
    • Interface directly with our CM sites. Build relationships with suppliers/CM’s to ensure that products and assemblies meet Crestron requirements and schedule
    • Innovate new methods and processes to support Crestron Electronics product development, production, and manufacturing
    • Collaborate with Quality Engineering leaders and cross-functional sourcing teams to evaluate and communicate project, part, and sub-assembly needs to expedite quality deliverables that meet requirements

    Qualifications

     
    • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering
    • Minimum 3 years of experience in Electronics (electromechanical) Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Design, Manufacturing Engineering, or a related field, working with the design, integration, and manufacturing of electronic assemblies
    • Familiarity with mechanical reliability testing and related equipment
    • Ability to design mechanical components and assemblies using Creo/ProEngineer. SolidWorks or an equivalent 3D CAD tool is acceptable as an alternative
    • Must be proficient in Microsoft products, such as Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
    • Understanding of good design and manufacturing practices for support of DFA/DFM activities
    • Ability to analyze product designs and identify areas for simplification and cost reduction to support DFA/DFM activities
    • Must be able to demonstrate exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work effectively in a dynamic international team environment
    • Ability to work as part of a cross-functional team and communicate project status and issues clearly amongst the team
    • Ability to manage multiple project workloads and meet deadlines on time
    • Must possess excellent problem resolution, judgment, and decision making abilities
    • Must be a high-energy, hands-on individual that is self-confident in his/her technical abilities. Must be very detail-oriented and thorough in performing tasks
    • Must be a self-starter and have a drive to learn new skills, practice continuous improvement, and influence positive change onto processes within the company
    • Experience in the design and manufacturing processes related to plastic injection molding, metal CNC machining/milling, sheet-metal/stamping, and extruded fabrication is preferred
    • Experience in the design and manufacturing processes related to printed circuit board assemblies (PCBs) and final finished product assemblies is a benefit as well
    • Familiarity with integrating PLC’s into mechanical assemblies to create automated devices is a plus, but not required
    • Working knowledge of AutoCAD is a plus
    • Knowledge of SAP or equivalent ERP systems is a benefit
    • Fluency in Spanish or Mandarin Chinese is a plus
    • Travel: 5% - day travel and overnight travel international and within the USA

    EOE/M/F/D/V

     

    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. 

     

     

    *No Solicitation*

    Any agency submittal to any and all employees of Crestron Electronics, Inc by any method of communication will be deemed, the sole property of Crestron Electronics Inc.

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