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Process Engineer – Motor Engineer

Ametek, Inc.

This is a Contract position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 12, 2022.

Ametek, Inc.Job description: Position Summary:This first hand, initiative-taking position performs a wide range of duties to maintain and develop manufacturing operations documentation, tooling, and methods to efficiently meet quality and quantity requirements of a variety of mil-aero grade thermal management products.Duties and Responsibilities: Fundamental understanding of AC/DC motors, circuit theory, electrical principles, and the use of analysis instrumentation in the assistance of manufacturing floor a plus.The Motor Process Engineer shall support the build and test of various type of electric motors.

This includes both brushless DC and AC induction motors, ranging from 7W – 3KW in power.

The Motor Engineer must have the ability to translate technical information into basic terms, to effectively communicate them to the manufacturing operators and design teams.Work closely with all levels in an advisory and instructional capacity on the use and setup of electrical test and measurement equipment and mechanical tooling.Analyse and develop production processes and time standards to maximize manufacturing efficiency, utilization and reduce costs.Review and provide feedback on engineering drawings, BOMs, test plans, and technical reports.Ability to interpret and communicate technical drawings and electrical schematics into easy-to-follow manufacturing instructions to ensure the necessary control for product lines.Provides technical assistance to manufacturing departments, engineering, and material control to eliminate unnecessary operations or clarify process instructions.Develop new tooling and investigate improvement of existing equipment/tooling to continuously improve production floors capabilities and output.Design of lean manufacturing layouts and workspaces to maximize production output and efficiency.Participate and assist with manufacturing readiness on advanced projects related to new product releases by providing processes, equipment, and tooling recommendations to support the manufacturing of prototypes and first-time builds.Collect, analyse, and present data for the purchase of capital equipment, tooling, failure mechanisms, and continuous improvement recommendations to audiences at various levels of the company.Provide technical support and recommendations to both internal and external customer technical/quality teams regarding process improvements, non-conforming parts, defects, and repair/rework.Trains and instructs other workers as assigned.Maintain good standards of quality and quantity of work performed.Always maintain a clean and neat work area.Complies with company rules, policies, and procedures.

Reports unusual or problem circumstances to manager.Will perform other related duties to aid other teams as required.Required Skills and Abilities: Solid foundation in electromagnetics including: Single and three phase AC induction motorsPulse width modulated brushless DC (BLDC) motorsUnderstanding of basic mechanical and electrical principlesAbility to utilize electrical analysis equipment including, but not limited to oscilloscope, function generators, AC/DC power supplies, stroboscopeGood organizational skills, communication skills, work ethic, ability multi-task and work on a teamGeneral knowledge of mechanical assemblyGeneral knowledge of tool design and electrical test fixturesA working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint is a necessity.Data acquisition and instrumentation control/communication (ie: Labview, Teststand)Education and Experience: BS in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred, or equivalent related experience.Experience in a manufacturing environmentExperience working with AS9100 quality system (preferred)Physical Requirements: Must be capable of lifting 25 pounds at a time.Ability to work for prolonged periods on a computer or in a lab environment.