AbelConn, a Celestica Company Program Engineer in Maple Grove, Minnesota
AbelConn, a Celestica company, is a global Center of Excellence for the Aerospace, Defense, ITAR, Licensing and HealthTech industries. Our business is growing and we recently moved into a new state-of-the-art facility located in Maple Grove, MN that offers world-class manufacturing, engineering, and product lifecycle services. The Program Engineer is responsible for working with the Sales, Materials and Manufacturing teams to develop customer quotes as well as preparing product routings, BOM s and all documentation necessary to release new products into manufacturing to meet our on-time performance and quality goals. Acts as the subject matter expert for the product or technology to which they are assigned. Uses project management skills to bring products from design to production. JOB DUTIES Work closely with Sales personnel to help establish a line of direct communication (as may be required) with our customer for technical and business issues. Prepare routings and technical information for quotations when a formal proposal is required. Review projects to assure that the pricing, lead-time, quality concerns, etc. taken into consideration to achieve the best possible win ratio, prior to review/approval by the Management Team. Review customer drawings to best determine customer quality notes and flow downs to meet compliance requirements Provide technical leadership and engineering support to the Customer Focused Team and operations as required. Will establish and maintain ongoing communications with customers Will establish and maintain ongoing communication and relationships with engineering focals at other Celestica divisions Work with Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians to support new product development and introduction of new products to Manufacturing. Resolve engineering related issues affecting manufacturing. Implement containment actions, determine root cause, design and implement final corrective actions. Address product-related customer and quality issues and design enhancements to meet customer needs and to support cost reduction programs. Address electronic, electrical, and electro-mechanical component related issues. Work with Purchasing and component vendors to develop component specifications and alternate source requirements. Using manufacturing software, develop detailed drawings, routings, BOM s, and tooling necessary to support the transfer of new products into production. Writes and implements ECO s and RFC s. Provide technical leadership of diverse engineering disciplines, project planning, and provide technical solutions to customer requirements including, but not limited to, ITAR/EAR/EAR99 classifications, communication for customer configurations, and ultimate program execution following contract award ensuring 100% compliance with the Departments of State and Commerce. Will also participate in ongoing team meetings to identify requirements, specifications, export classifications, timelines and customer expectations. Some travel may be required. AbelConn Electronics is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS 9100 registered, Nadcap Accredited, NASA-STD-8739 and all job duties are to be performed to support the business in meeting all requirements and documented instructions.