Regal Beloit Corporation Engineer Liaison for Contract Manufacturing in Fort Wayne,, Indiana
Position Summary: Contract Manufacturing Engineer (Electronics), Climate HVAC business unit. Acts as the HVAC engineering lead for controls at contract manufactures. Oversees and ensures control product manufacturing implementation, product quality and timelines to achieve Climate HVAC product objectives. Owns engineering initial review, change confirmation via testing/PPAP/etc and approval of electronic control supplier MCO proposals to support Climate HVAC MCO commitments.
Electronic Contract Manufacturing Engineer for Climate Solutions Group - HVAC Business Unit
Own supplier electronic control product manufacturing implementation, product quality and timelines to achieve Climate HVAC product objectives.
Support sub-supplier component implementation, product quality and timelines to support control manufacture when Regal mandates use of a custom Regal design from a Regal sub-supplier.
Ensure that supplier(s) product quality meets Regal guidelines for design, CTQ CPKs, and other supplier metrics
Ensure that supplier(s) product test equipment and testing is per Regal guidelines and expectations
Ensure that supplier(s) manufacturing readiness is completed on time to support product launch timelines
Support New Product development team by overseeing and executing delivery of the HVAC new product development electronics at suppliers.
Own Engineering support and signoff of electronic contract manufacture 8Ds, root cause and corrective action
Own Engineering support, confirmation and approval of supplier VAVE/MCO
Lead regular supplier VAVE/MCO/Development meetings, assign and execute work activities and track progress.
Review supplier DFM and MCO proposals in support of sourcing and engineer MCO annual goals/metrics
Work with reliability and electronic design teams to develop, communicate and drive test plans to validate supplier MCO requests maintain product design and quality
Execute strategic supplier VAVE/MCO projects using Regal verification and approval guidelines.
Own electronic control supplier PPAP engineering review and signoffs.
Required Education / Experience / Skills:
Bachelor's degree or equivalent relevant work experience (EET, EE, manufacturing, quality engineer degree preferred)
5 years of relevant industry experience (electronics, technical project leadership, new product launch, manufacturing/quality engineering)
3 years manufacturing or supplier development experience
Demonstrated organization skills and working knowledge of electronic control manufacturing
Ability to navigate and lead change with a suppliers
Strong oral and written communication skills
Strong relationship and team-building skills
Individual must be proactive, high energy and have strong problem solving skills
Experience implementing manufacturing - Meeting design, cost, and timing commitments.
Experience with communicating to suppliers on technical and project related items
Green Belt certified
Black belt or DFLSS (Design for Lean Six Sigma) trained/certified
Electronic Control Manufacturing experience
Advanced (automation) manufacturing experience
Electric motor, variable frequency drive and ECM product knowledge
Strong electrical, mechanical and/or electromagnetic aptitude
Experience with Microsoft Project or similar project tracking software.
Travel: Some travel to manufacturing, supplier and customer locations may be required, <20%
Language: Fluency in English is required. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.