BAE Systems wire bonding senior process engineer in Nashua, New Hampshire

Job Description

BAE Systems has a position open on our first shift for a Senior Process Engineer to support the wire & ribbon bonding assembly cell in our Microelectronics factories located at Spit Brook Road in Nashua, NH. Shift hours are weekdays 6am-430pm, Monday-Thursday.

The primary function of this position is to support the wire & ribbon bonding processes on both manual and automated bonding machines to ensure that bonds meet the acceptance criteria of Mil-Std-883 and the BAE internal acceptance criteria. This position requires someone who can provide strong leadership in this manufacturing cell and can organize the team as well as communicate with management effectively so that the manager is aware of the health of the cell and any challenges.

This position will support the build of products for the Advanced Electronic Warfare Systems (AEWS) and the Small Form Factor Platforms Solutions (SFFPS) product lines in the Electronic Combat Systems business area.

In this role, the following tasks will be performed on a daily or regular basis:

  • Work with automated bonding equipment such as Palomar 8000/9000 ball bonders and H K wedge bonders.

  • Create and update bonding programs as needed for new product or product updates.

  • Work with manual bonding equipment such as K S, MEI, Westbond and Hy-Bond bonders.

  • Monitor daily production activities and recommend product and process improvements to enhance the efficiency of operations

  • Work on and update the status of bonding cell actions which impact production flow or quality

  • Develop or improve work instructions required to support the product build cycle

  • Define and specify the requirements for assembly tooling, fixtures and equipment to support manufacturing operations

  • Update Manufacturing Control Specifications (MCS) when needed due to changes or improvements

  • Use SPC techniques as a tool to monitor and improve process performance

  • Conduct Product Process Verification/First Article Inspection (PPV/FAI) activities as needed

  • Conduct or support internal process audits

  • Perform special evaluations requested either by programs or initiated by the factory to evaluate potential process improvements

  • Participate in root cause & corrective action (RCCA) activities when required

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 4 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor s degree or equivalent in an applicable field and 4 years related work experience

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools

  • Ability to prioritize and self-manage tasks

  • Solid communication skills and the ability to successfully interact with employees where English is a second language

  • Experience with programming for pattern recognition and targeting

Preferred Skills and Education

  • Palomar 8000 & 9000 machine experience is highly desired.

  • Microelectronics product knowledge using thermo-sonic wire and ribbon bonding.

  • Familiarity with MIL-STD-883

  • Familiarity with clean room Electrostatic Sensitive Device (ESD) class zero, and Foreign Object Debris (FOD) prevention techniques.

  • Experience with computer based manufacturing execution systems such as Solumina and TIPQA a plus, but will train if needed

  • PFMEA experience desirable

About BAE Systems Electronic Systems

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services.

The Electronic Systems (ES) sector spans the commercial and defense electronics markets with a broad portfolio of mission-critical electronic systems, including flight and engine controls; electronic warfare and night vision systems; surveillance and reconnaissance sensors; secure networked communications equipment; geospatial imagery intelligence products and systems; mission management; and power-and energy-management systems. Headquartered in Nashua, New Hampshire, ES employs approximately 13,000 people globally, with engineering and manufacturing functions primarily in the United States, United Kingdom, and Israel. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression

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