Technical Lead – NPI

Technical Lead – NPI

Technical Lead – NPI

Maynard, United States

Full time

Bachelor degree

General overview

About us

Where Light Meets Digital – EFFECT Photonics is a highly vertically integrated, independent photonic semiconductor company addressing the need for high-performance, affordable optic solutions driven by the ever-increasing demand for bandwidth and faster data transfer capabilities. Our teams are made up of professional, highly skilled, energized, and enthusiastic people who share a passion for developing and creating high-volume, world-class solutions. We operate globally, and our teams work collaboratively to make EFFECT Photonics a very dynamic and rewarding place to work.

About the position

EFFECT Photonics is looking for an experienced – Technical Lead – NPI (New Product Introduction)

We are seeking an experienced a Technical Lead for product NPI to join our growing team. This position will be responsible to bring the product from development to high-volume manufacturing. To meet that goal, the NPI product engineer will interact with development and manufacturing through the lifetime of the product. You will work across technical teams and help enable the delivery of EFFECT Photonics family of optical products to market. You will help us to improve and modify designs to help to meet the requirements in touch time, yield, and reliability.

Role responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate NPI projects with development and manufacturing (Including our partners)
  • Own the product manufacturability from the development stage-gates to end-of-life
  • Validate processes to meet manufacturing requirement
  • Work with the production test teams to develop test and production equipment
  • Support contract manufacturer with troubleshooting issues
  • Develop and analysis PFMEA, Control plan, KPIs, Cps and GR&R
  • Design, document and improve manufacturing processes, procedures, and work instructions
  • Responsible for assigned components or products through their life cycle
  • Responsible for the performance of the product in manufacturing
  • Responsible for product change management
  • Collaborate with the design team and provide design feedback for manufacturability, serviceability, and reliability
  • Lead yield improvement and product cost reduction
  • Analyze and correlate performance of key parameters spanning device to sub-system levels to optimize in-process and final test specifications

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About you

We want you to bring your expertise, experience, and passion along with a demonstrated track record of delivering new complex products to market to the forefront of our organisation, helping us to create a world class company with a world class reputation.

Required / Desired knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • BS (or MS) degree in Electronics, Optics, Physics, Systems Engineering or related technical field
  • 10+ years’ experience in telecommunications and/or or microelectronics Experienced in New Product Introduction, working with development team and remote CMs
  • Experienced with stage-gate processes and product development
  • Experienced with ECO process controls, and production processes controls
  • Good communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to solve problems through fact-based decision-making processes
  • Ability to propose and drive solutions through cross-functional teams
  • Strong statistical data analysis skills
  • Reliability engineering experience with Telecom class of products is an asset
  • Candidate will be required to spend time in Maynard, Massachusetts location. Partial remote allowed

We are a collaborative Global Technology Company, and we’re building a truly dynamic and rewarding place to work.

Reward and Benefits

Benefits are a critical component to consider when taking on a new challenge, but because we are a global company, benefits may vary by location.

Here’s what you can expect from us regardless:

  • A fast-paced working culture where everyone’s point of view has real value
  • Genuine opportunities for self-development and career growth
  • An environment that embraces collaboration
  • A competitive salary that reflects our ambition
  • A flexible benefits scheme with health and pension plan (401 K – US Based roles)
  • Paid time off (vacation days) plus statutory annual holidays
  • Flexible working hours
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SAR – stock program)

We look forward to receiving your application, if you have any questions, please get in touch with our recruitment team.

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Effect Photonics is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Effect Photonics complies with all applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment.

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