Electronics Manufacturing Engineer III
Company: NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Posted on: October 12, 2019
Job ID: 10978
New ideas are all around us, but only a few will change the world.
That's our focus at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL). We ask the
biggest questions then search the universe for answers-literally.
We build upon ideas that have guided generations then share our
discoveries to inspire generations to come. Your mission-your
opportunity-is to seek out the answers that bring us one-step
closer. If you're driven to discover, create, and inspire something
that lasts a lifetime and beyond, you're ready for JPL.
JPL is a world leader in robotic space exploration located in
Pasadena, California. JPL has a casual, campus-like environment
situated on 177 acres in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains
and offers a work environment unlike any other: we inspire passion,
foster innovation, build collaboration, and reward excellence.
Would you like to leave a legacy of having your name associated
with designing spacecraft electronics? Are you interested in
developing instructions for electronic assemblies who build
If your interest has been sparked, we have a Electronics
Manufacturing Engineer opportunity avialable in our Electronic
Production Engineering Goup which provides manufacturing
engineering support for fabricating printed wire boards and cable
harness assemblies for instruments and spacecrafts.
Some Challenges You Will Tackle:
- Review printed wiring board assemblies and cable harness
- Provide instructions for the build, assembly and test
procedures to fabricate, assemble and test printed wiring
assemblies and cable harnesses.
- Collaborate with the machine shop regarding delivery of
- Collaborate with JPL's Quality Assurance team to develop
solutions to resolve discrepancies and development process
- Define and scope tasks and acquire the resources to complete a
task on time and on budget.
Note: As a temporary position, this assignment may last up to 36
months in duration with approvals based on 12 months assignments.
However, please note that you are not under any employment contract
and your temporary employment status can be terminated at any time
with or without notice.
You Must Have:
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related
technical discipline with a minimum of 6 years of related
experience; Masters degree in similar disciplines with a minimum of
4 year of related experience; PhD with 2 years of related
- Strong ability to perfrom trade studies, review design
requirements, and coordinate fabrication, assembly and
qualification of hardware.
- Broad knowledge of applicable industry and/or academic
practices and standards in electro-mechanical systems including
configuration, electronic packaging, cable harnessing and
integration and test.
- Broad knowledge in related fields of manufacturing and assembly
of cable harnesses and printed wire assemblies.
- Extensive understanding and wide application of advanced
principles, theories, concepts and techniques in cable harnesses
design and printed wiring assemblies.
- Extensive experience interfacing with various suppliers and
services including printed wiring board and mechanical fabrication,
electronic assembly, project representatives and mission
Got These? Even Better:
- Broad knowledge of applicable Laboratory policies and
procedures, NASA policies and procedures, and government
- Broad knowledge in Surface Mount Technology (SMT) techniques,
processes and procedures.
- Broad knowledge in Mechanical Analysis tool (FEM).
- Experience with spacecraft flight hardware development and
- Basic knowledge in Computer Aided Engineering (CAD) using tools
such as Unigraphics NX or Solidworks.
- Experience with Printed Wiring Board (PWB) design tools such as
Mentor or Altium.
Ability to Obtain Work Authorization
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employer and will, whenever possible, actively recruit and include
for employment members of underrepresented minority groups,
females, disabled veterans, protected veterans, and otherwise
qualified persons with disabilities. JPL will hire, transfer, and
promote based on the qualifications of the individual to ensure
equal consideration and fair treatment of all.
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