Process Engineer

Job description


AME is a strongly growing organization specialized in developing and manufacturing innovative, sustainable and high quality electronic products. Driven by technology, we strive for the best solution, combining our knowledge in electronics, mechanics and software development. Every day, our people work together on amazing new developments in the area of Internet of Things, Power Conversion and Sensing & Actuating. We differentiate by a high degree of automation, vertical integration and our excellent data management systems. At AME, people have the unique opportunity to work with a broad range of high quality technological products that find their application in many different market segments.

Tasks and responsibilities

As a Process Engineer, you will be part of the Production and Process Engineering team within the Operations department. Through developing and maintaining manufacturing processes, workflows and equipment, this team enables the operations department to achieve its goals and satisfy customer’s needs. Additionally, the team is working on the creation of the “factory of the future”. By continuously improving processes, automating manual operations and by extending capabilities with innovative new processes, the team ensures AME’s competitive edge towards the future.

In the role of Process Engineer, you are responsible for developing (new) manufacturing processes and the continuous improvement of existing manufacturing processes within our factory; in particular, you will focus on processes related to the assembly of complex systems and modules with electronics. 

Lead the introduction of new processes into the factory;

  • Setting up definitions of processes, FMEA’s and Control Plans
  • Implement working procedures, controls and training
  • Implement procedures for New Product Introductions (NPIs)
  • Define and realize process control methods

Analyze process performance and improve;

  • Analyze process performance on work center, process and equipment level
  • Set-up monitoring and control dashboards
  • Set improvement priority based on analysis results
  • Capability extension driven by vertical integration
  • Process improvement driven by quality and cost optimization
  • Process upgrade towards compliance with demanding industry standards (medical/automotive/aerospace)

Lead Process Engineering projects with the purpose of:

  • Capability extension driven by vertical integration
  • Process improvement driven by quality and cost optimization
  • Process upgrade towards compliance with demanding industry standards (medical/automotive/aerospace)

Job requirements

Required skills

  • Knowledge of processes and systems in a high-tech production environment
  • Experience with low- to medium-volume production in a high-mix setting
  • Experienced Lean / Six-sigma practitioner (minimum green belt)
  • Knowledge of methodologies such as FMEA, MSA, SPC, 8D
  • Knowledge of Electronics Manufacturing processes is considered a big plus, as is knowledge of Injection molding processes
  • Knows what it takes to implement and sustain process improvement

Personality skills

  • Pro-active attitude, takes initiative
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Systematic and structured approach, able to keep an overview
  • Good communicator, both towards management and towards the production floor
  • Fluent in English (writing and verbally), Dutch is considered a plus
  • Excellent automation skills (MS office)
  • Quality minded with a pragmatic approach
  • Can work independently and in a team

Why joining AME?

  • An inspiring, open, direct, hands-on, flexible and entrepreneurial working culture;
  • An ambitious organization, driven by technology and focused on delivering tomorrow’s electronic products, from idea to realization;
  • Be part of a strongly growing and profitable high tech company;
  • An organization full of young and talented people from all over the world;
  • Modern and well-equipped facilities;
  • Flat organizational structure; short communication lines;
  • Professional BI tools and data management systems;
  • Lots of opportunities for personal and professional growth;
  • At AME you can take your ideas and passion for technology to a next level;
  • High level of flexibility with respect to working hours;
  • Company phone (including private usage).