184598 - Process Engineering Specialist
CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
Canoga Park
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Process Engineering Specialist for an opening in Canoga Park, CA.

40% - Provide in-process technical guidance to production assembly and test processes. Disposition discrepant hardware. Resolve hardware constraints.

10% - Provide process technical expertise to support product design reviews and manufacturing/supplier readiness reviews.

10% - Analyze performance drivers, and lead project team(s) to implement processing efficiencies to achieve performance/cost targets, utilizing Lean manufacturing tools.

10% - Define assembly and test process specification requirements. Document lessons learned and best practices into assembly and test standard work instructions and manufacturing planning. Develop and provide technical training to technicians.

10% - Maintaining tooling and work center readiness (calibration, preventative maintenance plans, Foreign Object Elimination).

15% - Utilize process input and output characteristic data (statistical process control, as applicable) to drive process improvement and process control to achieve cost of quality targets. Perform relentless root cause analysis and lead project team(s) to implement corrective and preventive actions.

5% - Identifying, reporting, and eliminating unsafe acts & unsafe conditions within assembly and test work areas.

While performing the duties of this job, employees will be working in a Class 100,000 clean room. Minimum required PPE includes steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, and clean room smock.

Experience with mechanical assembly methods, tools, and processes (including threaded inserts, lockwire, safety cabling, bolt stretching, lock washer installation bearing / bushing installation, bellville springs).
Experience handling, maintain, resorting critical sealing surfaces.
Experience dispositioning hardware and performing root cause analysis.
Experience using electronic planning and reading electronic drawings.
Strong analytical and communication skills (written and oral) are required, along with the desire to work in a collaborative team environment.
Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to organize and complete projects, objectives, and tasks.

Experience working with pneumatic pressure systems to perform leak testing using mass spectrometer/bubble soap solution.
Training or experience utilizing Lean manufacturing tools (Kaizen, VSM, 3P, manufacturing std work, process matrices, P-Q analysis).
Six Sigma or equivalent statistical process control training/certification.
Experience working in a Class 100,000 clean room (smock/gowning required).

Accredited Bachelor's degree in an Engineering, Industrial Technology or related technical discipline and 9 years of related experience working in a manufacturing environment (or an equivalent combination of education and experience).


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Johnnie Barrientos
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.