NPI Engineering Technician (Internal Only)

at Vanguard EMS, Inc.
Location Portland
Date Posted January 15, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified


Vanguard EMS, Inc. is in the service business. Even with Vanguard's state of the art technology, vast manufacturing capability, and leading-edge information tools, we wake up every day thinking about how best to serve our customers, suppliers, and the communities in which we live.

The NPI Engineering Technician develops and maintains NPI process that predicts and resolves issues before the first build, executes a detailed evaluation of the effectiveness of the engineering product review, manages a closed-loop system for resolving action items identified during the NPI process and reduces NPI cycle times with issue avoidance and timely resolution.


What youll do:
* Support Program and Manufacturing Management through the NPI life cycle which includes Pilot and first Production builds.
* Investigate quality issues, problem solve to root cause.
* Drive continuous improvement by identifying and realizing opportunities within the NPI process.
* Critique PCB, PCBA, Panelization, Tooling and Fixture designs.
* Develop DFM presentations, panel designs and quote analyses.
* Provide exceptional product and customer service to all internal and external customers.
* Performs other duties as assigned.

What youll need:
* Strong attention to detail
* Ability to actively follow detailed directions written and verbal.
* Ability to work with minimal supervision and make productive use of time
* A strong work ethic and desire to succeed
* Demonstrates a technical curiosity & aptitude with a capacity to learn independently.

Education and/or Experience:
* High School Diploma, GED or Equivalent

Preferred Qualifications
* Familiarity with CAD and Gerber tools

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

This Job Posting is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of all the responsibilities associated with this position. Management reserves the right to modify and assign other duties as necessary


Employees enjoy a highly competitive benefits package including:
* Medical, Dental & Vision
* 401K (with employer match)
* Up to 120 hours earned paid time off in the first year of employment
* Paid holidays

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