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Requisition Number 18-0043
Title Advanced Manufacturing Engineer
City Alhambra
State CA
Description EMCORE Corporation designs and manufactures Indium Phosphide (InP) optical chips, components, subsystems and systems for the broadband and specialty fiber optics market. EMCORE was the pioneer in linear fiber optic transmission technology, and today is a leader in optical components, as well as a provider of complete end-to-end solutions for high-speed communications network infrastructures, enabling systems and service providers to meet growing demand for bandwidth and connectivity. EMCORE’s advanced optical technologies are designed for cable television (CATV) and fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) networks, telecommunications and data centers, satellite communications, aerospace and defense, wireless networks, and broadcast and professional audio/video systems. With its world-class InP semiconductor wafer fabrication facility, EMCORE has fully vertically-integrated manufacturing capability and also provides contract design, foundry and component packaging services. EMCORE is headquartered in Alhambra, California, USA with InP wafer fabrication operations in Alhambra, and ISO 9001 certified manufacturing in Alhambra and Beijing, China. For further information, please visit

EMCORE Corporation has an immediate need for an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to assist on a full time position.

• Define and own NPI process and procedures.
• Specify new product assembly and test procedure and specifications
• Evaluate existing manufacturing processes and workflows to identify areas that could benefit from changes and improvements
• Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning production line work flow, procedures and the related documentations.
• Develop standardized DFM criteria across all product lines.
• Create processes and procedures to help meet line goals of product yield, quality and performance
• Coordinate other engineering teams for MFG line support activities and production planning, including station/equipment definition, upgrading, and management of Assemble tools design and test fixture development
• Participate in brainstorming sessions and cross-departmental meetings to ensure collaborating and cohesion.
• Review engineering changes and take appropriate measures to ensure all product documentation for the affected operations (methods, BOM's, test procedures, etc.) are updated to support the change prior to release to production
• Establish an effective and efficient work sequence
• Candidate should possess a B.S. in Electrical Engineering
• Equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

• 2 years or more work experience with RF & Microwave related areas
• 2+ years of experience in manufacturing process, Production Engineering, or relevant areas.
• Understand Lean Manufacturing.
• Having strong leadership and effective communication, effectively organizing and facilitating team for productivity, and executing projects schedule/plan.

• Six sigma training, green belt certified.
• Experience with tracking and driving improvements with regard to capital equipment expenditures.
• Sub-system level PCBA troubleshooting.
• Cross functional team work.

NOTE: Because of the products involved, candidates must be a US citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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EMCORE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.