1+ months

Electronic Assembly Process Development Engineer

Cisco Systems Inc.
Carlsbad, CA 92008

Job Description:

Electronic Assembly Process Development Engineer



  • Develop, document and mature new component/die attach processes in preparation for high volume production.
  • Work with tool engineers, software engineers and other process engineers to develop and optimize new tools and processes for manufacturing of Ciscos silicon photonics-based products.
  • Operate new assembly process in pilot line mode until required maturity is reach and transfer to manufacturing


  • Help develop and troubleshoot new processes and tools for high-precision assembly pilot-line production using custom and commercial tools (e.g., active alignment, pick and place, sort, electronic mapping, etc.)
  • Perform pilot production as part of maturing newly developed processes with the goal of achieving required maturity for transfer to manufacturing.
  • Track and report on new tool performance metrics, as part of tracking tool maturity and readiness to transfer to manufacturing.
  • Create process documents such as work instructions, engineering specifications, acceptance procedures, control documents, periodic maintenance schedules, troubleshooting guides, in support of newly developed processes and tools.
  • Collaborate with operations team during transfer to manufacturing to ensure a smooth handoff
  • Setup assembly machine recipes for prototype samples and engineering test builds.
  • Develop and refine assembly methodologies for process repeatability and robustness.
  • Address process excursions/issues with a systematic approach to problem solving using 8D method and statistical analysis.
  • Design, procure, and qualify assembly fixtures/tools.
  • Qualify in-house pilot assembly modules for production release and support line transfer activities to manufacturing.
  • Review manufacturing activities and provide recommendations to reduce cost and improve setup times, material flows and cycle times.
  • Conduct process risk assessments and recommend actions to mitigate, test, and validate.


  • BS in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • 5+ years in a semiconductor assembly and/or opto-electronics manufacturing environment with automated equipment experience.
  • Direct experience with Datacon 2200 evo or similar bonder
  • Good understanding of machine vision, controls and sensors as it pertains to automated equipment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and sound engineering approach to decision making.
  • Working knowledge of statistical software tools such as JMP or equivalent.
  • Must be a self-starter to manage projects and tasks from beginning to completion with minimal supervision.
  • The ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written) across departments.

Why Cisco

We connect everything: people, processes, data, and things. We innovate everywhere, taking aggressive risks to shape the technologies that give us smart cities, connected cars, and handheld hospitals. And we do it in style with rare personalities who aren't afraid to change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns.

We are leaders with vision, tech geeks, pop culture aficionados, and we even have a few purple haired rock stars. We celebrate the creativity and diversity that fuels our innovation. We are dreamers and we are doers. We Are Cisco


Posted: 2021-02-15 Expires: 2021-05-16

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