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Manufacturing Engineering Mgr

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Vishay manufactures one of the world's largest portfolios of discrete semiconductors and passive electronic components that are essential to innovative designs in the automotive, industrial, computing, consumer, telecommunications, military, aerospace, and medical markets. We help the world's most in-demand technologies come to life. Every day our products touch your life and the lives of people across the world, though you likely do not know it. Come join us and help us build The DNA of tech.


Where You’ll Work & The Scope:

Vishay Spectrol in Ontario, CA is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager responsible for the management of electronic equipment maintenance and electronic equipment development for the Mexicali and Ontario facilities. Manufacturing Engineering Manager is the primary engineer or liaison to the Mexicali plant. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Control of processes in Mexicali and Ontario
  • Manage cost of manufacturing engineering department
  • Implement tooling and equipment for effective and efficient methods of assembly
  • Manage and train Mexicali manufacturing engineers to assure the processes in the factory are efficient in order to build product with acceptable quality standards, processes, documentation, and yields.
  • Implement proactive activities to minimize problems


How You’ll Help Us Build the DNA of Tech

  • Troubleshoots manufacturing problems in Mexicali and Ontario (Scrap, Yield, Efficiency, Quality, other).  This includes troubleshooting and maintenance of computer-controlled laser tailoring systems, computer-controlled linearity test systems, and computer-controlled coil winding equipment.
  • Oversees the areas of mechanical equipment maintenance in Mexicali and Ontario 
  • Conceives and implements cost reduction projects
  • Improves Mexicali and Ontario factory performance by improving efficiency, increasing output, reducing cycle time, setup time, downtime, eliminating que, and improving yields
  • Control of all processes in Mexicali and Ontario. Assure assembly personnel are using the engineering documentation, correct tooling and equipment and workstations are clean, organized and controlled. Qualify and validate all new tooling.  
  • E.H.S. duties include safeguarding, lockout tagout, and facilities improvements relating to compliance, safety, ergonomics, and environment.
  • Performs liaison work between Ontario and Mexicali
  • Control all tooling, equipment, and assets. Manage the system to assure tooling is registered, identified, and on asset list if appropriate. Assigns and approves all tool fabrication and designs. May design simple tools.
  • Responsible for redlining and writing assembly instructions, engineering specifications, travelers, and operational procedures for formalization by the engineering department.
  • Coordinates with internal/external suppliers for the development, fabrication or repair of assembly equipment, tooling, or facilities items including molds and dies.
  • Coordinates with suppliers for the tooling repairs of molds and dies. Prepares budget for such tooling repairs and determines if new tooling is needed.
  • Determines and specifies production methods, sequence, tooling and equipment for manufacturing operations. Responsible for maintaining Labor standards. Performs Time studies. Estimates labor standards for new products or value-added processes.
  • Prepares tooling, maintenance and CAPEX budget, including molds & dies. Writing justifications and performs R.O.I. (Return of Investments) calculations. Executes the implementation of tooling expenditures.
  • Travel to Mexicali to oversee operations 2X per month or as necessary for the support of the factory and engineers.
  • Performs all the necessary “Government Customs” work required in permitting tooling, materials, and supplies to Mexicali.
  • Special projects and assignments including administrative duties: Monthly manufacturing engineering operations report.


Experience You’ll Need:

  • 10 years related experience in manufacturing engineering disciplines.
  • Experience in an offshore facility is a plus.
  • Bi-lingual in Spanish is a plus.
  • Electronics Engineering Bachelor’s degree with programming background
  • Good communication skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Good management skills



  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) & Match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition Reimbursement


This position requires access to information subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or the Export Administration Regulations. As such, this position is open only to applicants who qualify as “U.S. Persons” according to U.S. federal law.


Vishay offers a comprehensive suite of benefit programs including health care coverage, financial support programs and other resources designed to help you achieve your personal and professional goals. With us, you'll experience unique career paths, an open and collaborative culture, a stable business that will be there for you, and opportunities to work globally and locally. Do you have the skills we need? Are you ready to power your career as you power the world? If so, apply today.


 Vishay is an AAP and Equal Opportunity Employer

Nearest Major Market: Riverside
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles