Come build the future of consumer electronics at Microsoft
. The New Product Introduction
) team is looking for a highly motivated, team-oriented DfX
engineer to assist in the development, deployment, and manufacturing of a world-class Design
for X infrastructure within the Microsoft Devices Group
) as part of the Manufacturing Supply Chain
a critical component in the realization of the E2E concurrent engineering approach used for hardware product development within IEB
for manufacturability, assembly, test, sourcing and reliability are a few of the many facets of DfX
that are considered and managed as part of the development process.
engineer is part of the NPI
technical team which manages the integration of DfX
activities into the hardware product development schedule; assuring that each product developed sets new standards in terms of quality, reliability, manufacturability and COG
As a member of the NPI
team, the DfX
) engineer will be involved with any number of hardware products under development in product groups such as Xbox
, Xbox Accessories
, and Surface
engineer will partner with key stakeholders and be responsible to support, manage, execute, and report out on design and manufacturing activities.
The position requires a strong technical aptitude including an excellent understanding of DfX
methodologies, high volume electronics manufacturing processes, printed circuit board technology, component selection, test and inspection methodologies, quality assurance and consumer electronics product development.
This position reports to the DfX Manager
within the NPI
group and requires interaction with a wide range of disciplines both within Microsoft
as well as with manufacturing partners outside of Microsoft
The successful candidate will be able to draw from industry experience to provide technical guidance, perform physical and statistical analysis, recommend and prepare design-of-experiments, characterize process/design interactions, review component and product design specifications, analyze mechanical and electrical design information and draft/edit specifications and technical guidelines.
in Electrical Engineering
, Manufacturing Engineering
, Material Science Engineering
- 8+ years of automated, high volume manufacturing engineering experience involving printed circuit board assembly (SMT
and through-hole) and mechanical systems integration in the consumer electronics industry. Hands-on
process experience is mandatory.
of typical PCBA
and product level failure modes (production and field.) Ability
to relate failure mode to process, material and design related stressors.
experience working as a member of a product development engineering team, either as a hardware design engineer or as a manufacturing engineer where a systematic design for manufacturing, design for test, and design for service approach was used and/or adopted.
experience in product/process characterization using techniques such as FEA
, strain analysis, cost modeling, DOE
, yield and defect data analysis.
experience in root cause analysis of consumer electronics products using techniques such as FTA
and Cause Mapping
-Printed Circuit Board
layout or fabrication experience/knowledge, proficiency with PCB CAD
layout and/or viewing software.
in statistical analysis techniques and data reporting using analysis software such as JMP
in the use of Microsoft Office
with specific experience in technical presentation preparation, process flowcharting, technical specification authoring and spreadsheet manipulation.
working with or for Tier
1 contract manufacturers.
with industry standards (IPC
with industry consortiums such as IPC
is a plus.
and/or quality engineering experience is a plus.
travel to domestic and overseas factory sites is required.
is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status.
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