Field Application Engineer (Beijing, China)

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Position Overview

This is a challenging and demanding engineer role working on design phase projects for one of Volex's biggest customers. 

You will primarily work with the customer's and Volex's engineering teams on projects in the design/concept phase. You will also work to fix the designs and define specifications. Its imperative to have a good business background in this role since you will support sales in trying to win new projects from the customer. 

Essential Job Functions

  • Establish product drawing/specifications and component drawings of new products that meet the requirements of customers and safety/industrial standards
  • Work closely with Sales, RFQ, NPI and Production teams to support teams efficiency, FA qualification and mass production release
  • Work closely with customer's procurement engineering and product development, to be an immediate point of contact for all design and qualification questions and procedures
  • Able to drive and follow up project closely with various functional teams (Project Management)
  • Coordinate design sample trials, evaluation and reliability testing for product design qualification
  • Able to perform root cause analysis related to a quality product issues. 
  • Support the Improvement/enhancement of product cost/yield lost/quality issue
  • Support evaluation of alternative components or alternative suppliers
  • Monitor industry trends and standards in relation to Volex product portfolio and production lines
  • Perform other tasks assigned by management

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability in designing of mechanical design of plastic components and contacts/terminals
  • Good knowledge of plastic materials and their processing parameters to achieve high cosmetic requirements
  • Ability to use 3D design software
  • Knowledge of FMEA nad Design of Experiment (DOE)
  • Demonstrated ability to work in interdisciplinary and international teams
  • Fluent in English (Speaking & Writing) 
  • Project management 

Personal Characteristics

  • High energy level and business sense
  • Good team leadership
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Accountability 
  • Analytical mind
  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills 
  • Good presenting skils
  • Quick learner 
  • Srong motivation to reach targets 

Education & Experience

  • BSc in Mechanical/Electronic Engineering 
  • 5+ years in product development 
  • Experience with connector design 

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