The NPI Engineering and Technical Operations department works closely with the Zebra Supply Chain teams and its suppliers to successfully integrate new products into the EMS/JDM factories. The team works closely with the product development engineers to improve DFx (Design for Assembly/Manufacturing), Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing (LSS), and insure high quality and high yield production in the factory.
Candidate will be self motivated and have the ability to access and plan his/her schedule according to business priorities. The candidate will participate in design reviews and prototype builds to assess and provide DFx input, track actions, and escalate issues as necessary. Responsible for adherence to program plan and budgets for all projects. Recommends corrective actions and implements changes. Identifies and mitigates risks; develops and implements risk mitigation plans. May manage challenging vendor relationships. Responsible for direct communication to relevant senior stakeholders. Drive the Zebra Lean Six Sigma approach with our JDM and EMS partners in region. Make sure every new product has full Lean Six Sigma built in and meets Zebra Lean Six Sigma targets at release.
A BA/BS degree in an Engineering Discipline or relevant technology, from an accredited college or university is preferred.
Familiar with lean manufacturing and six sigma green belt certification is preferred. Familiar with IPC-A-610.