SMT Process Engineer

SMT Process Engineer

Job ID:  34192

Seguin, US

The role involves introducing and maintaining SMT assembly and automation processes to meet manufacturing and quality requirements. The position also plays a significant role in achieving Vitesco Technologies and Seguin operational targets by optimizing manufacturing and quality processes.

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for supporting the development of process technologies in automotive manufacturing applications.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to identify application-specific process requirements.
  • Provide input on lessons learned to design/development through DFM (Design for Manufacturing) reviews.
  • Offer new product build support, including equipment selection, tooling development, and procurement.
  • Introduce and maintain process programs and parameters to support manufacturing operations.
  • Manage process documentation, including Setup Matrix, Parameter Cards, Work Instructions, and Process Guides.
  • Plan and conduct process characterization for manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Accountable for Process Characterization On-Time Percentage Performance.
  • Lead Overall Equipment Efficiency (OEE) improvement projects.
  • Drive activities for OEE, Scrap, Yield, and DPMO improvement to support plant performance metrics.
  • Support scrap reduction initiatives through problem-solving and process optimization.
  • Solve advanced manufacturing line issues related to manufacturing process defects.
  • Implement Lean Manufacturing Initiatives through basic TPM, Kaizen, and Lean methods.
  • Assist with Customer Audits and Visits through knowledge and process sharing.
  • Support TPM programs by providing mentoring and training to peers, technicians, and operator personnel.
  • Identify and document projects using VT Lean, 8D, and 5-Why formats for review with engineering and management.

Additional Functions

  • Support Vitesco Technologies' Technology group through Tech.Net participation and projects.
  • Contribute to the Competence Center for Manufacturing through advanced process project work.
  • Create and present reports and presentations.
  • Familiarity with Fuji, Koh Young, YJ Link, ASYS, BTU, and DEK equipment is a plus.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum BS Engineering Degree
  • 2-7 years of experience in process development or engineering projects
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-starter with the ability to develop action plans and achieve goals
  • Knowledge of Electronic Assembly processes, equipment, and circuit troubleshooting
  • Excellent time-management skills with the ability to manage multiple priorities.


Working Time: Full time 


Your Contact Partner: Daniel Cable 

Vitesco Technologies is a leading international developer and manufacturer of cutting-edge drive systems for sustainable mobility. With intelligent system solutions and components for electric, hybrid, and internal combustion drive systems, Vitesco Technologies is making mobility clean, efficient, and affordable. The product portfolio includes electric drives, electronic controls, sensors and actuators, and exhaust gas treatment solutions. In 2022, Vitesco Technologies generated sales of around €9.07 billion and employs a workforce of around 38,000 employees at 50 locations. Vitesco Technologies is headquartered in Regensburg, Germany.