Electrical Manufacturing Engineer III

Peprotech, Inc

Peprotech, Inc

Other Engineering
Fremont, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, March 4, 2024

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Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll be part of a hard-working, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of more than $30 billion and the largest investment in engineering in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

Location/Division Specific Information

The Operations Engineer III will play a critical role at Thermo Fisher Scientific Electrical Fault Analysis (EFA) business unit located in Fremont California. Our factories produce low-volume, sophisticated analytical products for semiconductor designers and manufacturers to use in the creation and improvement of their products and manufacturing processes.

Discover Impactful Work:

The Operations Engineer III will be part of a complementary team responsible for the successful introduction of new products into the factory and field. They will contribute to the ongoing improvement of products and the processes used for manufacturing and service. This role collaborates closely with the Product Lifecyle Management, Product Marketing, New Product Development, Manufacturing, Logistics, Purchasing, Quality, Finance, and Global Technical Support groups to ensure the development of sustainable products. Throughout the lifecycle of our products, the Operations Engineering team implements quality, cost, and process improvements to increase customer satisfaction.

A Day in the Life:

  • Develop and lead the electronic assembly sustaining program to address obsolescence and qualify design iterations
  • Effectively run projects, coordinate contractors, and advise the activities of the Thermo Fisher Scientific PCBA COE
  • Design vendor and factory qualification tests for PCB assemblies
  • Work with internal project teams which consist of quality, regulatory, R&D, operations, supplier/sourcing, manufacturing, marketing, and sales.
  • Lead continuous improvement supporting PPI and Lean initiatives
  • Assist with technical procedures and documents.
  • Resolves any problems encountered during manufacturing
  • Investigate and analyze customer service problems and design improvement suggestions

How you will get here:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing or related field.


  • 4+ years of experience in a high-tech industry environment in service, development, or manufacturing (a combination of education and experience can be considered).
  • Experience developing and maintaining electronic fixtures to qualify PCBA assemblies.
  • Able to troubleshoot complex electro-mechanical systems using electrical schematics, DVM, oscilloscopes, function generators and spectrum analyzers
  • Experience with FMEA, Design for Manufacturability, Design for Assembly, and Design of Experiments
  • Demonstrated experience managing new product introductions and cross-functional projects
  • Able to plan and resolve issues that involve gaining the cooperation of cross-functional, multi-cultural groups and sites without damaging relationships
  • Experience using Product Document Management systems including Siemens Teamcenter
  • Experience in bringing technology solutions to improve the quality, efficiency, and cost of manufacturing and service
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively and impactfully report to multiple levels of the organization

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Comfortable in multiple schematic and ECAD tools including Altium, PADs, and OrCAD.
  • Able to revise schematics, BOMs, and fabrication documentation for PCBA revisions
  • Knowledge of key technologies including vacuum, motion control, process automation, optics, and material selection
  • Exemplifies the Thermo Fisher Scientific 4i Values of Integrity, Intensity, Innovation, and Involvement
  • Planning, organizing, prioritizing, and goal setting
  • Quality and sustainability focus
  • Detailed problem solving
  • Decisiveness and engineering judgment
  • Relationship building across and outside of the Operations organization
  • Influence, persuasion, and energizing behavior
  • Collaboration and teamwork
  • Flexibility and achieving change


We offer competitive remuneration, annual incentive plan bonus, healthcare, and a range of employee benefits. Thermo Fisher Scientific offers employment with an innovative, forward-thinking organization, and outstanding career and development prospects. We offer an exciting company culture that stands for integrity, intensity, involvement, and innovation!

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We will gladly provide reasonable accommodations covered under the ADA.

Compensation and Benefits

The salary range estimated for this position based in California is $86,300.00–$129,500.00.

This position may also be eligible to receive a variable annual bonus based on company, team, and/or individual performance results in accordance with company policy. We offer a comprehensive Total Rewards package that our U.S. colleagues and their families can count on, which includes:

  • A choice of national medical and dental plans, and a national vision plan, including health incentive programs

  • Employee assistance and family support programs, including commuter benefits and tuition reimbursement

  • At least 120 hours paid time off (PTO), 10 paid holidays annually, paid parental leave (3 weeks for bonding and 8 weeks for caregiver leave), accident and life insurance, and short- and long-term disability in accordance with company policy

  • Retirement and savings programs, such as our competitive 401(k) U.S. retirement savings plan

  • Employees’ Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) offers eligible colleagues the opportunity to purchase company stock at a discount

For more information on our benefits, please visit: https://jobs.thermofisher.com/global/en/total-rewards