Senior Product Engineer
Ranovus Inc
Ottawa, Ontario
1d ago

Ranovus is seeking a Senior Product Engineer. Reporting to the Vice President Operations, the successful candidate shall act as the technical prime for the Company’s products in manufacture.

Working closely with our R&D team, Process Engineering and our manufacturing partners, who have responsibility for developing and maintaining manufacturing equipment and capability, the Product Engineer shall act as the lead for pulling new products from R&D and work with the various parties to plan and action the transfer to our contract manufacturer (CM) and then maintain them in production.

This position requires a significant amount of travel to support Ranovus products at our contract manufacturing partner, and through our supply chain.

Specific responsibilities include,

Product Engineering

  • Design authority for Ranovus products in manufacture
  • Act as first line failure analysis and develop fault-finding algorithms for CM engineers
  • Work with R&D and the Operations team to define production requirements and specifications in terms of process and test
  • Work with the combined team to develop and deliver training programs for CM operators and engineers
  • Work with the combined team to develop and maintain process and assembly tools in manufacture
  • Manage and track product yield and develop detail product cost reduction plan according to targets, and track performance to plan
  • Work with Test Engineering to create and manage automated analysis tools and key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • BOM management of the products in mass production
  • Responsible for the development of the packaging materials for products and associated recycling programs
  • Work with PLM team on product customization
  • Technical support to Quality and Sales organizations
  • Lifecycle Management

  • Manage the product life cycle from product launch to mass production
  • Review design for manufacturability (DFM)
  • Review and update PFMEA
  • Be responsible for the management and assessment of RMAs
  • Cross-functional Communications

  • Interface with remote design teams and Application Engineering teams
  • Support contract manufacturers
  • Support sales teams and customers
  • Production Testing and Planning

  • Define and verify production test requirements (PVT)
  • Drive pilot builds and production forecasts into manufacturing line
  • Required Qualifications

    This position requires a candidate with a strong, demonstrated record in the development and manufacture of advanced optoelectronic modules and devices in a telecom or Datacom environment.

    This position will involve a higher than average level of travel (estimated at around 33%) to support the products during transfer to the CM and maintain the product in manufacture.

    Skills and Experience

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline and 5+ years product experience in the design, manufacture or test of optoelectronic products
  • Solid understanding of the principles and theory of optical devices such as lasers, modulators, detectors, optical sub-
  • assemblies and transceivers

  • Knowledge and experience of the production processes related to the manufacture of optoelectronic devices
  • Excellent organisational and project management skills
  • Understanding of Product Lifecycle Management
  • Demonstrated track record of launching complex optoelectronic module products to market
  • Problem solving and the ability to solve technical issues in a high pressure environment and resolve issues locally and remotely
  • Experience working in a global marketplace
  • Experience interacting with multi-functional, multi-locational teams
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Strong computer and analytical skills, including database management and data analysis tools
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