Process Engineer - Assembly

Process Engineer - Assembly

Full Time + Benefits


Fralock is a rapidly growing, well-established manufacturing company, headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley that has a 50-year history of excellence. Due to recent expansion, we have a Process Engineer opening with focus on assembly in Milpitas, CA.

We are looking for people who exemplify strong work ethics, values, dedication, and character that thrive in a challenging environment, which is focused on exploring and developing the next generation technology while offering opportunities for advancement. 

We offer Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday, 401K (after 1 month of employment), annual bonus program (conditions apply), Medical/Vision/Dental coverage growth opportunities, training assistance programs and many more!


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Culture Vision:  Our results driven team strives to deliver extraordinary outcomes through our passionate commitment to each other, collaboration, courage and innovation

This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR (which generally means (I) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, as specified under applicable law.

Main Functions

This role will focus on Fralock's general assembly processes. The role will be part of the Engineering team that will continue to drive Fralock’s long-term success. The individual will collaborate and support key projects and focus on specific problems to ensure the success of our wide range of assembled products. This key hire of the Engineering team will report to the Process Engineer Manager; all while working and collaborating closely with R&D engineers, Leadership, and other necessary departments across Fralock to ensure the overall success of growing business at Fralock.


Typical Duties

  • Support assembly processes of FPC, PCB and other electronic devices
  • Be the contact point and support in timely manner manufacturing to analyze root cause, propose and implement corrective actions (immediate, and longer term) and document any manufacturing out of specifications problem reported by manufacturing operation (operator, supervisors, managers)
  • Design new and improve existing manufacturing processes and methods, tooling, automation, and work instructions, applying Lean and Six Sigma principles.
  • Manage process transfer to manufacturing through gate and exit process, including process description, process limits and specifications, work instructions and training
  • Ability to provide ROI analysis of alternate methods, processes, or equipment, and create executive summaries
  • Ability to realize and implement Design of Experiments
  • Responsible for improving and troubleshooting existing manufacturing processes
  • Work on work center process design and development for existing and new products, which includes choosing the right equipment, setup, tooling, process steps and writing instructions on how to manufacture
  • Research new and existing equipment/ machines to check for the functionality and feasibility of customer part manufacturing
  • Work on projects that will reduce lead times, internal manufacturing costs, and will improve process control and yield.
  • Lead realization of work instructions and training.
  • Work within QA/QC procedures with an ability to understand their scope and application, as well as waiver documentation and procedures


Required Skills

  • Assembly past expereince
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze data and problem solve
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings


Preferred Skills

  • Self motivated, results and action oriented, and a strong team player
  • A hands on aptitude
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, Just In-Time, Kanban principles
  • Process Engineering knowledge
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, AS9100 or ISO 13485


Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or any related field


Experience Requirements

  • 5+ years in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience in one or more related engineering areas: manufacturing, industrial, production, or quality

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.