Molex Summer Engineering Assistant in Hills, Michigan

Position Overview:

Molex is seeking an expert knowledge partner to the business for innovation and emerging technologies. Facilitate innovation across Molex and all of Koch by bringing internal and external resources together with innovation as the ultimate goal. Perform agile experiments to prove or disprove hypothesis.

Essential Functions:

  • Act as a knowledge source and partner for IT Innovation and emerging technologies.

  • Facilitate IT Innovation across Molex and all of Koch.

  • Advocate on behalf of the business to foster innovation within IT.

  • Independently engage and collaborate with leaders at all levels of the organization to build trusting relationships and promote IT Innovation.

  • Maintain an intermediate to near expert level of knowledge on all emerging technologies in IT and general technology areas.

  • Work with customers to develop DMF for each experiment. Track and report results.

  • Work with other IT groups to facilitate innovation through experimentation and/or consultation.

  • Negotiate and coordinate work with external partners to enable completion of experiments.

  • Understand, support and comply with current Molex policies and practices related business programs. Including but not limited to government regulations, International Standards Organization (ISO) and Environmental, and/or Health and Safety (EH&S), Six Sigma & Lean Manufacturing, Total Quality Management (TQM), and Management Systems.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management. Perform other related duties as assigned by management.

Job Title:Summer Engineering AssistantJob Description:Molex is growing in the interconnectivity and electronics solutions business and we are looking for great people to grow with us. We are currently building our in house Engineering Internship staff and are looking for a talented Engineering Assistant to join our team. If you are looking for a way to accelerate your career and be part of a great company, this may be the opportunity for you. In this role you will have the opportunity to work with highly dedicated professionals at Molex assisting the engineering department with coordinating, building, documenting and inventory of test samples, test requests; and initial sample preparations for EV, DV, and PV level testing. You will be a back-up crimp operator and perform standard testing on Molex products for reliability prior to their release and also to perform annual validation testing. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 1.Maintains engineering inventory system, including: verification and documentation of incoming materials, daily quantity and content updates to inventory report, documenting and pulling inventory for sample requests, and tracking time usage by program and request.2.Identifies and communicates to appropriate engineer any form, fit, and function anomalies found with incoming materials or during sample builds.3.Aids in the development and continuous improvement of procedures for sample preparation,test set-up, and testing.4.Aids in advanced planning and coordinating of materials acquisition and test sample builds.5.Aids in retrieving historical and traceability information for sample requests, specific builds, and inventoried materials .6.Oversees additional personnel when required for large sample builds and emergencies.7.Back-up operator for crimping operation, supports crimp requests during absence of primary operator and as needed for work overflow.8. Sets up and operates standard and custom test equipment and chambers. Includes equipment such as microscopes, Instron type force equipment, various electrical parameter measuring devices, temperature/humidity chambers, etc.9.Set up test boards and samples for electrical and environmental tests.10.Perform mechanical tests (e.g. insertion/extraction).11.Assist in resolving test problems, when necessary.12.Communicate with Product Engineer on testing issues.13.Understand, support, and contribute to Molex Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality (QS9000), and Environmental Management (ISO14000) Systems by following approved policies and procedures.14.Perform other related duties as assigned.Job Number:5708BRCareer Field:EngineeringPosition Qualifications:As an Engineering Intern, you will need to: Demonstrate the ability to provide solutions to a wide variety of engineering problems.Prioritize personal work load while developing a single project from beginning to end.Apply statistical analysis to time sensitive data to observe relationships, and identify potential opportunities for improvement.Work closely with individual team members to perform hands-on tasks to ensure accurate completion of objectives.Location:Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Molex, LLC is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.:We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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