Mechanics sourcing and process improvement engineer

About Kitron

Kitron is an Electronics Manufacturing Services (EMS) company with operations in Norway, Sweden, Lithuania, Germany, China, USA and Poland. With 1700 highly skilled employees, Kitron manufactures and delivers anything from fully assembled electronic circuit boards to complete end - products for customers globally. Related technical services like prototyping, industrialisation, material analysing and test development are also key competencies offered by Kitron. Cooperation with Kitron, means greater flexibility, cost efficiency, accuracy and innovation power along the entire value chain.

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Application deadline: 2020.01.10


  • Design reviews of new and existing project documentation and technical requirements, documenting suggestions for design improvements to Customer and/or supplier;
  • Perform part or product electromechanical assembly analysis (DFM, DFA) for Kitron or for Customer;
  • Analyze mechanical drawings, initiate suggestions for cost, production time and quality improvements towards Customers and suppliers;
  • Act as supplier developer together with Sourcing team (audits, performance reviews and follow up);
  • Set-up incoming inspection review criteria for mechanical parts, suggest tool types to be used during inspection;
  • Participate in creation of warehouse storage instructions for electromechanical parts, suggest storage tools and methods;
  • Participate in common Customer and supplier meetings regarding design of mechanical parts, tool creation, production methodology selection, new supplier approval and other topics.


  • University degree in mechanical engineering, mechatronics or similar areas is preferred;
  • Work experience in manufacturing engineering;
  • Advanced knowledge in production processes of mechanical parts and its production tools (plastics, metal casting, punching, bending, milling and similar);
  • Analytic thinking methods and solution oriented approach, ability to solve problems by identifying root cause;
  • Excellent English language skills in written and verbal;
  • Experience in working with contract manufacturers, sub contractors, outsourced suppliers is preferred;
  • Excellent communication skills, consistent milestone planning, own work scope analysis, presentation and reporting.

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  • Professional challenges in international work environment.

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