Microchip Technology Sr. Manufacturing Engineer I in Simsbury, Connecticut


Manufacturing Engineer (470300)


This position will be responsible for implementing projects specifically relating to process engineering designs and functions including, but not limited to, improvement and maintenance of production equipment, physical plant and some design aspects of manufacturing.


  • Design, develop, implement, and maintain equipment and processes necessary for manufacturing.

  • Plan and perform scheduled plant and equipment installation and maintenance factoring in design calculations and specifications with minimum downtime.

  • Ensure assembly and test processes are maintained with controlled limits.

  • Implement best practices in process controls, production tracking and yield monitoring

  • Failure mode and root cause analysis of yield and quality.

  • Provide job training to manufacturing and other personnel.

  • Analyze production and quality problems with a goal to reduce rework and labor hours.

  • Work with production personnel regarding equipment troubleshooting and improvement to reduce cycle time, lower costs and improve quality.

  • Provide Engineering interface to ensure producibility, testability, and repeatability.

  • Provide process improvements, innovations and introduction of new production techniques.

  • New Product Introduction:

  • Manufacturing plan creation and execution

  • New product assembly process documentation

  • Fixtures and tooling as required


Required Qualifications

  • B.S. Degree in Technical Discipline

  • 5 years engineering experience or equivalent combination of experience and education

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

  • Programming skills, Visual Basic a plus

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals

  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables

  • Strong oral and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships with clients, vendors, and individuals of all levels

  • This position does not require travel

Desired Qualifications

  • Motion control experience

  • Laser marking/cutting experience

  • Project management experience

  • Manufacturing and/or maintenance experience

  • Participation in all continuous improvement activities, including 5S

  • Read and interpret electrical schematics and mechanical drawings

  • Knowledge of quality systems and ISO 9001


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and color vision. Job requires sitting in front of a LCD color monitor for long periods of time viewing detailed graphics with multiple colors. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions .

Microsemi offers market-based salaries and competitive compensation packages, including 401k, Medical, Dental, Vision, Education Reimbursement, & Profit Sharing.

ITAR Statement

This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of either US citizenship, Permanent US residency or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3).

Equal Opportunity Employer

Microchip is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of Disabled / Veterans / Minorities / Women. We provide equal employment and affirmative action opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected under applicable federal, state or local laws.

For more information on applicable equal employment regulations, please refer to the EEO is the Law Poster and the EEO is the Law Poster Supplement. Please also refer to the Pay Transparency Policy Statement.

Applicants with Disabilities

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.