Manufacturing Engineer III



An Amazing Career Opportunity for Manufacturing Engineer 

Location: Cardiff

Job ID : 13820


HID Global seeks a Manufacturing Engineer to be an integral part of the Global PACS ME NPI team, the primary responsibility will be introducing new electronic products and processes to manufacturing across global sites.


This would ideally suit an engineer that has been exposed to electronics manufacturing environment who has a broad understanding of all the processes involved.


If this sounds like you we want to hear from you!




Who are we? 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. 

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As our Manufacturing Engineer, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Drive Alignment on NPI strategy with internal stakeholders and external suppliers
  • Develop documentation to support production (WRI’s, Process flows etc.)
  • Participate in design reviews, provide input to DFM/DFT.
  • Drive contract manufacturers to adopt Lean Manufacturing
  • Drive Manufacturing yield improvements with CM’s
  • Project manage NPI industrialization process
  • Process mapping and design
  • Troubleshoot product functionality as related to tooling and / or process related issues
  • Assist in the design, fabrication, documentation and test of various electro-mechanical fixtures and test equipment
  • Coordinate production line set-up and the development of maintenance and calibration procedures
  • Support Value Analysis/Value Engineering projects and workshops
  • Implement engineering changes to production parts
  • Prepare reports - collecting, analyzing process test and capability data (yields, cycle times, trends, etc.)
  • Setup production test and functional test in production



What we will love about your background: 


  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, VISIO etc.
  • Experience in Software development (C# and/or Labview) is preferred.
  • Experience on PC interfaces (LAN, USB, RS232, …) is preferred.
  • Experience in PC administration (LAN, driver setup/update, …) is preferred.




Your Qualifications and Experience include: 


  • Degree qualification/ Time served Apprenticeship and 2 years’ experience in an electronic manufacturing environment
  • Education or equivalent experience in SW developing, C#, Labview
  • Able to read and understand electronic schematics and experience develop electronic circuits is desirable
  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team environment
  • Ability to work from limited instructions and procedures
  • Ability to work with only limited supervision
  • Knowledgeable in product testing and measurement methods/tools highly desired
  • Mechanical aptitude with an emphasis on the ability to troubleshoot prototype designs
  • Familiarity with manufacturing processes and work instruction creation addition to calibration and maintenance procedures.
  • Experience with RFID and Access Control panels is preferred, but not required
  • Experience with Quality processes/tools (5S, Kaizen, Six Sigma, …), but not required
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with various departments throughout the organization
  • Must be a flexible, decisive, and a proactive problem solver
  • Must be a champion of change.  Capable of proposing & implementing new ideas regarding simplification and improvement to business processes
  • Must be a strong communicator and possess strong organizational skills with the ability to work on multiple priorities at once
  • Must be able to manage and work with virtual teams
  • Must be a team player, dependable and able to perform in a fast-paced environment and be proficient at conflict resolution.




Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly




HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation





We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Cardiff, ENG, GB, CF15 7AB

Production & Skilled Trades
Mid-senior level