Manufacturing Enablement Specialist


An Exciting Early Career Opportunity for a Manufacturing Enablement Specialist!! 
Cypress, CA (on-site)
Job ID: 26753
Do you embrace challenges and enjoy finding ways to optimize processes? Do you want to be part of a major operational change and are you ready to invest your time and share your expertise and in return have the opportunity to elevate your career alongside global peers? If this sounds like you, we can’t wait to speak with you!
Who are we? 
HID 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. Check us out here: and 
Joining Mercury Security, part of HID: 
Mercury Security is a global leader in the supply of OEM access control hardware. “Merc” has an installed base of 4 million control panels worldwide and has been providing enhanced access control technology to its valued partners since 1992. HID acquired Mercury in 2017, and integrated Oracle in 2021 and is currently in the process of integrating to HID's Universal Testing Solution and Operations Solution Platform as part of technology confluence and optimization across HID and this is where we need you


As our Manufacturing Enablement Specialist, you’ll support HID’s success by: 
•    Acting as primary support within the HID Cypress distribution center (DC) to Production’s (assembly and test areas) issues and requests in the spirit of Continuous Improvement
•    Supporting Design for Manufacturability (DFM) review process for New Product Introduction (NPI) initiatives, assist in Launch Verification Readiness Test (LRVT). 
•    Participating in the procurement, start-up and integration of new tooling and capital equipment to support production and facility enhancements as required.
•    Developing documented guidelines, work instructions (WRI) and training for manufacturing processes and/or equipment (tooling, fixturing, gages, etc.) introduction as needed. 
•    Obtaining a good grasp of the current and any new Operations Solutions and IT to provide low level/immediate support to enable fulfillment.  
•    Identifying and investigating new technologies to refine manufacturing processes that a) reduce operating costs and scrap, b) improve quality (First-Pass yield) and safety.  
•    Collaborating with HID functional orgs across the globe to drive short-term and long-term solutions and improvements to achieve goals outlined as part of Value Analysis/Value Engineering (VA/VE).
•    Reviewing and updating processes and manufacturing documentation of current products as a result of process and engineering design changes to ensure ISO compliance.
•    Reviewing, creating, and implementing Engineering (ECO), Manufacturing (MCO) or Documentation (DCN) change orders in a timely manner. 
•    Evaluating and maintaining time standards that result in increased productivity and precision.
What we will love about your background: 
•    Good knowledge of Oracle and Agile or similar systems 
•    Comfortable with navigating a matrixed organization with many stakeholders in various time zones
•    Excellent analytical, problem-solving and data presentation skills 


Your Experience and Education include:             
•    Minimum 2 years’ experience in a printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) production environment is required
•    High school diploma, GED, or equivalent education required; AA degree in Electrical and/or Mechanical engineering is preferred
•    Background of Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical production machinery is essential.
•    Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing internally within HID as well as externally with suppliers and customers when needed.
•    Ability to read & interpret engineering drawings, Bills of Material (BOM), tech journals, specifications, international technical standards, etc.
•    Excellent knowledge of ISO9001 standards and commitment to its adherence  
•    Experience in lean methodology is required, including Process Mapping, 5S etc.
Who you are as a Team Member:
•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and respect for other’s time
•    Quality- and detail-oriented with a highly collaborative nature 
•    Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects 
•    You welcome opportunities to incorporate diversity into your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and opinions. You also embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


Why apply? 
•    Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
•    Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers. 
•    Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.


The wage range for this role considers a broad scope of factors that are considered when making compensation decisions, including but not limited to: skill sets, experience and training, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At HID, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. The base salary for California is $86,331 to $90,618.


This opportunity may be open to flexible working arrangements.


HID 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 52,000 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.


Long Beach, CA, US, 90815

Production & Skilled Trades
Travel Required: 0%-10%

Nearest Major Market: Long Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Los Angeles