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Hardware Engineer, Manufacturing and Operations

Minimum qualifications:

+ Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, related field, or equivalent practical experience

+ Experience creating manufacturing assembly processes, driving product launches and assembly process optimization within manufacturing operations

+ Experience working with product design/quality engineers, and Operations teams.

+ Experience driving product launches and assembly process optimization within manufacturing operations

Preferred qualifications:

+ Experience with cross-functional collaboration and project planning.

+ Experience writing diagnostic test and automation software in Python, Labview or similar environment for bringup, testing, and making demos

+ Experience in system prototyping, hardware/software integration, consumer electronics development, may include experience working with or project managing component and manufacturing vendors

+ Experience with automated scripting and tooling for performance validation and manufacturing validation

+ Demonstrated capability in facilitating physical mocks and rapid prototyping activities within a particular domain area (displays/lighting/sound/optics)

Google has one of the largest and most powerful computing infrastructures in the world. Your team is responsible for providing the manufacturing capability to deliver this state-of-the-art physical infrastructure. As a Manufacturing Engineer, you evaluate the product designs and create the processes, tools and procedures behind Google's powerful search technology. When vendors build parts for our infrastructure, you're right there alongside ensuring manufacturing processes are repeatable and controlled. You collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google's infrastructure needs and product specifications. Your work ensures the various pieces of Google's infrastructure fit together perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience.

You will sit in the engineering systems that facilitate Google’s real-time global collaboration needs across the company. The team builds the future of Google’s custom hardware for use at home and in the office.

Behind everything our users see online is the architecture built by the Technical Infrastructure team to keep it running. From developing and maintaining our data centers to building the next generation of Google platforms, we make Google's product portfolio possible. We're proud to be our engineers' engineers and love voiding warranties by taking things apart so we can rebuild them. We keep our networks up and running, ensuring our users have the best and fastest experience possible.

+ Work with external vendors and internal groups to optimize hardware performance for image quality and/or audio performance, or other communication relevant field and associated design criteria

+ Develop tools (write code/scripts) for evaluation and analysis, leveraging automation where appropriate, to optimize hardware performance and product visualization/documentation of results

+ Develop processes for achieving hardware performance targets in partnerships with OEM/ODM

+ Communicate data driven feedback for Engineering team and stakeholders on product improvements and product readiness

+ Collaborate on the development of test fixtures and test software, provide analysis of samples and first articles, and inform the manufacturing flow and manufacturing testing processes

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