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Sr Manufacturing Engineer, Process

Magic Leap

Magic Leap

Plantation, FL, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

A new paradigm of computing

Magic Leap is a pioneer in spatial computing, developing groundbreaking augmented reality technology that seamlessly blends digital content with the real world. As the creator of the next computing platform, our mixed reality devices unlock new possibilities for how people interact with and experience their surroundings.

Magic Leap could be your place if you want to be part of a united team where everyone is empowered and trusted to make an impact. At Magic Leap, you can explore innovative solutions and use your talents to solve real-world problems. Working alongside industry experts, you can grow your skills and amplify human potential at the intersection of the physical and digital worlds. We know that successful change and progress accelerate diverse perspectives. As we shape our future, everyone's voice matters. Together, we can reimagine the world of work and, with our bold partners, make the impossible possible.

The opportunity

The Product Development and Engineering job family is the core of Magic Leap’s revolutionary AR capabilities. These highly collaborative teams are responsible for our organization's engineering and technical operations, performing cutting-edge and complex scientific research and development that is 'defined as we build' to create new AR products, features, and marketplaces. Activities include undertaking research, design, development, and implementation activities to improve Magic Leap’s AR products and services; designing, constructing, testing, and operating equipment; ensuring that standards of quality, cost, safety, reliability, timeliness, and performance are met in production processes; interpreting plans, drawings, and specifications; and collaborating across all Magic Leap teams to ensure our AR product and features provide a high-quality, immersive experience, meeting and exceeding our customer’s needs and our business objectives.

As a Sr Manufacturing Engineer, Process on Magic Leap's Manufacturing Engineering team, you will take a demanding set of functions and turn them into the optics technology that makes the magic work. In this role you will monitor and control eyepieces, fabrication, and product performance for continuous improvement. In addition, you will manage tool productivity, set maintenance plans, and yields, conduct data analysis to improve processes, and manage quality measurement for their tool/process.

This role works closely with Quality and R&D engineers to improve product yield and to troubleshoot process flow from root causes to equipment tuning. In addition, our Manufacturing Engineers own and lead the stability, improvement, and performance functions of the tools, while driving continuous improvement to the tool/process to meet customer satisfaction and the requirements of the manufacturing ramp.

This role is based on our Plantation, FL (HQ) office and will require you to come into our office regularly. Relocation assistance offered.

What you’ll do

  • Sustain, and improve newly developed processes.
  • Provide technical leadership/guidance for Technicians and other Manufacturing / Equipment Engineers on the team; Assist and train technicians in basic troubleshooting, PMs, and quals.
  • Perform complex root cause analysis including Multi Factorial DOE, t-test, ANOVA, Correlation, Ishikawa diagram in order to promote safety, quality and efficiency.
  • Drive machine qualification including Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), Process Stability and Capability (CP/CPK, Gage Repeatability / Reproducibility (GR&R), and equipment/process matching.
  • Analyze Data coming from the tools to develop Predictive Maintenance.
  • Control Critical parameters coming from the tool to assess control Line Performance.
  • Provide troubleshooting assistance by collecting and presenting data for better understanding.
  • Will be a coach for operators and supervisors on Lean Six Sigma implementation.
  • Facilitate Kaizen teams and/or problem solving activities on the manufacturing floor with multi-department resources.
  • Optimize use of floor space, materials, personnel, and equipment.
  • Interact with machine vendors to resolve a variety of difficult process engineering issues/problems with limited supervision.
  • Communicate product and equipment status to the manufacturing organization in real-time.
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; Able to analyze existing operations and propose cost-justified produce and process improvements.
  • Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, SOPs and process work instructions compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Data collection and Analysis through the use of Time Studies.
  • Work with R&D engineers to define new processes and capabilities such as: closed-loop automation and control limits with audible/Visual alarms.

The experience you bring

  • 5+ years’ experience in manufacturing, preferably as a Manufacturing Engineer.
  • BS in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial) or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to create and edit manufacturing layouts in AutoCAD.
  • Process Improvement Mindset.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt minimum.
  • Knowledge of DMAIC and / or 5M Analysis process.
  • Experience with High Volume Manufacturing in a full automated environment.
  • Knowledge of Process Performance / Measurement System Analysis (OEE, CP, CPK, PPK, GR&R, etc).
  • Strong written, analytical, personal, technical, and software skills (CAD, Scheduling, Issue Tracking, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, JMP, etc).
  • Ability to make sound judgments and take the initiative to establish priorities, meet deadlines, and make decisions/choices within the functional area of responsibility with minimal direct supervision.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment.
  • Ability to read and interpret schematics.
  • Demonstrate experience with statistical process control methodologies and engineering analysis tools.
  • Strong data analysis, troubleshooting, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • Aptitude and desire to learn new skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a multicultural environment.

It’s exciting if you also have

  • Hands-on experience in the cleanroom, optics, semiconductor materials, and characterization. (Wet Cleans or Lithography a plus)
  • Controls Background (Fluent with PLC programming) AND/OR Knowledge of PLC programming and ladder logic
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose PLC's, Electrical & Mechanical systems
  • Knowledge of Servo & Stepper Motors, AC Drive
  • Experience with Computer Aided (CAD) or PTC Creo

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to Equal Employment Opportunities guidelines

Please note that we do not accept any application documents via (e-)mail. Furthermore, we do not accept applications from recruitment agencies for this role.

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If you need an accommodation during the application, interviewing, or hiring process, you may request an accommodation by emailing ApplicantAccommodation@magicleap.com. Magic Leap will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.


Our salary ranges are determined by role, level and location. In addition to salary, Magic Leap offers a discretionary bonus, equity, and a fully comprehensive benefits package for eligible employees.
US Base Salary Range
$91,900$122,500 USD