Molex Summer Engineering Assistant in United States

You Know Molex...You may not see our name on the shelves, but our electronic solutions are inside the products you use every day. We work together with the world’s innovators to design and manufacture electronic solutions that solve complex technical challenges. About us… At Molex, we not only employ some of the most talented people from all over the world, we work to help cultivate tomorrow's breakthroughs. From our corporate headquarters in Lisle, IL to manufacturing floors around the world, the Molex team is dedicated to helping further the limits of technology. Title: Machine OperatorMolex is seeking an experienced Machine Operator to operate machine(s) at the required productivity levels. The (19) machines include: ABC Banks, Avikrimp Paragon, Auto Tape, Avikrimp Butts, Basic Tape Setup, Bullets, Buttsplice, Couplers, Extruder, Flags, Insulkrimp Paragon, Large Lugs, Molding Operator, NC Bank, Permaseal Butts and Setup, PIQD, QC, Windowbutt, and Wiretap. Essential Functions: Operator will be required to be trained and be capable of operating all above referenced operations in the departments so that work is performed effectively and to Molex’s performance and quality standardsAbility to use basic hand tools like screwdrivers, wrenches, picks, etc.Operator will be required to cross-train and rotate between departments as customer demands requireTroubleshoot and fix simple to moderate common machine and sensor problems without the help of a mechanicPackage and label finished products into the proper containers. This could require operator to print out the customer specific labels from a desktop computerOrder materials to keep machines stocked with necessary parts and perform all material changeoversPerform basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and divisionPerform various measuring and recordkeeping inspection procedures. Must be able to learn to use calipersAccurately complete all required paperwork such as labor production reports, and transfer of hours sheetsAssist in daily and monthly preventative maintenance dutiesAbility to use hand held data entry device such as a scanner or similar deviceActively support 5S, EHs, Quality, and GLSS programs by following all approved practices and procedures, performing clean-up activities, and identify and recommending improvements to ManagementJob Title:Summer Engineering AssistantJob Description:Molex is growing in the interconnectivity and electronics solutions business and we are looking for great people to grow with us. We are currently building our in house Engineering Internship staff and are looking for a talented Engineering Assistant to join our team. If you are looking for a way to accelerate your career and be part of a great company, this may be the opportunity for you.

In this role you will have the opportunity to work with highly dedicated professionals at Molex assisting the engineering department with coordinating, building, documenting and inventory of test samples, test requests; and initial sample preparations for EV, DV, and PV level testing. You will be a back-up crimp operator and perform standard testing on Molex products for reliability prior to their release and also to perform annual validation testing.


1.Maintains engineering inventory system, including: verification and documentation of incoming materials, daily quantity and content updates to inventory report, documenting and pulling inventory for sample requests, and tracking time usage by program and request.

2.Identifies and communicates to appropriate engineer any form, fit, and function anomalies found with incoming materials or during sample builds.

3.Aids in the development and continuous improvement of procedures for sample preparation,

test set-up, and testing.

4.Aids in advanced planning and coordinating of materials acquisition and test sample builds.

5.Aids in retrieving historical and traceability information for sample requests, specific builds, and inventoried materials .

6.Oversees additional personnel when required for large sample builds and emergencies.

7.Back-up operator for crimping operation, supports crimp requests during absence of primary operator and as needed for work overflow.


Sets up and operates standard and custom test equipment and chambers. Includes equipment such as microscopes, Instron type force equipment, various electrical parameter measuring devices, temperature/humidity chambers, etc.

9.Set up test boards and samples for electrical and environmental tests.

10.Perform mechanical tests (e.g. insertion/extraction).

11.Assist in resolving test problems, when necessary.

12.Communicate with Product Engineer on testing issues.

13.Understand, support, and contribute to Molex Total Quality Management (TQM), Quality (QS9000), and Environmental Management (ISO14000) Systems by following approved policies and procedures.

14.Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Number:5412BRCareer Field:EngineeringPosition Qualifications:EDUCATION

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


  • Two (2) years of college training in a technical field, or equivalent work experience in a technical field.


  • Two years manufacturing and/or quality experience in automotive.


  • Ability to quickly identify and detect common defects in molded/stamped connector components.


  • Basic computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office, strong mathematical background

Country:USALocation:Rochester Hills, MI 48309 Equal Opportunity Employer:We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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