Manufacturing Engineer, PCBA



Posted on Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Please submit your resume in English - we can only consider applications submitted in this language.

Only applications of candidates with Mexican citizenship will be evaluated for this role in compliance with the provisions of Article 7 of the Federal Labor Law.

Note: Google’s hybrid workplace includes remote roles.

Remote location: Mexico.


Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 10 years of experience in PCBA, L10 High Level Assembly (HLA) manufacturing.
  • Experience qualifying Surface Mount Technology (SMT) equipment, processes, and HLA.
  • Experience leading manufacturing partner initiatives.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Certification in Lean Six Sigma Black Belt (LSSBB).

About the job

As a Manufacturing Engineer, you will evaluate the product designs and create the processes, tools, and procedures behind Google search technology. You will collaborate with Commodity Managers and Design Engineers to determine Google infrastructure needs and product specifications. Your work will ensure the various pieces of Google infrastructure fit together perfectly and keep our systems humming along smoothly for a seamless user experience. Additionally, you will be responsible for leading the development, qualification and continuous improvement of PCBA, L10, and process solutions at partner sites globally.

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.


  • Define, develop, qualify, and optimize manufacturing processes.
  • Oversee and approve manufacturing process changes and ensure manufacturing standards are defined and complied with by Contract Manufacturers (CMs).
  • Support New Product Introduction (NPI) builds and ensure production readiness at existing CMs.
  • Provide Google support and triage of manufacturing interrupts, escalations, and risks.
  • Identify Design for Excellence (DFX) opportunities and communicate lessons learned from manufacturing builds.

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