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DFM Engineer Amsterdam Netherlands

DFM Engineer

Amsterdam | North Holland | Netherlands

About us

Fontem Ventures is an e-vapour technology company, producing leading e-cigarette brand blu and lifestyle energy products. Headquartered in Amsterdam and with research labs in Liverpool, UK and Beijing, China, Fontem's commitment is to developing products which meet consumer needs today and tomorrow. Fontem Ventures is a subsidiary of Imperial Brands PLC.

Our culture

*This industry is fast paced and undergoing constant change. So here is an opportunity to help define and shape the standard and measures of success. We have a multi-cultural environment where openness is the order of the day – from new starters all the way to the CEO.

There is also the opportunity to figure things out as you progress, and to make things happen – because you can control how your ideas are put into action. Shape the future, be disruptive, challenge and be challenged. That’s life at Fontem.

The role

The DFM implementation Engineer will be responsible for Fontem’s new product introductions at the various factories. The role will require design experience with silicone and plastic injection moulded components, metal stampings and other mass fabrication methods.  Additionally a quality background is required in order to generate tool qualification protocols and review qualification data from suppliers. 

Key accountabilities

  • Responsible for new tooling qualification.
  • Generate qualification protocols.
  • Review tool qualification data.
  • Review Design For Manufacturing (DFM) reports from suppliers and fabricators.
  • Conduct Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (PFMEA) on processes.
  • Conduct root cause analysis on product failures and document findings in reports.
  • Generate Supply Corrective Action Requests (SCARS).
  • Document process flow.
  • Generate work instructions.
  • Coordinate material demand and supply between the factories and the markets.
  • Implement new product transfers from the Innovation team.
  • Manufacturing line qualification.

Skills & experience

  • Minimum degree in mechanical engineering or similar field.
  • 5 years’ experience in a high volume manufacturing environment.
  • Must know statistical methods for setting specifications, evaluating changes and analysing data.
  • Understanding of good design practices of injection moulded parts, extrusions and silicone components.
  • Good understanding of printed circuit board fabrication practices.
  • Working knowledge with SolidWorks.
  • 1 year working with a software document control system (Arena, ASAP, Agile etc.).
  • Frequent overseas travel.
  • Understanding of the pFMEA process and how to manage risk on an assembly line.

Next steps

Interested? 

*We want to hear your story! 

Apply directly or for more question, reach out to me at berta.malik@blu.com

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