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Surface Mount Operator

Department

Operations

Reports Direct

Head Of Operations

Location

Peterlee

Job Purpose

Primary Purpose of the Position

  • Set-up and operate SMT assembly lines (to include solder paste, SMT placement, reflow & inspection equipment).
    • Pick, kit materials to SMT machine feeders (iPulse pick & place machines), de-kitting at end builds.
    • Monitor machine spit-out and report variances (engage Production Engineering as required).
    • On line component identification / verification when reels are changed over.
    • Physical count and reconciliation of materials in support of stock checks and kitting activity.
    • Support first-off build / inspection at the start-up of each new build.
    • Ensure adherence to TPM procedures.
    • Ensure the highest standard of housekeeping and adherence to Health and Safety requirements.
  • Ensure SMT build, inspection, routing records & activities are accurate / maintained and up to date.
  • Ensure efficient and controlled transition of Quality assured products to hand assembly.
  • Maintain compliance with PCBA / product build and test processes (incl. IPC-A-610 Class 3; J-STD-001 and all relevant site Certifications).

Desired Skills

  • Good, all-round education.
  • Experience of kitting to Surface Mount ‘pick and place’ machines.
  • Numerate and able to read technical drawings / work instructions / process instructions & routings.
  • Competent in use of MRP and ERP systems.
  • Clear understanding of modern electronic circuit boards and system assembly techniques.
  • Flexible and able to work to timescales within a busy manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work on their own initiative and as part of an integrated team.
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels (written & oral).
  • Flexibility to work shifts (including night shift) as required is a prerequisite of this role.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Set-up and operate SMT assembly lines (to include solder paste, SMT placement, reflow & inspection equipment).
    • Pick, kit materials to SMT machine feeders (iPulse pick & place machines), de-kitting at end builds.
    • Monitor machine spit-out and report variances (engage Production Engineering as required).
    • On line component identification / verification when reels are changed over.
    • Physical count and reconciliation of materials in support of stock checks and kitting activity.
    • Support first-off build / inspection at the start-up of each new build.
    • Ensure adherence to TPM procedures.
    • Ensure the highest standard of housekeeping and adherence to Health and Safety requirements.
  • Ensure SMT build, inspection, routing records & activities are accurate / maintained and up to date.
  • Ensure efficient and controlled transition of Quality assured products to hand assembly.
  • Maintain compliance with PCBA / product build and test processes (incl. IPC-A-610 Class 3; J-STD-001 and all relevant site Certifications).

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience Required

  • Experience of kitting to Surface Mount ‘pick and place’ machines.
  • Numerate and able to read technical drawings / work instructions / process instructions & routings.
  • Competent in use of MRP and ERP systems.
  • Clear understanding of modern electronic circuit boards and system assembly techniques.
  • Flexible and able to work to timescales within a busy manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work on their own initiative and as part of an integrated team.
  • Excellent communication skills across all levels (written & oral).
  • Flexibility to work shifts (including night shift) as required is a prerequisite of this role.

 

Qualifications

Desired Skills

  • Good, all-round education.

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