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SMT Machine Operator II
Location Carlsbad
Internal Req ID 3357
Business Unit HME
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HME is currently recruiting for an   SMT Machine Operator II   to assist with Machine placement and assembly of surface mounted components on Printed Circuit Boards. This is a 2nd shift position, hours are   Monday-Friday, 2:30pm - 11:00pm.

What you will do in this position:

  • Load, calibrate, and operate SMT machine
  • Load SMT pick-and-place machine with components as outlined the documents provided
  • Calibrate and align component pick-up locations
  • Initiate Printed Circuit Board (PCB) assembly
  • Report all assembly errors to the Lead and/or Supervisor
  • Use the microscope to verify correct component placement and orientation
  • Manually align components prior to reflow within approved guidelines
  • Apply solder paste to PCBs using the MPM 100 or MPM 2500 printing equipment
  • Bake populated PCBs using the reflow oven
  • Perform post reflow inspection and touch-up
  • Maintain general cleanliness of the SMT Production area and equipment
  • Lead and/or Supervisor of all unresolved and/or potential problems which may affect the production schedule or quality of work
  • Perform all other tasks as assigned by the Lead and/or Supervisor


What you need to succeed in this position:

  • Must have 6+ months as an SMT Machine Operator
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to read and interpret assembly drawings, documents, and aides as required
  • Excellent eye-hand coordination
  • Above-average soldering skills

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. The employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and may occasionally be exposed to fumes and/or airborne particles.

HME is committed to building a company where highly talented, challenge-hungry people thrive. You will have the opportunity to learn and grow, while making a real contribution to our product. Our benefits package includes tuition reimbursement; 3 weeks paid vacation your first year, paid holidays, medical, vision and dental coverage, life insurance and 401K contributions.

Please apply online for immediate consideration.


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