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SMT Operator

Company: Flex
Location: Buffalo Grove
Posted on: June 10, 2021

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Job Description

The SMT Operator will be based in Buffalo Grove, IL. Performs a variety of duties in the set-up and operation of equipment as defined in the work instructions for each process.

We are looking for someone who demonstrates:

* Intense collaboration * Passionate customer focus * Thoughtful, fast, disciplined execution * Tenacious commitment to continuous improvement * Relentless drive to win

Here is a glimpse of what you'll do

* Reviews production schedules, process procedures and specifications regarding the sequential start-up, operation and control of automated equipment and peripheral hardware. * Performs automated equipment set-up functions which include the loading of electronic components, raw cards, feeders, fixtures, stencils, chemicals, etc. * Performs sequential start-up for the automated equipment and all peripheral hardware. * Monitors the operation of the automated equipment and peripheral hardware. Initiates adjustments to ensure that the automated equipment and peripheral hardware operate within the established control limits. * Monitors the shelf-life usage of perishable chemicals, moisture sensitive parts and raw card assemblies. * Inspects quality levels of production on the automated equipment and peripheral hardware. Makes adjustments to equipment or hardware when workmanship drops below quality specifications. Initiate rework/repair activities on product that is substandard to the specifications. * Records data required for statistical process control or inventory management. * Performs preventive maintenance on the automated equipment and peripheral hardware at specified intervals and schedules. * Performs sequential shutdown, including the cleaning of the automated equipment or peripheral hardware.

Here is some of what you'll need (required)

* Completion of a high school degree or equivalent is preferred. Successful completion of company provided training may be required. * Able to read and comprehend moderately complex instructions. * Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees, leads and supervisors of the organization. * Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. * Ability to perform these operations using weight measurement and distance. * "Only current contractors working at the Buffalo Grove, IL will be considered."

"In addition, all contractors considered for this position must have at least 6 months experience performing as a SMT Operator.

* Demonstrates basic manufacturing line knowledge and participates in process. * Must be familiar with Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) electronic components and SMT assembly process. * Must be able to set-up and operate automated SMT assembly equipment including Screen Printer, Glue Dispensing Machine, Pick and Place Machine, and Reflow Oven. * Must be able to properly clean boards. * Able to perform basic soldering and rework of SMT components. Must successfully complete solder training course (Flex provided). * Picks components and prepares kits for manufacturing. * Able to perform visual inspections of SMT assemblies. * Able to maintain accurate job tracking records. * Able to interpret IPC-A-610 standards for acceptability and customer specifications. * Must be familiar with and able to use hand tools, screwdrivers, pliers, cutters, etc. * Shall maintain a neat appearance about self and work area. * Shall be accountable for quality, quantity and inspection of work performed. * Shall practice safe work habits and report unsafe conditions to supervisor. * Must be familiar with Flex handbook. * Train co-workers and assist when problems arise.

Job Category

OperationsRelocation: Not eligible

Is Sponsorship Available?


Flex does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters, recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services. Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. Flex does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status or any other status protected by law. Flex provides reasonable accommodation so that qualified applicants with a disability may participate in the selection process. Please advise us of any accommodations you request to express interest in a position by e-mailing: accessibility@flex.com. Please state your request for assistance in your message. Only reasonable accommodation requests related to applying for a specific position within Flex will be reviewed at the e-mail address. Flex will contact you if it is determined that your background is a match to the required skills required for this position. Thank you for considering a career with Flex.

Keywords: Flex, Buffalo Grove , SMT Operator, Other , Buffalo Grove, Illinois

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