Junior SMT Process Engineer

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Waterford, CT
$45,000 - $65,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jun 14, 2018
Job ID

StepBeyond Solutions Inc  - Our client is aggressively seeking a Junior SMT Process Engineer. 

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StepBeyond Solutions Inc is the leader in Executive Search and Technical Recruiting for Electronics Manufacturers. StepBeyond.com has been the premier online EM recruiting site since 1997.
Who do we recruit? Anyone who has a reason to step on the floor of an electronic assembly operation.


Develops and manages SMT assembly and soldering processes and associated staff in medium to high-mixed complex PCBA environment.

Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plans and develops processes and capacity utilization strategy for SMT assembly operation.
  • Solder paste printing, automated solder paste inspection, component placement, reflow soldering, automated optical inspection, automated X-ray inspection, 2D and 5D.
  • Identify and resolve production/quality issues.
  • Ensure production readiness of key processes in PCB assembly cycle.
  • Designs experiments to develop optimum production processes such as solder paste selection, stencil designs, feeder set up methodology, selective soldering techniques.
  • Optimizes machine set up and programming sequences.
  • Troubleshoots to root-cause equipment and process related problems.
  • Writes Pre and Post build DFM reports in customer centric manner.
  • Manipulates data files to accomplish above using Gerber, OB++, various CAD packages and 3D modeling such as Solidworks.
  • Able to work directly with customer’s engineering group to improve designs and enhance processes.

Education and/or Experience:
Associates Degree in Engineering or Technical field and one to two years of related experience