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SMT Technician

Location: not specified 
Date: 2019-07-19
Employment Category: Architecture and Engineering
Posted by: Peak Technical Staffing USA

Business Category: Community and Social Service

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The SMT Technician is responsible for the setting up, programming and/or operation of all aspects of the Printed Circuit Boards Assembly (PCBA) process to ensure that customer’ s specifications/requirements are met. They will set up, program and/or operate the Screen Printer, SMT Pick and Place Machines and Reflow Ovens to insure all quality aspects are met for every job or project.


  • Review and inspect all incoming data from customers to insure data is sufficient for assembly of PCBs.

  • Inspect all Stencils for form, fit and function as it relates to the PCBA job and the Screen Printer.

  • Setup and program the Screen Printer for defect free printing.

  • Program SMT Pick and Place Machines using customer supplied BOM and XY DATA.

  • Coordinate with QC for FA Inspection to insure proper placement of parts.

  • Perform reflow profiling of reflow oven as it pertains to each assembly build.

  • Record and maintain all reflow profiles for current and future builds of all products.

  • Using defect or nonconformance data, effectively communicate quality issues, via QMS procedures, to the PCB Assembly Manager or assembly house personnel as required, for immediate correction.

  • Using customer Bill of Material and assembly notes, verify that assembly is built correctly, up to and including final inspection.

  • Identifies and reports all processes and product non-conformances. Maintains all required logs and records.

  • Communicate any discrepancies to the appropriate management representative in order to ensure that all products meet customer specifications.

  • Perform in process inspection of printed circuit board assemblies; components verification, and solder-ability to insure quality built boards.

  • Read and understand customer’ s drawings, specifications and requirements as they apply to inspecting printed circuit board assembly.

  • Read, understand, and comply with ISO procedures and work instructions.

  • Read and understand IPC specifications as related to manufacturing and inspecting printed circuit board assembly.

  • Complete various forms and documentation as related to reporting inspection results.

  • Communicate both verbally and written with coworkers and management regarding procedures, inspections, requirements and other elements of quality assurance.


  • High School Diploma preferred.

  • 3-5 years experience as an SMT Programmer or Technician in the printed circuit board industry.

  • Previous knowledge of mechanical, thru-hole, surface mount, electronic component identification and performing reworks on printed circuits boards a must.

  • Ability to read and interpret quality control specifications, IPC 610 certification, blue print drawings and engineering specifications.

  • Ability to use quality related measuring equipment’ s.

  • Ability to follow procedures and maintain quality of products at all time.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Good computer skills and the ability to learn new skills and tasks as required.

  • Strong time and document management and interpersonal skills.

  • Willing to take on new challenges within demanding deadlines utilizing results-oriented performance style.

  • Strong work ethic, eager to learn and willing to contribute to meet company’ s goal.

  • Ability to work independently or with a team.


  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment.