PCBA SMT Process Technician (First Shift)


Austin, TX

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Job Summary

To support our extraordinary teams who build great products and contribute to our growth, we’re looking to add a PCBA SMT Process Technician located in Austin, TX.

Reporting to the Process Engineering Director, the PCBA SMT Process Technician role provides assembly method engineering support in the development, implementation, and documentation of production processes in the manufacturing of electronic assemblies.

Schedule: First Shift - 7:00AM through 3:30PM, Monday through Friday.

What a typical day looks like:

  • Administers SMT programs to verify accurate placement, adhesive dispense, Screen Printer, Paste Inspection, Oven, AOI, Xray and/or Coating programs for accuracy.
  • Supports manufacturing production via diagnosis of placement and process issues and applies corrective actions.
  • Balances line and machines for optimal Standard Placement Rate.
  • Makes corrections to programs and submits software change forms.
  • Incorporates changes to product revision, performs line changes, and facilitates the transfer of programs and associated documentation to and from the site.
  • Electro-mechanical machine programming and troubleshooting for SMT processes starting with Laser etch going though post reflow 3D AOI

In addition to the above, the following duties may be performed.

  • Uses CAD data, Gerbers, Fab Drawings, Centroid data, Customer BOM’s, Fabmaster, assembly drawings, and panel drawings to generate programs for placement equipment.
  • Generates visual aids and setup documentation for manufacturing.
  • Programs multiple types of electro mechanical automated machines (including placement, screen print, optical inspection equipment, and dispensing)
  • Takes customer schedule (provided by CFT) and develops programs by schedule.
  • Provides input to capacity planning team through scheduling tools.
  • Maintains libraries of programs, profiles, and part data by customer and project.
  • In some cases, maintenance duties are performed.

The experience we’re looking to add to our team:

  • Typically requires a minimum of an AA Degree, military technical training or equivalent vocational training. Typically requires 3 years of related experience.
  • Use of the following tools: Electronic Assembly: color code, component, schematics, PCB touch-up, commercial soldering, mechanical assembly, PCB point to point wiring.

What you’ll receive for the great work you provide:

  • Full range of medical benefits, dental, vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Matching 401K
  • PTO
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Employee discounts at local retailers





Job Category
Production EngineeringRelocation: Eligible for domestic relocation only

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