Machine Operator



Utilize SMT machines to place surface mount parts and solder reflow the devices to the printed circuit board.  Responsible for the set-up of all pieces of equipment on the SMT line, including the screen printer, the pick and place machines and the reflow oven.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all ESD requirements and Board Handling.
  • Use of Moisture Sensitive Device (MSD) handling requirements based on component moisture sensitive levels (MSL).
  • Utilize process sheets to ensure correct build of product.
  • Load feeders for surface mount machines using the load list provided by machine.
  • Verify correct part numbers being used for the specific job being run.
  • Initiate and select correct programs for SMT screen printer & SMT pick and place machines and correct reflow profile for the reflow oven.
  • Select the proper stencil screen for use during screen printing operation.
  • Comply with company standards of ESD, IPC-A-610, work instructions and ISO procedures and policies.
  • Perform machine preventative maintenance on screen printer and pick and place machines based on assigned schedules.
  • Operate stencil cleaning machine.
  • Clean boards as required based on soldering chemistry.
  • Support and follow all ISO standards related to various Quality Management Systems. These systems may include, but are not limited to, quality, the environment, health, safety and security.
  • Support all corporate and site 6S objectives.
  • Perform all other duties, as assigned.

Job Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Ability to utilize electronic manufacturing system (OCuity).
  • Pass IPC-DVE-64C Component Identification.
  • Pass IPC-A-610 Modules: 1, 2, 4, 7 & 8.
  • Microsoft Office/computer skills.
  • Knowledge of machine maintenance.


  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • 6 – 12 months previous electronic experience preferred.