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SMT operator

Ref no. BHN566523
Location Waterlooville, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Closed

Job summary

Our Client based in Waterlooville requires an experienced SMT Operator to join their busy team

Key skills required for this role

SMT, pick and place


SMT, pick and place

Job description

Position: Production Assembler, Pick & Place Operative

This role combines a board level assembly role as well as holding principal responsibility for operating the Pick & Place machine. The successful candidate will possess a positive 'can-do' attitude and be an excellent problem solver and team player. With a methodical approach and eye for detail, the ideal candidate will be comfortable working unsupervised as well as part of a team and have demonstrable experience of operating a Pick & Place machine. A flexible team player with a strong background in electronics assembly.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Operating and maintaining theSMT Pick & Place machines and observing stringent health & safety requirements.
    • Operating screen printing machine
    • Programming and setup of P&P machines
    • Programming and maintaining reflow oven
  • PCBA assembly involving SMT and PTH soldering
  • Cable assembly, involving the use of crimp tools
  • Electro mechanical assembly
  • Working from customer BOM's / drawings to ensure that manufacturing is completed to required standards.
  • PCBA rework

Experience / Skills / Qualifications:

  • Ability to operate Pick & Place machine essential.
  • Off-line programming of P&P machines (Juki etc)
  • Strong problem solving / diagnostic skills.
  • Excellent component recognition / knowledge.
  • Ability to work with fine pitch components under a microscope.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and clearly communicate technical information.
  • Ability to prioritise a busy workload.
  • Ability to excel under pressure.

Hours of work Monday to Friday 07:30 - 16:00

Must have Right to Work in the UK as CANNOT offer sponsorship

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