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Surface Mount Operator (SMT)

Salary: £25,000 - £40,000Start date: ASAPLocation: DerbyshireContract type: Permanent

Job description

Cordius is the exclusive partner to a small but growing innovative technology company supporting Government customers by researching and developing disruptive technologies that have truly game changing attributes.

This exciting Surface Mount Operator (SMT) opportunity will fulfil several requirements within a brand new, small but modern, manufacturing facility creating high quality electronic products.

Reporting to the Production Manager, you will be focused on the operation of the PCB Assembly surface mount line. The role will also include aspects of logistics, assembly, and testing of high-quality electronic products as required.

You will have a good knowledge of electronic manufacturing systems and production processes, and be able to operate and maintain the surface mount line in conjunction with the development team to fault find and propose enhancements to production items or processes.

Operations will include production build, new product introduction and prototype builds, and there is also the option to assist in enhancing existing processes and developing the production processes for new products.

The nature of this position requires you to be a British Citizen, as well as being able to obtain and retain an unconditional DV security clearance.

Required Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience working within an electronic manufacturing environment
  • Operation of solder paste application equipment
  • Operation of pick and place equipment
  • Operation of vapour phase reflow equipment
  • Operation of advanced AOI equipment

Required Technical Skills / Qualifications:
  • Training in surface mount technology (SMT) operations
  • HND/HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent - experience in lieu considered
  • Applicable IPC training

Personal Competencies:
  • Great attention to detail
  • Motivation to ensure excellent quality standards
  • Excellent communication and team working skills as well as the ability to work independently
  • Assertive and keen to improve processes and procedures
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Salary: £25,000 - £40,000 + Benefits

Location: Derbyshire

If you think you’ve got what it takes, we’d love to hear from you!

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