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POSTED 02/22/2024

SMT Machine Operator I

Location: Brooklyn Park, MN
SMT Machine Operator I
Brooklyn Park, MN 
We are actively recruiting for SMT (Surface Mount Technology) Machine Operator candidates for a temp to hire opportunity with a global company and a globally recognized leader in the field of industrial automation.  Interested candidates should have machine operating experience (SMT experience preferred), proficiency with basic computer software, and strong organization skills.
SMT Machine Operator I Job Description:   

  • Read schematics, diagrams, SOPs, and production schedules to determine product or job instructions and specifications.
  • Follow documented procedures to perform machine operator processes (set-up, startup, loading, production runs, shutdown, and alarms).
  • Monitor machine operation and make minor machine adjustments such as placement of parts, parts change over, clear machine jams.
  • Observe meters, gauges, and machine operations to ensure that soldering or brazing processes meet specifications.
  • Conduct in-process inspections and effectively communicate non-conformances.
  • Set up and Tear Down procedures (pick/restock components utilizing the inventory control system, load/unload feeders).
  • Follow escalation procedures to notify proper contact for machine malfunctions.
  • Record operational information on specified production reports.
  • Record data output and meet daily quality and efficiency quotas.
  • Participate in and foster a positive team atmosphere.
SMT Machine Operator I Job Requirements:   

  • High School education or better
  • Related machine operating experience, SMT experience highly preferred. 
  • Knowledge of safe machine operation practices
  • Must be able to read and understand English
  • Knowledge of basic math/calculations
  • Must be able to read and understand mechanical drawings, blueprints and/or schematics.
  • Working knowledge of Oracle or Optel preferred. 
  • Attention to detail and quality
  • Ability to meet physical demands:
    • Constantly bending neck to monitor machine operations, use scopes for precision work and perform inspections.
    • Frequently moves about the area to monitor the machine, set up reels, replace reels, etc.
    • Occasionally bends and stoops to retrieve some reel and perform some start up aspects.
    • Occasionally may crouch or squat to secure test fixtures in or remove from lift.
    • Constantly reaches at or below shoulder level to operate machine controls and hand tools, obtain parts and supplies, etc.
    • Occasionally stands stationary to load reels and panels, make adjustments, replace reels, etc.
    • Constantly lifting, holding and/or carrying various objects weighing up to 30 lbs
Compensation for the SMT Machine Operator I:
Compensation starts at $20.00 to $21.00 per hour.