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SMT Operator - 1st Shift
Ref No.: 18-00523
Location: Waukegan, Illinois
Position Type:Temp to Hire
Pay Rate : $ 16.00 - 19.00 /Hour
Job Classification:Machine Operator
Duration:Contract to hire
Title: SMT Operator
Location: Gurnee Area
Pay Rate: $16 - $17/hr
Duration of Job: Contract to Hire
Hours: 6am - 2:30pm

Setup, operate & troubleshoot SMT equipment. Perform hand placement and soldering of components at the Company.

Reporting Relationships
Reports directly to the Production Supervisor Dept 1. May take directions from SMT Lead

Works closely with all departments, but especially Quality and Materials

Other (Travel, working conditions, unusual work schedules, etc.)
The majority of the time will be spent in a modern factory with a controlled temperature
Workday consists of an 8 hour day, 5 days a week, with overtime when required
Must have reliable transportation

Education/Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required
Requires a High School diploma or equivalent
Requires 3+ years SMT equipment operation
Certification in soldering, preferred
Knowledge of electronic components identification
Excellent organizational skills, problem solving techniques, and accuracy are essential

Mental Demands
Must be able to function well in a team or group environment
Must be able to communicate well
Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and prioritize duties
Must be able to read and understand assembly drawings
Must be able to comprehend and perform duties in accordance with an ISO9001 Quality System

Physical Demands
Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs
Must be able to distinguish colors, fine circuit detail, and tones
Eye protection required in manufacturing area
ESD protection required in manufacturing area

SMT Equipment
EKRA X4 & XACT4 Stencil Printers
HELLER 1707 7-Zone Reflow Ovens

Tools Required
Computer Solder Iron Electronic Hand Tools


Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
% Time E/M
1. Program SMT equipment for production 10% E
2. Loading, setup and unloading of SMT Feeders 10% E
3. Verification of work order kits and setup(s) 10% E
4. Operate and troubleshoot SMT equipment 50% E
5. Placement and soldering of components 5% E
6. Operate Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) Machine 5% E
7. Keeping area neat and organized 5% M
8. Performing other duties as required 5% M

E = Essential Function
M = Marginal Function

Espo Corporation
Willowbrook, IL 60527
(630) 789-2525
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