SMT Operator in Austin, TX at Volt

Date Posted: 3/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $13.0 - $13.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is supporting a client that Provides a full spectrum of world-class electronics manufacturing services (EMS), from prototyping through full scale production including, turnkey box builds, engineering and advanced testing solutions. They specialize in low-to-medium volume, high-mix assemblies for IP critical and complex applications.

SMT Equipment Operator

Role and Purpose within the Organization:
Provides the expertise to safely operate surface mount production equipment, verify proper placement of SMT parts by this equipment (location and orientation) and correct minor equipment alignment or placement problems as they are identified to ensure product is built per customer specification and industry standards.

Qualifications for Job Function:
-Ability to read, understand and verify bills of material, assembly drawings and/or
other technical information applicable to operation of various pick-n-place and reflow
oven combinations.
-Must be able to discern between conforming and nonconforming equipment
operation based on visual and/or equipment monitoring capability.
-Must have visual acuity of 20/20 when corrected with lenses and the ability to discern
correct colors.
-Prior experience in operation of surface mount automated assembly equipment is
-Employee must meet other general requirements as indicated in the employee
-Must remain in a seated/standing position for sustained period of time


-Provides training on SMT equipment for new operators, emphasizing the safe
operation and use of the equipment.
-Provides inputs to Production Manager on personnel availability and scheduling.
-Works directly with Production Manager to review/manage SMT workload to meet
customer delivery dates.

Equipment operation:
-Operates various pick-n-place equipment as required.
-Selects and loads programs necessary to operate equipment.
-Loads variety of feeder units to accommodate part placement.

-Clears mis-feeds through manual and/or software console adjustment.
-Expels mis-picked material from equipment and accounts for entire parts kit quantities
as required.
-Ensures safe operation of all assigned equipment.
-Maximizes usage and throughput on all assigned equipment.
-Corrects material/parts misplacements/alignment either via personal actions or by
requesting technical support.

Visual verification:
-Provides continuous visual verification of parts/materials placement to provide finished
product that conforms to Quality System and customer requirements.
-Visually verifies that all parts placements are correct prior to reflow oven process.

-Maintains all assigned equipment in clean, working condition.
-Maintains clean/safe workspace adjacent to assigned equipment.
-Complies with general manufacturing housekeeping requirements.
-Keeps auxiliary equipment (feeders, carts, etc.) clean and in working order.

Quality System:
-Requests first article approval on each new product configuration and/or job before
beginning production run
-Complies with Quality System requirements

-Participates in assignments within Production operations as determined by
-Is a member of, and participates within, the assignments of the Quality Department as
may be determined by management.
-Provides support services to production as may be assigned by management.
-Performs other duties as assigned

Shift: 7:30am to 4pm (possibly 5pm-6pm as needed)  shift may change to 2:30pm to 11:00pm Monday thru Friday, some weekends

Volt Workforce Solutions is an equal opportunity employer