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SMT Process Technician

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Kay and Associates
Physical Address
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Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Job Description


Kay and Associates, Inc. is looking for an SMT Process Technician for contract manufacturer of circuit board assemblies, wire harnesses, and final electro-mechanical assemblies in Elk Grove Village.



Elk Grove Village, IL



TBD, depending on experience


Work Schedule:

1st shift, Monday ? Friday, 7:00AM to 3:30PM


Key Objectives:

  • Ensure all the existing process equipment used within the PCB department are maintained, serviced and repaired to minimize downtime while ensuring high standards of quality
  • Create or maintain all maintenance logs
  • Continually develop and learn the latest equipment, process and maintenance procedures.
  • Ensure all equipment software is updated to latest version
  • Maintain spare parts inventory for all existing process equipment
  • Monitor and verify that the machines all function in a safe and reliable manner
  • Actively contribute to the justification of new equipment
  • Operate equipment or work in other areas when key objectives are slow


Beneficial/ Preferred Skill Set:

  • 2 years+ experience with and a high level of understanding of SMT/PCB and manufacturing processes including:

    • SMT Screen Printing
    • SMT Pick & Place
    • Conveyors and Transfers
    • Reflow Soldering
    • AOI
    • Radial Placement
    • Wave Flow Soldering
    • Selective Soldering
    • Process flow
    • Process Materials (e.g., Fluxes, Solder Paste, and Solder Bar etc.)
    • Oven Profiling
    • Work Instructions
  • Understanding of relevant procedures and engineering documentation
  • Experience with hand soldering
  • A good learner with skills required to develop knowledge and awareness.
  • Ability to effectively train new employees in the operation and operator level maintenance of the machinery required in their role.
  • Capacity to be project, routine, and task driven, focusing on critical time closures
  • Ability to focus attention to detail, multi-task and plan work load effectively
  • Able to stand for long periods
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Work overtime if necessary



  • Good organization of work plac

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