SMT Technician (Tampa)

May 11, 2017 9:19 AM | Anonymous member

This position is responsible for monitoring, evaluating, reporting, and improving the performance of all manufacturing equipment and machines.  The position also performs evaluation, preventative and corrective maintenance, including immediate repairs on a variety of equipment utilized in the production process. As part of the Operations team, this position will work with Production Line leadership, Product, Process, Quality, and Test engineers on multiple product lines supporting both commercial and Government value streams. 

  • Maintains equipment, to include: cleaning, lubrication, minor repairs and adjustments, programming, and determining appropriate action for mechanical, electrical pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment failures
  • Operates and troubleshoots SMT equipment to include printer, adhesive station, chip shooter, pick & place, reflow oven, X-Ray, wash, router, de-panel unit, AOI unit, paste height, and measurement
  • Assists with compilation and analysis of cell board product yield and supports engineering in continuous improvement efforts
  • Accurately enters data associated with the SMT process
  • Monitors and improves SMT line process activities
  • Interfaces with engineering to incorporate changes and cost savings
  • Reads and interprets electronic assembly drawings, layouts, Bills of Materials, SOD’s and ISO procedures
  • Provides on-the-job training to employees working in the area
  • Supports production delivery requirements, by developing and reviewing visual control charts and assisting continuous improvement efforts
  • Identifies root cause, and systematically solves issues on equipment and end product, aiding engineers, other technicians, and operators
  • Ensures the equipment complies with departmental and company standards


  • Associates degree or vocational certificate in a technical program
  • Minimum of three years of experience
  • Certified IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001
  • General knowledge of the use of mechanical hand tools and soldering equipment
  • Ability to interpret layouts
  • Understanding of material and component types, styles, symbols, and color codes
  • Highly skilled in problem solving techniques and methods (process, product, procedure)
  • Experience with continuous improvement; Lean manufacturing preferred
  • Working knowledge of electronics, pneumatics, hydraulics, and mechanical operations/systems
  • Knowledge of tolerances of 25 mils center to center
  • May require handling or exposure to chemicals used in the production area
  • Continuous standing during daily support initiatives.  Occasional lifting and moving of material and fixtures over 25 pounds and up to 60 pounds. Infrequent movement of equipment with casters in excess of 100 pounds
  • Ability to obtain a US Government granted security clearance
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office programs
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Inter- and intradepartmental contact
  • Successfully complete and demonstrate the ability to perform the requirements of the following programs:
    All Manufacturing Training Programs
    PWB Handling
    First Piece Certification
    Component Identification

Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information.  Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens.  Upon employment all employees will have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.

Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Pre-employment drug screening required. 

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