Selective Solder Operator

Position Title: Selective Solder Operator

Department: Thru-hole

Reports to: Leads

Type: Full-time, Non-exempt

Shift: Day

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Principal Accountabilities:

  • Program, operate and perform PM’s on the Automated Selective Solder machines per work instructions
  • Fix solder defects caused by Automated Selective Solder machine
  • Assist the Assembly Pre-Wave Team in Prepping, Wave solder operation and Solder pot operation per work instructions when needed
  • Perform press fitting per work instructions when needed
  • Become IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 certified and retain those certifications
  • Meet production requirements: Ability to read, understand, and navigate in Fusion documentation, Pass the Component Identification quiz, Run in-line washers, Depanel per work instructions, and In-process inspect accurately
  • Become certified in solder level 2 in order to assist Assembly, Post Wave Team Members as needed
  • Maintain 6S standards and continually look for ways to improve processes
  • Be a role model by following and re-enforcing Safety, ESD, ITAR and QMS protocols
  • Actively participate in Lean activities and embrace change, as a minimum give feedback regarding changes to ensure stability and sustainability
  • Follow the procedures as defined in the QMS that pertain to your area or position. Help update procedures and work instructions as needed to match current process.
  • Work in a manner that meets or exceeds quality level and production schedule
  • Use the MES to track time the status of jobs
  • Pursue relentless reduction of waste

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Previous production experience
  • Must be a U.S. person as defined in ITAR, 22 CFR 120.15 (U.S. Citizenship or Legal Permanent Resident) and defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 certified
  • RPS selective solder experience

Minimum Competencies:

  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Ability to work within a team
  • Demonstrates excellent attention to detail
  • Basic computer skills

Preferred Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonnal skills
  • Be able to find the QMS documentation for your area or job
  • Know where the IPC-A-610 and J-STD-001 are located
  • Describe the work instructions required for your area and job

Silicon Forest Electronics also offers an exceptional benefit package including competitive wages, $1,500 tuition reimbursement annually, health, dental, and vision insurance, paid vacation, sick pay, 401(k) retirement plan, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, life insurance, and holiday pay.

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to or complete an online application available here.

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