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PCB Technician

  • £20000 per annum
  • Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Posted: 21/03/2019
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 439101505

Job Details

Job Role

Support projects and processes as directed by the Production Manager and Electronic Engineers and production schedules

SMT program development, updates, and maintenance

SMT production support, procedure development

Continuous improvement methods

Work across functions to maintain equipment and ensure efficient operation to meet production schedules (correct clean down methods after run)

Troubleshoot programs, processes, and machines to determine issues and perform fault corrections where required

Following any NPI build through programming stages to make changes to the programs where necessary

Assist with daily machine maintenance

Create relevant technical standard operating procedures to suit products

Create care point instructions for delicate parts that would need to be further inspected after points within the production run

Escalate manufacturing issues to appropriate personnel when required

Create any technical documentation relating to builds or machines

Create correct standard documents on programming, optimising and running the production equipment

Updating key process documents to monitor production fails and machine breakdowns and escalating to relevant departments (production engineering) for further assistance

Essential Experience

Minimum 2 years in a similar position

Previous employment in a Surface Mount Electronics Manufacturing company

Desirable Skills

Programming robotic pick and place machines

Programming solder screen printers

Programming 3D AOIs and also 2D AOIs

An understanding of wave solder maintenance

Profiling reflow ovens and wave solder machines

Standard operating procedure writing

Technical understanding of components and assembly

Personal Attributes

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

High level of computer skills (Excel, Word, Offline Programming Editor, Online Programming Editor)


Diploma in an Engineering discipline

HNC is desirable, but not required.

Previous training with pick and place machines (Mirae)

If you are interested please apply ASAP. The People Network is an employment agency and will respond to all applicants within three - five working days. If you do not hear within these timescales please feel free to get in touch.