Microchip Technology Prod. Specialist - Lead in Simsbury, Connecticut
Assembles modules by hand soldering surface mount electronic components and Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) devices to PCBs, using MIL-STD 883, J-STD and Microchip Technology processes. Fabricates wiring harnesses, cable and connector assemblies. Mechanically assembles the individual components into a completed product using proper ESD procedures. Assists other assemblers with training in approved processes. This position supports the development of the members of the team and promotes the established Guiding Values of Microchip Technology.
Responsibilities include the following:
Solders electronic components, wiring harnesses and installs SAW components on printed circuit boards (PCB) using assembly drawings and travelers provided through computer networking.
Leads the Module Assembly team and assists in training and development of team members.
Completes module assembly by installing PCBs into module cases using assembly drawings and travelers provided through computer networking.
Performs quality inspection of purchased and manufactured products in accordance with established Microchip procedures before and after any assembly task.
Documents all instances of inspection thru the Work Order Event Database. Reports any unusual discrepancies or problems promptly to management.
Signs off travelers and moves product forward to Inventory or Test department.
Proactively participate in Lean Manufacturing activities.
Other tasks as assigned.
Microchip Technology targets candidates who value teamwork, have effective interpersonal skills, respect the technical leadership and structured processes that we utilize to build our world-class products.
High School Diploma or GED.
Minimum of 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment performing assembly and soldering tasks.
3-5 years of experience in a leadership or supervisory role.
Experience in training others in electronic assembly tasks and processes.
Current IPC J-STD-001 certification. (Space Addendum cert preferred but not required )
Ability to inspect completed work of self and others to Mil-Std-883 and IPC J-Std-001 standards and ability to identify non-compliances.
Experience using a microscope.
Experience using Microsoft Windows, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Microsoft Outlook.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to communicate well in English, both verbal and written.
Hands-on experience with electronics manufacturing, materials, and processing.
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build positive relationships with individuals at all levels.
Knowledge of and experience using Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement.
Experience with rework of electronic assemblies with compliance to IPC-7711/7721 standards.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, or balance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus while working under a microscope.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 5 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Work is performed indoors.
This job requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by the export laws of the United States. Candidates are required to provide proof of US citizenship, Permanent US residency or classification as a protected individual as defined in 8 USC 1324b (a) (3).
Equal Opportunity Employer
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Applicants with Disabilities
If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a medical condition or disability, please send us an email here with "Applicant Accommodation Request" in the subject line of the email. Alternatively, you may call us at 480-730-7330 to let us know the nature of your request.