Surface Mount Machine Operator

Quest Employment
07 Dec 2018
05 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Surface Mount Machine Operator

Quest are currently recruiting for an exciting role based in Bedford, The SMT Operator operates Surface Mount machines that produce PCB assemblies. Preferably have practicable experience and knowledge of inspection and first off procedures. IPC 610 certified would also be an advantage

Principle Accountabilities:

* You will be required to call up relevant software programmes for the product in manufacture.
* Load and un-load PCB to Surface mount cells
* Work without supervision (after training).
* Remove, replenish and replace component feeders when components are exhausted
* Audit the outgoing solder quality
* Adjust and change solder tips and solder paste as necessary
* Clear feeder jams
* Undertake routine maintenance, including cleaning and lubrication
* Record hourly performance

Candidate specification

You must be physically fit as you will be standing whilst working on the machines.

Good communication skills are required and an understanding of Lean Principles would be an advantage.

Good mechanical aptitude is required, preferably with previous experience of working with mechanised production lines.

Start: ASAP

Hours of Work: 37 hours a week


3 shift rotas: 6am – 2pm 2pm – 10pm 10pm – 6am (Rotating weekly)


Please speak to Amy at the Bedford branch of Quest for further details

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