SMT Operator

Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906664
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Responsible for loading materials into machines for production, adjusting machine speeds during production and inspecting the objects produced.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Operate the machine, which includes understanding the sequence of events, the control panel and indicators, and understand how to replenish supplies and components per
  • Standard Operating Procedures Set-up of the machine, which includes machine adjustments and ability to perform set-up (feeder loadingand changing) per the manufacturing instructions and Standard Operating Procedures
  • General machine cleaning and upkeep per the Standard Operating Procedures

Previous experience and person description: 

  • Basic electronic component recognition
  • Ability to copy from samples and to work from drawings or parts lists
  • Ability to read colour codes and component identity markings desirable
  • Use of basic hand tools – screwdrivers, pliers, cutters, soldering iron
  • Post flow solder inspection and rectification of soldering defects
  • Hand soldering and mechanical assembly
  • Some PCB testing using automated test jigs
  • Must be flexible and willing to carry out different tasks as required
  • A positive attitude and good team player
  • IPC 610 accreditation would be an advantage but not a pre-requisite as onsite training is available.



Contact Dan Maund to talk about this role on 01379 514100