SMT (Surface Mount Technology) Process Engineer

Gillingham, Kent
c£26K pa
18 Feb 2019
Job role
Process Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time

Our established manufacturing Client based in Medway is currently looking for an SMT (Surface Mount Technology) Process Engineer to join their production team on a full time, permanent basis. The successful candidate will be involved with day to day production duties relating to PCB assembly and SMT.

Duties include:

·Program generation of SMT line equipment

·To provide technical support (trouble shooting, problem solving, producing jigs/fixtures) to the production lines

·Produce relevant documents to implement products and new product introductions into manufacture procedures – e.g. work instructions and BOM

·Work with the product team to identify manufacturing needs

·Assist with shop floor layout and cell designs

·To work closely with the shop floor offering support to line leaders and assembly operators

·Ensure product and process quality meets required specification

·Gather and report production cell KPI’s

·Utilise lean manufacturing methods

·Follow company quality procedures

·Offering support and guidance to the shop floor - supporting and training the line leaders and operators

Education / Skills/ Attributes:


·HNC in Electronic Engineering or equivalent

·Previous experience in Production Engineering including SMT, trouble shooting. Prior electronic manufacturing including conventional and SMT PCB

·Working with manufacturing equipment

·A understanding of Lean methodology

·Program generation for SMT line e.g. Pick and Place, AOI, Flying Probe, Solder Paste Printing Machine, Oven etc.

·Strong communicator verbally and written

·Able to work under pressure

·Pro-active and able to take ownership

·High attention to detail

·A good thinker and active listener

·Good time management skills

·Good problem solving skills

·Self-starter with the ability to quickly learn about new processes


·Certificate courses for manufacturing – desirable

·IPC-A610 certification experience – desirable

·SAP Business 1, 2D/3D CAD, Assembleon, BTU, Dek & SAKI AOI

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