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SMT Operator (Temp to Perm) 


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Operate, set-up, program and maintain assembly machines and equipment used to produce various production assemblies. Will identify and resolve equipment/process related defects.

Primary or Major Responsibilities:

SMT Machine Operators are responsible for the set-up, change over, operation and daily maintenance of complex SMT equipment and all associated tooling.

SMT Machine Operators may also perform SMT Kitting and Assembler/Tester functions (as required) including, but not limited to assembling parts, prepping parts, various assembly testing, soldering, loading/unloading SMT feeders, and part counting/estimating.

Set Up, Tear Down (Change Over), and Operate: Screen Printing, Component Pick & Place, Paste Inspection, and other machines in conformance with all accompanying documentation.

Set up oven with appropriate recipe as indicated by documentation.

Perform Part Verification of set up and reel changes.

Inspect deposited solder paste and populated PWB’s to applicable workmanship standards.

Maintain all tooling (Stencils, pallets etc) updating records and replacing old or worn-out tooling.

Performs or assists with full machine set-ups including transferring programs to specific machines.

Responsible for reading, interpreting and performing set up and/or prep instructions.

Initiate and maintain accurate paperwork and records as required by job.

Meet production goals and facilitate speedy resolution of machine problems as they arise.

Responsible for daily clean up of all assigned work areas.

Responsible for monitoring, minimizing and reporting machine scrap.

Perform daily and weekly preventative maintenance.

Troubleshoot functional problems with equipment and make adjustments as required.

Completes other duties as requested by the Manufacturing Manager or Team Leader.



High School Diploma or GED Equivalency required. 1-2 years previous manufacturing experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience .



Must be able to support standard business hours, Monday through Friday. Must also be able to support overtime on weekdays or weekends as required to support business needs.

Must have excellent manual dexterity and hand/eye coordination, able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and will at times be required to work with some chemical and bonding agents. 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.

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Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Open Date 5/24/2023  
About the Organization Are you looking for a career that allows big business ability, and small business agility? A company with a family like feel, where you will truly love your job? Look no further! Extant Aerospace is located in sunny Melbourne, Florida, just minutes from the beaches, Kennedy Space Center, and Port Canaveral. Extant manufactures and supplies complex electronic assemblies to the DoD and international customers for military and commercial applications. Extant also provides licensing and obsolescence management services for legacy electronics systems. Extant is growing in the exciting field of commercial aviation and aerospace, and is looking for experienced personnel to help guide us to success! For additional information, please visit our website at  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law.

To conform to U.S. export control regulations, requirements of this position include being eligible to work with export controlled products and related data without restriction.  
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