Manufacturing Technician

  • Carver
  • Airborn Inc.
SUMMARY: Performs assembly operations to complete RF tuning / testing process of printed circuit boards. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Other duties may be assigned. • Communicates with supervisor to prioritize test / tune scheduled to ensure product is completed on time. • Tests or Tunes products using a wide assortment of stock components along with written customer or internal test procedures, work instructions, prints / drawings, assembly aids, Test Fixtures, Test / Tuning Equipment, Measurement Devices, as applicable. • Positions components manually or utilizing a variety of small hand tools, such as crimpers, pliers, tweezers, or screw drivers. • Uses soldering irons and assorted hand tools to solder wires to terminals to perform through hole and surface mount soldering and de-soldering, where applicable. • Occasionally operates measuring and test equipment including Network analyzer, power supply, DMM, and capacitance meter. • Records test / tuning results using appropriate documentation, good documentation practices, forms (including customer supplied forms, where applicable), electronic data collection, as required. • Verifies calibration and maintenance of testers, equipment, cables, measuring devices etc. prior to use. Process may require documenting of calibration and maintenance status on documentation internal and / or external. • Verifies and maintains records of test / tune data in accordance with documented procedures. • Clearly identifies nonconforming product based on internal or external procedures. • Troubleshoots to component level any test failure as needed. • Solicits assistance from supervisor in a timely manner on test failures where troubleshooting was unsuccessful. • Occasionally performs rework on circuits that fail test, where applicable • Performs analysis, rework, testing / tuning on returned parts to determine root cause of failure • Maintains work space, self and equipment to adhere to all Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) procedures, when applicable • Recommends continual improvement opportunities as needed and assists with improvement implementation. • Does not deviate from documented procedures. • Obtains needed training and certification as required. • Requires ability to concentrate for extended periods of time on highly repetitive tasks. • Works different work stations as needed. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES Requires knowledge typically acquired through: • Completion of a High school diploma or general education degree (GED), • Six months to three years related experience or training; and/or equivalent combination of education and experience. • J-STD soldering certification, IPC-610 and IPC-620 certification where required for higher grade • Ability to read and interpret documents such as prints / drawings, schematics, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. • Understanding of basic electronic components and circuitry. • Ability to write technical reports, where requires • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. • Ability to apply problem solving techniques to determine root cause and / or to eliminate bottlenecks and roadblocks QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. PHYSICAL DEMANDS 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, stand, talk, hear, walk, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, and controls, and reach with arms and hands. The employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT 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 essential job functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. [Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability/Vet] ITAR COMPLIANCE This position requires access to or use of information which is subject to the federal International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants for this position must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines "U.S. Person" as U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., person admitted as a refugee to the U.S., person granted asylum in the U.S., or person granted the status of alien lawfully admitted for temporary residence to the U.S. under 8 U.S.C. §1160(a) (for special agricultural workers) or 8 U.S.C. §1255(a)(1) (an amnesty program).