KEYW Corporation

Surface Mount Technology Technician, SMT

4 weeks ago
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Under close supervision, perform routine to moderately complex machine programming and operation for SMT manufacturing of electronic assemblies. Candidate will support small lot production manufacturing. Will work from build to print documentation as well as limited to full documentation packages.



1-3 years of applicable work experience in electronic technology

Perform any combination of the following tasks:

  • Machine programming
  • Component identification
  • Machine loading
  • Hand soldering
  • Communicate through verbal or detailed written instructions
  • PCB troubleshooting and inspections
  • Work in a dedicated team environment
  • Close attention to details



Beneficial Skills and Qualifications preferred but not required:


  • Capable of SMT machine operation
  • Understanding bills of materials and installing components onto machines
  • Close attention to details
  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings, assembly drawings and work instructions
  • Willingness to learn soldering of surface mount and through-hole components
  • Efficient computer skills are a must for effective communications, MS Office Suite, CAD tools
  • Use of digital voltmeter
  • Use of small hand tools (wrenches, torque wrenches, screwdrivers) and working under a microscope is required to support microelectronic assemblies
  • Learn and understand IPC JSTD-001 and IPC/WHMA 620 a plus
  • Familiarity w/ISO and AS-9100 manufacturing processes and procedures a plus
  • Manage lab – order parts and supplies as needed to support manufacturing activities
  • Working with lab equipment such as; Microscopes, Multi-meters, Power Supplies etc.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills
  • Capable of coordinating multiple activities

Clearance Requirement: Must be Clearable.  


KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


How to Apply?

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Recruiting Point of Contact:

Phyllis Kerr: 



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