The Utility Operator III performs full assembly and testing of electromechanical product, using both electronics assembly and mechanical assembly skills in order to run all stages of a process line, including operating of machinery and manual assembly.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Performs all processes in an electronics production cell that includes manual assembly and operating automated equipment.
- Assemble parts or units, position, align and fasten units to subassemblies or fixtures
- Inspect work for defects and perform quality checks
- Accurately read and follow work instructions
- Work with PC to perform tests and make inventory transactions
- Run automated tests on electronic subassemblies and units
- Responsible for meeting production goals and running the production cell efficiently.
- Treats safety as a priority and adheres to all health and safety protocols.
- Communicates defects, issues and concerns with management; seeks guidance/ instruction as needed; assists in Root-Cause analysis.
- Performs assigned jobs efficiently, with minimal errors and high-quality workmanship.
- Perform duties with little or no supervision; other duties as assigned to support Operational needs.
Knowledge & Skills:
- Experience working in Electronics or Electro-mechanical fabrication, assembly, and /or test environment
- Working knowledge of IPC-A-600, IPC-A-610, J-STD-001. Soldering certification preferred
- Experience with resistance welding preferred
- Able to load/unload parts onto automated equipment and fixturing
- Experience working with adhesives
- Able to perform quality tests using automated equipment
- Able to perform manual measurements for quality
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
- Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills
- Experience working in an ISO9001 regulated environment
- Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- Able to work independently and as part of a team
- Must be able to perform accurate, repetitive, and steady work with minimal errors
- Able to work overtime as required to support Manufacturing Operations
- Education: High School Diploma or equivalent (Trade school or Vocational training preferred)
- Experience: Previous Assembler experience of 5 or more years
Working Conditions & Physical Demands:
- Work typically takes place in a normal factory and office environment requiring: walking, standing, kneeling, crouching, reaching, hearing, and
- Lifting – occasionally lift or move items over 50 pounds
- Vision – specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
- Handling – test equipment, large/small tools, fixtures, parts, keyboard manipulation
- Walking/standing for long periods of time
- Able to use standard tools
- Talking – communicate trouble shooting problems
- Operate a PC and other maintenance equipment
- Travel between floors and office buildings may be required
- Frequently exposed to conditions such as fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts, noise, vibration, oils, solvents, and chemicals
- Occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme outside weather conditions