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Surface Mount and Mixed Technology Operator

Apply Now Job ID: 530893BR Date posted: Jul. 02, 2020 City: SunnyvaleState: California
Description:IAM Hourly represented employees who currently work at the main (Sunnyvale/Palo Alto) unit, Santa Cruz, VAFB or Eastern Range facilities must apply to open requisitions on Brass Ring to be considered for the position.

Perform all operations in the manufacture and rework of surface mount technology (SMT), Plated Through Hole (PTH), and mixed technology (such as SMT and PTH) printed wiring assemblies and related technologies using computer aided and manually operated machinery. Perform equipment set-up, operation, and product and process verification.

Job Tasks:

Working directly from shop documents such as Company or customer specifications, Manufacturing Process Standards (MPS), blueprints, change notices, engineering notes or verbal direction, perform the following duties to produce fully acceptable SMT, PTH and mixed technology hardware:

Form components using manual and automated tools. Set-up, operate, and maintain the automated component tinning machine.

Ensure the segregation and accurate inventory of various customers' SMT and mixed technology components utilizing local kit carousel or locked inventory storage. Electronically record component usage data per engineering direction using bar code technology or manual recording.

Test solder paste for acceptability. Operate both automated and manual screen printing equipment. Operate automated adhesive application equipment. Manually apply adhesive as required. Mix and degas multi-component materials prior to application.

Set-up machinery for automated ("pick and place") and manual placement. Ensure that components are correctly loaded in automated feeders or carousels. Initialize equipment, verifying satisfactory process operation before beginning production runs.

Set-up and operate continuous or batch hot nitrogen reflow ovens for solder paste reflow and adhesive curing.

Utilize automated or manual cleaning equipment which operates with either a solvent or aqueous system. Ensure that cleaned product meets standards required for further processing.

Perform all necessary rework and repair of components, using semi-automatic removal and placement equipment. Set-up and operate solder paste dispensing machine to produce correct dispensing location and quantity for each component type. Includes removal and replacement of fine lead pitch parts.

With minimal direction, perform all component installation operations associated with PTH printed wiring boards. Perform component traceability, preparation (tinning and forming) and installation using available tools. Verify correct component polarity and installation per engineering instruction and referenced specifications. Ensure component integrity during PTH component installation on mixed technology boards. Operate wave solder machine for PTH component soldering . Rework PTH components as required, providing protection from possible board damage (heat or physical component damage) during desoldering, removal, replacement and hand soldering operations.

Verify process results and resultant hardware quality. Record, plot and evaluate Statistical Process Control data to ensure maintenance of optimum, controlled SMT and PTH or related processes. Identify undesirable trends/concerns to methods engineering and work together to resolve anomalies.
Basic Qualifications:
Candidate will be deployed to a classified manufacturing area so candidate must be able to obtain clearance level TS/SCI w/ Polygraph.

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Knowledge and Ability Required:

Complete knowledge of programmable and robotic control systems as they apply to SMT, PTH, and mixed technology manufacturing operations.

Complete knowledge of all skills described herein and must possess certification in advanced soldering, wave soldering and SMT production techniques.

Completed training program in advanced soldering rework, Integrated Product Development (IPD) teaming, and SMT theory and techniques.

Typically requires a minimum of five years of experience in PTH assembly production and two years of SMT operations experience.
Desired Skills:
Experience with removal and installation of microelectronic type components.

Current certifications for J-Std Solder, NASA Polymerics, Cable/Harness, Mate/Demate, Torque, ESD, FOE/FOD.

Experience with use of ERP/SAP(QNotes, ZMTE, ZAPL) and VECAMS production order navigation and buyoff.

Experience with using Weapon Specs, MAP specs, MPS and MPI process documents for Electronics.

Proficient in use of Microsoft Office applications, and the use of computer resources to access specifications, engineering, and communicate effectively with others with minimal assistance.

Ability to work weekends, holidays, and in-week overtime as needed.
Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Hourly/Non-ExemptBusiness Unit: SPACERelocation Available: NoCareer Area: Assembly/LaborersClearance Level: TS/SCI w/PolyType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: noShift: First Apply Now

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