Manufacturing Technician - Surface Mount Technician



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Manufacturing Technician - Surface Mount Technician

Location: Loughborough 

Job ID : 14425


We are currently recruiting for a Manufacturing Technician ,the role of a Surface Mount Device Technician requires a great deal of precision and attention to detail.


The successful technician will be responsible for programming and operating surface mount equipment, paste machine and reflow ovens with extensive experience in intricate work involving soldering of 0402 components, fine pitch devices (0.5mm) and experience chip swapping.


You will work closely with engineers to ensure that the products they’re building meet quality standards.

If this sounds like you we want to hear from you !



Who are we? 


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. 

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As our Surface Mount Device Technician you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Use of computer software for programming and operation of SMT machine
  • Manage electronic component identification, verification of parts, feeder pick-up locations and placements by Bills of Materials and Works Orders requirements
  • Daily upkeep of surface mount component stock, checking new stock in, labelling, boxing and storing
  • Reporting any non-conforming parts to the materials and engineering departments, rectification of any faults found
  • Liaising with relevant personnel to ensure planning production to meet targets and schedules  
  • Maintaining batch traceability documentation for all surface mount assemblies Component rework carried out using dedicated hand-operated SMT soldering equipment Inspection, general equipment maintenance, placement machine setup, job kitting and building prototypes
  • Maintain cleanliness of work areas
  • Assistance with periodic and annual stock checks



What we will love about your background: 


  • Proficient in MS Office applications, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Familiar with operating systems, such as Windows, etc.
  • Attention to detail with awareness of quality, accuracy and ethical considerations
  • Excellent visual acuity
  • Knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of electronics manufacturing and troubleshooting



Your Qualifications and Experience include:


  • Familiar with techniques used within a rework role, such as corrective soldering, removal and replacement of components
  • Experienced in running an SMT line
  • Understanding of IPC610 level 3
  • Familiar with using magnifiers
  • Ability to synthesize, evaluate and interpret written and verbal information with a high level of English skills and communication
  • Adherence to ISO 9000:2008 standards



Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly




HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation





We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENG, GB, LE113GE

Production & Skilled Trades
Entry level