Careers

  • IT Associate

    POSITION SUMMARY: The IT Associate should be proficient in Microsoft office Tools (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook), and able to acquire a basic working knowledge of company services to assist staff with various functions such as updating and maintaining Microboard’s Procedural Manual for support service functions, equipment, and meeting functions, capability to identify, diagnose, and resolve Level One problems for users, computer software and hardware, network, internet security, and new computer technology in a fast-paced environment, communicating solutions to end-users. The IT Associate position also requires the ability to perform minor desktop hardware repair for PC computer equipment and peripherals, installing local area network cabling, phone system and equipment such as network interface cards, hubs and switches, creating materials for end-user frequently asked questions and user documentation.

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  • Quality Inspector

    Summary:

    Inspect a wide variety of electronic assemblies, subassemblies, pc boards, box-build, and components to customer documentation as well as industry standards. A level II Inspector shall be able to work with MINIMAL or NO supervision.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    Performs inspections on IPC-A-610 Class 1 and 2 assemblies.

    Examines quality of workmanship for conformity to customer documentation and industry standards.

    Performs Line Audits and First Articles Inspection for ALL departments for IPC-A-610 Class 1 and 2 boards.

    Conduct Final Inspection on IPC-A-610 Class 3 boards as assigned by the Group Leader.

    Performs conformal coat inspection as assigned by the Group Leader.

    Follows established procedures for handling nonconforming materials.

    Work in compliance with Microboard, OSHA and SDS safety policies.

    Proficiency with and working knowledge of Microboard Shop Floor Tracking System, Aegis, is required.

    Must become certified to J-STD-001 within 6 months of becoming a level II Inspector.

    Other duties may be assigned.

     Qualifications:

    Have basic component ID and/or soldering knowledge.

    Be competent with using basic hand tools such as a micrometer and/or caliper.

    Must be comfortable reading customer documentation, Microboard Quality Bulletin (QB), and using Aegis.

    Good attention to detail and organizational skills.

    Must be able to effectively work in team environment.

    Communicates and listens effectively in a professional and courteous manner.

    Contributes to a positive, healthy and safe work environment.

    Education and/or Experience:

    High School Diploma or GED

    Language Skills:

    Ability to read and speak English fluently.

    Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

    Ability to write simple correspondence.

    Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

     

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  • Process Engineering Technician

    Summary
    Duties and Responsibilities

    Provides support to machine operators for programming, setup, fixtures and other manufacturing tasks.

    Develop stencils, reflow profiles and various fixtures to support production.

    Reviews industry and manufacturing techniques, and suggests improvements to these techniques in
    order to increase efficiency of overall manufacturing processes.

    Facilitates on going improvements to the manufacturing process.

    Resolves basic manufacturing issues and questions.

    Works on time studies, line balancing and 5S / Lean initiatives.

    Prepare various assembly documentation.

    Develop and maintain program libraries and logs.

    Education and Experience

    Prior on-the-job experience of at least 2 plus years in same or similar industry.

    Experience in handling SMT and TH components, boards, and tools for assembly.

    Experience with SMT Line equipment.

    Writing and following manufacturing documentation and procedures.

    Following quality standard and inspection requirements to IPC 610 A Class II and III.

    Proficient in Microsoft office Tools, ie, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.

    Cooperates with supervisors, co-workers and works as a team.

    Organized, adaptable, professional and able to follow instructions.

    Ability to multi task within multiple groups

    Manages stress well without panicking and maintaining professionalism at all times.

    Needs to be detail oriented and organized

    Willing to work overtime or on the weekends

    Knowledge of CAD, CAM350, GerbTool and similar programs is a plus.

  • Solderer

    Summary

    Perform soldering tasks throughout the assembly process.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Perform soldering tasks on electronic assemblies.

    Works as a member of a team under the direction of the production supervisor/lead.

    Capability and ability to maintain production rates and flows.

    Functions under time pressure.

    Gets along with co-workers.

    Follow written instructions and manufacturing process.

    Contributes to a positive, healthy, and safe work environment. Work in compliance with Microboard, OSHA, and SDS safety policies

    Ability to identify good and bad solder joints.

    Accepts change in a positive manner.

    Component identification training is required.

    Proficiency with and working knowledge of Microboard MIS (Aegis) software is required.

    Level Distinction

    Level I. Operator can perform simple soldering tasks under moderate supervision using assembly instructions with high accuracy and moderate speed, including:

    Demonstrate ability to perform lap joints, butt joints, and through hole joints.

    Demonstrate ability to attach solder cup and lug soldering for connector terminations.

    Demonstrate ability to perform wire tinning.

    Education: Minimal industry experience is required.

    IPC 610 Certification preferred.

    J-STD-001 Certification preferred.

    Level II. Operator can perform complex soldering tasks with little to no supervision using assembly instructions with high accuracy and high speed, including:

    Basic knowledge of solder theory.

    Demonstrate ability to install and remove SMT or Through hole components.

    Demonstrate a high level of quality consciousness, adherence to industry standards.

    Education: 3-5 years of industry experience or equivalent.

    IPC J-STD-001 Certification required.

    IPC 610 Certification preferred.

    Solid understanding of basic solder theory.

    Demonstrate the ability to install, remove, and repair all electronic packages.

    Demonstrates the ability to use hot air rework equipment.

    Demonstrate the ability to perform circuit board repairs such as barrel, pad, corner, or etch repairs.

    Demonstrate an excellent understand of industry standards.

    Provide leadership within the company relative to soldering techniques and quality.

    Capable of training and supervising others.

    5 years of industry experience or equivalent.

    IPC J-STD-001 Certification Required.

    IPC 610 Certification Required.

  • Business Development Manager

    Summary

    Reporting to the VP of Business Development, the Business Development Manager for the medical market is responsible for identifying, qualifying and closing manufacturing opportunities in the medical device market that align with the business model of Microboard.  In addition, the position is responsible for identifying extensions of the company’s value propositions relevant to the medical device market that enhance revenue, profitability, and customer retention.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Engages current relationships with key decision makers at targeted accounts to develop opportunities.

    Leverages personal industry network to generate lead flow of new qualified opportunities.

    Develops and executes sales strategy required to penetrate qualified prospects.

    Develops relationships within prospects to understand needs and to qualify opportunities.

    Develops understanding of primary decision triggers and overcomes objections.

    Influences decision makers in the disciplines of supply chain, quality, engineering, and manufacturing.

    Qualifies business cases with the potential for mutually beneficial long-term customer relationships.

    Orchestrates company resources to assist in the closure of qualified opportunities.

    Researches the market to understand requirements, needs, trends, and competitive advantages.

    Follows up on quotes by phone, email, and personal visits.

    Travels as necessary to targeted geographies in support of lead generation and opportunity closure.

    Assists in developing medical market strategy, value propositions, and marketing tactics.

    Identifies, recruits, and trains Manufacturers Reps to enhance business development efforts.

    Engages industry suppliers, distributors, trade organizations, and media to foster Microboard brand awareness.

    Identifies and attends industry tradeshows and conferences and hosts exhibit booths as necessary.

    Accompanies prospects to the factory for audits and qualification.

    Forecasts timing and scope of opportunity closure.

    Communicates internally for successful opportunity closure and transition to program management.

    Communicates effectively in a professional and courteous manner.

    Presents company content to management and executive audiences

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, supply chain, or engineering.

    Minimum 10 years of experience in medical sales/business development of products/services.

    Background in the Electronic Manufacturing Services market preferred.

  • Master Scheduler

    Summary

    The Master Scheduler performs their duties as outlined below, working under the guidance and direction of the VP of Operations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Develops, publishes, and maintains the Master Production Schedule, balancing inventory, resources and capacity. Negotiates corrective actions to product schedules when dictated by changes in business.

    Acts as liaison between Production, Engineering, Supply Chain, Business Development, and Program Management to control the Master Schedule. Assists other production support groups in achieving corporate goals.

    Assists Program Management in scheduling sales orders and supporting customer requirements.

    Revise production schedules when provided with updated information on capacity or materials.

    Participates in Change Control Board (CCB) activity to ensure engineering changes are consistent with the production plans and inventories. Coordinates Engineering Change Notice effectiveness with Supply Chain, Program Management, and Production.

    Participates in forecasting/planning meetings with Business Development, Finance, and other related departments.

    Develop strategies and work with the operations team on capacity and equipment utilization.

    Document key information for analysis which includes downtime, peak production, inventory, and scheduling accuracy.

    Monitor material flow, identify bottlenecks, troubleshoot issues to root cause and implement corrective actions.

    Generate reports including but not limited to production line capacity, material clear, production status, and on-time delivery. Proactively works with functional owners to review and determine root cause and deploy countermeasures for areas not meeting target.

    Qualifications

    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

    Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

    Proficient in the following software applications: MRP and MES Systems (INFOR and Aegis preferred), Proficient in Microsoft office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook, Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and employees.

    Advanced MS Excel (complete statistical analysis to uncover patterns and trend, create charts from table data in various formats, perform calculations and vertical lookups, and create pivot tables from data sets).

    Ability to work productively and cooperatively in a high-volume, fast paced, highly pressured environment

    Knowledge of general accounting; production assembly procedures, techniques and tooling; material and capacity planning and forecasting; and product bill of material procedures.

    Intermediate to expert level knowledge with enterprise systems and databases, INFOR preferred.

    Results-driven to deliver consistent improvement in cycle times, on time delivery and inventory turns.

    Education and/or Experience

    Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in Supply Chain Management or Business

    5 – 10 years of related experience in manufacturing with at least 5 years in Production Planning functions.

    Supervisory or managerial experience preferred

    Professional certification by the American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS) preferred.

    Experience in a regulated industry a plus, medical device, automotive, aerospace

  • Shipping/Receiving Supervisor

    Summary

    The Shipping/Receiving Supervisor is responsible for planning, organizing and controlling all warehouse operations as they pertain to receiving, shipping, material handling, organization and inventory control. In addition, this position ensures that accurate and complete accounting, reporting and internal control systems are functioning and all relevant records are properly maintained.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Builds and leads an effective team with strong customer focus while fostering a culture of continuous improvement

    Maintains a clean and safe work environment, ensures compliance to all company policies and procedures

    Supervises the activities of team members engaged in the receipt, verification, storage, and shipment of materials and products to ensure timely, accurate receipt and delivery

    Develops work instructions for areas of responsibility, ensures proper training and execution of all warehouse, logistics and quality system procedures

    Coordinates with carriers to schedule pickup and delivery of products and supplies

    Maintains systems and procedures to ensure accurate accounting of all inventory items

    Coordinates with Supply Chain, Planning, Kitting and Manufacturing to ensure material availability for scheduled work and maintain on time customer delivery

    Works with Supply Chain, Planning and Facilities to continually assess storage capacity and future requirements, establishes action plans to address gaps

    Manages the availability of space, stacking and storage of products to ensure proper conditions and safety requirements are met

    Establishes and maintains proper stock levels for materials required to support warehouse and packaging operations

    Ensures final packaging is appropriate to safely transport products based on weight, size, contents and mode of transportation

    Perform other duties as assigned as necessary

    Qualifications

    To perform this job satisfactorily, and individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

    Supervision experience preferably in warehouse/manufacturing setting

    Forklift experience/certification (electric and manual pallet jack, etc.)

    Experience with MRP/ERP systems

    Must be able to work in a fast-paced job shop environment with a sense of urgency and acute attention to detail, with the ability to multitask, if required.

    Proficient in Microsoft office i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

    Lean manufacturing experience

    Strong communication and interpersonal skills

    Education and/or Experience

    Minimum two-year degree in Business or a Technical field preferred, or equivalent industry experience and education

    Minimum 5 years’ experience in a supervisory role

    Prior experience in warehouse and logistics operations

    Lean manufacturing training and deployment

    Experience in a regulated industry a plus, medical device, automotive, aerospace

  • Senior Buyer

    Summary

    The Senior Buyer works closely with the Purchasing Team and vendors to ensure company deadlines are met while assisting to drive cost savings and inventory accuracy. They must work independently and prioritize job duties as well as communicate proactively.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities

    Work closely with Program Management Team to manage the supply chain for various customer programs.

    Monitor Open Purchase Orders and confirm POs with vendor base work to expedite material shortages and maintain PO date accuracy to ensure inventory levels are in balance.

    Pro-actively react to potential material issues to ensure production lines and customer ATP is not negatively impacted.

    Cost integrity – ensure costs do not exceed the Sourcing Team’s estimated costs eroding margins.

    Participate in cost savings projects to enhance program margins.

    Manage customers’ excess material level to quoted goals and work closely with Program Management group to communicate any issues.

    Manage MRO Purchase Orders including consigned material cabinet.

    Review and action non-conforming non-receivable materials.

    Make cost reduction recommendations and leverage best-practices.

    Negotiate and maintain Volume Purchase Discounts for top 10 largest vendors between 5-10%.

    Negotiate and maintain Purchase/Cash Discounts for 95% of vendors targeting discounts between 3-5%.

    Coordinate and communicate inventory availability and all Production Schedule information between various company departments and functions such as Program Management, Materials/Purchasing, Stockroom, Manufacturing, Test, QA and Engineering.

    Take on special projects as needed/directed.

    Perform all duties and responsibilities in accordance with company policies.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job satisfactorily, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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 of the job.

    Experience with MRP/ERP system.

    Education and/or Experience

    Four to eight years related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Computer (Microsoft Office) skills required.