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  • Financial Cost Analyst

    Position Summary: As the Financial Cost Analyst, you will be responsible working with operational teams to promote efficiencies, budgeting, forecasting, and financial analysis. You will also be responsible for interacting with various levels of management throughout the organization.  Full time position; however, we are flexible and define position responsibilities to work part-time (24-28 hours per week).

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain standard costs of finished goods and production components
    • Provide customer and job profitability performance vs quote and budget.
    • Support program managers with purchase price variance and standard cost analysis.
    • Review and analyze actual production cost vs. budget/standard and recommending changes/improvements.
    • Develop and report on inventory analysis of variances and excess stock.
    • Provide management with reporting that specify and compare factors that affect prices and profitability of jobs.
    • Support future implementation of job costing accounting system including labor and overhead rates activities.
    • Support and produce monthly KPIs and performance reports.
    • Support the forecast and budget processes.
    • Produce regular analytical reports including the comparison of actual versus budget, latest forecast and prior year on a MTD, QTD and YTD basis.
    • Support monthly and daily reporting process.
    • Other financial duties and projects as assigned.

     

    Education:

    • Bachelors degree in Accounting or equivalent experience
    • Proven work experience as a cost accountant, analyst, or similar role.
    • Experience with job costing a plus.
    • Thorough knowledge of accounting procedures.

     

    Skills and Qualifications:

    • Strong data management and Excel skills and manufacturing ERP software.
    • Organized and detailed oriented.
    • Able to work independently as well as in a team setting.
    • Experience in working with operational departments to implement and support cost reductions initiatives.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Strong time management skills.
  • Human Resources Generalist

    Job Title:          Human Resources Generalist

    Reports To:        Manager, Human Resources

     

    SUMMARY

    Microboard is seeking an energetic, career oriented professional to fill the role as Human Resources Generalist. This role is responsible for recruitment and selection, onboarding, employee relations, time and attendance administration, and record keeping for training.  The Human Resources Generalist will be responsible for providing excellent internal customer service to employees and acting as a liaison with external vendors for recruiting and other HR programs, as directed. 

     

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Distributes or posts employment handouts including policies, updated material, etc.
    • Support staffing and recruiting activities by screening resumes, scheduling and conducting candidate interviews, preparing itineraries, and conducting background & reference checks as well as completing new hire paperwork.
    • Represents the company at job fairs and other external recruiting events.
    • Maintains open position requisition information. Prepares and posts internally and assists in outside recruiting efforts.
    • Conducts new hire orientations. Assists employees in completing new hire matters including: interview, forms, equipment, drug testing, badges, computer usage, and policy information.
    • Assists with the development and maintenance of Job Descriptions, Policy & Procedures, and Employee Handbook materials.
    • Prepares and maintains all eligible Employee Grants for State & Federal Funding.
    • Develops and maintains Affirmative Action Plan/ Program and maintains records for Equal Employment Opportunity.
    • Performs training needs analyses and recommends and /or develops appropriate staff and informs management of training programs and goals. Schedules classes.
    • Conducts company wide general trainings.
    • Processes Payroll.

     

    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

    • A minimum of a two-year degree in Business preferred, BA or BS degree preferred.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment required, preferably in a high tech environment.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook).
    • Team orientation, enthusiasm, attention to detail, ability to work independently, and manage multiple priorities while meeting deadlines with full accuracy in fast-paced environment.
    • Maintain Confidentiality and communicate effectively with diverse groups across functional lines.
  • Sr Manager - Quality

    Position Summary

    Establish and maintain a fully integrated Quality and Regulatory function focused on customer satisfaction and continuous improvement and regulatory compliance.

    Management representative, responsible for implementation and maintenance of quality and environmental management systems including ISO 9001, AS 9100D, ISO 13485 and ISO 14001. Ensures compliance to relevant FDA QSR’s and the organization is complaint with all regulatory requirements.

    Ensures customer requirements are consistently met, cost of non-quality is managed, corrective actions and improvement initiatives are effective.

    Establishes appropriate KPI’s and control limits to monitor performance, implements countermeasures when necessary.

    Manages the CAPA system, employs the use of structured problem solving for root cause determination, implements process monitoring to ensure effective resolutions are implemented.

     

    Key Areas of responsibility

    • Complaint monitoring, trending and resolution
    • CAPA system management, aging reports, effectiveness monitoring
    • Supplier selection, audits, performance monitoring and corrective actions
    • Oversight of quality management system training
    • Incoming, in-process and final inspection, MRB oversight
    • Process monitoring, internal auditing, process development, equipment and process validation
    • Monthly reporting of quality performance and corrective actions
    • Oversight of equipment calibration and preventative maintenance programs; including COTs and custom fixtures
    • Ability to work cross functionally and establish solutions to address critical business issues

     

    Education and Experience

    • BS in engineering discipline or equivalent education and experience
    • Minimum 10 years experience quality management experience
    • CQE / CQM Certification
    • Experience in a regulated industry preferred; medical device, defense or aerospace
    • Working knowledge of printed circuit board manufacturing a plus
    • Lean / Six Sigma
    • Experience with ERP / MRP / MES systems (Infor & Aegis preferred)
    • Ability to lead with integrity, coach, mentor and develop staff
  • Quality Engineer

    Job Title: Quality Engineer

    Department: Quality

    Supervisor: Senior Quality Manager

    FLSA Status:

     

    Introduction:

    Microboard Processing, Inc. (Microboard), located in Seymour, CT is a privately held, completely state-of-the-art Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider that has been in business for 38 years. We are relentless with our continuous improvement philosophy as well as our equipment, software and human capabilities, employing the brightest minds and the newest equipment (FUJI NXT III SMT, Automated climate-controlled inventory towers, 5D X-Rays, in-line SPI’s and AOI’s, on-site Nitrogen Generation, etc.). We are constantly pursuing global certifications to maintain Microboard at the leading edge of technology with a keen sensitivity to our environment (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485, AS9100D, ISO14001, CE, UL, ITAR.)

     

    Summary:

    Support the maintenance, implementation, and continuous improvement activities related to the Quality Management System (QMS) for Microboard’s suppliers, customers, regulatory entities, and in-process inspection.

     

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

    • Monitor system wide Quality trends
    • Drive corrective and preventative action
    • Participate in Tech and Design Reviews
    • Conduct supplier audits, in-process audits, AS and ISO internal audits, and participate in customer audits
    • Co-chair the MRB committee for Receiving and In-Process Inspection
    • Maintain the Quality Management System (ISO9001, ISO13485, AS9100)
    • Provide direction to all Inspection personnel
    • Generate quality plans following the guidelines of the AQPQ process defined in various international standards such as ISO/TS16949
    • Author and perform product and process validations
    • Perform other duties as defined by management 

     

    Qualifications:

    • Possess a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related disciplines, or equivalent work experience
    • Minimum of three years’ experience as a certified Quality Engineer in a company whose business is in commercial, medical, military and/or aerospace electronics and/or electronic assembly
    • CQE designation is mandatory for a Senior QE position although Microboard will consider CQE eligible candidates for QE positions
    • Certification to and/or knowledge of IPC-A-600, IPC-A-610, IPC-A-620, and J-STD-001 are highly desired
    • Certification as a QMS auditor for AS9100, ISO-9000, ISO-13485, GMP are desirable
    • Experienced with the creation and performance of AS9102 FAI’s
    • Capable of high-level data analysis
    • Ability to generate and perform FMEA’s and PFMEA’s
    • Working knowledge of Configuration Management standards such as ISO100007, SAE/EIA-649, and MIL-HDBK-614 September 19, 2019 Page 2 Microboard Proprietary
    • Process knowledge in printed circuit assembly and/or printed circuit boards is highly desirable
    • Ability to work independently
    • Desire to grow into a leadership role, over time
    • Availability for national and international travel, up to 10% of the time, may be required
  • Quoting Administrator - Supply Chain

    Job Title: Quoting Administrator – Supply Chain

    Department: Sourcing

    Supervisor: Director of Strategic Sourcing

    FLSA Status: Non-exempt

     

    Introduction:

    Microboard Processing, Inc. (Microboard), located in Seymour, CT is a privately held, completely state-of-the-art Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider that has been in business for 38 years. We are relentless with our continuous improvement philosophy as well as our equipment, software and human capabilities, employing the brightest minds and the newest equipment (FUJI NXT III SMT, Automated climate-controlled inventory towers, 5D X-Rays, in-line SPI’s and AOI’s, on-site Nitrogen Generation, etc.). We are constantly pursuing global certifications to maintain Microboard at the leading edge of technology with a keen sensitivity to our environment (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485, AS9100D, ISO14001, CE, UL, ITAR.)

     

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

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Prepare and maintain status reports needed by Quoting and Management to determine work load and daily priorities.
    • Review customer provided documentation with Proposal Manager and appropriate Microboard teams to determine customer requirements, special processes, and other data pertinent to the quote effort.
    • Format and upload customer documentation to materials quoting system.
    • Monitor open quote requests with suppliers.
    • Retrieve quote data from materials quoting system.
    • Create Costed Bill of Material (BOM), labor workbooks and supporting quote documentation for submission to customer.
    • Assist Proposal Manager with preparation of department metrics, quote reviews with executive management, and special tasks as needed.
    • Create, Analyze, and Report on Purchase Price variances (PPV) per component.
    • Analyze Costed BOM’s for accuracy and escapes. Report to management as required.
    • Communicate supplier feedback to Purchasing and Program Management.
    • Take on special projects as needed/directed.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel required – VLOOKUP & Pivot tables).
    • Infor LN ERP System experience a plus.
    • PolyDyne QuoteWin experience a plus.
    • MRP/ERP system experience a plus.

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    • 0-3 years’ experience with a bachelor’s degree

     

    Language Skills:

    • Ability to read and speak English fluently.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.
  • Assembler

    Job Title: Assembler

    Department: Mechanical

    Supervisor: Mechanical Supervisor

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

     

    Summary:

    • Assemble electro-mechanical assemblies.
    • Assembles and/or repairs products, partially or completely, by performing the following duties listed below.

     

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

    • Manually assemble electronics related hardware (heat sinks, screws, bolts, fans, cages, sheet-metal enclosures, etc.) according to knowledge of unit being assembled by following written directions and/or drawings and/or schematics.
    • Assemble electronic assemblies, cable assemblies, & mechanical assemblies according to work instructions.
    • Communicates and listens effectively in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Ability to solve minor problems and recognize bigger problems that require supervisor assistance.
    • Utilizes small hand tools (drills, nut-drivers, calipers, torque wrenches, pliers, etc.).
    • Good attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Works as a member of a team.
    • Functions under time pressure.
    • Gets along with co-workers.
    • Contributes to a positive, healthy and safe work environment. Work in compliance with Microboard, OSHA and SDS safety policies.
    • Proficiency with and working knowledge of Microboard MIS (Aegis) software is required.
    • Accepts change in a positive manner.

     

    Qualifications:

    • To perform this job successfully, 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.
    • Assemble hardware with an understanding of torque and thread lock.
    • No industry experience is required.

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    HS diploma or GED

  • 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.

  • Program Management Analyst

    Job Title: Program Management Analyst

    Department: Program Management

    Reports to: Director Program Management, Technical Lead

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

     

     

    SUMMARY:

    Reporting to the Director Program Management, Technical Lead, the Program Management Analyst supports the execution of the customer account management to track and report customer engagement activity including but not limited to preparing data for Quarterly Business Reviews, A/R, excess inventory, forecast vs PO backlog planning and other pertinent metrics.  Reporting to VP Business Development, the Program Management Analyst supports the marketing and customer acquisition process in collaboration with others using the internet, software, social media, webinars, email, events.  In addition, the role researches customer segments, competitor offerings, and market conditions.  

    * Direct report to Director Program Management, Technical Lead; dotted line report to VP Business   Development.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned

    Director Program Management, Technical Lead:

    • Enters requests for quotes from prospects into the ERP system
    • Follows up on quotes with internal Program Management team
    • Delivers analysis and reports on quoting and revenue operations activity
    • Prepares customer quarterly business review presentations for the Program Management team
    • Supports Program Managers on assigned accounts as required
    • Assists Program Managers with scheduling and customer account updates (e.g. invoicing, sales order report, AR summary, scrubbing excess, stencils, etc.) 
    • Manages and updates the database for all customer terms & conditions and quality clauses
    • Assists production with scheduling and generates KPI metrics
    • Assists Program Managers with commercial items including excess and no demand inventory and commercial cost recoveries and cost assertion claims

     

    CHARACTERISTICS:

    • Works independently in a fast-paced environment
    • Self-starter with an ability to multi-task, assess, and prioritize business opportunities
    • Brings a positive can-do attitude and good listening skills
    • Communicates effectively in a professional and courteous behavior
    • Pays attention to detail, and possesses good organizational skills

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field is desirable
    • 3-5 years’ experience in sales and/or marketing is desirable 
    • Experience with Microsoft Office, CRM systems, and marketing automation software is desirable
    • Experience using social media platforms for business outreach preferred is desirable
  • SMT Machine Programmer

    Summary:

    The Surface Mount Technology (SMT) programmer manages the data, programs, and machines used to automatically place electronic components to new Printed Circuit Boards (PCB). In performing this job, they are required to program and debug the programs used to run the SMT machine, as well as operate the machine itself, and inspect the final circuit board product.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Develop and maintain programs for SMT Placement used to assemble electronic PC boards

    Develop and maintain database of components and their packages

    Manage the implementation of ECNs by comparison of programs and bills of material

    Work with production, engineering, and machine operators to meet production schedules and ensure efficient operation

    Assist in ensuring that machines are properly setup to run jobs according to production releases and all other documentation.

    Ensures accuracy and timely completion of jobs.

    Troubleshoots machine operations for maximum efficiency.

    Ability to recognize failure trends and making suggestion to improve manufacturing process when needed.

    Assist with training other team members.

    Additional duties as assigned

     

    Qualifications:

    Good knowledge of PCB assembly process, Lean Manufacturing, IPC standards, & Quality Systems

    Good knowledge of component identification

    Familiarity with different CAD data formats, such as ASCII, Gerber, Text XY, ODB++

    Proficiency with working knowledge of Microboard’s Shop Floor Tracking System (Aegis) software

    Detail-oriented, well organized fast paced learner with the ability to work under deadlines

    A can-do attitude with good people skills and a desire to work with others as a team

    Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

    Individuals must be able to pass the Component ID and IPC-A-610 Trainings.

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Good knowledge of Microsoft office suite

    Previous machine programming experience (SMT, AOI, AXI) is desired but not required

     

    Language Skills:

    Ability to read and speak English fluently.

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

     

    Mathematical Skills:

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

    Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. 

     

    Physical Demands:

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

    The employee frequently is required to talk or hear.

    The employee is frequently required to stand and walk.

    The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Shipping Associate

    Job Title:        Shipping Associate

    Department:  Shipping

    Supervisor:    Manager, Manufacturing

    FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

     

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following –

    • Packs and ships customer orders and ensured no damages occurred for customer satisfaction.
    • Adhere to strict safety, quality, and production stand.
    • Examines contents and compare with records, such as manifest, invoices, or orders, to verify accuracy of incoming or outgoing shipments.
    • Lifts and carries cartons weighing up to 50 lbs and manage cartons in excess of 50 lbs utilizing available safety tools.
    • Places parts in proper location after identifying and verifying part numbers.
    • Uses a utility cart, identifies cartons by part number, uses a computer or laptop, cart, hand scanner and PC.
    • Receives parts and disburse to proper bins.
    • Matches paperwork to box and prepares billing labels for appropriate freight forwarder.
    • Loads, unloads, and moves materials within or near plant, yard, or work site, performing any combination of following duties: Reads work order or follows oral instructions to ascertain materials or containers to be moved.
    • Opens containers, using steel cutters, crowbar, claw hammer, or other hand tools.
    • Loads and unloads materials onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand.
    • Loads materials into vehicles and installs strapping, bracing, or padding to prevent shifting or damage in transit, using hand tools.
    • Moves materials through facility with the use of material handling equipment i.e., forklift, pallet jack, hand truck, etc.

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    • High School Education – Technical School a plus but not required
    • Demonstrated positive Customer Service demeanor.
    • Superior written and oral communication skills.
  • Janitor

    Job Title: Janitor

    Department: Facilities

    Supervisor: Facilities Manager

     

    Introduction:

    Microboard Processing, Inc. (Microboard), located in Seymour, CT is a privately held, completely state-of-the-art Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) provider that has been in business for 38 years. We are relentless with our continuous improvement philosophy as well as our equipment, software and human capabilities, employing the brightest minds and the newest equipment (FUJI NXT III SMT, Automated climate-controlled inventory towers, 5D X-Rays, in-line SPI’s and AOI’s, on-site Nitrogen Generation, etc.). We are constantly pursuing global certifications to maintain Microboard at the leading edge of technology with a keen sensitivity to our environment (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485, AS9100D, ISO14001, CE, UL, ITAR.)

     

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

    • Assists in keeping the interior and exterior facilities clean and safe.
    • Daily cleaning of restrooms and stocking of toiletries.
    • Empty waste bins from conference rooms, offices, and cafeteria.
    • Cleaning of cafeteria microwaves, tabletops, refrigerators, etc.
    • Disinfecting common area door handles, railings, and lockers.
    • Floor maintenance including mopping, sweeping, buffing, stripping, and waxing.
    • Stock and maintain supply rooms.
    • Responsible for using chemicals and/or cleaners per SDS specifications.
    • Notifies management concerning need for repairs.
    • Assist with minor facility projects such as painting, equipment installation, moving furniture, etc. as needed.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Able to work flexible hours to support Production/Facility needs.
    • Experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
    • Self-starter that can achieve results with minimal supervision, true sense of urgency.
    • Must be able to work on their feet the majority of the day.
    • Must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. without assistance.

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    • High School Diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Good communication skills in English, both written and verbal.
    • Good understanding of OSHA safety standards.
    • Experience working on floors buffing, waxing, etc. a plus.