Careers

  • Quality Engineer

    Summary:

    Support the maintenance, implementation, and continuous improvement activities related to the Quality Management System (QMS) for Microboards 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 guidance to Inspection personnel
    • Generate quality plans following the guidelines of the AQPQ process defined in various international standards
    • Author and perform product and process validations
    • Perform other duties as defined by management

     

    Qualifications:

    • Possess a Bachelors 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 FAIs
    • Capable of high-level data analysis
    • Ability to generate and perform FMEAs and PFMEAs
    • 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
  • Engineering Technician

    Description

    Develops and manages SMT assembly and soldering processes and associated staff in medium to high-mixed complex PCBA environment.

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

    • Plans and develops processes and capacity utilization strategy for SMT assembly operation.
    • Solder paste printing, automated solder paste inspection, component placement, reflow soldering, automated optical inspection, automated X-ray inspection, 2D and 5D.
    • Identify and resolve production/quality issues.
    • Ensure production readiness of key processes in PCB assembly cycle.
    • Designs experiments to develop optimum production processes such as solder paste selection, stencil designs, feeder set up methodology, selective soldering techniques.
    • Optimizes machine set up and programming sequences.
    • Troubleshoots to root-cause equipment and process related problems.
    • Writes Pre and Post build DFM reports in customer centric manner.
    • Manipulates data files to accomplish above using Gerber, OB++, various CAD packages and 3D modeling such as Solidworks.

     

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    • Able to interpret assembly and fab drawings and the requirements within.
    • Able to work directly with customer’s engineering group to improve designs and enhance processes.
  • Senior Process Engineer

    Description

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

    • Communicates and listens effectively in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Cooperates with supervisors, co-workers and works as a team.
    • Organized, adaptable, professional and able to follow instructions.
    • Proficient in Microsoft office Tools, ie, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Acquire basic working knowledge of company services to assist staff with various functions.
    • Will need knowledge of all SMT equipment with experience programming printers, SPI, pick and place, reflow oven and AOI.
    • Experience programming the above equipment.
    • Experience creating and debugging oven reflow profiles. Understanding the temperatures in both Fahrenheit & Celsius.
    • Technical understanding of the functions of machinery both mechanically, electrically and software.
    • Troubleshooting capabilities.
    • Class 1 – 3 IPC and J-STD training.
    • Experience writing pre and post build DFM reports.
    • Defect review/root cause analysis with resolution.
    • Selective and Wave solder experience which includes programming and technical support.
    • Ability to interpret 2D x-ray images as well as 5DX x-ray images.  (programming is a plus).
    • Knowledge of label creation programming and understanding of bar-codes.
    • Must be organized and maintain professionalism at all times.
    • Ability to work with other Engineers / and all floor Personal.
    • Experience with Stencil Design using Gerbers, CAD and any other design tools.
    • Experience with Rework processes. Hot Air, BGA repair, Wash/PCA cleaning and routine solder iron rework.
    • AutoCAD or Solid works experience/knowledge.
    • Able to interpret assembly and fab drawings and the requirement within.
    • Able to work directly with customer’s engineering group to improve designs and enhance processes.

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Associates and/or B.A., B.S., Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field.
    • Prior on-the-job experience of at least 5 plus years in same or similar industry.
    • Demonstrated positive Customer Service demeanor.
    • Superior written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong technical background with the understanding of circuit card and box build assemblies. 
  • SMT Process Engineer

    Description

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

    • Communicates and listens effectively in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Cooperates with supervisors, co-workers and works as a team.
    • Organized, adaptable, professional and able to follow instructions.
    • Proficient in Microsoft office Tools, ie, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
    • Acquire basic working knowledge of company services to assist staff with carious functions.
    • Will need knowledge of all SMT equipment with experience programming printers, SPI, pick and place, reflow oven and AOI.
    • Experience programming the above equipment.
    • Experience creating and debugging oven reflow profiles. Understanding the  temperatures in both Fahrenheit & Celsius.
    • Technical understanding of the functions of machinery both mechanically, electrically and software.
    • Troubleshooting capabilities.
    • Class 1 – 3 IPC and J-STD training.
    • Experience writing pre and post build DFM reports.
    • Defect review/root cause analysis with resolution.
    • Selective and Wave solder experience which includes programming and technical support.
    • Ability to interpret 2D x-ray images as well as 5DX x-ray images.  (programming is a plus).
    • Knowledge of label creation programming and understanding of bar-codes.
    • Must be organized and maintain professionalism at all times.
    • Ability to work with other Engineers / and all floor Personal.
    • Experience with Stencil Design using gerbers, CAD and any other design tools.
    • Experience with Rework processes. Hot Air, BGA repair, Wash/PCA cleaning and routine solder iron rework.
    • AutoCAD or Solid works experience/knowledge.
    • Able to interpret assembly and fab drawings and the requirement within.
    • Able to work directly with customer’s engineering group to improve designs and enhance processes.

     

    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.

     

    Education and/or Experience:

    • Associates and/or B.A., B.S., Degree in Electrical Engineering or related technical field.
    • Prior on-the-job experience of at least 5 plus  years in same or similar industry.
    • Demonstrated positive Customer Service demeanor.
    • Superior written and oral communication skills.
    • Strong technical background with the understanding of circuit card and box build assemblies. 
  • Quoting Administrator

    Job Details
    • Level: Entry
    • Job Shift: Day
    • Job Location: CT – Seymour, CT
    • Education Level: 4 Year Degree

     

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

    • Prepare and maintain status reports needed by Quoting and Management to determine work load and daily priorities.
    • Review customer provided documentation with Quoting Supervisor and appropriate MPI 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 Quoting Supervisor with preparation of department metrics, quote reviews with executive management, and special tasks as needed.
    • Create and maintain purchase orders with suppliers.
    • Communicate supplier feedback to Purchasing and Program Management.
    • Assist Purchasing team and Supply Chain Manager with special tasks and requirements.
    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.

    • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel required – VLOOKUP & Pivot tables)
    • Infor LN ERP System experience a plus
    • PolyDyne QuoteWin experience a plus
  • Industrial Engineer

    Summary

    We are seeking an Industrial/Continuous Improvement Engineer to lead operational efficiency initiatives. This key position is accountable for identifying the opportunities, developing priorities, leading a cross functional team and driving results that improve operating costs, quality, on time delivery, cycle time and safety.

     

    The ideal candidate will have experience in the following areas:

    • Experience / Knowledge with Quality Management Systems
    • LEAN / Six Sigma credentials or equivalent experience highly desirable
    • Change Management
    • Familiar with standard Microsoft Office suite programs
    • Familiar with ERP/MRP systems (INFOR and Aegis would be a plus)
    • Circuit Card Assembly processes and equipment
    • Materials Management and Inventory Controls
    • English oral and written communication skills.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

    • Lead and participate in process improvement projects using various quality tools and methodologies

    • Lead and coordinate cross-functional project teams, including external resources (Suppliers and Customers) associated with continuous improvement projects

    • Pro-actively identifies opportunities to reduce operational costs and improve equipment utilization and operator productivity

    • Conduct time study analysis and create / update manufacturing process documentation as require

    • Ability to create business justifications and summarize financial benefits for capital investment

    • Analyze data to identify trends and areas for improvement, developing and implementing solutions to address root cause

    • Monitor and report on project progress, metrics, and results

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelor Degree required within related Engineering field
    • Minimum of 2-3 years preferred experience in a manufacturing environment and a demonstrated history of project management results
  • Digital Marketing Associate

    Summary

    Reporting to the VP, Business Development, the Digital Marketing Associate supports the execution of the marketing plan through project support, market research, content generation, and social media account management. Takes direction from the Business Development Specialist.

     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Other duties may be assigned.

    • Conducts market research and analysis on competitors, trade organizations, leads and prospects
    • Coordinates with the Business Development Specialist to schedule and execute all marketing activities
    • Performs administrative tasks to ensure the successful execution of marketing activities and projects
    • Assists with reporting performance of digital marketing campaigns relative to goals via established KPIs
    • Assists with content writing for social media and website posts, news updates, and company events
    • Monitors, posts, and engages audience on company social media accounts to include Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.
    • Identifies digital marketing trends and ensures that the brand strategy leads industry norms
    • Generates creative ideas for presenting the company brand including design, content, and media
    • Provides project status to communicate schedules, milestones, deadlines, and roadblocks
    • Promotes the company brand through in-person and remote events
    • Profiles leads and prospects according to company established business case portfolio criteria
    • Enters requests for quotes from prospects into the ERP system

     

    CHARACTERISTICS

    • Works independently in a fast-paced environment
    • Possesses team spirit and works professionally with others
    • Brings a positive can-do attitude and good listening skills
    • Communicates effectively in a professional and courteous behavior
    • Demonstrates approachability and openness to different ideas
    • Pays attention to detail, and possesses good organizational skills

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

    • Bachelors degree in marketing or related field is desirable.
    • 1-3 years of experience in sales and/or marketing is desirable.
    • Experience with CRM systems and/or marketing automation software is desirable.
    • Experience using social media platforms for business outreach is desirable.
    • Experience using design and video production software (Adobe creative suite) is a plus.
    • Experience using Google Drive and Monday.com is a plus
  • SMT Machine Operator

    Description

    Summary: Operate screen printer, paste inspection, pick and place, and reflow oven. Works in conjunction with group leader, setup person, and parts coordinator in the setup and running of jobs on machines as directed by the supervisor.

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

    • Communicates and listens effectively in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Ability to solve minor problems and recognize bigger problems that require supervisor assistance.
    • Good attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Works as a member of a team.
    • Functions under time pressure.
    • Gets along with co-workers.
    • Accepts change in a positive manner.
    • Contributes to a positive, healthy and safe work environment. Work in compliance with MPI, OSHA and SDS safety policies.
    • Proficiency with and working knowledge of MPI MIS (Aegis) software is required.
    • Component Identification training is required.

     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.

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

    Level Distinction:

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

    • Load/print/unload of screen printer and paste inspection machines.
    • Load/operate/unload pick and place machine.
    • Demonstrate a proficient knowledge of feeders.
    • Load/unload reflow oven.
    • 0-3 years of industry experience or equivalent is required
  • Test Technician

    Description

    Summary:

    Reports directly to Test Department Manager/Supervisor. Perform all aspects of board level and system level testing.

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

    • Works with 100% supervision.
    • Strong communication skills.
    • Perform In-Circuit-Test (ICT) and functional test to electronic assemblies according to Microboard’s Test Procedures or Customer’s Test Procedures.
    • Operates Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), Flying Probe, Universal Test System (UTS), Customer Specific Test Equipment (CSTE).
    • Responsible for meeting daily production goals, functions under time pressure.
    • Maintaining cleanliness and organization of test area.
    • Proficiency with working knowledge of Microboard’s Shop Floor Tracking System (Aegis) software is required.
    • Component Identification and IPC-610 Inspection trainings are required.
    • Individuals must pass the Component ID and IPC-A-610 Solder Inspection Training.

     

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

    • Knowledge of component identification.
    • Familiar with Analog, Digital, Control, Memory, I/O, RF and Power circuits is a plus.
    • Familiar with JTAG, PIC, and boundary scan, but not required.
    • Ability to follow verbal and/or written instruction.
    • Must be able to effectively work in team environment.
    • Able to accept changes in a positive manner.
    • Communicates and listens effectively in a professional and courteous manner.
    • Contributes to a positive, healthy and safe work environment  
    • Familiar with Analog, Digital, Control, Memory, I/O, FPGA, CPLD, High Speed Digital, RF, and Power circuits is a plus, but not required.
    • Familiar JTAG Boundary Scan, PIC programming.
    • Familiar with test equipment: Oscilloscopes, RLC Meters, DVMs, Automatic Test Equipment (ATE), Signal Generators, Spectrum Analyzers, Network Analyzers, Programmable Power Supplies, and X-RAY.
    • Some troubleshooting is a plus.

    Education and/or Experience:

    High School Diploma or equivalent with 3+ years of related experience.