Solder/Assembler 3

$20.00 - $23.00 hourly
  • Applied Physics Systems
  • Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Aug 07, 2018
Full time Manufacturing

Job Description

Job Description:   Job Title:  Soldering/Assembler 3

Department: Production

Reports to:  Production Manager

Position Type: Full-Time-Regular


Job Type: Non-Exempt


City: Mountain View  


State / Province: California



Summary:  Assemble and package product and operate assemble equipment.  The candidate must be customer service oriented by taking proactive approaches to the job.  Will perform a variety of duties that may include:


  • Demonstrates capability of setting–up complex equipment within targeted time.
  • Perform complex trouble shooting on equipment, products and processes
  • Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of the functionality of equipment, products, and process
  • Responsible for component part preparation
  • Responsible for component stuffing
  • Use of soldering iron with microscope
  • Experience with IPC J-STD-001
  • Prepares boards for solder
  • Responsible for electro-mechanical assembly
  • Must be able to use calipers and be mechanically inclined
  • Makes decisions that support the business without waiting for guidance when appropriate.
  • Dismantles, adjusts, repairs and assemblies equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, and/or rough sketches or drawings. Uses test and diagnostic equipment to perform checkouts.  May perform equipment modifications as directed by test/manufacturing engineers.
  • Work with components including regulator, air and vacuum gauges and electrical switches. Assemble multiple sub-assemblies, including, chamber, robort, track , controller….install wiring, tested point to point, trouble shoot and using ohmmeter DVM.






  • Hand/eye coordination needed and ability to see/read serial numbers and codes on small electronic components.
  • Able to read and follow work orders and assembly aids
  • Able to lift 50 pounds





Customer Focus:


  • Takes responsibility for quality and fulfilling orders on time
  • Shows sense of urgency and prioritizes properly to meet the needs of the customer
  • Shows initiate and looks for ways to improve process
  • Willing to work in other departments or sites when there is a need
  • Displays a positive attitude when changes are made



Equipment/Machinery/Tools required to operate:


Screwdriver, pliers, wrenches, scissors, tweezers, xacto knife, lead cleaner, p.c. board drill press.


Education/Experience:  High School degree or equivalent experience.


Language Ability:

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


Math Ability: Basic math and geometry.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


Computer Skills:

Able to navigate through window based PC. Data entry. Microsoft Excel a plus.  The company uses a computer based work order and inspection tracking system.

Certificates and Licenses:


IPC-A-610 Certified-a plus.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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 occasionally required to stand; walk and sit.


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The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position.  Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.



Date:  August 7, 2018







Deadline to Apply