SMT Process Engineer
Founded in 1992, MTEQ is a woman-owned business that provides superior Technical Services and Rapid Prototyping support to Government and commercial customers. We have more than 18 years of specialized experience in system development, electronics fabrication, and full-scale tactical prototyping, and systems integration for a variety of defense and commercial applications. MTEQ maintains a high performance culture that emphasizes quality, productivity, process improvement, goal attainment, and the recruitment and development of a superior workforce. MTEQ is seeking a SMT Process Engineer with extensive knowledge and strong communication skills to join our team of well qualified, diverse individuals at our Kilmarnock, VA Production facility.ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS AND ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: Provide engineering technical support, design input including layout and programming for surface mount technology. Create surface mount programs from CAD data for Essemtec equipment, as well as inspection programs for Yestech AOI equipment. Develop Thermal profiles for board assemblies using Mole equipment and Heller ovens Assist with conception, development, and implementing manufacturing processes. Technically document procedures and processes for surface mount production. Collaborate with NPI Product review purchasing, production, quality, contract management, and outside vendors to set and meet schedules and accommodate other customer requirements. Conduct root cause analysis and propose corrective actions for continuous improvement and for resolutions to SMT manufacturing problems including processes, machines, or programming problems REQUIREMENTS: 4 year technical: BS Mechanical Engineering, BS Electrical Engineering or material science degree preferred. An appropriate two-year degree may be considered. 3 years experience in SMT engineering functions consistent with the specific position requirements. Demonstrated knowledge of complex SMT manufacturing and assembly processes together with work measurement and work standards. Expert knowledge of IPC 610, IPC J-Standard 001 & IPC 7711 & 7721 rework standards Proficient in technical writing, good documentation skills; attention to detail is critical; ability to read and interpret engineering drawings required. Prior experience with an ISO-9001 required and an AS-9100 environment would be a plus. Demonstrated analytical expertise including ability to plan, resolve problems effectively, and establish priorities. Understanding & implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles desired. Working knowledge at an intermediate level of computer skills in e-mail, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Microsoft Project. Demonstrated ability to communicate with customers and project company image to attract business. Negotiation and conflict management skills together with demonstrated experience troubleshooting and problem-solving. Flexible with high energy, able to handle multiple tasks smoothly.SECURITY CLEARANCE:Ability to obtain Security clearance required. Active Security Clearance a plus PRIMARY LOCATION: Kilmarnock, VA SCHEDULE: Full time MTEQ is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/DisabledACCESSIBILITY/ACCOMMODATION: If because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (540) 658-2720 Opt 2 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.