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Machine Operator II at Benchmark Electronics in Rochester, Minnesota

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

MACHINE OPERATOR II with our Manufacturing Production Team on 4th shift (Friday-Sunday, 6:00am-6:00pm; work 36 hours, get paid for 40 hours!)p


* Learn tasks associated with PCB and systems assembly based on above levels

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Effective interpersonal skills

* Ability to take on additional responsibilities as required

* Effective organization and prioritization skills

* Demonstrate high attention to detail

* Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality and professionalism when representing the company

* Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required

* Ability to work overtime when needed

* May operate automatic and semi-automatic equipment as required (selective solder machine, wave machine, leaded insertion machine)

* Ability to work with and train diverse groups

* Accepting of opportunities to train on new equipment and to cross-train into other site operations, as needed

* Participate in a continuous improvement activity


* Read and follow assembly prints, work instructions, drawings, procedures and specifications used in the manufacture of PCBs and/or systems

* May be certified to operate a limited number and variety of basic machines in production

* Respond to written and verbal instructions

* Obtain certifications on assigned equipment

* Maintain a clean work environment and follow all company policies and practices regarding safety and material handling

* Use cross-reference tools available to identify part numbers, descriptions, and vendor; Recognize all part markings including speed and values (ohms)

* Assist with line changeover

* Identify feeder by size and type in SMT equipment

* Demonstrate the use of cross-reference tools available to identify part numbers, descriptions and vendor

* Remove hazardous waste at the end of each shift and put in waste storage area, check to see that labels are present and closes containers when not in use

* Continuously maintain a clean machine

* May be involved with hazardous waste handling duties

Level II * Perform all the essential functions and competencies listed above

* Complete process control charts used to monitor efficiency

* Identify quality, material and process problems and communicate to proper personnel

* May be certified to operate a variety of basic-intermediate complex equipment in production

* Mentor and assist lesser qualified operators

* May set-up and/or PM less complex equipment

* Complete process control charts used to monitor efficiency; Interpret chart patterns and use them as a tool to control processes

* May be certified to operate a variety of complex equipment in production and considered a Master

* Offer solutions to engineering regarding equipment operation

* Continuously maintain a clean machine

* Troubleshoots, evaluate and correct minor machine problems where possible with nozzles, feeders, board supports, and sensors, in order to aid less skilled operators

* Collect data from Data Analyzer and use it for process efficiency ratios

* Complete and submit a machine fallout report

* If responsible for feeder repair for SMT, repair bad feeders from bad feeder repair rack and document work performed into PFS; Maintain continuous flow of repairing bad feeders to maintain machine operation and utilize/maintain PFS database for proper cataloguing of feeder repair

* May set-up and/or PM less complex equipment

All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

2+ years of experience operating complex equipment; 2+ years of experience mentoring others

High School Diploma or GED Ability to read, write and perform basic math

Benchmark is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to compliance with all applicable laws prohibiting employment discrimination. It is our policy to take all employment actions and make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, citizenship status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability, military status, status as a disabled or other protected veteran or any other protected status under applicable law. Consistent with its obligations under applicable laws, Benchmark will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.