SigmaTron International Inc., is a leading Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) company ( with a global footprint, headquartered in Elk Gove Village Il. We are seeking a dynamic, quality minded, SMT Process Engineering expert to work in our Elk Grove Village Manufacturing Operation. This SMT Process Engineer would be experienced in all facets of SMT Manufacturing including parts placement, reflow and equipment selection. Come join our diverse team as we strive for Continued Manufacturing Excellence and Complete Customer Satisfaction.

• Ability to evaluate overall SMT processes and methods to achieve maximum capacity and efficiency by applying knowledge of product design, fabrication, assembly, fixture tooling, and
• Lead and perform PMs as required per the Preventative Maintenance schedules.
• Create SMT part placement programs.
• Create and maintain profiles for reflow ovens.
• Develop/update SOPs for new and existing processes.
• Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning workflow, space requirements, and equipment layout.
• Provide process development and support of new product introductions (Prototypes).

Essential Functions
• Advanced knowledge of SMT equipment & processes (Fuji machines a plus).
• Able to perform / develop oven reflow profiles.
• Ability to read and interpret Gerber layers and XY data.
• Ability to perform root cause analysis: solder shorts, skewed part, insufficient solder, cold solder, etc.
• Knowledge of IPC 610E workmanship standards.
• Perform X-Ray analysis of leadless devices, QFN, BGA, and LGA modules.
• Ability to interpret component data specification documentation.
• Understanding of PCB design specifications.
• Ability to assist and or design manufacturing process tooling and fixtures.
• Efficient use of CAD based software.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications
• A minimum of 5 years in an electronics manufacturing environment.
• The candidate should have broad-based knowledge of “state of the art” manufacturing practices including material flow and industrial engineering principles and practices.
• Must possess strong interpersonal skills and the ability to relate to and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
• Interface with customer engineering, production, and quality to ensure design for manufacturability.

4 Year Degree in Engineering (Preferred).

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