Mechanical/Process Engineer (Surface-Mount Technology - SMT)

May 06
Direct Hire
Bourne, Massachusetts

Mechanical/Process Engineer (Surface-Mount Technology - SMT)

Upper Cape Cod, MA area



USPRO is looking for a qualified Engineer with SMT process experience to work with a client of ours in the Upper Cape Cod, Massachusetts area. This individual will improve automated and manual SMT processes through data collection and analysis, train production personnel in programming and maintenance of automated assembly equipment, and work closely with personnel to achieve best practices and quality of product.


Employment type: Direct Hire



  • Support automated equipment in the SMT area; serve as a resource for personnel in that area.
  • Oversee and sign off new programs and package development on SMT equipment.
  • Identify, justify, and implement capital expenditures as well as research, recommend, and purchase future capital equipment for manufacturing.
  • Develop controlled maintenance program for manufacturing capital equipment, including schedules and procedural documentation.
  • Provide feedback and support to Engineering on new product designs transitioning to manufacturing.
  • Support DFM DFT guidelines by providing information regarding manufacturability, special process requirements, techniques, and tooling on new or improved products.
  • Implement and support new processes and process improvements for manufacturing.
  • Collect data, identify, and assist in resolution of non-conformance issues.
  • Implement, support, and sustain the 5S Lean Manufacturing methodology.
  • Support and advocate DFM Guidelines in Operations and Engineering.
  • Implement changes through ECO processes.
  • Create, modify, and support internal documentation.
  • Train personnel as appropriate.



  • BSME with 5+ years of hands-on experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Strong computer skills; Windows XP2000, Linux, MS Office Suite, Visio etc.
  • ESD IPC Certified SMTA Certified Process Engineer desired.
  • Strong electromechanical aptitude, schematics, PLDs, work instructions, BOMs
  • Work with minimal supervision and have the ability to prioritize and coordinate tasks.
  • Educated and experienced with SMT PTH automated-assembly equipment.
  • Knowledge of products, components, part markings, MSL, and MSD devices.
  • Understands the ECO ECN process.


Additional Notes:

  • This position is full time and does not require supervisory responsibility.
  • Will be expected to complete additional background screenings per client requirements.


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