Technician duties in the Micro Section Lab include cutting, grinding, polishing, etching and reading PWB micro-sections. Able to work with close to minimum supervision, depending on assigned job level and skill capability. The Lab Technician, by applying one or more lab skills, will be able to process products through the micro section lab per the designated Manufacturing Process Procedures.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
Process panels per Microsection Lab Quality Assurance Procedure including:
From traveler determine necessary tests to be performed.
Know and understand customer micro section criteria.
Prepare micro section specimen; rout, bake, solder float, pot, grind, polish, label, etch and take pictures of micro sections.
Using a microscope evaluate the micro section.
Record micro section results on all micro section related paperwork.
Enter required information on job travelers and in tracking system.
Inform appropriate staff/departments of any scrap, rework or discrepant product.
Perform solderability testing and evaluation. Perform soldermask & marking adhesion testing and evaluation.
Perform all miscellaneous tests such as customer qualifications and engineer tests.
File and store sections, coupons, solderability specimens, and all documentation.
Monitor department to insure uniform and constant flow of work through all stages of cross sectioning.
Follow all preventive maintenance schedules.
Follow all safety standards as outlined by the certification that he or she has been trained to at all times. The health and safety regulations encompass the cleanliness of the area that he or she will be working as a result.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Outstanding attention to detail
Ability to produce quality work under pressure
Able to read, interpret, and follow Customer and IPC Specifications.
Skills and understanding in usage of microscopes.
Able to perform basic arithmetic functions.
Able to read and interpret travelers and written instructions.
Able to read and understand the basic IPC and Customer Specification for both product requirements and test methods.
Ability to understand and follow posted procedures.
Ability to accept constructive criticism.
Understand and follow all safety codes.
Able to communicate fluently (read, write, and speak) in English.
Able to understand and follow daily work direction, process instructions as received from supervisor or other qualified person.
Good communication skills; ability to interface with co-workers within the department, as well as customers, managers, and employees from other departments.
Ability to use computers, microscope, grinding wheels, polishing equipment, solder pot, dremel tool, cameras, and ovens.
Ability to use chemicals, potting and polishing compounds, solder and soldering fluxes, etching solutions, acetone and alcohol.
Ability to stand on feet for 8 hours
Ability to lift up to 30-40 lbs.
Ability to stand while holding section and using force to grind sections.
Some walking, bending and lifting.
Must be eligible to work on defense and satellite programs subject to ITAR Regulations. Therefore, candidates must be a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Permanent Resident ('Green Card').
Must comply with TTM Export Control Policies and Procedures and all applicable laws including ITAR, EAR and OFAC including but not limited to: a) being able to identify ITAR product on the manufacturing floor and understand that access to these products and related technical data is restricted to only US Citizens and US Permanent Residents; b) recognition of Foreign Person visitors by badge differentiation; c) understand and follow authorization procedures for bringing foreign visitors into facilities (VAL); d) understand the Export and ITAR requirements for shipments leaving the US; e) manage vendor approvals for ITAR manufacturing and services.
TTM Technologies, Inc.