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SMT Process Development Engineer

Job Details

Ref No.: CPI-648-19: Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per annum
Team: Science and Engineering Employment Type: Full-time - Permanent
Location: Newton Aycliffe Deadline: Monday, 25 February 2019 @ 23:59
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The Company

At CPI we work with our partners to translate inventions into products and processes that enhance health and well-being, protect and improve our environment and increase productivity across industries.

With a deep understanding of innovation processes and funding, outstanding technical expertise and industry relevant assets, we enable products and processes to be quickly and cost-effectively brought to market. This supports the development of next-generation manufacturing, highly-skilled jobs and economic growth for the UK.

Our partners operate across many diverse markets including pharmaceuticals, speciality chemicals, food and drink, electronics and transportation.

The Role

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is seeking to recruit an SMT Process Development Engineer to join our growing Printable Electronic platform. You will be responsible for supporting the delivery and realisation of collaborative and commercial projects by developing work programmes for the prototyping of flexible printed electronic device technologies.

Duties of the role include:

  • To carry out assembly of printed electronics circuits using both hand and automated toolsets. These toolsets include (but are not limited to) –
    • Muehlbauer roll to roll integration line
    • Europlacer pick and place
  • To maintain responsibility for the overall process development of the assembly equipment to optimise performance and efficiency, to meet project deliverables
  • To perform programming, troubleshooting and basic maintenance of integration equipment. This will include the preparation of the equipment and materials for trials and the recording of process data and relevant observations
  • To consult with the appropriate managers to determine integration capabilities and optimal production process. This includes DFM (design for manufacturing) methodologies
  • To consult with clients, business development and other departments to discuss and formulate estimates and successfully resolve issues

The Person

We are looking for candidates who have industrial experience in hand and automated SMT (Surface Mount Technology) assembly. Candidates will also have experience in the use of conductive adhesives for device integration. It’s essential that applicants have a demonstrable record of successful project delivery in an operational environment. Candidates should be educated to at least a HNC level within a relevant technical discipline

The Benefits

At CPI, we offer a wide range of benefits to our employees, including: family friendly policies, flexible holidays and holiday purchasing schemes, opportunities for learning and development, generous pension plan, life assurance and accident insurance schemes.

Apply for Job

Please note we do not accept CV’s. Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) to fill in the form.

1. Your Right to Work

All applicants must have the legal right to live and work in the UK at the time of application. Presentation of appropriate original documents will be required.

Sorry, but without Proof of the Right to Work in the UK we will not be able to consider your application any further.

2. Download Application Form

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You must complete the application form using Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download).


3. Submit Application Form

Restrictions to your right to work in the UK may affect the progress of your application.

Unfortunately if you require a certificate of sponsorship this is something CPI do not offer and we will not be able to proceed with your application.

If your documentation which grants you right to work in the UK has an expiry date, the end date must exceed the fixed term end date for this post.