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Process Programming Technician - SMT

Date: Oct 17, 2018

Location: Querétaro, Mexico, QUE, MX

Company: HARMAN International

Requisition Id : 112531 

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Position Summary:

This position is within HARMAN’s Connected Car Division, in Queretaro Mexico. The Electronics Advanced Manufacturing Engineering team is looking for an experienced Process technician to support the Novi Pilot Facility in programming for New Product builds.  The ideal candidate will have a background in Electronics high-volume manufacturing, Stencils printing, SMT, AOI, 3D AOI, Xray.


Job Responsibilities:

This position will have strong influence on Harman's OEM Electronics Advanced Manufacturing Engineering initiatives; supported through frequent interaction with colleagues located in Novi Michigan to deliver on AME prototype and plant launch requirements for SMT builds.

  • Responsible for programming potential machines:  SPI (koh Young), Pick&Place (Fuji), AOI (CyberOptics), XRAY (Matrix)
  • Prepare equipment programs for prototype builds in the Pilot Factory
  • Assist and support equipment for prototype process runs during Queretaro factory NPI.
  • Evaluate, collect build issues and collaborate on build reports.
  • Participate in SMT Continuous Improvement activities lead by AME Process Engineers
  • Set up equipment for prototype process runs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • 5+ years manufacturing experience - programming
  • Thorough Knowledge of electronics SMT assembly processes.
    • Stencil ordering. Screen printing process, equipment.
    • Solder Paste Inspection (SPI) Programming, equipment
    • Fuji Programming, equipment
    • Reflow profiles, equipment.
    • AOI programming, equipment
    • Automated XRAY programming, equipment
  • IPC quality standards.
  • Experience in problem solving and process improvement methodology.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Eperience with Programming Software(s): CircuitCam, Flexa, Mentor Graphics, Aegis Factory Logix
  • Demonstrated success in working with remote leadership
  • Knowledge of quick changeover methods and practices
  • Experience with automated assembly lines.
  • Ability to work within time constraints.
  • Ability to maintain positive attitude and remain focused on objective.
  • Must work well as part of a team and accept position responsibility
  • Additional Experience on PCBA level equipment desired
    • Wave soldering equipment.
    • Select Solder soldering equipment.
    • Conformal Coat equipment
  • Experience in equipment capability analysis.
  • Fluency in English and Spanish, both written and verbal.


Eligibility Requirements: List specific location of position and % of willingness to travel.

  • Willingness to travel globally up to 5-10% of the time to Novi, MI pilot factory
  • Willingness to work in an office Queretaro Mexico
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

HARMAN ( designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics. HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (

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