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Machine Operator

Req ID: J2286364

  • Location
    Auburn Hills, Michigan, United States of America
  • Category Manufacturing
  • Posted Friday, October 1, 2021
  • Time Type Full time
  • Job Type Permanent Employee

Job Description

Performs basic, standardized and repetitive electronic assembly operations, including the tasks of Assemblers and Machines Operators and possibly QC Inspector or Solderer.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Works safely at all times and complies with Environmental Health and Safety standards and work practices along with all other work rules


  • Operates screw guns, hot air guns, caulk guns, air tooling and fixtures as part of the defined process
  • Replenishes stock or parts at workstation and audits material kits to ensure correct material is available
  • Verifies correct documentation for specific boards
  • Reports scrap
  • Reports downtime and updates Manufacturing Metrics
  • Maintains clean and organized work area using 6s
  • Actively participates in team activities and projects, communicates effectively to team, attends team meetings
  • Uses visual aids to correctly insert parts on circuit boards and/or insert completed boards into housings
  • Labels boards, fills out process tags, uses a bar code scanner and enters data into MES
  • Tests assemblies and subassemblies and monitors test data during testing  

Machine Operator:

  • Ensures board loader and feeders are continually kept loaded with the correct parts and prepares the next part run by loading feeders for next run before needed 
  • Ensures the accuracy and continual operation of automated manufacturing equipment
  • Coordinates with other team members to set up machines according to set-up sheets
  • Maintains and loads solder screen printer, inspects solder paste application and enters data into MES system 
  • Maintains orderly work area by tubing fallout parts, cleaning area and machines as needed, and keeping accurate written records and counts of parts produced

If the employee has the appropriate certifications, (s)he may also perform:

QC Inspector:

  • Inspects product to ensure quality levels at various stages of production
  • Determines acceptance or rejection of product by referencing IPC-A-610, visual aids, engineering change notices, work instructions and procedures


Solderer I:

  • Inspects the accuracy of machine and manual placement of parts
  • Inspects parts for solderability 
  • Performs first article checks as required to ensure all components are placed correctly, have the correct polarity and match the Bill-of-Materials description 
  • Repairs defects in line and enters defect data into MES system
  • Performs routine and repetitive inspection procedures to ensure quality levels at various stages of production
  • Audits material kits to ensure correct material is available, reports scrap and maintains clean and organized work area
  • Actively participates in team activities and projects, communicates effectively to team, attends team meetings and displays a high level of teamwork and integrity


Basic reading, writing and math skills required (i.e. 8th grade level)

Basic PC skills required (i.e. keyboarding, mouse usage, Windows usage, opening and closing programs and files using MS Windows)

Jabil QC, Solder and Machine Operator Certifications must be achieved and maintained


Standing required 100% of the time

Frequently required to walk, bend, twist, lift and carry equipment up to 30 lbs

Close vision for observation of finished product, reading drawings, prints, visual aids etc. and extended use of a computer monitor screen

Good manual dexterity required


Work area is on the manufacturing floor

Noise level is normally moderate.

Exposure to machinery with moving parts and high temperature surfaces

Occasional exposure to low dust/dirt and chemical fumes

May be required to wear a ventilation mask and protective clothing

Accessibility Accommodation

If you are a qualified individual with a disability, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access site as a result of your disability. You can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an e-mail to or by calling 1.727.803.7515 with the nature of your request and contact information. Please do not direct any other general employment related questions to this e-mail or phone number. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address and/or phone number.

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