SMT Inspector

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    Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

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  • Contact:

    Craig Pledge

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Role - SMT Inspector

Location - St Neots

Rate - competitive hourly rate

Contract - Temp to Perm

Shift - Working 38 hours week Monday – Thursday 7.30 – 4.00pm with 30 minute lunch break and Friday 7.30 – 1.30.

It is a full time temp position working at the St Neots with the potential to go perm after 12 weeks.


  • Performs inspection of manufacturing goods during the manufacturing process.
  • Conducts dimensional and electrical inspection of sub-assemblies or final systems assemblies.
  • Interprets prints, manufacturing drawings, diagrams, wire cards and lists in approving or rejecting in-process or final assemblies.
  • Operates in the SMT area.
  • Provide 1st off inspection, direct batch inspection, sample inspection and process verification for the assembly of electronics both by machine and hand.
  • A disciplined approach ensuring all assemblies are built to drawing and the required workmanship standards in an efficient and quality focused manner. Experience in direct inspection.
  • Ensure all assembly work is undertaken to the appropriate build standard by reference to supplied build packs (BOMS and Drawings) ensuring relevant workmanship standard (IPC-610A or customer specified equivalent) are maintained.
  • Ensure all production processes are followed at all times.
  • Provide feedback to production operators of any identified issues or rework.
  • Ensure any and all rework is completed to the required standard.
  • Minimise rework by ensuring all operators are aware of any issues that arise during the production processes and help identify and feedback to supervisors where further training is required.
  • Escalate any identified trends to engineering / QA and promote a strong ‘right first time’ policy.
  • Carry out all other duties required in accordance with our production procedures, safe working practices whilst adhering and promoting our Quality System objectives.


  • Electronics manufacturing background.
  • Ideally inspection experience with reference to workmanship standards such as IPC61OA.  

If you are interested in this position, please send CV to or call 01908 228642

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