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SEPTEMBER 2021 I DESIGN007 MAGAZINE 91 Career Opportunities Laminator Technician Nature of Duties/Responsibilities • Layup cover lay • Layup rigid flex • Layup multilayer/CU core boards • Oxide treat/cobra treatment of all layers/CU cores • Shear flex layer edges • Rout of machine panel edges and buff • Remove oxide/cobra treatment (strip panels) • Serialize panels • Pre-tac Kapton windows on flex layers (bikini process) • Layup Kapton bonds • Prep materials: B-stage, Kapton, release sheet • Breakdown: flex layers, and caps • Power scrub: boards, layers, and caps • Laminate insulators, stiffeners, and heatsinks • Plasma cleans and dry flex layers B-stage (Dry) • Booking layers and materials, ready for lamination process • Other duties as deemed necessary by supervisor Education/Experience • High school diploma or GED • Must be a team player • Must demonstrate the ability to read and write English and complete simple mathematical equations • Must be able to follow strict policy and OSHA guidelines • Must be able to lift 50 lbs • Must have attention to detail Wet Process/Plating Technician Position is 3 rd shift (11:00PM to 7:30AM, Sunday through Friday) Purpose To carry out departmental activities which result in producing qual- ity product that conforms to customer requirements. To operate and maintain a safe working environment. Nature of Duties/Responsibilities • Load and unload electroplating equipment • Fasten circuit boards to racks and cathode bars • Immerse work pieces in series of cleaning, plating and rinsing tanks, following timed cycles manually or using hoists • Carry work pieces between departments through electroplating processes • Set temperature and maintains proper liquid levels in the plating tanks • Remove work pieces from racks, and examine work pieces for plating defects, such as nodules, thin plating or burned plating • Place work pieces on racks to be moved to next operation • Check completed boards • Drain solutions from and clean and refill tanks; fill anode baskets as needed • Remove buildup of plating metal from racks using chemical bath Education and Experience • High school diploma or GED required • Good organizational skills and the ability to follow instructions • Ability to maintain a regular and reliable attendance record • Must be able to work independently and learn quickly • Organized, self-motivated, and action-oriented, with the ability to adapt quickly to new challenges/opportunities • Prior plating experience a plus Production Scheduler Main Responsibilities • Development and deployment of a level-loaded production plan • Establish manufacturing plan which results in "best possible" use of resources to maximize asset utilization • Analyze production capacity of manufacturing processes, equipment and human resource requirements needed to produce required products • Plan operation manufacturing sequences in weekly time segments utilizing production labor standards • Maintain, align, and communicate regularly with internal suppliers/customers and customer service on key order metrics as per their requirements • Frequently compare current and anticipated orders with available inventory and creates replenishment plan • Maintain master distribution schedule for the assigned facility, revise as needed and alert appropriate staff of schedule changes or delays • Participate in periodic forecasting meetings • Lead or participate in planning and status meetings with production, shipping, purchasing, customer service and/or other related departments • Follow all good manufacturing practices (GMPs) • Answer company communications, fax, copy and file paperwork Education and Experience • High school diploma or GED • Experience in manufacturing preferred/3 years in scheduling • Resourceful and good problem-solving skills • Ability to make high pressure decisions • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Strong computer skills including ERP, Excel, Word, MS Office • Detailed and meticulous with good organizational skills • Must be articulate, tactful and professional at all times • Self-motivated Printed Circuits, a fast-growing printed circuit board fabricator, offers: • Excellent opportunities for advancement and growth • Dynamic manufacturing environment • Excellent health, dental and other benefits • Annual profit-sharing plan • Signing bonus • Additional incentives at the leadership level • Clean facility with state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment • Highly collaborative corporate and manufacturing culture that values employee contributions

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