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Full-time
On-site
Austin, Texas, United States
Job Posting Start Date 07-03-2024 Job Posting End Date 08-10-2024

Flex is the diversified manufacturing partner of choice that helps market-leading brands design, build and deliver innovative products that improve the world.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion and cultivate a workplace culture of belonging that views uniqueness as a competitive edge and builds a community that enables our people to push the limits of innovation to make great products that create value and improve people's lives.

A career at Flex offers the opportunity to make a difference and invest in your growth in a respectful, inclusive, and collaborative environment. If you are excited about a role but don't meet every bullet point, we encourage you to apply and join us to create the extraordinary.

Job Summary

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Reads work orders, follows production drawings and sample assemblies.
  • Positions and aligns parts in specified relationship to each other in jig, fixture or other holding devices.
  • Crimps, stakes, screws, bolts, rivets, welds, solders, cements, press fits or performs similar operations to join or secure parts in place.
  • Mounts assembled components to boards or units.
  • May install multi-level subassemblies and modules into Racks using complex configurations.
  • Installs finished assemblies or subassemblies in cases and cabinets.
  • Assembles and attaches hardware, such as caps, clamps, knobs and switches, to assemblies.
  • Performs intermediate assembly tasks, such as potting, encapsulating, sanding, cleaning, epoxy bonding, curing, stamping, etching, impregnating and color-coding parts and assemblies.
  • Tends machines that press, shape or wind component parts.
  • Performs online go-not-go testing and inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards.
  • Sets up station with the correct documents and components per assembly drawing.
  • Handles/install polarized/non-polarized components on designated location on product.
  • Adjusts or trims materials from components to achieve specified electrical requirements or dimensional characteristics.
  • Assist in performing repair work.
  • Communicates any process problems with peers, leads, supervisors and/or engineers.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on production line machinery.

SPECIALIZED JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Connects component lead wires to printed circuit or routes and connects wires between individual component leads and other components, connectors, terminals and contact points.
  • Will complete light physical tasks such as changing conveyor width, loading boards on pallets
  • Performs solder masking, taping non-solderable area, installing e-prom into the sockets and placing Rev labels on the boards per production's documents. 
  • Inspects nonconforming solder join defects on PTH and SMT chips component. 
  • Collects data using the SPC charts.
  • Fills out returned forms of conforming and nonconforming materials and prepares set up kits for incoming shift.
  • Completes basic touch up, removal and placement, inspecting own work and the work of others following applicable work instructions and quality procedures.
  • Detects nonconforming defects and their defect codes to enter into shop floor control systems.
  • Assists, instructs and qualifies new operators.
  • Reports deviations from standard procedures to engineering or supervisor and provides inputs on quality improvements.
  • Systems - Assemble complex units for wiring, connecting difference sub-assemblies and nodes into large rack systems.

Education / Experience

Completion of a high school degree or equivalent is preferred.  Typically requires 1 year of electronic assembly or related experience.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees, leads and supervisors of the organization.

Scope / Impact

Low impact, limited to the specific work area.

Decision Making / Discretion

Limited expectations to make decisions outside immediate work assignments. Decisions only affect individual tasks.

Supervision / Leadership

Able to understand and receive work instructions from line lead, supervisor/manager and manufacturing support. Receives detailed verbal and written general instructions on new assignments. Requires close supervision.

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to work that requires repetitive motion. Employee may be occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals.

Physical Demands:  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Have the ability, visual acuity and manual aptitude to recognize and accurately assemble/install components according to manufacturing documentation. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, handle small components, and reach with hands and arms. The employee may be required to use a microscope for long periods of time.  The employee frequently is required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Systems employees may lift up to 50 pounds and push 200 pound racks.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Job Category

Operations

Is Sponsorship Available?

No

Flex is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment selection decisions are based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate based on: age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, pregnancy status, or any other status protected by law. We're happy to provide reasonable accommodations to those with a disability for assistance in the application process. Please email accessibility@flex.com and we'll discuss your specific situation and next steps (NOTE: this email does not accept or consider resumes or applications. This is only for disability assistance. To be considered for a position at Flex, you must complete the application process first).