Hayward Industries

  • SMT Operator (2nd Shift)

    Job Locations US-RI-N. Kingstown
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/4/2018 3:27 PM)
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  • Overview

    Hayward Pool Products, a division of Hayward Industries, Inc. is the largest manufacturer of residential swimming pool equipment in the world, with a significant presence in the commercial pool market that is continuously growing.  Headquartered in Elizabeth, New Jersey, Hayward designs, manufactures and markets a full line of residential and commercial pool and spa equipment including pumps, filters, heating, cleaners, salt chlorinators, automation, lighting, safety, flow control and energy solutions.

    For over 80-years, Hayward has been enhancing pool ownership by manufacturing cutting edge, advanced pool and spa equipment. Hayward listens to our customers’ needs and makes sure they are implemented during the design and manufacturing process.  The goal is to become the preferred brand of choice with every residential and commercial swimming pool and spa


    Position Overview:  Responsible for set up and operation of automated surface mount technology equipment.




    • Demonstrate knowledge, safety and Operation of SMT equipment by written work instruction, equipment manual and verbal instruction
    • Must be familiar with Surface-Mount Technology (SMT) electronic components and SMT assembly process
    • Must understand the principles of ESD and use ESD & MSD precautions in material handling
    • Must complete various Production and Quality control logs
    • Must be able to read and comprehend a Bill of Material (BOM)
    • Must be able to set-up and operate automated SMT assembly equipment including, but not limited to, Stencil Printer, Pick and Place Machine, Reflow Oven, AOI and stencil wash equipment (Specific machine training Available)
    • Must have an understanding of SMT feeder & tape sizes as well as feeder and tape pitches
    • Must have component identification knowledge
    • Must be able to properly pick components from stock to set-up and re-load feeders
    • Must be able to perform visual inspections of SMT assemblies as indicated by BOM’s and visual aids
    • Must be able to follow PCB assemblies through process and report discrepancies to Supervisor, line lead, or SMT technician
    • Ability to run SMT assembly and AOI equipment independently; startup, load recipe, error resolution, adjustments, production runs, shut down.
    • Must be able to accurately sort and segregate good units from failed AOI assemblies
    • Must be able to unload finished assemblies from equipment and store according to work instructions
    • Must maintain general machine cleaning and upkeep based on PM schedules
    • Must be familiar with and able to use hand tools, screwdrivers, pliers, cutters, etc.
    • Must maintain a neat work area
    • Must practice safe work habits and report unsafe conditions to supervisor
    • Responsible for quality, quantity and inspection of work performed
    • Other duties may be assigned as required



    • Ability to read and write in English to work from BOM’s, Visual Aids, assembly drawings, work instructions and complete a wide variety of production and Quality Control logs
    • SMT soldering ability including minor touch up to repair/replacement of fine pitch parts
    • Must be able to use a microscope to verify component placement, orientation and Fine Pitch repairs
    • Must possess basic computer skills and be comfortable using Microsoft Windows, Microsoft office products such as Word and Excel and a variety of machine computer interfaces (GUI’s).
    • Must be able to understand and interpret and resolve error messages from varied machines
    • Have a general knowledge of manufacturing processes, electronics, and be able to read and interpret assembly prints
    • Able to work with speed and accuracy and follow verbal instructions
    • Able to communicate effectively and relate to co-workers
    • Must have visual acuity to read prints, part numbers and interpret color codes on wires and components

    Education and Experience:

    • High school diploma/GED
    • Must have 5+ years of experience

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