SMT Inspector - Full Time (Afternoon Shift)


The incumbent is responsible for accurately and efficiently inspecting SMT boards as per IPC-610 standards.



  • Responsible for “first off” and “in- line inspection” of all boards being produced by the SMT lines.

  • Ensure the parts are installed on the board as per BOM and View Station.

  • Ensure workmanship conforms to IPC 610 Standards.

  • To make sure first off is being done completely before giving a green signal to the SMT line to run.

  • Ensure all the problems found during the first off inspection have been highlighted to the SMT and QC Supervisor and have been rectified before running the second board.

  • Verify all processes are performed to the documentation.

  • To ensure to run Quality Product on all SMT lines, stop and raise issues when required.

  • Report all issues to QC and SMT Supervisor.

  • Make sure housekeeping is being done at all areas and is maintained at all times.

  • Ensure that each board is being properly scanned through Tecnomatics, read Tecnomatics instructions in the training aid TR- MFG -04- B for any doubts.

  • Ensure that use of View Station during scanning boards and performing the operations is a critical requirement.

  • Bring all scanning related issues to the attention of the QC Supervisor.

  • Handle and store materials/boards using ESD guidelines.

  • Ensure quality standards are maintained all through the production.

  • Position may involve physical demands such as lifting of heavy objects.

  • Perform any other relevant tasks to help out any other area in production.

  • Perform other tasks as required.



  • 1-2 years SMT experience required; candidates with no experience shall not be considered

  • Good knowledge of electronic assemblies including through hole and SMT components, drawings and BOMS.

  • Direct experience with IPC Standards and ISO 9002 is preferred.

  • Able to read values and correct polarity of Surface Mount components.

  • Familiar with and general understanding of IPC standards with respect to PCB repair.

  • Prior or current Certification in IPCA 610 Standard.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of quality systems and ESD control.

  • Good work habits and housekeeping; understanding and working within 5S principles.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills.

  • Completion of High School Certificate.



  • ESD and ISO Awareness Training.

  • WHMIS Training.

  • Tecnomatics and View Station Training.

  • Training for IPCA – 610



  • Markham, Ontario