SMT Programmer
Tampa, FL 
Posted 8 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
The SMT Programmer provides support to the production floor SMT lines.  Acts as a technical resource for daily manufacturing execution by promptly responding to line machine requests from the Production team.  Responsible for programming and troubleshooting all pieces of equipment on the SMT line to ensure all customer requirements are met.
  • SMT line equipment programming and troubleshooting
  • SMT line equipment feeder/placement optimization
  • Assists in coordinating the introduction of new programs on the SMT line
  • Analyzes reports and data from the SMT equipment to determine if changes are needed
  • Identifies root cause, and systematically solves issues on equipment and end products, aiding engineers, technicians, and operators
  • Interfaces with engineering to incorporate changes and cost savings
  • Participates in continuous improvement efforts
  • Provides on the job training to employees working in the SMT area
  • Continuous standing during daily support initiatives. Occasional lifting and moving of material and fixtures over 25 pounds and up to 60 pounds. Infrequent movement of equipment with casters in excess of 100 pounds
  • Associates Degree in an engineering equivalent or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Minimum of two years SMT programming experience
  • 2 years of experience in printed circuit board assembly processes, methodologies, standards, and best practices
  • Ability to read and understand work instructions
  • Technical communication skills – must be able to communicate with engineering and production
  • Ability to work independently as well as with teammates
  • Ability to work with extremely small parts using a microscope and small hand tools
  • May require handling or exposure to chemicals used in the production area
  • Ability to obtain a US Government granted security clearance, if required
Sypris Electronics, LLC provides goods and services to the U.S. Government and other prime contractors and is obligated by its contracts with those entities, as well as by various federal laws and regulations regarding security and export control, to restrict access to certain goods, services, and/or any related information.  Accordingly, Sypris Electronics has a policy of only hiring U.S. citizens.  Upon employment all employees have to provide evidence verifying U.S. citizenship.

Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

Pre-employment drug screening required.
Sypris Electronics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer
Sypris Electronics does not, and will not, discriminate against a person on the basis of race, ancestry, color, age, national origin, ethnicity, religious creed or belief, physical or mental disability, marital or familial status, legally protected medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), sexual orientation, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws, in any aspect of employment opportunity.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st shift
Salary and Benefits
Sypris Electronics offers a competitive compensation and benefits package upon date of hire including health, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) with company matching. We also offer a 9/80 work schedule.
Required Education
Associate Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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