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Position Details: Junior/Senior Machine Operator

Location: Richmond, BC
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Foreseeson Technology Inc. is a British Columbia, Canada-based Manufacturing and Distribution Services (MDS) organization. Foreseeson is striving to provide a total solution: from Engineering, Prototyping, small run manufacturing and Distribution services to local and national customers. We focus on building premier customer relationships with companies requiring high-mix, high-complexity start-to-finish manufacturing and supply chain solutions in the Industrial & Instrumentation, Medical, Communications, Computers & Multimedia, Transportation, Defense and Environment & Security industries.

We’re growing and currently in need of Junior/Senior Machine Operator.


  • Manual (mechanical) assembly of Electronic components including complex and high-density projects according to assembly books, custom specs and quality standards
  • Ensure full compliance with all applicable quality assurance standards and internal SOPs.
  • Component preparation, placement or installation.
  • Perform, Inspection and Rework of all mechanical assemblies and custom parts as per Engineering specifications and IPC workmanship standards.
  • Participate in training and certification programs to ensure job knowledge and skills set requirements are updated regularly.
  • Participate in all team level quality improvement initiatives, including Root Cause analysis as required.
  • Operate various types of equipment aiding in the assembly process.
  • Set-up, operate, calibrate and maintain test station as per the procedure.
  • Complete test logs and provide feedback related to testing yields.
  • Test the functionality of products using various testing tools, document and provide feedback to team members to prevent future discrepancies.
  • Utilize test equipment such as multimeters, among others including PC based programming.
  • Effectively communicate issues among other team members for prevention and corrections.
  • Assist to setup PCBA line including paste printer, pick and place machine, reflow oven, AOI, and selective solder for daily operation.
  • Prepare and load all necessary materials for PCBA line.
  • Operate the PCBA line for daily manufacturing.
  • Assist to perform the first-article inspection.
  • Maintain work area to 5S standards at all times.
  • Configure, operate and maintain various PCBA production equipment.
  • Focus on production throughput, schedule adherence and quality standards.
  • Record production data supporting Quality Assurance processes.
  • Willingness to train on new equipment / cross-train into other areas’ work centers.
  • Maintain a clean work environment and follow all company policies and practices regarding preventative maintenance, safety, and material handling.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities.
  • Must be knowledgeable of all assemblies soldered in the area and ensure PC boards are soldered per customer specification and other documentation.
  • Responsible for setup of the machine for production per instructions.
  • Responsible for making minor adjustments to the equipment.
  • Produce and inspect the product to IPC-610 workmanship standards.
  • Understand and follow rules and guidelines regarding ESD, 5S and safety.
  • Responsible for completing and filing all required paperwork.
  • Preform solder touch-up as needed.
  • Clean machine daily.


  • Colour identification is a requirement of this role.
  • A team player with good communication skills (ability to work with the customer), and a positive attitude.
  • Previous experience working in the following is an asset (but not limited to).
  • SMT/TH or Mix Tech assembly (hand soldering, inspection, rework, mechanical assembly skills.
  • Worked in Electronics or Manufacturing companies.
  • Soldering TH and SMT components.
  • Comprehension of assembly documentation.
  • Rework mechanical/electrical assemblies (replacing components).
  • Lift up to 20 lbs.
  • Set-up, maintenance, and calibration of test stations.
  • Computer literacy (Excel, Word, Test Software).
  • Diploma or post-secondary education.
  • Hands-on PCBA line operation experience necessary.
  • Must have the dexterity to assemble and align small components.
  • Good eye-hand coordination.
  • Minimum 2-years experience operating PCBA production equipment. (SMT, selective solder, wave solder, AOI, conformal coating, de-panel, etc.)
  • Read and follow assembly prints, work instructions, drawings, procedures and specifications used in the manufacture of PCBs and/or electromechanical systems.
  • Experience using IPC-A-610 Class II and III Acceptability of Assemblies Standards.
  • Minimum education: High school degree.


Be part of our ambitious growing team and hardworking people.
Submit your updated resume with a cover letter and send it to or fax it through (604)233-0248.
We are looking forward to meeting you!

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