Job Details - SMT Process Engineer - Fountain Valley, CA

Department: SMT Engineering


The SMT Engineer develops, reviews, and optimizes SMT processes to improve productivity and efficiency for new and existing products. Maintains production line functionality, performance, and process completeness. In addition to the following Essential Functions, other related tasks may be assigned.


  • Monitors SMT process effectiveness and improves efficiency by optimizing machine setup, line configurations and program.
  • Prepares process documentations
    • Conducts failure analysis, provide corrective and preventative action recommendations.
    • Trains SMT Technicians and Machine Operators.
    • Effectively communicates with internal and external clients.


  • 2-3 years of SMT manufacturing and process experience
  • Thorough understanding of SMT lead-free process and production materials
  • Knowledge of SMT programing, solder past printing, SPI, reflow, AOI, X-ray inspection and depanelization
  • Ability to set up and optimize SMT process parameters
  • Familiar with J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610, SPC ISO9001 environment
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to write procedures and work instructions
  • Skilled in interpreting a variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with co-workers and internal/external clients
  • Ability to work flexible hours to accommodate staff and clients in various time zones
  • Must be available for occasional domestical and international business travel


  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related field.


We offer a competitive compensation, health insurance, profit sharing and 401k matching to help you and your family build a healthy and secure future.

  • Group healthcare choices that include a 100% employer paid option for employees and eligible dependents to provide strong support for employee well-being and preventative care, including comprehensive medical, dental, vision, and flexible savings account plans
  • A generous 401(K) plan with immediate matching contributions that helps build future financial security through a 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Generous paid time off plans to renew and refresh through vacation, personal leave, holidays, and parental leave.
  • On-site gym and free fitness classes to help our employees meet their health goals.
  • Opportunities to give to the community.

Kingston Technology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Kingston Technology, Inc. Human Resources Representative.

All offers of employment where legally permitted are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against Covid 19. Kingston Technology complies with federal, state, and local laws with regard to accommodations.

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