September 10, 2016
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Machine Operator II

Benchmark Electronics - Rochester, MN

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  • Company
    Benchmark Electronics Benchmark Electronics
  • Location
    Rochester, MN
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

At Benchmark (NYSE: BHE), our mission is to be the solutions provider of choice for high technology OEM customers, anticipating their needs and rapidly delivering comprehensive value-creation solutions during the entire product life cycle by providing:

Innovative Design Engineering Services Optimized Global Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions World-Class Manufacturing and After-Market Support Our mission is based on a foundation of financial strength, managerial integrity and a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement. As a top 10 global leader in the electronics manufacturing industry, we attribute our success to the success of our customers.

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MACHINE OPERATOR II with our Manufacturing Production Team on 1st shift (Monday-Thursday 6 a.m. - 4 p.m.)


* Learn tasks associated with PCB and systems assembly based on above levels

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Effective interpersonal skills

* Ability to take on additional responsibilities as required

* Effective organization and prioritization skills

* Demonstrate high attention to detail

* Demonstrate discretion, confidentiality and professionalism when representing the company

* Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required

* Ability to work overtime when needed

* May operate automatic and semi-automatic equipment as required (selective solder machine, wave machine, leaded insertion machine)

* Ability to work with and train diverse groups

* Accepting of opportunities to train on new equipment and to cross-train into other site operations, as needed

* Participate in a continuous improvement activity


* Read and follow assembly prints, work instructions, drawings, procedures and specifications used in the manufacture of PCBs and/or systems

* May be certified to operate a limited number and variety of basic machines in production

* Respond to written and verbal instructions

* Obtain certifications on assigned equipment

* Maintain a clean work environment and follow all company policies and practices regarding safety and material handling

* Use cross-reference tools available to identify part numbers, descriptions, and vendor; Recognize all part markings including speed and values (ohms)

* Assist with line changeover

* Identify feeder by size and type in SMT equipment

* Demonstrate the use of cross-reference tools available to identify part numbers, descriptions and vendor

* Remove hazardous waste at the end of each shift and put in waste storage area, check to see that labels are present and closes containers when not in use

* Continuously maintain a clean machine

* May be involved with hazardous waste handling duties

Level II * Perform all the essential functions and competencies listed above

* Complete process control charts used to monitor efficiency

* Identify quality, material and process problems and communicate to proper personnel

* May be certified to operate a variety of basic-intermediate complex equipment in production

* Mentor and assist lesser qualified operators

* May set-up and/or PM less complex equipment

2+ years of electronics manufacturing experience; Minimum 1+ years of electronics machine experience

High School Diploma or GED Ability to read, write and perform basic math

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Benchmark Electronics, Inc. to base all employment-related decisions on principles of equal employment opportunity.
It is Our Policy to
Recruit, hire, promote, assign, compensate and train highly qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, or any other basis protected by applicable law
Administer all personnel actions such as compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, discipline, termination, Company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, or any other basis protected by applicable law
Provide reasonable accommodation where necessary and feasible, and otherwise treat equally, qualified individuals with disabilities
Provide a workplace free of prohibited harassment, including sexual harassment