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SRC Inc SMT Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Syracuse, New York

SMT Senior Manufacturing Engineer

SRCTec, LLC is currently seeking a highly seasoned and product development-oriented senior engineer to join their Surface Mount Technology (SMT) team. Individuals who are passionate about ensuring products are developed and transitioned to manufacturing with a high degree of producibility best suited for this role.

This position is eligible for a Sign on Bonus based on experience and skill level.


  • Support manufacturing for surface mount electronics (SMT) and through hole soldering

  • Specifying new equipment and evaluation of new equipment, processes, and materials

  • Support SMT initiatives with wide business impact and help proliferate best practices across the SRC enterprise

  • Own and manage PCA manufacturing processes for in-house production

  • Yield analysis and root cause identification to drive corrective action and process improvements as SMT Production issues arise

  • Apply advanced knowledge of engineering principles and concepts to the broad categories of product design, manufacturing, and validation/qualification challenges

  • Collaborate with product teams early in the development cycle to understand design intent and direction, and to ensure high levels of DFx are achieved

  • Knowledge and experience with DFM techniques to help facilitate manufacturability of PCBAs and Assemblies. Generate DFx reports to improve manufacturability of new products and reduce process variation

  • Partner with R&D engineers to drive rigor in deriving appropriate and thorough manufacturing requirements

  • Provide direct support to factory and sustaining personnel during new product transitions to volume manufacturing

  • Participate in multiple product manufacturing development efforts simultaneously and partner with various functional resources as required

  • Coach and mentor engineers and less experienced staff in effective manufacturing design practices and concepts

    What You Bring to the Team – Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar field with 12+ years of related experience -OR- Master’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or similar field with 10+ years of related experience

  • Display strong interpersonal and communication skills with a collaborative, professional demeanor while interfacing with all levels of the enterprise

  • Maintain flexibility and stability in a constantly changing technical environment

  • Apply methodical and analytical problem-solving skills to challenging manufacturing issues

  • Utilize skills in project management to ensure timely and complete execution of production development efforts

    Ways to Stand Out – Preferred Requirements:

  • Subject matter expertise in DFx principles as part of new product development efforts and production transition initiatives

  • Ability to utilize Gerber software for DFx Reporting

  • Ability to translate fully or partially defined requirements into robust manufacturing solutions, in some cases where no precedent exists

  • Adept at collaborating with product development teams and promoting DFx principles to new product design efforts

  • Hands-on experience working with sensitive RF measurements and high-speed digital systems

  • Hands-on experience working with SMT/PCA processes in industry

  • Working knowledge of IPC-A-610 Solder Requirements – IPC Solder Certification is a plus

  • Understands the scientific elements of SMT technologies and equipment

    SRCTec, LLC is a manufacturing and life cycle management company specializing in the cost-effective production of high-quality, high-reliability, advanced military electro-mechanical products. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of SRC, Inc., which is a not-for-profit research and development company with more than 65 years of experience in defense, environment, and intelligence. Together, SRC and SRCTec work with the customer for the best solution – not the bottom line – resulting in nationally significant, next-generation solutions that are supported throughout their full life cycle. For more information, visit .

    At SRC, we provide you the freedom and the resources to solve “impossible” problems in a collaborative work environment that integrates research, development, and manufacturing. We strive to proactively identify and eliminate barriers that prevent our employees’ full participation and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace for all our employees. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful. You’ll join more than 1,300 engineers, scientists, and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong.

    In return, you’ll enjoy an inclusive work environment, receive a competitive salary, and experience a comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent of an employee’s compensation contributed toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.

    Total compensation for this role is market competitive. The anticipated salary range for this position based out of Syracuse, NY is estimated at $135,000 to $152,000 annually. The actual salary will vary based on applicant’s experience, skills, and abilities, geographic location as well as other business and organizational needs. SRC offers competitive benefit options, for more details please visit our website.

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  • Location Syracuse, New York

  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried

  • Experience Required 12+ Years

  • Education Required Bachelors Degree

  • Security Clearance Requirement Must meet eligibility requirements

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