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CE3 Electronics Inc: Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Machine Operator

Last Updated: Mar 8th, 2023

Surface Mount Technology (SMT) Machine Operator, this will be an afternoon shift (3:30 pm to midnight). An engineering technology background is ideal. Current starting pay is 18.25 and goes up to 20.25 at 12 months.


CE3 Electronics Inc. is a world class Electronics Manufacturing Services provider specializing in advanced printed circuit board assembly, Box Build and complex cable and wire harness manufacturing.

Since 1985, CE3 Electronics has earned a solid reputation for providing the highest quality Electronic Manufacturing Products and Services on time and at competitive pricing. Our clients come from a wide range of industry sectors that include aerospace, defense, marine, security, transportation, consumer products, gaming, medical, scientific, HVAC, telecom, material handling, and environmental industries.


We are recruiting for SMT Machine Operators who will be responsible for safe and efficient operation of our Surface Mount Technology (SMT) machines in our fast paced and quality-oriented manufacturing facility.

What we are looking for:

  • High School Diploma
  • Technical Degree preferred and/or demonstrated and related experience
  • Ability to work within a group or individually when called upon
  • Excellent attention to detail skills
  • An average level of comfort with computer based and computer-controlled systems
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Previous hands-on experience with electronics and electrical assemblies would be an asset


  • Execute the daily requirements for assigned Machine.
  • Setup PCBA line including paste printer, pick and place machine, and reflow oven for daily operation
  • Prepare and load all necessary materials for PCBA line
  • Mount SMT components onto the printed circuit boards using pick and place machines.
  • Operating stencil printer machines, reflow oven, and conveyors
  • Inspecting paste and places parts on the board
  • The operator must continuously monitor the machine results to ensure the product requirements are continually met
  • Perform daily duties relating as per work instructions and/or Supervisor
  • Maintain a clean and organized workstation on day-to-day, job-to-job basis
  • Perform Maintenance (as Schedule or Unscheduled) on assigned machines
  • Track and Reload movement of product as it relates to your assignment
  • Perform other labour assignments relating to daily operations when machine load light
  • Strong communication with AOI, Quality and Engineering groups is key to receiving proper feedback so good control on the process can be achieved and maintained.
  • Verify product compliance to workmanship standards as documented in work instructions
  • Programming of machine profiles for new circuit board assemblies

We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace for all. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise us of any accommodations needed to ensure fair and equitable access throughout the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

To apply, email [email protected]