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Careers in electronic contract manufacturing

Cascade Systems Technology is always on the lookout for talented individuals with experience in all aspects of electronic contract manufacturing. Our team is comprised of several departments such as box build manufacturing, test, PCB assembly, surface mount and many more, all with considerable talent and skill.

We pride ourselves on hiring and retaining employees and producing top-of-the-line electronic products.

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Please check out the following open position(s):

Assembler

Cascade Systems Technology (CST) is a premier contract manufacturing company specializing in Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) in Hillsboro, Oregon. Our company serves the Greater Portland region, Pacific Northwest, and beyond.  Cascade Systems Technology is an industry leader in Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA), Box Build, Microelectronics, Engineering & Design, Rework, Cable Assembly, and Prototyping.

Cascade Systems Technology offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement plan and more.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure receipt of proper documentation prior to starting work.
  • Review document pack to see what kind of assembly is needed for incoming product.
  • Assemble according to instructions.
  • Process hand adds – solder components or wires that can’t go through the wave machine or are on the secondary side of the board.
  • Follow weekly build/ship and production schedule for the department via immediate supervisor/team lead and inform immediate supervisor/team lead if schedule will not be met.
  • Review NPI product build assembly drawings for questionable information and review areas of concern with supervisor/lead prior to assembly or review as assembly occurs.
  • Communicate any quality issues to immediate supervisor/team lead within fifteen (15) minutes of finding.
  • Provide information to lead or immediate supervisor for redline changes or documentation discrepancies.
  • Only work on equipment for which training and/or certification has been completed.
  • Ensure your production area is clean and maintained.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years established work experience, preferably in a manufacturing or computer component environment.
  • Good communication skills and ability to establish and maintain positive and effective communications with other team members, customers, vendors and other third parties.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend assembly and build instructions and other written material.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be able to learn and work with LEAN working methods and processes.
  • Ability to identify all components and component part numbers.
  • Must comply with standards set by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and be free from federal warrants and must not be on any Federal watch list.
  • Ability to learn and follow ISO 9000 process.
  • Ability to learn and use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn and utilize other Company software.

 

 

SMT Operator

Cascade Systems Technology (CST) is a premier contract manufacturing company specializing in Electronic Manufacturing Services (EMS) in Hillsboro, Oregon. Our company serves the Greater Portland region, Pacific Northwest, and beyond.  Cascade Systems Technology is an industry leader in Printed Circuit Board Assembly (PCBA), Box Build, Microelectronics, Engineering & Design, Rework, Cable Assembly, and Prototyping.

Cascade Systems Technology offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement plan and more.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform kit audits.
  • Operate pick & place equipment in production mode.
  • Set up and operate screen printers.
  • Verify feeder setup and load feeders.
  • Perform Caltex Paste Height measurement as required.
  • Complete all SMT paperwork as required.
  • Test and record ESD check as required.
  • Follow weekly build/ship and production schedule for the department via immediate supervisor/team lead and inform immediate supervisor/team lead if schedule will not be met.
  • Ensure receipt of proper documentation and make sure you have a strong understanding of project prior to starting work.
  • Review NPI product build assembly drawings for questionable information and review areas of concern with supervisor/lead prior to prepping kit.
  • Ensure that SMT machines are operating and performing appropriately and check for shortages.
  • Inform supervisor immediately if there are any problems with machines.
  • Communicate any quality issues to immediate supervisor/team lead within fifteen (15) minutes of finding.
  • Redline and communicate any documentation discrepancies to immediate supervisor.
  • Only work on equipment for which training and/or certification has been completed.
  • Ensure your production area is clean and maintained.

 

Account Manager/Outside Sales

POSITION SUMMARY

Cascade Systems Technology is seeking a Test Engineer for our busy Contract Electronic Manufacturing Company.  Cascade Systems Technology is an industry leader in Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Box Build, Microelectronics, Engineering & Design, Rework, Cable Assembly, and Prototyping. With over 30 years as a supplier of choice, this company offers a depth of experience with a variety of industrial, commercial, medical, aerospace, energy, defense applications and much more.

CST offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement plan and more.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Respond to client inquiries including potential business such as RFQs in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Utilize company software to gather technical data on incoming assemblies for quoting team and participate in generating accurate quotes.
  • Interface with internal teams and customers and get customer orders completed to full customer satisfaction.
  • Prospect and close relationships with key target clients.
  • Negotiate and close sales. Conduct follow ups with customers upon completion to assess customer satisfaction and future needs.
  • Identify potential new sales opportunities and establish relationships to develop new sales for the company that meet the company’s target client profile.
  • Compile prospective customer list and follow up on all generated sales leads.
  • Work with the documentation team to generate technical assembly instructions.
  • Generate machine programs for pick and place machines.
  • Drive resolution of assembly questions from the production team.
  • Engage in regular dialogues with customers to Identify new revenue opportunities. Will be expected to also grow sales at existing accounts.
  • Grow sales at existing accounts and act as key point of contact delivering an extraordinary customer experience.
  • Develop and maintain strategic client relationships allowing the company to identify and develop new revenue opportunities and increase retention rate.
  • Manage the sales and client communication process. This includes communicating with clients and internal departments regarding projected due dates, troubleshooting and problem solving various delivery and other issues to ensure deadlines are met and overall creating a seamless client experience.
  • Provide comprehensive support and interface to internal departments to ensure client experience is delivered as expected and within projected deadline.
  • Collaborate with management to prepare sales projections for the fiscal year and measure results.
  • Utilizing Made2Manage, maintain critical records and documents related to sales operations.
  • Update and manage the sales forecast projections and meet with management team on a regular basis to provide updated information.
  • Facilitate and conduct on-site tours as requested using key employees to assist in providing an excellent customer experience.
  • Respond to customer related assembly questions from the production team.
  • Identify potential new sales opportunities and establish new relationships to develop new sales for the company that meet the company’s target client profile.
  • May visit client locations as requested.
  • Utilize company software to gather technical data on incoming assemblies for quoting team.
  • Work with the documentation team to generate technical assembly instructions.
  • Generate machine programs for pick and place machines.
  • Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • 7-10 years’ experience in a similar role with 2-3 years minimum within the EMS industry.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish and maintain positive and effective communications with other team members, customers, vendors and other third parties.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must comply with standards set by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and be free from federal warrants and must not be on any Federal watch list.
  • ISO 9000 familiarity required.
  • Familiarity with ERP Systems.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn and utilize other Company software.
  • Some travel required.

 

Test Technician III

The Test Technician III supports the test operations for programming, functional testing and failure analysis. Cascade Systems Technology is seeking a Test Engineer for our busy Contract Electronic Manufacturing Company.  Cascade Systems Technology is an industry leader in Printed Circuit Board Assembly, Box Build, Microelectronics, Engineering & Design, Rework, Cable Assembly, and Prototyping. With over 30 years as a supplier of choice, this company offers a depth of experience with a variety of industrial, commercial, medical, aerospace, energy, defense applications and much more.

CST offers a full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, retirement plan and more.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
o Reads and interprets schematics, codes, standards, specifications and procedures.
o Performs test and programming on boards and ICs, as per defined instruction.
o Troubleshoots test and programming issues – including equipment-related.
o Establishes test and programming techniques and/or procedures.
o Confers with engineering and technical personnel to resolve testing/programming problems such as
product or system malfunctions, incomplete test data and data interpretation.
o Generates test and programming-related reports.
o Interfaces with customers regarding test requirements and results.
o Supervises, instructs and provides training to Level I, Level II and incoming Level III techs.
o Recommends measures to improve test efficiency, quality and equipment performance.
o Performs test equipment maintenance.
o Inventories and requisitions test tools, equipment, and supplies.
o Prioritizes testing/programming activities based on production schedules and/or job orders.
o Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:
o At least two (2) years or related college credits and/or military Electronic Tech MOS or equivalent
work experience.
o Experience with electronic component testing or equivalent experience required.
o Ability to read and interpret schematics, blue prints, codes, standards, specifications and procedures.
o Familiar with various types of programmers and firmware files.
o Must be able to use basic test equipment, i.e. DVM, Oscilloscope, frequency counter, etc.
o Excellent communication skills and ability to establish and maintain positive and effective
communications with other team members, customers, vendors and other third parties.
o Strong written and oral communication skills.
o Must comply with standards set by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and be free from
federal warrants and must not be on any Federal watch list.
o ISO 9000 familiarity and ability to learn and understand requirements.
o Familiar with and ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn and utilize
other Company software.

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