Assembler Technician

7005 Southfront Rd
Livermore, CA 94551
United States


Job Description


6pm-6:15am - Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and every other Saturday 

FormFactor, Inc. 

Beaverton, OR


We live in a mobile driven world where technology is constantly improving. Semiconductor manufacturers need a partner as they pioneer and drive the most advanced integrated circuits (ICs) ever made. FormFactor is the world’s leading supplier of probe cards used to test the ICs that power the majority of smart phones and tablets on the planet, as well as electronic systems used in computing, consumer, automotive and other applications. We are a big company with a small time feel. Working at FormFactor gives you the opportunity to work with cutting edge technology, have a direct influence on next generation products hitting the market and drive the overall growth and development of the semiconductor industry. 


We are a fast-paced, growing company where each employee contributes to our culture of integrity, innovation, and teamwork. We are looking for enthusiastic, talented individuals who can thrive in a changing and challenging environment.  


We are currently seeking an Electronic Assembly Technician to join our team! The Electronics Assembly Technician assembles small probe products within time & quality requirements according to company specifications.  Performs a variety of electro-mechanical assembly operations on probe tips.  Applies acquired job skills and company policies and procedures to complete assigned tasks. Assembly technicians must multi-task and oversee multiple processes with a high attention to details in a very fast-pace production environments. This role also serves as an assembly expert and is expected to train other technicians in most assembly operations as well as participate in process improvements to improve yield and work environment.




The Assembly Technician will be responsible for:

  • Soldering very small precision cable components, using manual and automatic to shelf cut high frequency probes.

  • Using manual or semiautomatic equipment to cut coax to precise specifications.

  • Ability to assemble very fine and fragile microelectronics components.

  • Ability to read and comprehend the documentation, drawings, and bills of materials.

  • Maintain accurate and complete paperwork requirements for the operation/job being worked on.

  • Identify and communicate any quality/production related issues or bottlenecks to superiors.

  • Participates in ongoing process improvements.

  • Ability to train other technicians and troubleshoot when issues arise.

  • Collect, organize, and evaluate Statistical Process Control (SPC) data.

  • Follow security, safety, and quality procedures for all work performed.


  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with small parts assembly or electronics manufacturing environment.

  • Associate degree or equivalent in electronics, Microelectronics, Engineering, Factory production.

  • Requires at least two years of production experience in microscope assembly.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in manufacturing environment.

  • Minimum of 2 years of soldering experience

  • Basic reading, writing and math skills.

  • Working knowledge of mechanical assembly practices such as gluing, UV, or heat curing.

  • Ability to use a digital microscope (~75% time spent during assigned shift will be at this operation).

  • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills and able to read, comprehend, and execute complex work instructions.

  • Read and understand all documentation related to tool-operations.

  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools and calibration equipment.

  • Ability to read and work from established drawings and to follow instructions.

  • Experience with PC and Microsoft applications skill in Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • Work overtime as required

  • Ability to work and excel in a team environment.

  • Ability to quickly learn, grasp and perform new tasks.

  • Attention-to-detail and accuracy regarding administrative tasks and paperwork-related requirements.


  • Must be able to sit and to work on microscope operations for extended periods of time (~75%).

  • Able to perform detailed visual inspection and a variety of other tool-related operation tasks that may be performed either manually or be automated.

  • Able to wear safety lab equipment such as safety glasses and protective eye wear.

  • Ability to learn and follow safety procedures.

  • Able to lift, push and pull up to 10-15lbs (boxes, carts, etc).

  • Requires the ability to perform repetitive hand and wrist movements

  • Requires the ability to work with hazardous materials and chemicals and follow safety procedures.


FormFactor is committed to providing a work environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and are committed to compliance with all Federal, State, and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, sex (including breastfeeding and related conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, registered domestic partner status, medical condition, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics or information, or any other legally protected characteristic. These protections extend to all employment and management decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations, and all other terms and conditions of employment..