SMT / Surface Mount Technology Supervisor

  • £25000
  • engineering & manufacturing
  • UK
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Job description

Job description

Do you have experience within the electronics industry?

Have you experience managing a line or a team?

We are currently partnering with global manufacturing company based in Bedford assisting them with their vacancy for a SMT / Surface Mount Technology Supervisor. Quay Recruitment have a strong track record recruiting for this company over many years and this is a great opportunity for a SMT Supervisor to join this global organisation who have manufacturing sites throughout the world and their Bedford site has been established for over 20 years.

The Job roles and Responsibilities:

As SMT / Surface Mount Technology Supervisor you will have the following job roles and responsibilities:

  • Have an understanding of all SMT processes and procedures.
  • Attend Planning and Production meetings.
  • Ensure SMT works to the agreed production schedule, liaising with Logistics & Planning to ensure targets are met
  • Identify skill deficiencies & manage task flexibility by cross training & development of staff, keeping training records and development programs updated.
  • Ensure 5S is maintained throughout the department including highlighting areas of concern to employees.
  • Control time keeping of your team such as breaks etc
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement initiatives and activities
  • Lead by example with regards to the company’s health and safety guidelines

The Person:

To be suitable for the position of SMT / Surface Mount Technology Supervisor you ideally have the following experience:

  • Solid background in electronic assembly
  • Lean & continuous improvement experience
  • Surface mount experience
  • Leadership of supervisor experience would be desirable or an ambition to step up into a supervisor role




About the company

The Package:

The successful candidate for the role of SMT / Surface Mount Technology Supervisor will receive the following:

  • Salary in the region of £25,000
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Shift premiums when required to work shifts


  • Job type: permanent
  • Industry: engineering & manufacturing
  • Earnings: £25,000
  • Added to site: 02/09/21
  • Start date: 01/11/21
  • City/Town: UK
  • County: bedfordshire
  • Commutable from: This role is commutable from Luton, Bedford, Stevenage, St Neots

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