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SMT Engineering Technician

Experience Level:  Individual Contributor
Job Type:  Full-Time

NC - Greensboro (HQ), US

Requisition ID:  6718

Qorvo (Nasdaq: QRVO) supplies innovative semiconductor solutions that make a better world possible. We combine product and technology leadership, systems-level expertise and global manufacturing scale to quickly solve our customers' most complex technical challenges. Qorvo serves diverse high-growth segments of large global markets, including consumer electronics, smart home/IoT, automotive, EVs, battery-powered appliances, network infrastructure, healthcare and aerospace/defense. Visit to learn how our diverse and innovative team is helping connect, protect and power our planet.


Seeking a self-motivated and responsible technician to support Qorvo’s quick-turn Greensboro Prototype Assembly - Surface Mount Technology (SMT) work center.


This includes but is not limited to Equipment Maintenance, Assembly Order (AO) Reviews, Equipment Programming, Stencil generation/ordering, Process troubleshooting and continual improvement opportunities.  


Individual must be able to complete equipment and process development projects as assigned by the Group Leader or Manager. 



  • Troubleshoot and solve novel to difficult SMT processing issues.
  • Perform equipment maintenance (scheduled and unscheduled) to ensure tools are safe and running effectively.                                                                          
  • Lead efforts to track down and resolve, downtime, yield, and quality issues.
  • Review Assembly Orders and Program SMT related equipment. 
  • Maintain stencil inventory. 
  • Play an active role in continuous improvements focused on cycle-time and quality efforts.
  • Have keen attention to detail and the dexterity necessary for working with small SMD components.
  • Design and order SMT stencils. 
  • Responsible for writing purchase requisitions for tools, spare parts, and consumables.
  • Effectively communicate with all team members (including off shift teams, assemblers, fellow technicians, engineers, and Supervisors) – sharing equipment & process details encountered during the shift.   May also be asked to interface with (internal) customers by communicating timelines and/or process issues that impact delivery dates or product quality.
  • Maintain a positive demeanor when faced with challenging situations



  • Two-year technical degree in Mechanical, electrical, and/or electronic preferred.
  • Typically requires a minimum of 1-2 years of experience as a SMT technician working directly with SMT reviews and Stencil ordering practices .
  • Preferably familiar with applicable software (e.g., Altium, GC-PowerPlace and AutoCAD) software.   
  • Must be safety conscious and possess a basic understanding of applicable software. 
  • Must have a strong mechanical aptitude with excellent equipment troubleshooting abilities and the dexterity required to assemble a variety of complex parts to very close tolerances.
  • Must be able to work from detailed drawings, assembly diagrams, specifications and/or verbal instructions required to perform the job.
  • Must be VERY quality focused and capable of working in a fast-paced, high-mix/medium-volume environment and able to find quick solutions to immediate problems. Must communicate effectively and routinely with opposite shift members, group-leads and supervision.
  • Must get along well with others and maintain a professional attitude especially when dealing with difficult situations.
  • Must be able to own projects, documentation and training activities and work with minimal direct supervision.
  • Must be willing to work a 12 hour night shift on a 2-2-3 schedule. 


Qorvo will not sponsor job applicants for visas or work authorizations for this position







We are Qorvo. We do more than create innovative RF and Power solutions for the mobile, defense and infrastructure markets – we are a place to innovate and shape the future of wireless communications. It starts with our employees. As a unified global team, we bring a commitment to excellence, growth and a passion for creating what's next. Explore the possibilities with us.


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action employer and welcome all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, and/or any other status protected by law.

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