Electronics Production Technician

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Electronics Production Technician


  • Minimum of Associate’s Degree in Electronics (or equivalent)

  • Preferred 3+ years’ experience working with electronics systems

  • Ability to read and interpret both electronic schematics and assembly level drawings

  • Ability to work with AC, DC, analog and digital circuits and work with low, medium and high voltage circuits and proficiently use laboratory power supplies, oscilloscopes, meters, etc.


  • Experience with data acquisition (e.g. LabVIEW or other)

  • Experience with power electronics and load testing

  • Familiarity with microcontrollers, FPGA and control systems

  • Comfortable working with voltages above 24V

Applicants must be eligible to obtain security clearance (requires U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Resident status). 

Job Description

  • Perform PCB fabrication (SMT/TH), electronics wiring, assembly, integration and packaging.  Support production, customer service and RMA activities as required

  • Test, calibrate, troubleshoot (to component level) and repair electronic subassemblies and final assemblies, documenting results of tests and repairs.

  • Determine root cause of failures, working within production deadlines and deciding on the best method of repairing for in-house or field service returns.

  • Complete tasks and resolve problems in a timely manner without deviation from accepted process.

  • Maintain complete and accurate records of all work. Regularly provide data for formal reports and ISO documentation of all work.  Take initiative to communicate work progress with team members.

  • Coordinate with documentation personnel to update manuals and procedures as required.

·        Starfire Industries LLC has an immediate opening for a production technician to build, test and package electronics systems on our production line.  The successful candidate will have background working with PCB fabrication, including surface-mount reflow and through-hole soldering techniques, and electronics component wiring and assembly.  Strong documentation skills, ability to work under pressure, effectively communicate results and meet deadlines is a must.

·        Starfire is a leading manufacturer of IMPULSETM pulsed power modules for thin-film deposition systems and nGenTM compact particle accelerators for neutron generation and imaging.  We are a fast-paced, small-company atmosphere with an opportunity to work with an incredible team, contribute to multiple products in development/production and make an impact.  Starfire is located in Champaign, IL on the Research Park at the University of Illinois, and recently expanded engineering and production space in 2016. We currently have 29 employees.

To apply visit starfireindustries.com/careers or email your resume to hr@starfireindustries.com