Elma Electronic Inc. is a global leader and industry innovator in advanced embedded computing solutions. Our products and integrated platforms are based on a set of modular building blocks such as, precision hardware components, rotary switches, and embedded computing boards.

As a global organization, we stay close to our customers and partners worldwide with sales, design, and manufacturing facilities across three continents.

Your Solution Partner.
We have an excellent opportunity for a Quality Inspector to join our team in Fremont, CA. Our ideal candidate will have experience performing incoming, in-process and/or final inspection of backplanes and various incoming components while using engineering drawing and manufacture specification datasheets. 

  • Familiar with soldering acceptance. Knowledge of IPC-A-610 solder inspection helpful.
  • Being able to determine defects found on bare printed circuit boards and assembly backplanes and writing rejection reports.
  • Knowledge of ESD requirements while working with assembly backplanes.
  • Working on assignments that are semi-routine in nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
  • Normally receives general instructions on routine work, detailed instruction on new assignments.
  • Experience working in ISO 9001 or AS9100-certified electronics-manufacturing environment
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Perform PCBA visual inspection to IPC-A-610 (latest revision) Class3 workmanship criteria.
  • Perform mechanical and visual inspection of in-process and finished backplanes.
  • Perform measurements with industry standard measuring tools like calipers etc.
  • Perform data entry into QA database including pertinent information from the travelers of the documentation package.
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to inspect new and repaired printed circuit boards: Inserts plug gauges into drilled holes of PCB panels to verify conformance to specified dimensions.
  • Inspection of conformal coating.
  • Examines PCB circuitry to detect defects, such as shorts, breaks, excess or missing solder, scratches, cracks, and incorrect layout, using light table, eye loupe, magnifier, or microscope.
  • Scan vendor Pos and completed documentation packages to online files and file in boxes for storage.
  • Experience in printed circuit board (PCB) inspection
  • Knowledge of electronic component handling and soldering
  • Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to interpret and utilize blueprints and engineering drawings
  • Excellent vision capabilities, and ability to work with metric dimensions.
  • Familiar with various measuring devices (Height gauge, calipers, micrometer, pin gauges)
  • Detail oriented, analytical problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of inspection sampling plans (ISO 2859, Mil Std 105)
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
Minimum Experience:
  • Minimum 3 years related experience as a quality inspector in an electronic manufacturing environment
  • High School Diploma or GED, required
Target Compensation $23.00  - $27.00 hourly, dependent upon experience

Elma offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and benefits package.
Elma Electronic Inc. is proud of our diversity and equal employment opportunity practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.


Company: Elma
This is a full time position

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