Careers

Cascade Systems Technology is always on the lookout for talented individuals with experience in all aspects of electronic contract manufacturing. Our team is comprised of several departments such as box build manufacturing, test, PCB assembly, surface mount and many more, all with considerable talent and skill.

We pride ourselves on hiring and retaining employees and producing top-of-the-line electronic products.

Join the CST Team

Please check out the following open position(s):

Quality Control Technician II (Full-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Quality Control Technician supports the manufacturing operations through quality inspection.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Follow weekly build/ship and production schedule for the department via immediate supervisor/team lead and inform immediate supervisor/team lead if schedule will not be met.
  • Ensure receipt of proper documentation prior to starting work.
  • Review assembly drawings and ensure a full understanding prior to start QC check.
  • Review and understand Bill of Materials (BOMs) and Work instructions.
  • Inspect SMT and through hole assemblies against IPC A-610 Class II & III std.
  • Operate and program the Automatic Optical Inspection (AOI) machine.
  • Operate and program the X-Ray machine.
  • Perform 1st article inspections – both internal and external.
  • Understand product flow and board assembly manufacturing process.
  • Log quality data summary in the quality data base.
  • Communicate any quality issues to immediate supervisor within fifteen (15) minutes of finding.
  • Redline and communicate any documentation discrepancies to immediate supervisor.
  • Only work/use equipment for which training and/or certification has been completed.
  • Ensure your production area is clean and maintained.
  • Other duties as assigned.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Act as a member of the team and attend and actively participate in production shipping white board meetings and other meetings as requested.
  • Follow chemical, MSDS and ESD procedures.
  • Must follow all safety requirements, promptly report safety accidents and illnesses, and report potential safety issues, concerns and situations to supervisor.
  • Stay abreast of current industry technology, trends and knowledge and provide to the Company by sharing this information with the Company.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma/GED with college credits.
  • No experience required for entry level. For level 2 and above some related experience required preferably in a manufacturing or computer component environment.
  • Familiar with IPC A-610 std
  • Automated Optical Inspection (AOI) operate and program experience
  • X-ray machine operate and program experience
  • Can read blue prints
  • Must be able to use basic measuring tools, i.e.; calipers, VOM, Pin Gages
  • Good communication skills and ability to establish and maintain positive and effective communications with other team members, customers, vendors and other third parties.
  • Good oral communication skills.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend assembly and build instructions and other written material.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Must be able to learn and work with LEAN working methods and processes.
  • Ability to identify all components and component part numbers.
  • Must comply with standards set by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and be free from federal warrants and must not be on any Federal watch list.
  • Ability to learn and follow ISO 9001:2015 procedures.
  • Basic computer skills, prefer familiarity with and ability to use MS Office (Word, Excel, and Power Point) and ability to learn and utilize other Company software.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent standing, walking and sitting.
  • Occasional stooping or crouching.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds.
  • Frequent use of hands.
  • Must be able to work at computer or workstation for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to see and accurately delineate between various colors.
  • Ability to see and identify very small computer components.

Purchasing Associate (Full-Time)

POSITION SUMMARY:

 This position is responsible for ordering electronic parts and other material required for electronic assemblies.  This includes in-depth involvement with the purchasing modules of Made2Manage – the ERP System used by the Company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

 Purchasing

  • Purchases components or other goods and/or coordinates activities involved with procuring products and services.
  • Receives and reviews purchase order requisitions requesting goods or services.
  • In coordination with sales and production teams and utilizing the Made2Manage ERP System, creates purchase orders for electronic parts and other material.
  • Follows established procedures and protocols for inputting orders and product to ensure inventory system is aligned with purchasing needs.
  • Expedites orders and requests as needed.
  • Assures that parts and material are ordered with sufficient lead-time to be available when needed for assembly.
  • Immediately notifies production and sales team regarding delays in shipping products, items unavailable for immediate purchase and back orders so delivery dates can be adjusted and communicated to customers.
  • Utilizes Made2Manage System, maintains procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Provides assistance to Company vendors with questions or problems.
  • Communicates information to vendor purchasing personnel and follow-up on delivery status.
  • Coordinates with other Company personnel as needed to insure problems are solved promptly and correctly.
  • Other duties as assigned.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Attend and actively participate in requested meetings.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Three (3) or more years of purchasing experience or equivalent in an electronic engineering or electronic assembly and manufacturing environment.
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to establish and maintain positive and effective communications with other team members, customers, vendors and other third parties.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Must comply with standards set by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and be free from federal warrants and must not be on any Federal watch list.
  • ISO 9000 familiarity a plus.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to learn and utilize other Company software. Experience with Made2Manage ERP system highly desirable or experience with other purchasing software systems required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent standing, walking and sitting.
  • Frequent lifting and carrying up to 10 pounds.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Must be able to work at computer or desk area for extended periods of time.

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