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

Check out our current list of open positions below.

Director of Business Development

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work closely with the Cascade Systems Technology (CST) team to manage each account for maximum operating profit and revenue growth.
  • Maintain and grow business relationships, close deals and drive high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Own the relationship with the customer
  • Update sales and marketing reports with volumes, qualifications, and key programs.
  • Facilitate customer meetings. Timing, locations, attendees
  • This position requires at least 50% of traveling domestically.

NEW CUSTOMERS:

  • Use segment strategy and marketing reports to identify target accounts.
  • Develop (Tactics & Timing) to pursue target accounts and keep details in the pipeline
  • Report monthly on progress to plan and escalate to management any roadblocks
  • Initiate customer profile and update quarterly. This identifies key players, technical & commercial, and manufacturing locations. Applications, TAM, Competition

TASKS:

  • Update Pipeline weekly
  • Update forecast weekly
  • Support preparations for 2 plans

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years of experience in circuit board and electronics industry preferred
  • 3+ years of technical sales experience
  • Enthusiasm in technical sales
  • Strong oral and written communication and listening skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Bachelor’s degree

Box Build Technician II/III

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Read mechanical drawings and assembly instructions.
  • Note errors in customer and Company documentation and suggest changes and improvements to supervisor.
  • Redline documents as needed.
  • Install finished PCBAs into mechanical housings.
  • Install cable assemblies.
  • Follow torque specifications.
  • Help maintain a clean and organized box build area.
  • Ensure proper labeling of products.
  • Inform supervisor or lead of any issues found on in-coming parts.
  • Audits kits from Stockroom to ensure the counts are correct.
  • Review checklist, BOM, and product information sheet to see if there are any changes from previous builds or change in instructions or information for New Product Introduction (NPI).
  • Follow weekly production schedule for the department.
  • Inform immediate supervisor/team of shortages and other issues which may affect the schedule.
  • Keep safety stock of all production consumables and order supplies as needed through immediate supervisor.
  • Follow ESD procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures.
  • Act as a member of the Box Build team and attend and actively participate in requested meetings.
  • Assist in training other co-workers on various jobs as requested.
  • Must follow all safety requirements, promptly report safety accidents and illnesses, and report potential safety issues, concerns and situations to supervisor or lead.
  • Follow chemical and MSDS procedures.
  • Stay abreast of current industry technology, trends and knowledge, and share this information with the Company.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years established work experience, preferably in a manufacturing or computer component environment.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to establish and maintain positive and effective communication with other team members, customers, vendors and other third parties.
  • Good written and 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.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with MS Office (Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • 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 20 pounds.
  • Frequent use of hands and repetitive motion tasks.
  • 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.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment.
  • Ability to see and identify very small computer components.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment

Shipping and Receiving Associate

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Shipping:

  • Follow weekly build/ship schedule for the department.
  • Package product as they as assemblies are ready for shipping.
  • Follow shipping documentation specifications which may include Certificate of Compliance (C of Cs), special labeling requirements etc.
  • Communicate changes for redlining shipping instructions immediate supervisor/documentation department.
  • Review daily shipping schedule and advise to immediate supervisor regarding additional daily labor needed in a timely manner to meet schedule.
  • Review shipping and packing material inventory and prepare order list in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that shipping area is clean, safe and maintained
  • Prepare assemblies for freight shipments as required (UPS/FEDEX/DHL/COURIER etc.)
  • Manually close the M2M job order portion after all assemblies have been shipped.
  • Perform Shop Floor Manager transactions daily.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Receiving:

  • Receive, count, and reconcile with receivers. Record data in M2M or G/Drive as required.
  • Unpack items to be stocked and stage in the receiving area for Stock Room personnel to process.
  • Keep receiving station clean and organized and ensure area is free from safety hazards.
  • Report damaged parts or material received and contact supervisor, purchasing and quality departments for proper disposition of product.
  • Issue or distribute materials and supplies to coworkers, based on incoming requisitions.
  • Create receivers in M2M with and without PO’s.
  • Accurately perform M2M on hand adjustments as required.
  • Keep work station clean and organized and ensure area is free from safety hazards.
  • Be proactive by reviewing the Ship Schedule Report, Shortage Report, and Shop Floor Manager
  • Other duties as assigned.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:
Shipping & Receiving:

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures.
  • Act as a member of the production team and attend and actively participate in requested meetings.
  • Follow chemical, MSDS and ESD procedures.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years established work experience in shipping and receiving.
  • 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 and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to read and comprehend packing slips and order forms.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to learn and 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 process.
  • Proficient in MS Office- Word and Excel 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 20 pounds.
  • Frequent use of hands and repetitive motion tasks.
  • 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.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment.
  • Ability to see and identify very small computer components.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment

Prep/Insert

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.
  • Audits the kit sent from the stockroom to ensure the kit includes the right customer approved components and count. Audit includes reviewing checklist, BOM, product information sheet to see if there are any changes from previous builds or change in instructions or information for New Product In (NPI).
  • Fully prep the kit per instructions and set aside in designated holding area.
  • Review NPI product build assembly drawings for questionable information and review areas of concern with supervisor/lead prior to prepping kit.
  • Upon receiving the circuit boards review the doc pack to ascertain of masking is needed or if special prepping for a specific component is required.
  • Insert components for build into circuit boards with emphasis on accuracy and understanding of proper insertion of components and correct polarities.
  • Communicate any quality issues to immediate supervisor/team lead within fifteen (15) minutes of finding.
  • Redline and communicate any documentation discrepancies to immediate supervisor.
  • Only work on prep/insert equipment for which training and/or certification has been completed.
  • Ensure your production area is clean and maintained.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent standing, walking and sitting.
  • Occasional stooping or crouching.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Frequent use of hands and repetitive motion tasks.
  • 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.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment.
  • Ability to see and identify very small computer components.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment

SMT Operator

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform kit audits.
  • Operate pick & place equipment in production mode.
  • Set up and operate screen printers.
  • Verify feeder setup and load feeders.
  • Perform Caltex Paste Height measurement as required.
  • Complete all SMT paperwork as required.
  • Test and record ESD check as required.
  • 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 and make sure you have a strong understanding of project prior to starting work.
  • Review NPI product build assembly drawings for questionable information and review areas of concern with supervisor/lead prior to prepping kit.
  • Ensure that SMT machines are operating and performing appropriately and check for shortages.
  • Inform supervisor immediately if there are any problems with machines.
  • Communicate any quality issues to immediate supervisor/team lead within fifteen (15) minutes of finding.
  • Redline and communicate any documentation discrepancies to immediate supervisor.
  • Only work on equipment for which training and/or certification has been completed.
  • Ensure your production area is clean and maintained.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent standing, walking and sitting.
  • Occasional stooping or crouching.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Frequent use of hands and repetitive motion tasks.
  • 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.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment.
  • Ability to see and identify very small computer components.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment

QC Tech II

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 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.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent standing, walking and sitting.
  • Occasional stooping or crouching.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 20 pounds.
  • Frequent use of hands and repetitive motion tasks.
  • 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.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment.
  • Ability to see and identify very small computer components.
  • Work in hot/cold environments.
  • Work in a fast paced/quick turn environment

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