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Production Assembler (Conformal Coating) - Quester Tangent

Production Assembler (Conformal Coating) - Quester Tangent

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Join Quester Tangent as a Production Assembler (Conformal Coating) and apply your precision and attention to detail to ensure the quality of our cutting-edge train electronics!

About Us:

Quester Tangent has been at the forefront of train technology for over 30 years. Located on Canada's scenic Pacific Coast, we cover the full lifecycle of train electronics, from design to support. Our technology enhances public transit across North America and Asia, improving efficiency, safety, and comfort. Join us in making a significant impact on the world’s transit systems.

Your Role:

As a Production Assembler (Conformal Coating), you will be part of a collaborative team responsible for applying conformal coatings, assembling, inspecting, and testing electronic assemblies and components. This includes printed circuit boards, cables, wiring harnesses, and enclosures. You will also perform quality checks on ongoing builds. The role demands strong attention to detail and consistently high-quality workmanship. You will work closely with the Production Supervisor and team members, receiving regular feedback and support to ensure continuous improvement and maintain our high standards.

How You Will Spend Your Time:

•Mask and/or tape assembled printed circuit boards in areas that are to be free of conformal coating as detailed in the engineering drawings.

•Inspect printed circuit boards and assemblies to ensure proper coating coverage.

•Maintain the coating and dispensing equipment infrastructure to ensure proper operating conditions.

•Maintain a coating materials log to control FEFO (First Expired, First Out).

•Remove any excess coating and perform manual touch-ups on areas the coating machine may miss to maintain consistent high quality of printed circuit boards.

•Transport racks of printed circuit boards from one destination to another to continue the manufacturing process.

•Maintain machines, including changing fluids and mixers and cleaning machines to ensure proper and efficient operation.

•Perform general housekeeping duties to provide a safe and clean working environment at all times.

•Have knowledge of various materials used.

•Assemble electronic circuit boards and wiring harnesses using standard production documentation, including assembly drawings, schematics, and component descriptions.

•Assemble mechanical sub-assemblies and complete system assemblies using standard production documentation, including assembly drawings, schematics, and component descriptions.

•Close jobs according to the production schedule and budget.

•Train all new Production Assemblers in standard processes.

•Complete quality inspections against existing standards.

•Additional tasks may be assigned by the supervisor to accommodate fluctuating production requirements.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

•High School Diploma or equivalent.

•Ability to apply conformal coating manually with good hand dexterity.

•Strong attention to detail is required. 

•Ability to work in a controlled environment using solvents, acetone, and coatings.

•Familiarity with IPC 610 standards; certification is a plus.

•Knowledge of electronic circuit board aspects in a static-controlled environment.

•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a high-energy environment with minimal supervision.

•Basic knowledge of ERP systems and their use.

Experiences That Will Help You Thrive:

•Minimum of 2 years of experience as an assembler in the electronics industry.

•General knowledge of production techniques, standards, manufacturing, and quality control principles and practices.

•Commitment to high standards of workmanship and attention to detail.

•Proficient computer skills.

Why Join Quester Tangent?

•Expertise and Innovation: Dive into a world where your ideas can shape the future. At Quester Tangent, we're a community of dreamers and doers. Here, innovation isn't just welcomed, it's celebrated. Embrace the thrill of challenge and let your passion for discovery lead the way in our journey to redefine transit operations.

•Impactful Work: Your work matters here. Every project you touch improves the fabric of communities across the globe, making public transportation smoother and more sustainable. It's more than just a job, it's how you will make a tangible difference in people's lives, contributing to a future where everyone moves easier, breathes cleaner air, and lives better.

•Career Growth: Your growth fuels our innovation. That's why we're deeply invested in your personal and professional development. From mentorship to education support, every opportunity is designed to help you thrive. With us, your next career milestone is within reach, supported by a culture that cheers your every step.

•Work-Life Balance: We value the importance of balance in our employees' lives, and we are committed to providing a work environment that supports work-life balance, operating within standard Canadian work hours.

•Inclusive Environment: At Quester Tangent, every voice matters. We are an equal opportunity employer that values and respects all employees as individuals, regardless of age, race, nationality, religion, sexual orientation, and gender. Here, we celebrate our differences, knowing they make us stronger. Your achievements and contributions are recognized in heartfelt ways, making sure you always feel appreciated and integral to our shared success.

•Perks and Benefits: Life at Quester Tangent comes with its rewards. We offer quarterly 'me days' to public transit discounts, bicycle racks, and free parking. Our monthly company events keep us connected, and our competitive salary and benefits package take care of you and your family.

How to Apply:

If you're eager to contribute to the advancement of train technology and make a tangible impact on public transportation, we'd love to hear from you. Send your resume and a cover letter that captures your passion and fit for the role to Human Resources at Be sure to include the exact job title in the subject line of your email.

Application Deadline:

Open until filled.

Work Arrangement:


Job Type:

Permanent Full-time

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Location : Victoria, BC, Sidney, BC, Vancouver Island, BC

Experience Level : Junior Level, Intermediate Level, Senior Level

Salary range : $24.00 - $28.00 per hour, commensurate with experience.

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