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Rework Specialist

ID:  5256
Function:  Engineering

North Reading, MA, US

We are the global test and automation specialists, powering next-generation technologies through sophisticated solutions. Behind every electronic device you use, Teradyne's test technology ensures your device works right the first time, every time! Our portfolio of automation solutions helps manufacturers to develop and deliver products quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively. Together, Teradyne companies deliver manufacturing automation across industries and applications around the world!


Teradyne is currently looking for a Prototype Assembler to join our Site Support group. This is the perfect opportunity for someone who loves to be in a dynamic environment with the ability to rework PCBAs maintaining the highest level of quality.



  • The candidate will be responsible for modifications, reworks and repairs of electrical components assemblies and complex modules by interpreting schematic diagrams, process sheets, and technical drawing packages or other specifications.
  • Reworking PCB's by applying ECN's and Deviations
  • Repairs assemblies through the normal repair process being able to safely remove parts and save them for future Failure Analysis.
  • Must be able to record in databases the information of the actions performed.
  • Perform modification work to circuit boards including trace cuts and adding jumpers
  • Requires manual dexterity with fine motor skills along with high visual acuity.
  • Must be able to identify components
  • Ability to work in a high detail work environment
  • Maintain ESD Integrity within production environment
  • Build PCBA high level assemblies using a variety of hardware
  • Inventory control of rework consumables
  • Responsible to keep in compliance limited shelf-life material
  • Operate BGA rework Machine (Air-Vac Onyx 29 or similar), to place components according to IPC standards
  • Operate a Nikon X-Ray machine to verify reworks meet IPC
  • Performs other duties as assigned.




  • 5 yrs of prior experience working in a manufacturing/rework role
  • Ability to lift and move 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • IPC soldering training and/or IPC-7711B/7721B/610 certified required
  • Surface mount and thru hole hand soldering capabilities.
  • Lead free soldering experience
  • Knowledge of Metcal or Hakko equipment
  • Knowledge and experience with digital multi-meters
  • Fluency speaking and comprehending English
  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Windows, Microsoft Office, Adobe Reader, understanding BOMs, Revision controls, ECN's.
  • Knowledge of 5S practices
  • Must have a high level of mechanical aptitude and the ability to work under a microscope to inspect their work.
  • Associates degree in electronics or equivalent experience





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