Rita Charitable Trust

Manual Soldering Technician(6 Month Diploma)

Manual Soldering Technician

Manual Soldering Technician: The Manual Soldering Technician solders
connecting leads and components on the capacitor coil or metal-top-assembly
as per capacitor specifications.
Brief Job Description: The individual at work is responsible for soldering leads
and components in the process of manufacturing capacitor.
Personal Attributes: The job requires the individual to have process and
quality orientation.

Manually solder components (Manually solder components)

Manually solder components

Description

This OS unit is about soldering leads manually on capacitor coils or components such
as resistor on metal-top-assembly of the capacitor

This unit/task covers the following:

Scope

 Understand the work requirement
 Solder components or leads manually
 Achieve productivity and quality of standards

Performance Criteria

Understanding work requirement

Manually solder components

To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
collect the wound capacitor or metal caps
record the number received and lot details
coordinate with supervisor to understand the day’s target
read job sheet to know the specifications for the lot received, work
instruction notes and work manuals

Soldering the component or lead

To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
set up the soldering station and set temperature
clean the surface to which the component is to be soldered
apply flux to solder wire heat the contact points to be soldered and apply
solder wire select program for the specific capacitor lot
ensure that soldered joint is strong, clean and not oxidised
use solder approved under Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS)
standards
de-solder unclean or loose joints and re-solder as per instructions
maintain safe and clean work bench

Achieving productivity and quality standards

To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
achieve 100% target number of assemblies to solder
ensure 100% quality guarantee

Knowledge and Understanding

Organizational Context

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
company’s policies on: incentives, delivery standards and personnel
management
work flow involved in production process of the company
importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
reporting structure
profile of clients
component stocking policy
safety and quality standards followed in the organization

Manually Solder Components

Technical Knowledge

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand:
basic electronics and component identification
types of soldering techniques, solder wire, flux and their use for different
types of soldering requirements
significance of clean soldering without material damage
how to avoid dry solder or excess solder
types of capacitors such as film capacitor, electrolytic capacitor, ceramic, etc.
and testing process for them
AC, DC, motor-capacitors, their construction and practical applications
concepts of capacitance, power factor, leakage, self-dissipation, thermal
stability, current/voltage specifications, temperature sensitivity, polarity, etc.
manufacturing process and frequently occurring faults during
5S system (sorting, setting, standardising, shining, sustaining)

Reading and Writing Skills

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to maintain necessary logs and records
to read job sheet
to operate computer
to read production schedules and operations manuals
to document the outcome

Communication Skills

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to effectively communicate with the supervisor on the process issues
to effectively communicate maintenance issues to the maintenance personnel

Team work and Multitasking

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to be able to work on multiple lots at a time, as instructed
to work as a team and deliver on time to next work process

Professional Skills

Reflective Thinking

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to reduce repetitive errors
to improve work process

Analytical Thinking

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to promptly to resolve problems
to enhance machine performance

Using Tools and Machines

Using Tools and Machines

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to operate the testing machine/equipment
to use rulers, callipers, multi-meter, gauges or micro-meters, voltmeters,
ammeters, oscilloscopes and bridge test instruments

Manually Solder Components

Critical Thinking

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to spot process disruptions and delays
to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral or schedule form

Problem solving and Troubleshooting

Problem solving and Troubleshooting

The user/individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to identify and resolve problem during testing process
to de-solder and rectify problems

Work with Superiors and Colleagues

Description

This OS unit is about communicating, coordinating and maintaining proper
relationship with colleagues and seniors in order to achieve smooth work flow

Scope

This unit/ task covers the following:
 Interact with supervisor or superior
 Coordinate with colleagues

Interacting with supervisor

Interacting with supervisor

Performance Criteria

To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
understand work requirements by receiving instructions from reporting
supervisor
understand standard operating procedure of the company
escalate problems that cannot be handled including repetitive PCB defects,
machine failures, potential hazards, process disruptions, repairs and
maintenance of machine
report work completed and receive feedback on work done
resolve personnel issues
rectify errors as per feedback and minimize mistakes to zero in future
communicate about process flow improvements, quality of output, product
defects received from previous process, repairs and maintenance of tools and
machinery as required and find technical solutions on specific issues
handover completed work and deliver the work of expected quality despite
constraints

Interacting with colleagues

Interacting with colleagues

To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
collect required spares and raw materials from tool room or stores
deposit unused or faulty materials, parts and tools to stores
assist colleagues where necessary and as per capability
resolve conflicts with colleagues at work to achieve smooth workflow
complete rework in time based on feedback from quality or process
departments
put team over individual goals

Knowledge and Understanding

Organizational Context

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
company’s policies on: incentives, delivery standards, and personnel
management
work flow involved in company’s process
importance of the individual’s role in the workflow
reporting structure

Technical Knowledge

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
how to communicate effectively
how to build team coordination

Teamwork and Multitasking

The individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to deliver product to next work process on time
to share work load as required

Decision Making

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
how to report potential areas of disruptions to work process
when to report to supervisor and when to deal with a colleague depending on
the type of concern

Reflective Thinking

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
To reduce repetitive errors and improve work process

Critical Thinking

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
how to spot process disruptions and delays

Follow safety standards

This OS unit is about following safety procedures, communicating potential hazards
and dangers of accidents on the job

This unit/ task covers the following:
 Understand potential sources of accidents
 Use safety gear to avoid accidents
 Understand the safety procedures followed by the company

Performance Criteria

Understanding potential sources of accidents

To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
spot and report potential hazards on time
follow company policy and rules regarding hazardous materials
avoid accidents related to use of potentially dangerous chemicals, gases,
sharp tools and hazards from machines which involves exposure to possible
injuries such as cuts, bites, stings, minor burns, etc.
Handle with care when using an electrical drill and sharp cutting objects

Using safety gear

To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
understand which safety gear must be used for a particular task
eye, respiratory and hearing protection as per company policy
use safety gear such as respirator, mask, skull caps, gloves, goggles, jacket ,
etc., as prescribed for the job

Understanding of safety procedures

To be competent, the user/individual on the job must be able to:
comply with standard health and safety procedure followed in the company
while handling an equipment and hazardous materials and tools or situations
understand and follow the evacuation procedure properly such as fire drills,
emergency evacuation procedures, first aid to self and others, etc., which
help in case of an emergency

Following daily safety measure

To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
take adequate safety measures while on work to prevent accidents
ensure zero accidents in work
avoid damage of components due to negligence in ESD procedures
ensure no loss for company due to safety negligence
ensure proper machine maintenance, work process achieving quality outputs
as per the company standard

Communicating to supervisor

To be competent, the user/ individual must be able to:
improve process flow to reduce anticipated or repetitive hazards
report on mishandling of tools, machines or hazardous materials and on
electrical problems that could result in accident
escalate about any hazardous materials or things found in the premises
report about any breach of safety procedure in the company
follow electrostatic discharge (ESD) measures for electronic component
safety

Organizational Context

Organizational Context

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
company’s policies on handling: harmful chemicals and sharp tools, safety
and hazards of machines, fire safety/drill, first aid and, disposal of harmful
chemicals and materials, quality standards
company occupational safety and health policy followed
company emergency evacuation procedure
company’s medical policy

Technical Knowledge

The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
how to maintain the work area safe and secure
how to handle hazardous material
how to follow safety procedures while operating hazardous tools and
equipment
emergency procedures to be followed such as fire accidents and fire safety
education
how to use machines and tools without causing bodily harm
first aid execution
disposal of hazardous chemicals, tools and materials by following prescribed
environmental norms or as per company policy

Communication Skills

The individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to effectively communicate the danger
to understand the quality standard of the company

Reflective Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand how:
to learn from past mistakes regarding use of hazardous machines, tools or
chemicals

Critical Thinking
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
how to spot danger
procedure to follow in the event of a fire or other hazard

Handling Safety Equipment
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
how to use safety materials such as gloves, etc.
how to use safety equipment such as fire extinguisher during fire accidents

Decision Making
The individual on the job needs to know and understand:
importance of reporting potential sources of danger
appropriate actions to be taken in the event of an accident
procedure for disposing of hazardous materials, safely and following
environmental guidelines