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RelQual 2020: Quality and Reliability for Electronic Assembly Workshop Event Report

This IMAPS-UK organised RelQual 2020: Quality and Reliability for Electronic Assembly Workshop and sponsored by Nordson Dage was held at TWI, Abington, Cambridge on 6 February 2020 explored many aspects of New Product Introduction and the challenges faced by the micro-electronics industry in satisfying more demanding customer needs.

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RelQual 2020: Workshop Report (8 downloads)

For those interested in an in-depth course to drive failure rate reduction in electronic products, Martin Shaw of Reliability Solutions is organising a 2 day Seminar entitled “Set Up and Manage World Class Reliability Programme” in Manchester on 12-13th May 2020. Discounts are available for early-bird (before 15th March 2020) and multiple bookings.

Please click HERE for more details on the seminar or download the course brochure below.

Reliability Solutions – Manchester Seminar

Manchester Reliability Seminar (6 downloads)

MfHE 2019 Event report

This IMAPS-UK organised Micro-Electronics Packaging for Harsh Environments Conference held at the Satellite Applications Catapult in Harwell on 28 November 2019 provided guidance for designers and engineers to select suitable electronic packaging materials and processes for extreme environment applications.

Download a copy of the event report HERE.

Job Vacancies at API Technologies

Role:Product Design Engineers – Packaging and/or Optics

IMAPS-UK corporate member,API Technologies is looking to recruit a number of Product Design Engineers  in Packaging and Optics

They are looking for a talented Product Design Engineer to join their Engineering Team where you will provide technical design and layout expertise for both customer and internal released and development products.
Your main responsibilities and duties will include:
 – To define, design and develop Opto electronic products for harsh environment applications
 – Define and develop Opto electronics manufacturing processes
 – Define and develop Opto electronics testing systems & methods
 – Define and develop optical fibre interconnects
 – Manufacture of prototype products
 – Perform and report verification testing of prototype product
 – Transfer products from NPI to Manufacture
 – Undertake identified aspects of the design and development of new products
 – Actively improve or optimise aspects of design, function or processing of existing key products
 – Support other departments with urgent issues relating to existing designs or testing, and to formulate effective solutions

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Michael Larkins, HR Officer, API Technologies Corp.

Download the vacancy details HERE:

Strictly No Agencies


21 January 2019

Job Vacancy for a Sales Manager – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials

Role:Sales Manager – Semiconductor Equipment & Materials

IMAPS-UK corporate member, Inseto is looking to recruit a specialist full time Sales Manager to develop and grow the Company’s Semiconductor manufacturing equipment and material sales throughout the UK, Ireland and Nordic regions.

The products include wafers, mask aligners, coaters, developers, wafer bonders, metrology systems, plasma systems, probe stations and furnaces etc. The successful candidate would ideally have previous sales experience of high precision equipment used in semiconductor manufacturing and research.

This role will involve extensive travel to customers throughout the UK, Ireland & Nordic region, plus visits to our global supply chain for customer demonstrations, training and other meetings etc.

The successful candidate should be a self-motivated, conscientious and professional individual, who will complement our team and further enhance the Company’s profile.

The position has a competitive salary and benefits package, plus the potential to develop within the Company.

Interested candidates should forward their CV to:

Download the vacancy details HERE

Strictly No Agencies


December 2018

IMAPS-UK has a new Linked-In Site – please follow it

IMAPS-UK has set up a new LINKED-IN “group”  ….. ……. in order to overcome problems of sharing information about events and other matters relating to the Society.

Our existing Linked-In group page has some 390 plus followers but unfortunately it is not set up in a manner to allow people to share.  Our new site does … so please look at it and “follow” what goes on … it should have lots of good news and industry related posts that will make it an asset to your work in the Microelectronics Community.