Phone: +1.315.853.4900 x759
Address: 1676 Lincoln Ave., Utica, NY USA 13502
Jim is an Applications Engineer for Indium Corporation, supporting Indium's materials for the photovoltaic industry. Like many other engineers in the solar industry, his background is in the semiconductor industry. Jim has presented at various industry organizations and technical seminars, and has authored technical papers on thermal management, as well as semiconductor packaging assembly.
Jim is an active member of photovoltaic standards organizations, including the IPC, for which he chairs a subcommittee, "Acceptance Criteria for Tabbing and Stringing".
Previous to his time with Indium Corporation, Jim was a mechanical engineer at Fiber Instrument Sales where he designed and patented a new fiber optic sensor. This position helped give him the vision of a process/design engineer, which has allowed him to better connect with his current customers.
He has a bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology from the State University of New York's Institute of Technology. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Jim Hisert's Technical Documents
Jim Hisert's Blog Posts
Who Makes Your Solder Preforms?
This year I’ve had the chance to work, and become friends, with Bryan Dygert, one of our solder preform manufacturing work cell operators at the Indium Corporation. During one of our discussions, Bryan was interested in the idea of relating his work at Indium with his past career. Here is what…
Hard Work, Experience, and Dedication
Overcoming the challenges we face in a production environment is accomplished in many ways. Ideas may be generated during a high-level brainstorming exercise or during a conversation while traveling on the road. Tests can be done to determine areas of improvement, and plans can be made to upgrade equipment.…
A New Focus for 2014
The beginning of 2014 brought an interesting opportunity for me, the availability of a position as a Manufacturing Engineer at Indium Corporation (at our BPD facility in Utica NY). So far it has been a great way to gain new skills and work with a different product line than I have in the past. I’m…