vanessaVanessa
KISS Machine Operator
Through-Hole Operator

Vanessa has worked at Linear Manufacturing for 3 years and has over 13 years of Customer Service experience.


She has obtained 4 certificates including:   Operations Programming Maintenance of Kiss Selective Soldering, Lead-Free Through-Hole Surface Mount Soldering, Certified IPC Specialist *Requirements for Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies, and  Certified IPC Specialist * Acceptability of Electronic Assemblies by going through on-going employee continuing education offered by Linear.


The K.I.S.S. 101 machine Vanessa operates is only one of two K.I.S.S. 101 machines in Colorado Springs.  Vanessa takes pride in the fact that Linear invests in training its employees on the best equipment in the electronics manufacturing industry.

When asked what she likes about working at Linear, Vanessa said, “I enjoy knowing that I make a product that can make a difference in someone’s life.  For example, we make the motherboard for a mammogram machine – that could save someone’s life.  That is a big deal!”

In her time away from Linear, Vanessa does the Insanity™ Workout every day and eats clean and healthy.  She’s lost 35 lbs. in the last five months.