Hmm, it gives me an idea to make a custom hot plate with a PID controller...But thats a project for another time. This was just to see if I could. The IC you see is a mosfet. I tested it with a meter but havent tested it in circuit, but it does pass the meter check! So looks like everything is connected.
The IC is CSD17304Q3, SON-8 3.3mm x 3.3mm. The pitch between pins is 0.65mm. I almost couldnt see them. But this proves with simple equipment, it can be done! Hopefully this inspires others to do the same
One more thing. I used the "laser jet" method of making PCBs. I didnt think it could do it, But Ive been using staples brand photopaper since day 1 and it works great!