LOCATION: Lansdale, PA
Cobham is seeking an Assembler II to support our IRFS Value Stream in the Microwave Electronic Assembly Department and perform a wide variety of assembly operations to create precision electro-mechanical, electronic assemblies or sub-assemblies or microwave assemblies. Determines and/or follows method and sequence of operations in performing such tasks as drilling, reaming, burnishing, tapping, wiring, component installation, hand soldering and cable harnessing. Uses precision measuring instruments to ensure conformance with blueprint specifications and tolerances; disassemblies precision assemblies and corrects malfunctions. Operates automatic and semi-automatic assembly equipment and sets up and adjusts fixtures.
Works from drawings, process books and verbal instructions in the fabrication of micro-integrated circuit modules and subassemblies. Performs moderately complex soldering operations such as tin and solder nickel plated components with indium solder. Hand cuts plastic dielectric material and solder preforms of complex configurations and minimum size (.020" X .020"). Installs large piece parts such as drivers, using appropriate epoxy, and proceeds to cure to specifications.
Sets up and performs the hot stage operation (reflow soldering) which involves the following: identification of piece parts and positioning to specifications; dimensional checks; operation of hot stage unit in which the operator has control over several variables such as nitrogen flow, hydrogen flow, current flow, etc.; observation under microscope to proper melt; shut-down and clean equipment and work piece. Requires thorough knowledge of the physical and working characteristics of solder alloys.
Covers modules using either epoxy gasket or solder seal and vacuum bake. Equipment used involves several operations and variable controls to properly seal units.
Installs hermetically sealed connectors into housing, using hand insertion tools. Performs temperature cycling. Under direct supervision may reposition parts using hot plate.
Performs simple bonding (i.e., .001" gold wire to capacitors' chip) where equipment has been set
up and direct observation of progress and quality is possible.
High School Diploma or GED.
Two (2) years’ experience in Electronic Assembly in a manufacturing or production environment.
Two (2) years’ experience using microscope and small hand tools such as
In order to be considered for this opportunity, you must be eligible to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship.
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