US-California-San Jose
Date Posted
18 Mar 2019

Our San Jose team develops advanced microwave and millimeter wave subsystems, hybrid modules and components for defense and government customers. To meet our customers’ requirements, the Thin Film manufacturing team plays a critical roles in our success.

•    Process parts on thin film substrate manufacturing line doing hand deburring.  Serve as backup operator for plating and chemically etching wafers.
•    Must be able to do detailed work by hand using tweezers and knives.
•    Must be comfortable using a microscope.  All deburring and inspection is done under a microscope. 
•    Use calipers to make accurate measurements.
•    Must be willing to work with plating and other chemicals.  Experience running production machines/processes are a plus (plating, photolithography, x-ray, laser, etc).
•    Must be able to understand assembly drawings, written and oral work instructions. 
•    Must be detail oriented and able to identify and mark when a part does not meet specifications.
•    Need to maintain record logs, filling out operation sheets and changing chemicals in tanks as required. 
•    Work with engineers to maintain smooth flow of production work orders and report issues that affect product quality or performance of equipment.

Minimum Requirements:
•    Swing shift position (hours 2 to 10:30pm).
•    Must have good written and verbal communication skills. 
•    Should be comfortable working with computers.
•    Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
•    Must be able to work in a team environment and participate in problem solving when process and assembly problems arise.
•    High school diploma and 1 (one) plus years related experience with mechanical process such as fixture assembly. 
•    This position requires US Citizenship.
•    Cobham Defense Electronic Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

All applicants must be a U.S Citizen or U.S Person as defined by ITAR (a lawful permanent resident or someone who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)). In order to be eligible for positions requiring a Security Clearance, you must be a US Citizen.

About Us:
Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

Job ID
Job Category
Technicians & Operators
Primary Location
US-California-San Jose
Multifunction Microwave Solutions (MMS)
June Layng
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