US-California-San Diego
Date Posted
02 Jun 2019

A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future.

Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters

We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets.

Helps coordinate the  overall flow of materials, components and parts throughout the Value Stream manufacturing process in accordance with Production, Test and Shipping schedules or department priorities; complies and maintains manual or computerized records; requisitions materials and supplies while performing a wide variety of administrative support activities on behalf of a staff employee, Manager or Director; serves as primary point of administrative contact for internal and external constituencies; performs work of average difficulty.

Essential Functions and Duties:
  • Review production scheduling and related information, in accordance with VSM’s weekly plan, and confer with department supervisors to help determine any needed requirements. Status, track and identify any overdue materials or components and provide, said, status on any issues that may affect safety or production.
  • Help audit, compile, scan and maintain manual or computerized records relating to; material inventory and process production reports, accounting of parts status and location of materials, input of and updates on employee training records and certifications, oven and fridge log daily entries and other related information gathering activities.
  • May monitor and control movement of material and parts, interdepartmentally, using manual or computerized tools while, also, managing the disposition of equipment sent to other areas for calibration, sanitization or repair. Prepare and maintain status of Purchase Reqs.
  • Participate in safety training and attend monthly Set Team meeting in order to disseminate pertinent information relating to any SHE, HR and Security updates. Follow up on any required actions or activities assigned from attending this monthly meeting.
  • Participate in Six Sigma, 6S, and other process improvement activities. Help in the planning and implementation of quarterly celebrations and other team building activities.
  • On a weekly basis distribute smocks to employees and receive in used smocks for pickup by vendor.
  • Participate, with other assigned Value Streams, in the changing out of the  ‘sticky mats’
  • Participate, with other assigned Value Streams, in the ordering, stocking and preparation of coffee, twice a shift, so as to be available for employee breaks.
  • Insure that any needed office supplies, first aid and other consumables are readily stocked and maintained.
  • Help, when needed, in the labeling of any benches, carts or other Value Stream assets.
  • Act as a liaison, between departments, for non-sensitive issues that can be handled without involving internal management.
  • Proactively assess any needs, discrepancies or issues and provide feedback to Management so as to address and resolve any roadblocks to success.
  • Assist with Production Control Specialist duties as required.
Distinguishing Characteristics:
  • Confident self-starter with the ability to work independently.
  • Proactive in the ability to anticipate, and plan, for any incidents or events.
  • Results and goal oriented individual who aspires to excel at their job.
Minimum Job Qualifications: (The following qualifications can be acquired and demonstrate through experience, education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)
  • One (1) year of related clerical experience; High school diploma or GED;
  • Office Equipment skills: ability to use general office equipment such as personal computer, copier, phone, fax, etc.;
  • Proofreading skills: ability verify data input and correct errors; ability to locate source document errors;
  • Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read technical publications; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities;
  • Math skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs;
  • Computer skills: working in a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Microsoft office suite; ability to use SAP enterprise wide information system; working knowledge of Anzio, a plus;
  • Time Management & organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality;
  • Excellence Behaviors:   remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions.
About Us:
Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you!

If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance.

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.

Employment Transparency:
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.

The EEO is the Law poster is available here and the poster supplement is available here.
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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