US-California-San Diego
Date Posted
22 Apr 2020



Prepare and assemble electronic components and subassemblies of routine complexity by using blueprints, drawings, diagrams and written processes; work is performed under a microscope while using small hand tools, such as tweezers, soldering iron, hotplate and reflow solder; monitors work-in-process or completed work, may need to disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble according to specifications and under simulated conditions.




1.          Research the most current drawing in an Enterprise-wide system such as Anzio or SAP; verify accuracy of drawing revisions to the traveler; update traveler instructions, if applicable.

2.          Review assembly drawings, traveler, and process procedures for instruction per specific component; verify received parts are accurate according to drawing parts list.

3.          Prepare parts by pre-tinning, cutting to proper length, separating & forming as applicable to part/component.

4.          View parts through microscope; assemble components and assemblies using small hand tools such as hand solder, reflow solder, hot plates and solder irons.

5.          Visually inspect work completed for accuracy and quality prior to release; barcode kits by  using a program such as Anzio; forward to Lead/Supervisor for inspection

6.          Communicate assembly related issues to lead and supervisor verbally or in writing as an option.

7.          Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation.

8.          Improve and maintain 5S in your area; make suggestions for improvements.

9.          Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving.

10.       Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate.

11.       Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:

                No previous experience required, exposure to working with small hand tools such as soldering equipment and microscopes, preferred; detail-oriented with good manual and eye dexterity; High School or GED equivalent, desirable; Electronic Assembly Certificate, preferred. 




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