A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
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.
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.
Prepare and assemble electronic components and subassemblies of
semi-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.
Essential Functions and Duties:
- Research the most current drawing in an Enterprise-wide system
such as SAP; verify accuracy of drawing revisions to the
traveler; update traveler instructions, if applicable.
- Review assembly drawings, traveler, and process procedures for
instruction per specific component; verify received parts are
accurate according to drawing parts list.
- Prepare parts by pre-tinning, cutting to proper length,
separating & forming as applicable to part/component.
- View parts through microscope; assemble components and
assemblies using small hand tools such as hand solder, reflow
solder, hot plates and solder irons.
- 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
- Communicate assembly related issues to lead and supervisor
verbally or in writing as an option.
- Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety
policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation.
- Improve and maintain 5S in your area; make suggestions for
- Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as
well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional
- Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET
team support as appropriate.
- Perform miscellaneous related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
- Perform work of semi-routine nature, requiring limited
judgment, normally receiving detailed instruction under close
supervision to meet company workmanship standards and criteria;
follows prescribed directions.
(The following qualifications can
be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or
vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)
- One (1) year of related assembly experience, including strap,
coil, shield and feedthru processes; prior experience 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, required; Electronic
Assembly Certificate, preferred.
- 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, interpret and comprehend technical written and verbal
instructions; communicate across organizational levels; ability
to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that
inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities;
proficient English reading level to understand technical
terminology used within the organization;
- 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
- Computer skills: exposure to a networked environment using a
Windows and/or Windows like interface using Microsoft office
suite; ability to use Enterprise-wide information systems such
as SAP and drawing-viewing programs
- Time Management & organizational skills: flexibility and
adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to
- 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;
ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work
issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to
coordinate with other employees and as part of a team.
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
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
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 CAEScareer@cobham.com or call (703) 842-2971 and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.