Assembler Technicians - Aerospace (Cable & Harness)

Phoenix Logistics, Inc.

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$18 /h
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Gilbert, AZ

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Looking to join a great team and a growing company in the aerospace industry? Phoenix Defense is hiring full-time direct hire with benefits (not contract) wire harness assemblers and certifying for IPC 620 and J STD001! We provide continued on the job training.

We are currently seeking applicants for permanent full time Assembler positions in Gilbert, AZ supporting aerospace manufacturing activities. PLI Manufacturing will provide you the opportunity to obtain your IPC-620 and J-STD-001 Certifications in addition to ongoing hands on learning and training!      

The Assembler I undertakes tasks as an entry level production team member under immediate supervision of assigned Production lead(s) or Supervisor and reports to the Production Manager at our Gilbert, AZ facility.  The Assembler I will learn to fabricate, assemble, modify, repair, test, and provide shop support to production and prototype wire harnesses and electrical assemblies.  The Assembler I should have the ability to fabricate mission critical assemblies by performing basic assembly functions such as wire prep, CAN assembly, tape and wrap for over braid process as set in manufacturing process instructions.

This is an entry level position with the next advancement to an Assembler II that can rapidly be obtained when the technician can assemble up to 50% of all PLI products to completion to include Box Couplers, Point to Point Wire Harnesses, Data Bus Couplers Harnesses, Connectors, Terminators, LRU’s, Fiber Optic assemblies, and Space assemblies.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assembly and fabrication of wire harnesses
  • Understand PLI Manufacturing, Customer, and Industry standards and requirements.
  • Communicate clearly with Procurement department and suppliers as needed.
  • Work to meet customer and internal production schedules.
  • Maintain high level of integrity dealing with all departments within the organization.
  • Identify process improvements.
  • Maintain work area to appropriate standards, based on 6S methodologies.
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures described in Employment Handbook.
  • Drive to meet or exceed time goals for each job performed.
  • Learn to utilize PLEX operating system as related to Production and job function.

Position Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Knowledge of using measuring equipment, such as scales, calipers, micrometers, crimpers and other hand tools
  • Ability to learn how to read, understand and execute both written and verbal instructions such as blueprints and electrical wiring schematics
  • Ability to read Scales, Tape measures, Calipers
  • Ability to learn, comprehend, and obtain the internal IPC-620 and J-STD certification
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational, time management and follow-up skills.
  • Basic Computer Experience, (Microsoft Office-Excel, Word).
  • Effective communication skills, motivated, self-starter, punctual
  • Ability to work individually and in team environment

DOE Assembler I - $18/hour

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include industry standard requirements for Aerospace, Defense, and Space. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands and fingers to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Company

PLI Manufacturing LLC of Phoenix Defense has provided U.S. based aerospace manufacturing services to the aerospace and defense market’s for over 25 years and is on the 2019 & 2020 Inc. 5000 list as one of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Our prime contractors have included: Boeing, Northrup Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Bell Helicopter, Sikorsky and the US Armed Forces.                                                    

We recognize great talent through empowering employees to succeed while offering:

  • Top tier PTO (Paid Time Off) 
  • 10 paid Holidays 
  • Medical, dental, vision 
  • Educational Assistance Reimbursement
  • LTD, 401k and other optional benefits
Must be able to provide proof of Covid19 vaccination status. Prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at [email protected] and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Customer site vaccination requirements, if more strict, will take precedence over Phoenix Defense's vaccination policy.

Phoenix Defense, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

Phoenix Defense, LLC and its family of companies maintains a Drug-Free Workplace Program.