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Assembler Tester

Manufacturing and Production



Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States

Eaton’s IS AER FMC division is currently seeking a Assembler Tester.

The hourly rate for this position is $22 per hour. The first shift hours are as follows, 5:30 am - 2:00 pm or 7:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Eaton Aerospace Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division is currently seeking an Assembler / Tester to join our team. The position is based at our Grand Rapids, MI location.

Position Overview:

The Assembler/Tester will be responsible for assembling and testing production hardware and incoming repair units while utilizing standard methods, processes, and procedures for both the OEM and Repairs Value Stream.

Please note, certain duties performed by this role require this position to be subject to the guidelines of our Repair Station Certificate and are subject to DOT drug and alcohol testing.

In this function you will:

• Assemble and test detailed electro-mechanical assemblies and subassemblies on production, prototype, and/or returned electronic motors and actuators for aircrafts.

• Use test equipment to perform in-process testing and final Acceptance Test Procedures (ATP).

• Ensure assemblies are built to written instructions or blueprint specifications and completed to scheduled delivery dates. Prioritize work to ensure business goals are met.

• Perform lock wire or safety wire processes

• Utilize hand tools such as, but not limited to, pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, arbor press, vises, soldering iron, depth micrometers, calipers, lockwire pliers, dial indicators, pressure gauges, flow meters, multimeters, and other basic hand tools as required.

• Perform visual inspection, identify any defective items, and handle them according to established procedures.

• Other duties as assigned. May be reassigned to cover workload in other areas of production as necessary.


Qualifications - External

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

• Minimum of two (2) years of manufacturing experience or other relevant experience.

• Must have a High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution.

• No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Grand Rapids, MI will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

• This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred qualifications:

• Two (2) years Aerospace manufacturing experience.

• Two (2) years Assembler/tester of electro-mechanical actuators.

• 1+ year of experience repairing/replacing electronic components

• 1+ year of experience with electronic components – including installation/soldering of components on circuit boards

• Experience troubleshooting root-cause of electronic failures

• IPC Certified (J-STD0001,7711,A610)



Position Criteria

• Proficient in interpreting blueprints, wiring diagrams, testing schematics, and verbal, and/or written instructions.

• Know-how and ability to work with inspection gages, multi-meters, volt meters, force scales, torque wrenches, and test equipment and procedures.

• Knowledge of fundamental electrical components and mechanical physics. Ability to identify wire by color code.

• Solder certification will be provided. Prior experience preferred in IPC certification J-STD001, 7711, A610.

• Ability to cross-train on various hardware/sub-assemblies and test procedures and assist in training others.

• Ability to navigate various computer systems.

• Position includes standing, bending, twisting, and the capability to lift/move up to 40lbs.

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