Job Title:  Manufacturing Technician


Goleta, CA, US, 93117

Business Unit:  FMH Aerospace
Posting Date:  Nov 20, 2023
Job Description: 

Position Summary:


The Manufacturing Technician is responsible for the assembly and testing of production of products. Ensures that assembly functions are completed in accordance with established safety, quality and production standards and documents. Prepares related documentation, including test procedures, reports, and assembly history records. Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgement in resolving issues or making recommendations. Normally receives minimal instruction for daily work and only general instructions on new assignments.


How you will do it:


  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures, maintaining a safe working environment and participating in Safety, Health, and Environmental and Quality programs, trainings, and activities, including wearing required PPE.
  • Immediately reports any safety, quality, production, equipment, and tooling problems as well as any needed maintenance, calibration, or expired material issues.
  • Follows and completes assembly history records to align, fit, and assemble product components using hand tools, power tools and fixtures.
  • Follows and completes test procedures using test stands, instruments, and equipment for products.
  • Ensure compliance with by reading and interpreting drawings, parts lists, specifications, assembly history records, and test procedures to inspect, assemble and test products and subassemblies, Updates documentation as necessary.
  • Utilizes Lean Manufacturing to execute production schedule and keep area safe and clean.
  • Identifies and assists with implementation of improvements to safety, quality, productivity and efficiency including: assembly history records, test procedures, equipment and build sequence.
  • Assists with building and setting up new work cells and test set-ups using specialized equipment. 
  • Performs failure evaluation, repairs and rework on product assemblies, subassemblies and components in accordance with standard procedures to meet specifications and tolerances.
    • Mechanical assembly parts, subassembly tolerances and stack-up builds;
    • Prep and insert electronic components onto circuit boards, hand solder component, pott components and touch-up or rework circuit boards.
  • Conducts tests and records data to assist with Engineering for new products.
  • Conducts Environmental Stress Screening Equipment (ESS): Vibe Table, thermal cycle, etc.
  • Performs troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on production and testing equipment.
  • Provides training to other Manufacturing Technicians.



What we look for :


  • 6 – 8 years of experience with mechanical and/or electronics assembly.
  • Education: A High School degree or equivalent is required. Basic math skills are required, and the candidate must be able to read, write and speak English and follow written and verbal instructions. 
  • Due to ITAR Restrictions an export license may be required.





Salary Minimum:  $50,000
Salary Maximum:  $70,000
Incentive:  No

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

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