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Job Title:  Assembly Operator


Huntsville, AL, US, 35803

Business Unit:  Abaco Business Unit
Posting Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Job Description: 

Job Profile Summary       

Abaco Systems is looking for a Mechanical Assembly Operator to join our team here in Huntsville. The Mechanical Assembly Operator is responsible for the building and repairing circuit card assemblies according to IPC standards and performing system-level assemblies. Come join our team and work 1st shift Monday - Thursday 5:00am to 3:30pm.


Company Overview

Abaco Systems is a global leader in commercial open architecture computing and rugged embedded electronics. With more than 30 years of experience in aerospace & defense, industrial, energy, medical, communications and other critical sectors, Abaco’s innovative solutions align with open standards to accelerate customer success.

Abaco Systems is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of more than $5.5 billion.

Job Description     

Mechanical Assembly Operator is responsible for the building and repairing circuit card assemblies according to IPC standards and performing system- level assemblies.


Role Responsibilities

  • Mechanical assembly using torque and hand tools
  • Hand-soldering components per specifications
  • Assembling rugged military-grade systems
  • Assisting with the operations in other areas, as required
  • Reading documentation/drawings
  • Performing cable and harness assembly according to WHMA-620 standard
  • Complying to the IPC-A-610 standard


Skills & Competencies

  • Ability to work without close supervision
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to follow and enforce all Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) guidelines
  • Knowledge of the SAP MRP system
  • Knowledge and experience with conformal coating processes


Role Requirements

  • HS Diploma or GED Equivalent
  • Ability to lift 25lb
  • Willingness to work overtime if needed
  • Soldering skills are a plus
  • IPC-A-610, WHMA-A-620, J-STD-001, IPC-7711/7721 certifications, preferred


Abaco is a Department of Defense (DoD) supplier and as such employees may work with or be exposed to controlled information that may only be seen or handled by US citizens or qualified permanent residents.

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 (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville