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Job Title:  Manufacturing Production Technician


Westerly, RI, US, 02891

Business Unit:  Engineered Interconnects & Packaging
Posting Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Job Description: 

This position has responsibility for a variety of manufacturing tasks such as assembly of product components, soldering of connectors, rubber transfer press molding, glass to metal sealing, chemical cleaning, polyurethane molding and more. To ensure success in this role you should possess a strong knowledge of product assembly and experience in a similar industry. Work cooperatively with all support areas, including all quality assurance functions, to achieve departmental and company objectives.


Major Duties:

• Successfully train and become certified to the J-STD 001 (training provided).

• Follow procedures for soldering connector ends and assembly of connectors and select solder, flux, and cleaning requirements.

• Crimp contacts to conductors per router, drawing and procedure when applicable.

• Perform hand soldering of electronic assemblies, components, and systems

• Assembling a variety of connectors with multiple pin counts for glass sealing.

• Follow a process diagram and program a logic controller to be in accordance with this process.

• Read work orders or examine part to determine which parts or sections of products are required to be assembled or produced. Define the product specifications and outline material requirements.

• Remove or trim excess material from products, using knives, scrappers, or buffing wheels.

• Place materials into molds and inject materials via pneumatic injection or through transfer press.

• Spray or brush mold surfaces with parting agents and prime part surfaces with specified agents for promoting material adhesion.

• Use depth gauges and hand tools to insert and adjust wires/parts while aligning the parts and workpieces for proper assembly.

• Separate parts from molds and check removed workpieces or products for accuracy.

• Apply coolants or lubricants to molds and mold parts, and clean workpieces or finished products.

• Maintain a clean and safe working environment.

• Comply with all requirements regarding safety procedures and safety equipment.


Requirements for Consideration:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, associate degree in technical field preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years of comparable experience with the above duties.
  • Experience with soldering of connectors, how to select solder sizes, flux, and cleaning of solder joints.
  • Experience with termination and assembly of coax products preferred but not necessary.
  • Experience performing soldering under a magnifying glass, is a plus.
  • Experience with hand crimping of a variety of contact styles.
  • Ability to read and work from assembly prints, schematics, and procedures.
  • J-STD 001 and IPC A620 certification required (training provided)
  • Demonstrate ability to carry out defined tasks independently with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy of work.
  • For the purposes of ITAR regulations, applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents.
  • Ability to work overtime and flexible hours to include weekends on occasion.


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.

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Nearest Major Market: Providence
Nearest Secondary Market: Rhode Island