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Job Description

Job Number
010518 - OPS/MA
Job Title
Mechanical Assembler
Malibu : Business Development
Camarillo, CA
CPI Malibu, a division of Communications & Power Industries (CPI), is an advanced antenna solutions provider for critical defense, aerospace and communications applications worldwide. CPI Malibu is a recognized leader in the Data Link and communications industry, and has built an excellent reputation, both domestically and internationally. We have unique capabilities and experience in design, analysis, and manufacture of telemetry, communications, electronic warfare, and radar antenna systems. Worldwide installation, logistics, and repair support are performed by our in-house service organization with assistance from local CPI offices.

CPI Malibu takes an analytical approach to design and manufacture through the use of CAD, CAE, large-scale graphics and computer-controlled machining. Two anechoic chambers (including a compact range) and a well-equipped, small volume production machine shop support our capabilities and enable CPI Malibu to react quickly to customer’s requests. We offer competitive compensation and benefits and are searching for innovative people to join our team.

We are currently seeking an experienced Mechanical Assembler to support manual assembly of antenna systems, subassemblies, gearboxes, bearings, circuit boards, other related electronic or communication equipment, electro-mechanical components, cabling connectors, wire harnessing, routing, pulling and cable assembly to assembly antennas, RF assemblies, and telemetry systems. Will use an array of hand and power tools.

•   Will assemble, inspect, and package a variety of antenna systems and components.
•   May assemble components using mechanical aids such as presses and jigs.
•   Will follow MEI’s, job directions, engineering drawings to set up work areas and assemblies.
•   Will use hand and power tools as needed.
•   Will record and document work orders and reconcile work related reports as needed.
•   May assist with other duties as assigned.
•   May partner with lower lever assemblers to mentor, train and direct work as assigned.
•   May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications and under simulated conditions.
•   Will work with solvents and solutions to include epoxies, paint, glue, thinners and such.
•   Other duties as assigned.

Federal law requires CPI Malibu Division to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. CPI Malibu Division uses eVerify and does provides Social Security Administration and/or Department of Homeland Security employee’s I-9 Form to confirm work authorization.

This position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The successful candidate must be a “U.S. Person” as defined under ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. Person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum.

CPI Malibu Division is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic characteristics, physical or mental disability, pregnancy or childbirth, veteran status, or any other classification that is protected under applicable state, federal or local laws.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. CPI, Malibu is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We invite resumes from all interested parties including women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities.

•   3 year’s work experience.
•   Basic knowledge of hand and power tools.
•   Basic understanding of assembly drawings and blue print reading.
•   Knowledge of, ESD practices and SDS.
•   Attention to detail and complete quality product.
•   Basic computer skills
•   Flexible, team attitude, quick learner and self-motivated
•   Excellent verbal and written communication skills