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Job Description

Job Number
Job Title
Senior Assembler
Beverly, MA

Communications & Power Industries (CPI), headquartered in Palo Alto, California, is a global manufacturer of electronic components and subsystems focused primarily on communications and defense markets. With a heritage of technological excellence that spans decades, CPI develops, manufactures and globally distributes innovative and reliable technology solutions used in the generation, amplification, transmission and reception of microwave signals for commercial and military applications. CPI serves customers in the communications, defense, medical, industrial and scientific markets. The company has manufacturing locations in the United States, Canada, Europe and Asia, and sales, service and engineering offices around the world.

Printed Circuit Board Assembly: The individual will be working on complex electrical and mechanical assemblies. Duties include working from production assembly drawings, schematics, part lists, wiring diagrams and following verbal instructions. Will perform soldering on surface mount and thorough-hole components by using a microscope, along with mechanical assembly using pliers, wire strippers, torque wrenches and other mechanical tools that are required. Conformal coating of PCB's. The ability to check own work for conformance to workmanship standards and inspection criteria. Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and be responsible for a clean and safe work area.
  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have 5-8 years' experience of electrical and mechanical assembly.
  • Must be able to read and understand prints, schematics, part lists, wiring diagrams, polarities, color codes, etc.
  • J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 certification desirable.
  • Ability to work with engineering on prototypes, mark-ups, and complex electro-mechanical assemblies.
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) a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

CPI is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.