Electronics Bonding Specialist


This position supports the manufacture of front end assemblies for the JSF band 3/4 aperture.


1. Assembles, modifies, and reworks aperture subassemblies by interpreting schematic diagrams, technical drawing packages (i.e., ECO’s, parts lists, etc.), blueprints, process sheets or other specifications and using correct tooling and machinery. Inspects results to ensure conformance with requirements using precision measuring equipment and performs rework as needed.

2. Configures and documents materials, components, and process steps through the use of online computer systems.

3. Performs bonding operations using pneumatic dispensers, conductive epoxy, and a microscope.

4. Performs mechanical assembly of bonded elements per process.

5. Works with team to ensure standard work and single piece flow is followed, verifying the producibility of each unit through first piece checks.

6. Performs complex ECO/PRN rework once trained. This may include repairing HPOL and element damage, epoxy repair, or mechanical assembly rework.

7. May perform TDR and phase testing of front end assemblies.

8. Provides ideas for continuous improvement and participates in lean manufacturing activities/projects.

9. May cross-train on other assembly positions.

10. Performs other duties and responsibilities as required

Required Skills and Education High school diploma or equivalent years of experience

4 years of electronic assembly experience

Candidate must be certified to J-STD-001 solder specification or equivalent

Excellent manual dexterity is necessary in order to assemble intricate components in the fabrication of electro-mechanical composite apertures

Experience in the use of precision measuring tools

Basic computer skills

Must be able to work for extended periods using a microscope

Basic understanding of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement concepts

Ability to use hand tools

Able to interpret and use material lists, schematic diagrams, process sheets/route cards, and technical drawing package (i.e., ECO’s and PRN’s).

Able to set-up and operate various equipment (i.e., oven cycles, chart recorders and bonding equipment) Preferred Skills and Education

Previous experience with RF connectors and hardline coax cable

Ability to use pneumatic dispensers to work with epoxy.

Ability to perform TDR and phase testing

Able to cross-train and instruct other assembly positions.

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