Assembler 2 - Cable Assembly

Resilient Network Solutions (RNS) is an operating unit within the Communications division of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems. As part of Northrop Grumman's business focus area on Communications, RNS provides world-class communications with a range of capabilities spanning from quick reaction/urgent need programs to complex communication integration efforts. Our BACN program is the leading supplier of airborne networks, providing flexible content delivery solutions for C2, ISR and disaster relief customers worldwide located at the Spectrum Center site in San Diego, CA.

The Cable Assembler will perform a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production cable assemblies.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Perform a variety of tasks ranging from repetitive to non-repetitive production cable assemblies. Must be able to work from redlines.
  • Perform a variety of manufacturing tasks and processes in the build of cable and harness assemblies.
  • Build simple to complex cables.
  • Make continuity checks on work in process and completed cables.
  • May conduct quality PEER reviews on processing line in accordance with quality specifications.
  • May disassemble, modify, rework, reassemble, and test prototype assemblies and subassemblies according to specifications.
  • Some mechanical assembly.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School, Technical Trade School, or Military Technical Training with at least 2 years experience.
  • Must have experience with and the ability to read wire diagram, wire tables, schematics, measurements and engineering drawings.
  • Ability to solder terminals, connectors and braid.
  • Must be familiar with the following cable builds: D38999 connectors, RF cables , Ethernet cable , Coaxial cables, Molex cables, quadrax cables, clocking backshells, splicing, wire identification with laser, labels.
  • Able to work from drawings, schematics, wire diagrams, wire lists, work instructions and verbal instructions.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Certification with IPC/WHMA-A-620 and/or IPC J-STD-001
  • Current IPC certifications a plus.
  • Knowledge of Lean Six Sigma, SAP and MS office a plus.
  • Experience working in a production environment is desired.

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