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Electronic/Mechanical Assembly Technician (WT)

Company: Ontic
Location: Creedmoor
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

We are a fast-paced business with ambitious growth plans; so if you are dedicated, enthusiastic and always seeking ways to improve, you'll enjoy a career with us!


Job Title: Electronic/Mechanical Assembly Technician

Department: Operations

Location: Creedmoor

Reports To: Cell Supervisor

Job Purpose:

Become part of a dynamic aerospace company. Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing Inc is currently looking for an Assembler for its operations center in Butner, NC. Ontic is engaged primarily in electro-mechanical assemblies for the aerospace industry including general aviation, commercial and military applications.

Ontic has a long history in the Aerospace and Defense marketplace, producing high quality products used in both legacy and modern applications.

As an integral part of the assembly build and test production team, responsible for the assembly and testing of various electronic/Mechanical products, ensuring that the finished product conforms to exacting quality and production standards.

Main Responsibilities include:

  • Understands and follows written instructions, including schematic drawings, specifications, work orders and engineering documentation.
  • Assemble, and inspection of various electronic/Mechanical products and final unit instruments using the correct tools, documentation, and procedures.
  • Compliance with production processes and procedures, production schedules and recording standards using business IT systems (i.e., ERP/MRP).
  • Ensure finished products conform to quality standards to enable progression to inspection and release process.
  • Provide cover during operational working hours (may include early swing and night shifts and/or fixed hours) and working outside working hours as required by the business.
  • Assist in the introduction of new products into the manufacturing environment ensuring successful business growth and product transition.
  • Willing to support domestic travel to learn manufacture of new products transitioning into the business. This may require the individual to be placed at potential vendors for short to medium term placements. Accommodation/expenses will be fully covered by Ontic.
  • Work across a variety or product lines according to business needs.
  • Support the learning and development of colleagues and the transfer of knowledge and skills.
  • Demonstrates personal behavior's that underpin and support a safe working environment. Skills, Aptitude and Experience Required:
    • 2 - 5 years Working in a similar assembly role, soldering experience required. (J-STD001 Preferred)
      • Possess excellent attention to detail and be able to demonstrate dexterity and hand to eye coordination.
      • Knowledge & Experience of working with electronic LRU's containing PCB/modules.
        • Handling/soldering of through hole/SMT printed circuit boards
          • Ability to assemble under magnification
          • Troubleshoot and rework assembled units that fail standard tests
            • Assembly tasks may include some of the following:
              • Adjusting and fitting parts to very tight tolerances
              • Working with parts which require special care in handling including ESD procedures
              • Soldering (J-STD-001 & IPC-A-610preferred)
              • Application of adhesives
              • Wiring
              • Crimping
                • Work closely with engineering personnel in the modification and repair of sub-assemblies and systems
                  • Adherence to company policies including general workmanship, FOD control, and documentation
                    • Uses equipment and work resources in a safe, responsible, and compliant way.
                    • Effective communicator (verbal and written) and PC literate - competent in the use of MS Office applications and databases.
                    • Numerate and Literate - attainment of academic or vocational passes in English and Math's or able to demonstrate necessary standard through job related assessment.
                    • Able to calculate the tolerances within drawings, calculate test results against specification limits to check for compliant parts/products, this will require:
                    • Basic mathematical calculations (addition/subtraction etc.)
                    • Maintains and develops personal and professional competence through continuous personal development.
                    • Able to work to deadlines and meet performance targets
                    • Initiates supports or responds to change by continually striving to improve processes or performance consistent with the needs of the business
                    • Responds positively to change with being flexible & supporting product line rotation and participating in alternative lean methodologies and continuous improvement processes.
                    • Aptitude and willingness to learn new skills and personal development.
                    • Willingly shares knowledge and skills with others and supports the training and development of colleagues.
                    • Observe general housekeeping rules and always maintain a clean and tidy working environment.
                    • Contribute to the success of the team and display the work ethic and personal attributes that support the Ontic culture and values.
                      • High school diploma or equivalent Key Working Relationships:
                        • Management at all levels. / Ontic employees / Customers Additional Information:

                          Applicants will be required to undertake and pass job specific assessments including numeracy, literacy, and dexterity testing. Post holders are required to undertake necessary medical surveillance including product or customer specific eye tests.


                          This role requires access to and/or working in the vicinity of, epoxy, and other industrial COSHH materials.

                          Elements of the role require periods of concentration and prolonged sitting. The role requires using small hand tools and operating machinery.

                          Other Responsibilities:
                          • Adhere to legislation governing employment, including but not restricted to; health and safety, data protection, equal opportunities, quality assurance ensuring compliance with statutory and local policies and procedures.
                            • Undertake other duties commensurate with the role that may be required from time to time.

                              Ontic offers competitive compensation, an excellent 401k plan along with medical, dental, disability, life insurance, paid time off and holidays

                              Interested individuals should send resume with salary requirements

                              Ontic is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

                              Ontic Engineering and Manufacturing Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran
                              Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

                              This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of the ITAR. The ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Keywords: Ontic, Durham , Electronic/Mechanical Assembly Technician (WT), Professions , Creedmoor, North Carolina

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