September 01, 2016

Manufacturing Technician

Cobham Mission Systems Orchard Park - Orchard Park, NY

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  • Company
    Cobham Mission Systems Orchard Park Cobham Mission Systems Orchard Park
  • Location
    Orchard Park, NY
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description

Cobham is seeking a Manufacturing Technician that will perform assembly and testing of production hardware within the confines of the systems and procedures and the certified operator system. To communicate and coordinate with the Manufacturing Technician Leader regarding specific production needs (part availability, equipment, production status, and schedule updates) to ensure on-time delivery. This position is located in Orchard Park, NY.


* Training matrix and special process certification maintenance

* To participate in 5S cell efforts and continuous improvement

* To comply with work policies

* To identify improvement opportunities

* Obtain and maintain Certified Operator Status

* Ability to lift up to and including 50 pounds

* Utilization of proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for each task associated with the job

* Report all near misses, illnesses, and injuries following established procedures

* Responsible for ensuring that Environmental, Health, and Safety are included as part of everyday activities


* Completed High School Diploma or GED

* Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing experience OR 1 year of military experience in lieu of manufacturing experience

* This position requires access to technology, materials, software or hardware that is controlled by export laws of the US. In order to be eligible you must be either a US Citizen or Permanent Resident


* Associates Degree in Mechanical/Electrical Technology

* Assembly or Test experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred

* Understanding of Lean, Six Sigma, Cellular Manufacturing, One Piece Flow, and Continuous Improvement concepts

Cobham's values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And its the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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Job Category: Technicians & Operators
Primary Location: US-New York-Orchard Park
Organization: Cobham Mission Systems Orchard Park
Schedule: Full-time
Recruiter: Theresa Zens