Precision Assembler
Black Mountain, NC 
Posted 1 day ago
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Kearfott Corporation, a global avionics, motion control and navigation supplier for over 100 years, is a leader in the design and manufacture of precision motion control products and inertial control components. Our inertial guidance and navigation systems control military and commercial aircraft, military land vehicles, missiles, marine vehicles, satellites, and space instruments.

We are looking for talented individuals who want to be part of a world class work force. Join Kearfott and become part of a company that is recognized for technical expertise and respected world-wide as a 'full service' provider. For more information visit our website at .

This position is responsible for working with a variety of tools, fixtures and arbor presses to assemble various precision electronic/electro-mechanical components, sub-systems and systems.

Essential Functions

  • Works from operation sheets, blue prints, oral and written instructions to insure properly assembled components.
  • Mark units as prescribed and maintain serialization
  • Repair own work as necessary
  • Use precision gauges and test equipment to determine mechanical and electrical characteristics
  • Perform work using 3x and 10x magnification
  • Mix epoxy cements and cleaning solutions, using precision scales
  • Perform other tasks as required to meet work load demands or other company objectives
  • May be cross-trained to handle wide variety of functions in assembly area
  • May instruct other assemblers in the proper methods for assembly of precision components
  • Will usually be assigned the more difficult/complex assembly tasks than less experienced assemblers
  • Occasional light lifting required ( up to 10lbs)
Required Skills
  • Job entails working with small parts/components, good manual dexterity is required.
  • Must be able to solder close tolerance connections.
  • Must be able to understand EMIs.
  • Must be able to pass solder certification and recertification classes.
  • Must be able to perform general math skills, including decimals and fractions
  • Must be able to pass annual eye exam which requires 20/20 vision with corrective lenses.
Required Experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years prior experience in manual mechanical assembly operations required. assembly experience with electrical/electronic sub-assemblies or components preferred.
  • Solder experience or certification preferred.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US, visa sponsorship not available.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Job Location
Black Mountain, North Carolina, United States
Position Type

Kearfott takes affirmative action as to all of the above to provide Equal Employment Opportunity to protected veterans, women, minorities, and individuals with disabilities. Kearfott’s EEO/AA Policy is supported by all levels of Company management


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
5+ years
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