Solder Assembler - First Shift
Clarksburg, MD 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description
Solder Assembler - First Shift
Location US-MD-Clarksburg
Job ID 3576 Category Manufacturing - Assemblers / Solderers Experience (Years) 2 Recruiter Jennifer Kasper Minimum Degree High School Diploma or GED

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, naval/maritime, and public safety and security domains. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; air traffic management navigation, surveillance, and simulation; and data protection solutions. Furthermore, the company serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutions-such as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfare-to address U.S. requirements.

Thales Defense & Security, Inc. is currently seeking a team player to fill a Solder Assembler role on our first shift at our Clarksburg, Maryland Campus. This role reports to the Manager of Manufacturing.

Top Benefits

    Competitive Salary
  • Yearly Incentive Bonus Program
  • Generous 401(k) program - up to 7% company contribution and 100% immediate vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid wellness, vacation, and holiday leave
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and parental leave
  • 9/80 Work Schedule (every other Friday off)
  • Read and build assembly drawing along with the manufacturing work instructions.
  • Handle small precision tools, hardware, etc.
  • Shall be accountable for quality, quantity and inspection of all work performed.
  • Keep team lead informed of any build issues.
  • Properly sign in on correct PIDs, complete ESD testing, and follow all manufacturing guidelines and procedures.
  • Maintain a neat appearance in their work area, reducing FOD when possible.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • US Citizenship required. Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 2 - 4 years of equivalent experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications - Fluent in English
  • Experience with Word, Outlook, Kronos & PeopleSoft.
  • Applicant must have familiarity with electronic assemblies, and surface mount assemblies.
  • Ability to solder on most products in the factory.
  • Able to interpret IPC-A-610 standards for acceptability and customer specifications.
  • Ability to comply with all Company guidelines, policies, procedures and embrace Company Core Values.

For specific questions about this job posting, candidates may contact the recruiter at

Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. Thales is an E-Verify employer.

Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please call Human Resources at 240-864-7748.


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