Assembler 3 (1st shift)

Applied Composites Engineering, Inc.

Brea, CA

Applied Composites (AC) is seeking a Production Assembler 3 to perform a range of routine assembly operations of small parts or components, under well-defined instructions and in accordance with company policy and safety procedures. This individual uses light powered electrical or mechanical tools, including hand tools, in the construction of subassemblies.  Works with the assembly team to sandblast parts with minimal efforts, fit and align and/or adjust parts to meet specifications and requirements, some prep of composite parts for paint department necessary.  Must be able to work with shop tools and equipment used in composite layup and assembly.

About AC: Come and join the Applied Composites team. We are a leading provider of complex composite components, assemblies, engineering and tooling to the aerospace, defense and space system markets. Our employees are treated with respect and given the support, knowledge, and resources they need to thrive. If you are looking for a company that values and develops its employees while offering engaging work, Applied Composites may be the place for you.

Job Accountabilities:

  • Ability to use basic shop tools such as sanders, grinders and drill motors
  • Ability to use basic measuring devices such as calipers, scale and micrometers to verify dimensions
  • Ability to document the materials used in the process to maintain traceability
  • Ability to do accurate work at a fast-pace
  • Ability to sandblast parts with minimal scrap or errors
  • Familiarity with standard shop practices in the aerospace industry
  • Must be able to wear the necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to work with chemicals
  • Familiarity with LEAN manufacturing principles
  • Demonstrates all safety policies and procedures
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Job Specifications:
A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years’ Experience:  3-5 years of relevant work experience

  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Able to operate a variety of hand tools and light machinery
  • Capable of performing basic mathematics
  • Ability to read and interpret company documents, such as safety rules, operating/manufacturing instructions, policies and procedures
  • Good manual dexterity required to work with small parts
  • Able to problem-solving using existing procedures to perform straightforward tasks
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in laminating Carbon Fiber, Fiberglass, Kevlar, or other composite material preferred

 At Applied Composites, we recognize how important your career and benefits are to you and your family. We offer a full suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability coverage, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, basic and supplemental life insurance, employee assistance plan, retirement savings and matching, tuition reimbursement and other developmental opportunities. We are committed to supporting the way you live and work.

AC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled - Affirmative Action Employer.

This position requires the 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 ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.