Electronics Assembler II

Crane Co.

Lynnwood, WA

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking to hire an Electronics Assembler II on 1st shift in Lynnwood, WA.

Job Summary:

The  Electronics Assembler II works proficiently and independently with limited supervisor performing assigned assembly processes to manufacture Crane Aerospace & Electronics products in accordance with military and/or other assembly standards using visual aids, verbal and/or written instructions. In addition, the Assembler III – Electronics communicates with the manufacturing team and performs visual and dimensional inspection.  

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Perform assigned assembly tasks

  • Prepare components prior to assembly, clean components, mark, and inspect components, sub-assemblies, or completed assemblies

  • Test finished assemblies

  • Set up and operate assigned equipment and machinery

  • Observe proper health and safety procedures in handling hazardous chemicals

  • Train and mentor new employees and other team members in new processes, procedures and Crane tools

  • Prioritize daily demand per Master Schedule Report for the cell(s) they are working in

  • Discuss and problem solve quality issues with Manufacturing Engineers, the Quality group, and leadership

  • Create work orders, Non-Conformance Reports (NCRs) for quality and material issues, and First Article Inspection’s (FAIs) at “In process/End Item” as well as other assorted assembly functions

  • Practice safe work habits as established by OSHA and Crane policy; Proactively identify safety concerns or issues and work with the Engineering group to implement solutions

  • Participate in cleaning of area and machinery and take part in team meetings for improvement

  • Cross-train to work on at least 4 products

  • Complete job-related company training courses

  • Support Crane Business System (CBS) initiatives including 5S, KPI’s, Standard Work, Problem Solving, and other initiatives as they arise

  • Flexible and willing to work overtime if necessary

  • Any other task assigned by supervisor or management

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Understand and/or participate with internal/external audits

  • Perform inventory cycle counts

  • May be required to repair/rework defective or returned assemblies

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Experience : 5+ years of Assembly experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge : Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods

  • Skills : Strong verbal and written communication; Proficiency in reading comprehension (understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents) of the English language; Basic computer skills (understanding of basic software)

  • Abilities : Accurate color vision, near vision, and depth perception and other vision capabilities required; Manipulative skills, including finger and manual dexterity; Adept hand-eye coordination and arm-hand steadiness; Ability to thoroughly interpret production or engineering prints, production planning information and assembly aids such as illustrations and wiring diagrams; Ability to work well in high paced work environment in a high volume setting

  • Education/Certification : High School diploma or equivalent; Fine soldering certificate or equivalent experience

  • Eligibility Requirement :  This position may require access to Controlled Data or Information. Where the position requires such access only US persons will be considered.  As a US Department of Defense contractor, we are bound by International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to coach and mentor as well as have input into employment process

  • Ability to do part marking, wrapping and packaging finished goods and transport to other work areas

  • Ability to ensure all paperwork is completed appropriately and close work orders

  • Ability to perceive and pre-determine sequence of operations and installation requirements from sketches and oral instructions

  • Experience maintaining equipment on a stringent calibration schedule

  • IPC solder rework certification

  • Designated Inspection certification

Working Conditions:

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment

  • Manufacturing operations may require the use of safety equipment ( Personal  Protective  Equipment ) to include but not limited to: eye safety glasses, gowning, masks, hearing protectors, heel/wrist straps and any other required PPE

  • May be exposed to unusual environmental conditions such as loud noises, cold temperatures, confined spaces, dust or fumes


25% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task


75% *percentage is approximate and may vary depending on work task

Lifting (in pounds):        

Up to 40 pounds

Pushing (in pounds):        

Up to 40 pounds


Use of soldering equipment, microscopes/magnifying glasses


Assembly Cell


About Crane:

Crane Aerospace & Electronics supplies critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. You’ll find Crane Aerospace & Electronics in some of the toughest environments: from engines to landing gear; from satellites to medical implants and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems (UAS).

We are committed to operational excellence and world class processes.  We employ Lean manufacturing techniques to optimize manufacturing efficiency and accuracy on all product lines. Our products are known for their technical strength, proven reliability and overall value.  

Salary range: $19.43 to $26.49. Several factors contribute to actual salary, including experience in a similar role or performing comparable job responsibilities, skills, training, and other qualifications. Compensation packages also include comprehensive benefits, 401K contribution and match, Paid Time Off, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement and more. Some roles may be eligible for participation in performance-based bonus programs. You can see a list of our benefits at  https://www.craneae.com/company/careers  or visit our website at  www.CraneAE.com   for more information on our company and great opportunities

In our efforts to maintain a safe and drug-free workplace, Crane Aerospace & Electronics requires that candidates complete a satisfactory background check.  FAA sensitive positions require employees to participate in a random drug test pool.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work being performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Crane Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.