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Braider Operator Wallingford, CT
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Essential Duties and Responsibilities Perform all required duties to operate a bank of braiding machines; obtain and position operational supplies and maintain related records.  Cooperate as necessary to maintain continuous operation of assigned units.  Set-up and operate 48 carrier machines as directed. Maintain operational supplies to machine and when machine requires, replace minor worn parts such as pawls, sleeves and ratchets, make set-ups where required. Obtain empty take-up reels, additional filled bobbins and other normal supplies for all assigned machines.  Change take-up reels, remove filled reel, replace with empty; resupply care material (wire, cable or filler); maintain bobbin racks requiring heavy physical exertion at times to move and/or position items. Operate braiding units as necessary.  Remain alert to detect broken wires, empty bobbins, filled reels, empty supply reels and other operational failures or faults.  Take necessary corrective action to restart units within limits of accepted practice; notify Maintenance Dept and/or supervision of continuing stoppage or other unusual conditions. Accumulate all scrap and short ends of wire from bobbins at shift end; weigh, and complete scrap report.  Accumulate empty bobbins and return to respooling or other designated area.  Prepare braid report for shift operation and perform other duties as directed. Detect and report defective material, faulty operation and unusual conditions to proper supervision.  Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.  Follow environmental, health and safety regulations.Qualifications/Requirements High School diploma or GED. 2 years relevant experience. Ability to comprehend parts/operator manuals/instructions. Solid troubleshooting ability.
Cable Assembler West Palm Beach, FL
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We have an immediate opening for experienced Assemblers at our West Palm Beach, FL operations. Successful candidates will have experience with electrical assemblies, soldering, or cable assemblies.Assembler Job Duties:Prepares work to be accomplished by following assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and required parts; gathering parts, , tools, and materials.Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and subassemblies.Verifies specifications by measuring completed assemblies.Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications.Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.About the Company:Times Microwave Systems, Inc.is the leader in coaxial transmission line technology and production. Times Microwave Systems provides the broadest range of transmission line solutions for military, aerospace, wireless communications and industrial applications. Times Microwave Systems’ engineering expertise and range of manufacturing capabilities are unmatched in the industry. With production facilities in the US and China, Times Microwave Systems addresses both specialized applications with extremely demanding performance requirements and high volume commercial applications at frequencies from KHz to 50 GHz.As a division of Amphenol Corporation, Times Microwave Systems has access to the resources of one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. Amphenol (NYSE: APH) designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber-optic connectors, interconnect systems and coaxial and specialty cable. Amphenol employs more than 38,000 people at over 85 facilities in more than 30 different countries.Job T
Manufacturing Associate/Machine Operator Wallingford, CT
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Times Microwave Systems is looking for experienced production workers for our Wallingford, CT facility. Production workers will operate various equipment used in the production of cable. Operations include; extrusion, braiding, winding and taped core production. Experience reading prints and use measuring devices and general mechanical aptitude required.Times Microwave Systems, Inc.is the leader in coaxial transmission line technology and production. Times Microwave Systems provides the broadest range of transmission line solutions for military, aerospace, wireless communications and industrial applications. Times Microwave Systems’ engineering expertise and range of manufacturing capabilities are unmatched in the industry. With production facilities in the US and China, Times Microwave Systems addresses both specialized applications with extremely demanding performance requirements and high volume commercial applications at frequencies from KHz to 50 GHz.As a division of Amphenol Corporation, Times Microwave Systems has access to the resources of one of the largest manufacturers of interconnect products in the world. Amphenol (NYSE: APH) designs, manufactures and markets electrical, electronic and fiber-optic connectors, interconnect systems and coaxial and specialty cable. Amphenol employs more than 38,000 people at over 85 facilities in more than 30 different countries.
Manufacturing Engineer Mesa, AZ
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SummaryThe Manufacturing Engineer supports the Production Department by resolving issues related to components, equipment and processes used in the manufacture of RF coaxial cable assemblies. The Manufacturing Engineer will work in concert with Production and Operations to assure efficient manufacturing of products to meet Customer scheduling and quality requirements.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Creating/maintaining/reviewing/improving/troubleshooting of documentation related to manufacturing and testing of RF coaxial cable assemblies Conducting feasibility study to estimate product cost and analyze capital equipment, capacity, and capability requirements Identifying root cause of mechanical and electrical failures on the production floor Implementation of process improvements to correct manufacturing inefficiencies and failures Provide analysis and solutions to complex material screening and sorting issues Design/develop tooling and fixtures to support production needs Provide training/qualification/validation for processes and equipment as required Ensure compliance with internal standards, processes, and proceduresQualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree 5+ years’ experience in the manufacturing of raw RF cable or cable assemblies Excellent problem-solving skills Experienced with control procedures, such as the Change Management System, Nonconformance Reports, Engineering Specifications, Takt time/rate, Corrective & Preventive Action (CAPA), and Work Instructions Proficient with Microsoft Office applications Proficient with PNA test equipment Experience reading and understanding drawings and specifications Proficient with SolidWorks Experience with resistance soldering equipment Knowledge in Lean Principles and/or Six Sigma or other problem-solving methodology Experience with Clean Room manufacturing requirements
Manufacturing Technician Wallingford, CT
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SummaryThe Manufacturing Technician will support cable assembly manufacturing.  This position is to work in a manufacturing engineering environment producing high performance coaxial cable assembly prototypes for military and aerospace applications. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Manufacture prototype cable assemblies. Verify assembly procedures and recommend changes to engineering if required Process returned assemblies, verify complaint and work with Engineering and Quality Assurance to resolve problem Support manufacturing efforts regarding product performance and test issues Read work orders and manufacturing process instructions, follow production drawings and assembly instruction sheets, and/or receives verbal instructions regarding duties to be performed Assist in creating and/or updating work instructions and test procedures Confer with technical personnel and department supervisors to report and resolve technical, assembly problems, and report unresolved problems Repair broken or damaged cable assemblies Train operators on assembly techniques Troubleshoot product failures Work jointly with Manufacturing Engineering and Operations on developing tools, fixtures, and equipment to improve product quality and process efficiency Ability to perform minor machining work for fixture/tooling development Knowledge of facility layout and equipment installationQualifications/Requirements “Mission” oriented; an individual with strong desire to persevere so that a project is accomplished regardless of obstacles Ability to work independently as well as part of a team “Hands on” self-starter with enthusiastic attitude and well-developed work ethic Mechanical aptitude with a firm and solid comprehension of electrical characteristics Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, assembly, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals Ability to write routine reports and correspondence Excellent verbal communication skills Understanding
Marker Band West Palm Beach, FL
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Job Title: Marker Band/Cable Harness OperatorFLSA: Non-ExemptLocation: West Palm Beach, FLCreated: October 2018SummarySuccessful candidates will have experience with electrical assemblies, soldering or cable assemblies.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Perform all required duties including the location and shrinking of maker bands on cable assemblies Detect and report defective material, faulty instructions, unusual conditions to supervisor Ability to gather materials and tooling necessary to perform work in an organized manner Manual dexterity to handle small hand crimping tools/cutters/heat gun Ability to work as a team member Communicate verbally with co-workers to keep a safe working environment Numerous hand assembly operations based on detailed instructions Assembly of multi-cable harnesses Work from schedules, written and oral, to produce cable assemblies compliant with specifications of manufacturing instructions Perform visual and dimensional inspections of in-process assemblesQualifications/Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent education. Good Math Skills with ability to count and measure. Able to comprehend written and verbal instructions. Effective experience in a Manufacturing environment. Able to do repetitive piece work and hit production quota.Times Microwave Systems is an equal opportunity employer M/F/D/V.
Materials Manager Wallingford, CT
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SummaryThe Logistics Supervisor manages the inbound/outbound freight and inventory control functions, ensuring an adequate flow of materials throughout Operations. This position reports to the Global Materials Manager.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Manages Shipping/Receiving and Stockroom teams – directs daily departmental activity Prioritizes workload for scheduled job pulls Monitors the timely processing of incoming shipments and stocking items in the warehouse – ensures on-schedule processing of material throughout department areas Ensure accuracy and timeliness of all inventory transactions and physical movement of materials from receipt to stocking to distribution Assists in planning of stockroom layout, warehouse, and other storage areas, considering turnover, size, weight, and related factors of items stored Develops procedures and train team members on stock transaction procedures and proper material handling Maintains all kiting and shortage pulls to support manufacturing operations Schedules all manpower requirements for Shipping, Receiving and the Stockroom Conducts cycle counts and periodic physical inventories of stockroom and work in progress Maintains a flow of packaging materials and ensures that all finished product are shipped without damage Monitors and expedites shortages on production orders as required. Communicate part demand with Purchasing and request deliveries and reschedules as needed Maintains a safe and clean work environment Enforce rules and policies and disciplinary action as neededQualifications/Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent 7+ years in materials management Minimum of 5 years in a manufacturing environment Proficiency with ERP/MRP System Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-task effectively and efficiently and adapt to changing priorities Leads by example Knowledge of logistics and materials management Highly organized and detail oriented Strong communication skills (written and ver
Production Assistant Wallingford, CT
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SummaryQualified candidates for this position will have experience in Manufacturing with work order management – transacting reports, maintaining appropriate inventory levels for production lines, and assisting with manual inventory counts.Essential Duties and Responsibilities         Transact daily production reports, product transfers, and material transfers within MRP system         Cycle count work orders to maintain accuracy         Collect and maintain production reports         Assist Supervisors with productions jobs in process         Enter scrap from various reports         Work directly with Sales regarding new and existing orders         Run reports through Oracle to monitor material inventories        Utilization of MRP systems to obtain, monitor and order materials as needed        Ability to move about the plant to count inventory and adjust the system accordingly to maintain accuracy        Order materials for upcoming jobs, as well as help expedite jobs needed daily        All other duties from either written or verbally given from supervisorQualifications/Requirements        Two- or Four-year Technical Degree preferred but not required        Minimum of 5 years in a Manufacturing Environment        MRP experience, preferably Oracle
Production Planner Wallingford, CT
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SummaryThe Production Planner schedules, establishes priorities and coordinates the flow of work and materials within the cable assembly department according to daily and weekly production schedules. Duties include updating and maintaining scheduled shipments in support of customer delivery expectations.  Qualified candidates will review open backlogs, MRP action reports, supplier deliveries, and coordinate with internal functions to ensure customer delivery requirements are met. Essential Duties and Responsibilities Responsible for establishing production schedules: considering factors of customer requests and demands, existing capacity and working w/Production Interacts with shop floor management on a regular basis to resolve issues and achieve daily production requirements Work with Inventory/Stockroom to fill component shortages Analyze and prepare documents (work instructions, travelers, etc.) needed for production Drive to achieve established targets for revenue and on time delivery Monitor and drive all open orders; Have detailed understanding of assigned backlog Adjust scheduled ship dates with the ERP system in real time as needed; advise Sales of relevant changes Assess feasibility of expedite requests; Respond to Inside Sales within 24 hours of request Assist Sales with forecasting and safety stock analysis Give direction to Purchasing for component expedites and appropriate order quantities to ensure material availability Perform data analysis and makes decisions to support raw material supply and finished goods demand. Maintains the production schedule and other reports as required Follow-up as required with all teams to expedite flow of materials and documents to meet production schedule and customer expectationQualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s degree with focus on business management, operations managing, or engineering management preferred Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment APICS Certification preferred Proficiency using
Quality Engineer - Cable Wallingford, CT
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SummaryThe cable quality engineer will be the go-to problem solver for quality issues on the production floor. Activities will include writing/modifying test programs, root cause analysis, product containment, and any other action that protects the integrity of our products and services. This position will work closely with machine operators, electrical testers, manufacturing engineering, and shift supervisors. In addition to problem solving activities for quality, this position will be supporting continuous improvement activities focusing on reducing COPQ. An ideal candidate for this position has experience in electrical engineering, experience with lean & Six Sigma tools and methodologies, and is excited by the idea of identifying and solving problems.Duties and Responsibilities Facilitate root cause analysis and corrective action projects Diagnose failure modes using various methods of detection and analysis Writes test procedures and evaluates the ability of products to meet performance standards and specifications Collect Test Data and generate recommendations for improvement Ability to Analyze data for trends, causal factors and corrective action Ability to provide First Pass Yield and Root Cause data Communicate clearly with manufacturing, program management, and the design engineer team as required Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress Evaluate supplier components, subsystems, and services for compliance to customer specifications Create new software programs for new products Debugs test hardware and softwareQualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience - minimum 2 years Quality experience Experience in electro-mechanical testing and manufacturing (RF and/or microwave experience preferred) Intermediate level of knowledge with Microsoft Office Excel (create complex tables and ability to use/modify exist
Quality Technician Mesa, AZ
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SummaryQualified candidates for this position will have experience maintaining metrics, analyzing information and summarizing indicators to identify trends that adversely affect product quality and business performance.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Oversee and communicate with departments on Non-Conformance / Corrective Action status. Lead and organize MRB (Material Review Board) activities (Rework, Deviations, Scrap, etc.) Organize Corrective Action Review meetings, works with personnel to advance quality and efficiencies in manufacturing processes and to document responsibilities and progress updates. Prepare performance metrics and quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including product, processes and corrective actions. Track, respond, organize, and control of customer and internal non-conformances and report company performance metrics to management. Assist document control department for maintaining document revision levels and release of new and revised company procedures, training forms and other documents for maintain document revision level configurations. Perform required duties to check and calibrate a variety of precision mechanical and electrical measuring devices, instruments, gauges while maintaining required calibration frequency, schedules, and records. Maintain records efficiently and accurately including SQDC/KPI’s Boards. Prepare FAIR (*First Article Inspection reports) .Qualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s degree (Associates degree may be permitted based on experience) with STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) background desired. Superior business analytic skills. Root Cause Analysis experience. Desired process control experience in a manufacturing environment with organizational abilities and a keen attention to detail. Proficient working with Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Understanding of QMS requirements for compliance with AS9100D/AS
Test Engineer Mesa, AZ
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SummaryThe Test Engineer will be hands-on, involved with the design and development of test programs to measure the functionality and integrity of products and services. Writes test procedures and protocols to assess product reliability and evaluates the ability of products to meet performance standards and specifications. Debugs test hardware and software. Ability to complete a technical project independently and supervise and train other Test Technicians.  This position will work closely with the Quality and Production team to identify functional problems and develop solutions.Duties and Responsibilities Responsible electrical testing for VSWR, Insertion Loss, Phase Matching, Time Delay, Capacitance, and Velocity of Propagation (Vp). Responsible for keeping test equipment calibration is up to date. Supervising and Performing In-Process and Final Testing Debugs test hardware and software Writes test procedures and evaluates the ability of products to meet performance standards and specifications Create new software programs for new products. Manage Test Data Ability to provide First Pass Yield and Root Cause data Manage and maintain test adapter inventory Communicate clearly with manufacturing, program management, and the design engineer team as required Interact with technical management, other professionals, technicians and support personnel to coordinate, recommend and confer regarding technical activities and progress Evaluate supplier components, subsystems, and services for compliance to customer specifications Supervision TAKT time, Productivity, Quality, and Test ScheduleQualifications/Requirements Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience - minimum 2 years. Experience in electro-mechanical testing and manufacturing (RF and/or microwave experience required) Knowledge of network analyzers and spectrum analyzers Experience with Visual Basic and/or C++ is a plus Familiarity with wire/cable harness manufacturing (38999 experience desired)