Cobham

  • San Diego, CA, USA

We provide critical solutions on land, at sea, and in the air and space, by moving data through off-the-shelf and customized products including RF, microwave, and high reliability microelectronics, antenna subsystems and motion control solutions.

Cobham San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 13, 2019
Full time
Summary: Perform the set-up, calibration, tuning, testing and troubleshooting of circuits, components, instruments and mechanical assemblies; determines and may develop test specifications, methods and procedures from blueprints, drawings and diagrams; tests and troubleshoots assemblies and/or final systems; will complete rework instructions on assemblies and/or systems as a result of testing; prepare technical reports summarizing findings and recommend solutions to technical problems; may assist in the selection and set-up of specialized test equipment; performs work of moderate complexity.  Essential Functions and Duties: Tune moderately complex electronic components, assemblies and sub-assemblies to established frequencies; set up and calibrate test stations. Perform in-process and final electronic verification tests according to written test procedures using test equipment such as a frequency counter, network and scalar analyzers, oscilloscope, spectrum analyzer and function generator; maintain test documentation. Execute corrective actions as necessary to improve product yield. Troubleshoot to the component level; maintain records and logs as required; identify potential problems in product and make recommendations as appropriate. Record and review electronic test data using manual or computer generated techniques. Inspect all work prior to releasing the work order for further processing. Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation. Improve and maintain 5S in your area, make suggestions for improvements. Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving. Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate. Perform other related duties as assigned. Distinguishing Characteristics: Works independently as well as in a team environment; performs work of moderately complexity. Minimum Job Qualifications:  (The following qualifications can be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.) Three (3) years in an electronic environment working with Radio Frequency/Microwave experience; detail-oriented with good manual and eye dexterity (precise) with ability to discern color; Certificate in Electronics Technology or Associate’s Degree in Electronics Technology obtained through a U.S. accredited institution, military electronics training, or equivalent education/experience Technical skills: ability to set up test equipment as defined by a documented Test Procedure. Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities; Math skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent Computer skills: exposure to a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Microsoft office suite; ability to use Enterprise-wide information systems such as SAP and drawing-viewing programs Time Management & Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality; Excellence Behaviors:   remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to coordinate with other employees and as part of a team. About Us: Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you! If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring. Employment Transparency:   Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.     Craig Hannon
Cobham San Jose, CA, USA
Aug 06, 2019
Full time
A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future. Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets. Cobham is seeking a  RF Technician  to work at our San Jose, CA facility. The RF Technician’s responsibilities are focused in the area of microwave circuit test, subsystems test to meet shipping schedules. The RF Technician will support production activities within a group concentrating on advanced microwave subsystems for applications including missile front ends, radar receivers, wideband tuners and synthesized sources. Duties include CCAs, and subsystem products, collecting and documenting test data and providing feedback to manufacturing engineers on production products. 10% differential for 2nd shift. Responsibilities: Work with production staff to perform and document testing of microwave hardware Perform and document tuning and test results on multi-function thin film microwave integrated circuits (MICs) Work closely with manufacturing engineers, as part of a product team, providing feedback on modules and subsystem products Test analog circuits from schematics and/or diagram Minimum Requirements: Associates Degree in Electronics or trade school or technical education and 5+ years’ experience testing, aligning performing and documenting tuning and test results on multi-function microwave integrated circuits (MICs) OR 8+ years’ in lieu of an Associate Degree or trade school or technical education. Must have theoretical knowledge of functional area and the ability to use the necessary equipment, including computer controlled test stations. Familiarity with network/spectrum analyzers and microwave circuit test equipment. Proficient written and verbal skills. Computer skills are required for this position including: file manipulation, file organization, accessing and launching various programs, and basic Microsoft Excel. About Us: Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you! If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring. Employment Transparency:   Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.   Craig Hannon
Cobham San Diego, CA, USA
Aug 05, 2019
Full time
Equipment Maintenance Technician I San Diego-CA-US A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a bright future. Are you searching for a career with a company that offers challenging, diverse projects and opportunities?  Are you looking for a position with a company that is growing and able to offer long-term professional advancement?   Searching for a company that values a friendly work environment and that values YOU? Then look no further!!  Consider Cobham.  #peoplefocusedmissiondriven #everymissionmatters We are Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions (CAES), a technologically advanced electronics company employing more than 3,600 talented makers, thinkers, innovators, and doers nationwide. We build things that solve challenging problems from deep space to the depths of the ocean. We serve customers in spanning defense, aerospace, security, medical, and industrial markets. Summary: Repair, maintain and troubleshoot electrical or mechanical equipment to determine problems in non-functioning electro-mechanical equipment used in the manufacturing process; dismantle, adjust, repair and assemble equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, operating or repair manuals, rough sketches or drawings; use test and diagnostic equipment to perform checks; rebuild manufacturing equipment as required; may perform equipment modifications as directed by manufacturing engineers; performs work of low-complexity.  Essential Functions and Duties: Perform preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on MIC assembly equipment, including wire bonders, epoxy die-attach machines, eutectic stations, pull testers, plasma cleaner, parallel gap welders, hot plates, ovens, pick & place machines, furnaces and other miscellaneous MIC assembly equipment. Outsource repair work in specialty areas; maintain spare parts inventory for MIC assembly equipment including service documentation, MIC tooling, assembly equipment spare parts and equipment storage; order spare parts and tools as necessary. Alter existing equipment and determine alternate uses for equipment to improve and enhance results. Support process engineering through storage and filing of equipment certification and Statistical Process Control chart documentation. Uses tag out lock out and other safety processes and/or procedures while working on manufacturing equipment. Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices; maintain a clean and safe workstation. Improve and maintain 5S in your area, make suggestions for improvements. Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving. Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate. Perform other related duties as assigned. Distinguishing Characteristics: Evaluate tools and equipment; repair non-MIC equipment such as meters, electrical and mechanical devices; Support solder area temperature controller profiling and repair. Minimum Job Qualifications:  (The following qualifications can be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.) Two (2) years experience in performing repair and maintenance of electro-mechanical equipment; High School diploma or equivalent, required; Certificate in Electronics or Electrical Mechanical Repair, preferred; or, Associate of Arts degree in Electronics or Electrical Mechanical Repair, a plus; Technical skills: ability to set up test equipment as defined by a documented manufacturing and processes; Communication skills: ability to receive messages by telephone, in person, electronically and in writing; ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions; communicate across organizational levels; ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities; proficient English reading level to understand technical terminology used within the organization; Math skills: ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio and percent Computer skills: exposure to a networked environment using a Windows and/or Windows like interface using Microsoft office suite; ability to use Enterprise-wide information systems such as SAP and drawing-viewing programs Time Management & Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality; Excellence Behaviors:   remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions; ability to work independently being proactive to resolve work issues or notify supervisor of resources needed; ability to coordinate with other employees and as part of a team. About Us: Founded in 1934 by aviation innovator Sir Alan Cobham, our values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us to become a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. It's the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you! If you are authorized to work in the United States, then we encourage you to apply.  We are unable to sponsor work visas.  U.S. Citizenship required for positions requiring a Security Clearance. Cobham is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.       Craig Hannon