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Assemblers - 1st & 2nd Shifts

North America, USA, Florida, Tampa
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Full Time
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About Us

Smiths is always looking for curious minds. For new colleagues who want responsibility and relish a challenge. Those who would like to use their talents to help make the world safer, healthier, more efficient and more connected.

We're proud that we've been helping propel the human world forwards during our 160 year history of innovation. By looking at things differently. By adapting and never standing still. And by always thinking big.

Today we're an aligned global business of five divisions and around 22,000 colleagues, that touches the lives of millions every year across five vibrant global markets.

Smiths Interconnect provides high-speed, secure connectivity solutions that can perform at extremes of pressure and temperature. Our microwave technology is used to keep military radar systems online while our antenna solutions are installed across aircraft and space applications to enhance communications. Innovative cable solutions increase signaling functionality in autonomous transport systems and augmented reality and surgical robotics are made possible with connectors that increase bandwidth and data rates. Customers rely on Smiths Interconnect for mission-critical connectivity in the harshest environments.

Our blue-chip customers include Raytheon, Lockheed Martin, BAE Systems, Huawei, NVIDIA and Biosense Webster.

As one of the five divisions of Smiths Group, Smiths Interconnect employs over 1800 people. We have a global presence selling our products in over 50 countries with manufacturing facilities in nine countries and offices across North America, Europe and Asia.

So whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out on your career, our global scale and focus on growth means great career opportunities for the right colleagues. There's never been a better time to join Smiths. And help us create the future.

Job Description

The basic function of the Assembler is to build filters and other products to meet customer specifications using all tools/equipment required.

Duties & Responsibilities

Level One:

  • Read work instructions, follow production drawings and sample assemblies or receive verbal instructions regarding duties to perform
  • Position and align parts in specific relationship to each other in jig or fixture when necessary
  • Use solder iron to solder small parts
  • Solder capacitors, air wounds, printed circuit boards, ceramic resonators and component leads as indicated in work instructions and Build Book provided
  • Use parts cleaners
  • Assemble parts using small hand tools such as electric or manual screwdrivers
  • Perform in-process inspection to ensure parts and assemblies meet production specifications and standards
  • Complete all assigned tasks with a high level of quality in time frame provided


The Individual
  • Read drawings, schematics, and process instructions
  • Use mechanical inspection tools including but not limited to: calipers, micrometers, pin gages, thread gages, microscope
  • Obtain and maintain certification to IPC A610-E & J-STD
  • Assemble parts with various types of solder using hot plates and soldering irons with or without microscopes
  • Perform basic mechanical assembly
  • Use hand tools to complete assigned tasks
  • Identify process problems
  • Learn & apply information in a timely manner
  • Communicate effectively with peers and leaders
  • Willingly work with others to achieve team goals
  • Follow all company policies, procedures and work instructions

Education: High school diploma or GED, equivalent from vocational school, or one (1) year related experience and or training required.

Security: U.S. person required: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

U.S. Security Clearance: several of these positions require a U.S. Security Clearance or eligibility to apply for one..