Mechanical Assembler I – 2nd Shift, Electronics *$17.20*, NC_WILSON

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Wilson, NorthCarolina

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United States of America


HSK02: Kidde Aerospace 4200 Airport Drive,NW, Wilson, NC, 27896 USA

Position Role Type:

2nd Shift
Monday-Friday, 3pm-11:30pm

*$16.50/hr with a $.70/hr shift differential = hourly rate $17.20/hr

*Full-benefits (medical, dental, vision, etc.)
*Paid vacation & sick-time

The Mechanical Assembler performs routine and repetitive assembly operations and processes and provides mentorship to department staff members.  This position requires use of a few simple hand tools. The Mechanical Assembler ensures that work is accomplished with high quality, in a timely fashion and is compliant with all company, city, state and federal regulations. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

Responsible for quality product standards with no defects.
Meet customer deadlines and expectations.
Responsible to comply with applicable elements of quality systems.
Participate in cost reduction plans and continuous improvement plans/events, as required.
Participate in audits.
Acquire applicable skill/knowledge/certifications as required.
Perform inspection of parts, does coating, labeling/boxing, and general preparation for shipment.
Check parts for cracks, loose connections, faulty bonds, and faulty assembly.
Record test results in testing log. Route products for rework or salvage of usable parts.
Route reworked assemblies for testing. Clean completed assemblies. Assemble parts according to blueprint specifications.
Test parts by connecting to test equipment setting controls, observing readings and actions of instrument checking for malfunctions.
May fabricate instrument parts through crimping, staking, and cutting.
Acquire applicable skill/knowledge/certifications as required.
Maintain materials, equipment, and work area in a clean and orderly condition.
Comply with all rules and regulations of Raytheon Technologies, including, but not limited to: Environmental Health and Safety,
Complete assigned tasks, not specifically listed, within the scope and skill level of this job description in support of department objectives and to develop individual skills.
Check work methods and results for conformance to standards and re-instruct as required.
Report to lead or supervisor on work progress and updates including conditions surrounding failures to meet quality standards.

Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED. In the absence of a HS diploma or GED, 2 years of relevant experience is required.

Must be able to stand for 8+ hours.

Must be a U.S. Person/Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder 

Must be available for overtime, including extended workdays and weekends.

Ability to comply with EH&S policies and procedures at all times, including wearing appropriate PPE. 

Attend EH&S trainings as required. 

Ability to report unsafe practices and/or conditions to the appropriate individuals to ensure prompt resolution of potential hazards. 

Ability to recommend improvements to EH&S practices to create a safer workplace.

Preferred experience:

Manufacturing experience is strongly preferred

Career Readiness Certification (CRC) strongly preferred.

The ability to interpret schematics and/or technical drawings.

The ability to successfully complete training modules associated with job grade.

The ability to follow assembly instruction.

The ability to effectively work in an environment requiring repetitive job responsibilities.

The ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

The ability to understand end uses of products being built.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Attention to detail in order to ensure safety and quality.

Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task.

The ability to work in a team to support work capacity in a fast-paced environment.

Intermediate computer skills in terms of typing, navigating screens and learning new software programs.

Demonstrated analytical skills and problem-solving abilities.

The ability to take direction from more experienced coworkers, leads and supervisors. 

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Our Avionics team advances aviation electronics and information management solutions for commercial and military customers across the world. That means we’re helping passengers reach their destination safely. We’re connecting aircraft operators, airports, rail and critical infrastructure with intelligent data service solutions that keep passengers, flight crews and militaries connected and informed. And we’re providing industry-leading fire protection and safety systems that our customers can count on when it matters most. Are you ready to learn from the most knowledgeable experts in the industry, develop the technologies of tomorrow and reach new heights in your career? Join our Avionics team today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes: 

Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
Tuition reimbursement program
Student Loan Repayment Program
Life insurance and disability coverage
Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
Adoption Assistance         
Autism Benefit
Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
 And more! 

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other — propel us all higher, again and again.


Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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