Crane Aerospace & Electronics Assembler II in Lynnwood, Washington

Assembler II

Location WA, Lynnwood

Department Operations

Employment Type Full Time

Crane Aerospace & Electronics is seeking a Production Assembler II to join our high performing Precision Transducer Products Assembly Team in Lynnwood, WA .

In this role you will perform proficiently and independently in one or more of the types of operations described in “Responsibilities” and to be sufficiently versatile to work most of the sub-assemblies and/or moderately complex final assemblies in regular production in the area to which assigned. May also work new units of comparable complexity with assistance from employee of higher classification on interpretations or problems. May work under close initial direction to learn more complex operations. Assignments may be in any Division or product area. Work is normally performed under intermittent supervision and in accordance with established or well-known procedures, standards and specifications but requires some judgment and interpretations in application. Most work checked by others in process or at end of assignment. Failure to perform thoroughly and accurately could cause disruption beyond immediate area of operations; cause minor delays in schedules; result in some material costs, time loss and equipment damage.


  • Coil winding. Hand wind or setup, adjust and operate special purpose wire winding machines to make single or multiple layer, or toroid type coils, using a variety of wire gauges. Adjust machine speeds and wire tensions as appropriate during operation. Assure accurate number of turns. Perform basic continuity, inductance, frequency, capacitance and temperature co-efficient checks of units per specific procedures. Individuals will normally work most items in regular production as well as new or special order units under direction.

  • Fabrication. Assemble and install mechanical components and hardware in the buildup of any sheet metal, fiberglass, plastic sub-units and final sub-assemblies of relatively standard configuration. Individuals will work most items in regular production and new items under direction. Setup, adjust and operate helicoil gun, alligator squeeze, hand presses, drill presses, select proper dies and fixtures; adjust machine pressure and stroke.

  • Silk screening. Make metal mesh and silk screens per established procedures and artwork. Mix inks and perform screening to apply identifications, nomenclature, and other information to all types of production parts, including new items.

Minimum Requirements:

  • HS Diploma

  • 6 months experience in assembly, in specialized area of Assembler - Production I job or equivalent; Crimping background. Requires knowledge and skill in the field of assignment sufficient to perform thoroughly and accurately the full scope of responsibility as illustrated by the above description.

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

  • Skills / Abilities :

  • Ability to read and understand production or engineering prints, production planning information and assembly aids, such as illustrations and wiring diagrams.

  • Ability to identify electronic, electrical and mechanical components utilized in area of assignment.

  • Ability to understand oral and written instructions pertaining to work related matter, and to maintain routine records.

  • Manipulative skills, including finger dexterity and adept hand-eye coordination.

  • Accurate color vision and depth perception; and other vision capability required by area of assignment.

  • Near vision (see details at a close range)

  • Arm-hand steadiness

  • Ability to work satisfactorily on a sustained basis within any physical and environmental requirements applicable to area of assignment, e.g., highly repetitive work, hot tools or materials, epoxy or other chemical agents, fumes, noise, oily or similar conditions.

  • Satisfactory completion of job-related company training courses applicable to skill area.

  • Fine soldering certification or equivalent experience

  • Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.

Working Conditions:

  • Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but not limited to safety glasses, heel straps, and shop coats

  • Sitting for an entire shift

  • Repetitive motion for an entire shift

  • Exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals

  • Adjustments in schedule may be required to accommodate part shipments, including possible weekend shifts

About the Business Unit

Crane Aerospace & Electronics combines the experience of long-time industry leaders to supply critical systems and components to the aerospace and defense markets. Our products are found in some of the most demanding environments, from engines to landing gear, from satellites to medical implants, and from missiles to unmanned aerial systems.

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.

The Aerospace Group designs, manufactures and supports critical aircraft systems and components, offering innovative solutions forFluid Management, andVirtually all commercial and military aircraft fly with products manufactured by the Aerospace Group.

We look for flexible professionals who are capable of working with minimal supervision and can adapt to changing environments. We look for people who are challenged by other people, who like being around well-educated, well-versed professionals. For these people, Crane Aerospace & Electronics provides a creative outlet and high level of participation. People in the company build the company.

Crane Aerospace & Electronics offers competitive salaries and outstanding opportunities for career growth and development. Visit our website at for more information on our company, benefits 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 and pass a drug screen prior to employment. 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 Co. is an Equal Opportunity Employer . Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.