A career with CAES is more than just a job; it is the pathway to a
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.
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.
Perform mechanical and electrical inspections as well as functional
testing of complex electronic multi-integrated microwave assemblies
and sub-assemblies using various test equipment, meters, microscopes
and gauges during inspections; determine the proper sampling
based on component specifications, inspection plans and or customer
supplied requirements; performs work of low complexity.
Essential Functions and Duties:
- Perform intermediate level visual and dimensional inspections
of purchased material, in-process and finished electronic
components, assemblies and subassemblies for drawing
requirements and workmanship.
- Operate intermediate level mechanical and electrical
measurement tools such as caliper, micrometers, tool gages, volt
meters, LCZ meters, video microscopes and measuring microscopes,
etc; ability to use X-Ray Fluorescence “XRF” analysis; perform
solder-ability; operate manual Coordinate Measuring Machine
“CMM” and plating test analysis.
- May conduct incoming in-process and final inspection of
classified devices with Security procedures and safety
- Assist Quality and Production Engineers in investigations of
processes related to quality issues.
- Complete accurate records on paper and information system,
including inspection reports, training records, equipment
maintenance logs, continuous improvement initiatives and
corrective action for continuous improvement.
- Able to obtain/maintain internal inspection certifications.
- Review supplier data for compliance to test parameters,
requirements and specified standards.
- Interface with customer source inspectors.
- Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety
policies and practices.
- Improve and maintain 6S in your area, make suggestions for
- Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as
well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional
- Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including Self
Evaluation Team “SET” support as appropriate.
- May provide task oriented guidance to entry level workers.
- Perform other related duties as assigned.
Minimum Job Qualifications:
- May work with confidential material; employee has contacts
both inside and outside of the organization;
- Performs work of low complexity; uses judgment within defined
procedures and policies;
(The following qualifications can
be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or
vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)
- Requires intermediate skills to perform most of the standard
tasks within the technical area assigned. Generally 1-2 years of
experience in area of responsibility. High School Diploma or GED
required. Some specialized certification may be required.
- Communication skills: ability to receive messages by
telephone, e-mail or in person; ask questions and rephrase
statements to clarify meaning; ability to read, analyze,
interpret and comprehend complex written instructions as well as
technical publications and reports; ability to write simple
correspondence; 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 and to draw
and interpret bar graphs; basic algebra, geometry and
trigonometry functions, preferred; ability to read blue
- Quality skills: ability to successfully analyze and evaluate
quality or performance;
- Computer skills: working knowledge of MS Office, including
Outlook, Word and excel; ability to read blue prints; exposure
to Enterprise-wide system, such as SAP, a plus; knowledge of
Agile, a plus;
- Time Management and Organizational skills: flexibility and
adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to
maintain confidentiality; ability to cope with rapidly changing
priorities; ability to prioritize workload on a daily basis;
- 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 as well as part of a team and
coordinate with other employees as required; ability to
troubleshoot and deal with problems involving a few concrete
variables in standardized situations.
- May be required to obtain and maintain security clearance,
which requires USA Citizenship.
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
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.
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
The EEO is the Law poster is available here
and the poster supplement is available here
The Pay Transparency Policy is available here
Cobham Advanced Electronic Solutions is committed to working with
and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with
disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a
disability for any part of the employment process, please send an
e-mail to CAEScareers@cobham.com and let us
know the nature of your request and your contact information.