US-California-San Jose
Date Posted
22 Nov 2019

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.

Our San Jose team develops advanced microwave and millimeter wave subsystems, hybrid modules and components for defense and government customers. To meet our customers’ requirements, the Package manufacturing team plays a critical role in our success.

  • Process parts on glass-to-metal seal manufacturing line doing mechanical assembly while also working with processes such as cleaning, bead blasting, and deburring.
  • Do final inspection on completed housings.  Inspection is done under a microscope where you will be looking for defects on the parts.
  • Build and inspect parts under a microscope.
  • Use calipers and mechanical instruments to take measurements.
  • Must be able to understand assembly drawings, written and oral work instructions. 
  • Need to be detail oriented and able to communicate when a part does not meet specifications.
  • Need to maintain record logs, filling out operation sheets and load parts in furnaces.
  • Work with engineers to ensure smooth flow of production and reports issues that affect the product quality or performance of equipment.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Swing shift position (hours 2 to 10:30pm).
  • Must have 1 (one) plus years assembly experience.
  • Experience with mechanical process such as fixture assembly is a plus. 
  • Must have good written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Should be comfortable working with computers.
  • Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and participate in problem solving when process and assembly problems arise.
  • Cobham Defense Electronic Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer
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.

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 or call (703) 842-2971 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

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