Assembler - Entry Level
Whippany, NJ 
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Job Description

Assembler - Electromechanical - Entry Level

Whippany Actuation Systems is a dynamic aerospace company that designs and manufactures electromechanical actuators and control electronics for commercial and military applications. Recognized as experts in our industry for over 70 years, we are a fully integrated manufacturing company that takes responsibility for the success of our business and acts quickly to implement new ideas and projects to ensure company growth.

We currently have an opportunity for a self-motivated individual with strong mechanical skills to join our team. As an Assembler, you will build units and sub-assemblies to print using both power and hand tools and perform in-process checks using various test and measuring equipment.

In this role, you will typically:

  • Build mechanical, electrical and sub-assemblies of units in accordance with blueprints, MIL-Specs, build books and other specifications;
  • Solder in accordance with blueprints and/or work instructions;
  • Set-up, operate and use hand, machine and special tools, electrical devices and measuring equipment;
  • Track and monitor tool and equipment calibration

We require:

  • A High School graduate or equivalent;
  • One year of assembly experience or coursework which includes reading blueprints, soldering and/or schematics or electronics or any combination thereof;
  • You to be authorized to work in the U.S.

Desired characteristics include:

  • Previous experience with electrical and mechanical assemblies of complex electro-mechanical actuators or similar product, including good wiring practices;
  • Previous J STD-001 soldering experience;
  • Demonstrated mechanical and electrical ability;
  • An ability to use electrical and mechanical measuring instruments and hand tools;
  • Experience reading blueprints, schematics and work instructions

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs.
  • Repetitive use of hands and fingers - gross and fine dexterity
  • Ability to transport items to other work centers throughout the facility
  • Requires using hands to handle, control, or feel objects, tools or controls
  • Includes exposure to sounds and noise levels that are distracting
  • Requires wearing common protective or safety equipment
  • Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions
  • Requires repetitive movement

For more information and to apply, please visit our website @

Our Commitment:

Whippany Actuation Systems is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Individuals who have a disability and would like to request an accommodation with regard to the application and selection process (i.e. the online application or interviews) or have questions regarding our website accessibility, may call 973-560-6662.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
1+ years
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