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Production Technician I
Posted on 11/9/2022
Simi Valley, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Typically requires less than 1 year of related experience in a manufacturing or production environment in either electronics or electro-mechanical assembly and test or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Experience with hand tools, including crimpers, drills, taps, torque wrenches, power tools and air tools is required
  • Must have good manual dexterity and basic computer operation skills
  • Must have strong oral and written communication skills to communicate effectively with employees in the Company
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving skills and attention to detail with ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form
  • Vocational training in Electronics is desired
  • Basic understanding of Lean Manufacturing methodologies is desired
  • Familiarity with Safety and ESD practices is desired
  • Ability to read blueprints and schematics is desired
  • Work with engineering on new product development efforts where documentation and assembly instructions are not yet finalized
  • Acquires job skills and learns company policies and procedures to complete routine tasks
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Primary duty is the mechanical assembly of subassemblies using small hand and/or power tools. Some soldering may be required
  • Final assembly of ground control equipment and air vehicles
  • Testing and troubleshooting of subassemblies and final assemblies
  • Works with other Production Technicians and Engineering to correct and improve upon any documents related to the assembly process at the required high quality standard
  • Work with manufacturing engineers to improve assembly efficiency, improve product quality, reduce manufacturing costs and validate released assembly/ fabrication documentation
  • Responsible for ensuring that work order protocols are followed and that work order paperwork is completed as the work is performed
  • May conduct in-process quality checks to ensure that items built are to established high quality standards
  • Follows established procedures on routine work and may require instruction on new assignments
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment
  • Works on assignments that are routine in nature and under close supervision
  • Other duties as assigned

501-1,000 employees

Unmanned aircraft systems supplier
Company Overview
AeroVironment’s mission is to secure lives and advance sustainability through transformative innovation. The company is committed to the development of unmanned aircraft solutions and systems to provide their customers with a fresh vantage point, positioning them to see the world with new eyes and extending their reach beyond the line of sight.
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) Account
  • Alternative Work Schedule
  • Educational and Tuition Assistance Programs
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Sick Leave Donation
  • Time Off
  • Travel Assistance
  • Company Sponsored Events
Company Core Values
  • Trust & Teamwork
  • Customer Commitment
  • Ownership & Results
  • Innovate & Simplify