Production Associate - Soldering in Ottawa at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

This is a temporary position until December 31, 2019 with the possibility of extension. 

This position is on the 2nd shift (Monday to Friday, 3:30 p.m. to 12:00 midnight).



Working as a member of the Manufacturing Production group, you will be responsible for assembly, soldering, inspection and repair processes involved in the manufacture of CW products.


  • Operate soldering and de-soldering equipment

  • Efficiently following defined work schedules from the area Supervisor following all Health & Safety guidelines

  • Complete all logs, reports and other data as defined by the area Supervisor

  • Provide assistance to various areas of the manufacturing operation as required

  • Responsible to lift normal consumable supplies associated with the processes

  • Provide recommendations for process changes and improvement

  • May contribute as a member of the Spill team and/or Health and Safety Committee

  • Willing to support 3 shift rotations as required


  • Experience performing fine Tin Lead and Lead Free soldering with the use of a microscope

  • Demonstrated manual dexterity combined with mechanical aptitude and the ability to read/understand mechanical assembly drawings

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and teaming skills

  • Good organizational skillsEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Technician Diploma or grade 12 with equivalent education and work experience including a minimum of 5 years in a manufacturing environment

  • IPC-A-610 & J-STD-001 Training is an asset

  • Knowledge of defect recognition for workmanship standards and requirements

  • Experience removing and replacing PTH or Fine pitch surface mount devices

  • Experience applying ECO's to circuit cards

  • Experience working with formal procedures and supporting documents

  • Experience within a PWB assembly environment, preference given to direct experience working with soldering SMT and PTH components under a microscope.

  • Good working knowledge of SAP and personal computers is an asset but CW will provie training

  • Experience with BGA and CGA type component removal and replacement would be an asset

  • Experience with IPC Class III and/or fine Tin Lead and Lead Free soldering with the use of a microscope highly desirable

This position may require exposure to information that is subject to US export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD).

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.  If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact HR and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.