Assembler Position (2nd Shift)

US - AZ - Tempe Ref #1376 02-Nov-2018

Job description

Our culture empowers us to do things that other companies would find very difficult, if not impossible. ItÂ’s uniquely Viasat and intentionally not like any other company. Do you like using your technical manufacturing expertise as well as superior people skills to build world class products and improve existing product designs? Do you thrive in a fast-paced empowered environment where your engineering mind thrives? If so, ViaSat may be a great place for you to take your career.

As an Assembly Associate you will successfully complete assembly of electronic devices.  You will perform manual soldering of surface mount and through-hole components.  You will be responsible for applying adhesives and other materials to printed circuit boards.  You will complete assembly of modules consisting of printed wiring boards, chassis, housings, wires, and hardware.  You will do manual placement of die onto packages as well as wire bonding die to package.  You will also be responsible for mixing of various materials for use on printed circuit boards.  You will have familiarity with ovens, hot plates, hot air pencil, etc.
  • 1+ years of related experience in electronics assembly.
  • Experience performing manual soldering and assembly of electronic devices.
  • Excellent hand soldering skills. Fine pitch soldering required.
  • Experience working in an engineering prototype environment.
  • Excellent computer skills.
  • Ability to work on assemblies while looking through a microscope for 8 hours per day .
  • High school diploma or GED or equivalent experience
  • US Government Position. US Citizenship Required.
  • Experience with military and space assembly is desirable.
  • Wire bonding skills and experience.
  • IPC-610 and J-STD certified soldering skills.
  • Experience mixing and applying epoxies, adhesives, and other types of materials.
  • Experience using Oracle, Agile and Microsoft office.
Viasat is located in the Tempe Arizona in the ASU Technology Center.  Arizona is a lovely winter haven and the golfing and resort Mecca of the Southwest. With a solid work force and an ever-expanding family-based community, The Phoenix metro area has arts, entertainment, all major league sports, and a growing electronics industry that continues to flourish.

We are searching for candidates who enjoy working with people and have a technical mind that excels when being challenged. If you have a drive to succeed and grow your career, Viasat might be a fit for you!

Additional requirements

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

3-5 years




US Citizenship or Permanent Resident Status required



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