Airmar Headquarters


A world leader in innovative design and manufacturing of Ultrasonic transducers,
is recruiting for a 

Connector Assembler I (1st and 2nd Shift)


Applicant will utilize schematics and bills of material for the assembly of cables to connectors, printed circuit boards (PCB), junction box and personal watercraft assemblies utilizing various soldering skills and techniques. Testing these assemblies for any electrical shorts or other defects utilizing the testing software applications and hardware to ensure the quality of our Cable department assemblies before being sent to internal and external customers such as Yamaha, Garmin, Malibu, Medallion and Furuno.


While in the performance of job requirements, observes all safety regulations including personal protective equipment applicable to the use of electrical tooling and equipment and applicable to the use of chemicals including isopropyl alcohol, flux, solder, glues, epoxies, and aqueous cleaning solution.

  • Interacts positively as a team member with co-workers and supervision.
  • Performs a wide variety of assembly operations; wires any type of connectors wire type combinations to connectors of any type.
  • Ability to follow IPC-A-610 Class 2 soldering criteria, including identification of quality defects.
  • Utilizes Airmar’s ERP system for shop order process reporting and time keeping.
  • Maintains clean and orderly work area and is responsible for participating in 5S department assignments.
  • Reads and understands cable prints, bill of materials, and work instruction sheets.
  • Ensures cable assemblies are properly wired by testing completed assemblies for electrical shorts and/or disconnected wires.
  • Measures materials using rulers and other measuring devices.
  • Strips insulation off wires to exact length using automatic wire stripper.
  • Dips wires and connectors into flux for tinning and into filled heated solder pot.
  • Operates heat gun to shrink tubing over cable where needed.
  • Operates crimping machine or crimps manually as required.
  • Able to correctly identify cable / components per Bill of Materials.
  • Performs repairs or rework as required.
  • Operates cable stripper to remove cable jacket to appropriate length.
  • Performs other related duties as may be required or directed.


  • High school education or equivalent background.
  • 0 to 3 months experience. General soldering skills.
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Good eyesight and manual dexterity.
  • Ability to solder to IPC-A-610 Class 2, including identification of quality defects.


Individuals may possess knowledge, skills and abilities or be able to explain and demonstrate that the individual can perform the primary functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of skills and abilities and to possess the necessary physical requirement, with or without the aid of mechanical devices, to safely perform the primary functions of the job.

  • Ability to bend downward and forward by bending spine at the waist; bend legs at knee, to come to rest on knee or knees, bend the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine; extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction; use upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward, or outward, use upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion; raise objects from a lower to higher position or move objects horizontally from position to position; to pinch, pick or otherwise primarily work with fingers. Primary functions are performed sitting.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing such as gloves, safety glasses and or safety shoes as required.
  • Visual acuity sufficient for work which deals largely with mechanical assembly and/or visual inspection involving small parts/defects.
  • Ability to perform repetitive or routine duties working from detailed instructions and under standard procedures.
  • Ability to endure periods of heavy workload.

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