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United Technologies Corporation 1st Shift Production Associate-Cheshire in Cheshire, Connecticut

Job ID: 01277221

City: Cheshire

State: Connecticut

Country: United States

Category: Operations

Job Type: Full Time


Date Posted:



United States of America


HCT07: S&IS (AIS) - Cheshire Goodrich Corporation, Cheshire, CT, 06410 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

At Collins Aerospace, our customers are at the core of our business. And meeting each of their unique needs is the key to our success. The Customer & Account Management organization plays a critical role at Collins Aerospace both internally and externally. We provide executive-level support to major original equipment manufacturers and defense customers and support our Strategic Business Units (SBUs) by augmenting key relationships and maintaining an excellent customer experience. Internally, we develop and support our SBUs by strategically planning and capturing future growth opportunities while ensuring customer satisfaction. If you want to advance your career while contributing to a vision that helps our customers redefine the aerospace industry, then consider landing here!

Work from operating instructions, pictorial diagrams. Perform assembly tasks using hand tools, operate bench machines, perform soldering operations on approved “A” level jobs; de-burr parts. Use specific dial indicators with appropriate standards. Perform various checks including dimensional tolerance, electrical continuity, concentricity, etc. Perform potting of gyro header end including mixing, insertion of forms and removal. Perform routine, repetitive range machinery operations e.g. lathe, miller, drill press grinder, etc. Maintain feeds and speeds as prescribed.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work from wiring diagrams, operating instructions, assembly drawings.

  • Assemble, wire, solder production P.C. boards for mounting with one or more gyros for specifications.

  • Study prints bills of material to determine the selection of components to be used to assemble P.C. boards. Insert components in proper position.

  • Solder components to P.C. board.

  • Mount P.C. board(s) to the gyro assembly.

  • Route wires through assembly package as indicated on assembly drawing.

  • Cut wires to indicated lengths, connect and solder to posts on gyro and P.C. boards.

  • Perform rework and repair on units returned from test and quality control. Use screw drivers, pliers, wire strippers, soldering iron, flux, bifocal microscope and cleaning agents such as isopropyl alcohol. Keep work area neat and clean.

  • Work from a variety of sources including operating instructions, wire run lists, drawings, blueprints, schematics to produce boards, single axis and multi-axis gyros.

  • Collect completed stock card requisitions from assigned department supervisors and shop personnel for materials, components, sub-assemblies, tools, equipment and chemicals.

  • Select items from bins and shelves in stock room; adjust bin card quantity number and other related paperwork.

  • Wrap, pack, load, issue, and/or deliver all types of hard and soft good materials, liquids, equipment's to designated areas.

  • Use hand carts to transport and deliver items to designated areas.

  • Periodically clean ultrasonic degreasing machine, associated parts, and parts trays to assure contaminant-free parts in clean rooms.

  • Distribute selected chemicals including cleaning solvents such as Actrel and IPA, assembly of product components.

  • Participate in packing gyro for shipment at the end of month deliveries.

  • Keep work area neat and clean.

  • Must satisfactorily complete required cross training program.


*Education / Certifications

  • High school diploma.

  • Ability to read, write and comprehend English

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

*Experience/Qualifications :

  • Must be able to handle and manipulate small parts.

  • Must be able to work from written instructions and supervisory direction.

  • Must be able to complete written records appropriate to the job.

  • Must have ability to satisfy soldering school requirements to applicable Military and/or Spec. Standards.

  • Must have ability to meet vision requirements of the job.

  • Must have ability to work with chemicals and have ability to use microscope for extended periods

  • Must have ability to conform to job-related safety and quality practices appropriate to the job.


United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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United Technologies Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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