Electronics Assembly Technician - Part time
at Ultra Electronics

Date Posted: 02/04/2018

Job Description

Ultra Electronics, ICE is a leader in commercial and military aircraft aerospace systems & components. Ultra-ICE secured its first contract in the aircraft industry in 1975 by designing and manufacturing a state-of-the-art deicer timer for Cessna Aircraft Company. Ultra- ICE continues that partnership today, while continuing to expand our expertise and enlarge our client base as an industry leader in ice protection controllers with dozens of components operating on fixed and rotary wing aircraft all over the world. Ultra-ICE helped lead the way in the design of electronic control systems, designing its first microprocessor-based propeller deicer controller that offered features such as ARINC communication and BIT fault detection, along with intelligent default operation and the recording and storing of all anomalies.

Since 1973 Ultra-ICE has been located in Manhattan, Kansas, home of Kansas State University and the U.S. Army’s Fort Riley. In 2014, ICE was acquired by Ultra Electronics, the UK-based defense, aerospace, cyber security, energy, and transportation products group. Ultra manages a portfolio of specialist capabilities, generating highly differentiated solutions and products by applying electronic, mechanical, and software technologies in demanding and critical environments to meet customer needs.

We are looking for an Electronics Assembly Technician to work in our manufacturing and assembly operation.


-Precision placement of small electronic components onto printed circuit boards.

-Soldering of electronic components onto printed circuit boards.

-Part by part, visual inspections of both electronic components and assemblies.

-Application of epoxies, coatings and silicone to electronic assemblies.-Installation of hardware (screws, nuts, etc.) using hand held tools.

-Maintenance and tracking of production documentation.

-Organization and maintenance of issued workbench and equipment.

-Misc. electronics manufacturing tasks.

Job Requirements


Minimum requirements:

-Controlled hand dexterity for working with tweezers, soldering irons and tiny components.

-Controlled hand-eye coordination for manipulating tiny components under a microscope.

-Ability to read and follow production procedures.

-Able to pass minimum vision standards tests.

-Ability to work with other assembly personnel in a cooperative, team manner.

-Ability to professionally handle critical feedback from quality inspectors and management.

-Dedication to quality and precision of work.

-Must pass a background check and drug screen.

Recommended, but not required:

-1+ year experience working in electronic circuit board assembly.

-1+ year experience hand soldering electronics.

Ultra Electronics, ICE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, height, weight, arrest record, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law. EOE/M/F/D/V.

Job Type: Part-time

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time/Part-Time
  • Location: Manhattan, KS
  • Job Type: Graduate
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 02/04/2018

About Us

Ultra has established an excellent track record of winning new business worldwide and delivering customer satisfaction through the successful execution of contracts, despite the challenges of international competition. This success has only been possible by all involved in the business working together to meet our customers’ needs in an efficient and innovative manner.

The success which Ultra achieves in innovating to meet customer needs is based on the broad range of skills and capabilities of the Group’s employees. Ultra understands this and recognises that the Group’s ‘right’ people are its most important asset. Ultra strives for an efficient organisation with engaged and competent people.

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