Cable Assembler

Job Title: Cable Assembler
Department: Production - Wire Harness
Department #: 3100
Reports To: Manager of Program
Location: Hammonds Plains
Position Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

Position Overview:

The Cable Assembler will demonstrate the ability to assemble cable harnesses and circuit boards within prescribed tolerances and time frames as well as operate coding, cutting, and testing equipment. He/she will be conversant with related safety regulations, interpretation of blueprints and other technical documentation.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Working under general supervision, the Cable Assembler manufacturers and repairs electrical harnesses for installation by soldering, crimping, twisting, encapsulation, and testing with the assistance of work instructions, drawings and various technical publications, under minimal supervision.
  • Assembles assemblies using Production Control cards, wire assembly operation sheets and/or other Company or customer's process specifications.
  • Solders to standards established by the Company with regular requalification.
  • Operates cut & coding as well as labeling machines.
  • Fabricates cable assemblies by grouping, twisting, sleeving, potting, tying and prepares assemblies for stores.
  • Operates automatic test equipment for acceptance testing of wire assemblies or circuit boards.
  • Manufacturers/repairs circuit board and component wiring with assistance from engineering drawings, technical manuals or other directives.
  • Assists on-job-training of other cable assemblers.

Position Requirements:

  • Entrant must have completed a minimum of grade 12 high school. 
  • Training in a technical field and a blueprint reading course will be an asset.
  • To reach the top of this classification, the incumbent will have four (4) year's experience as a Cable Assembler and completed all O.J.T. performance objectives.
  • Incumbents must be able to pass and maintain Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) and Transport Canada security clearances; 
  • The successful applicants will be eligible to meet requirements for the U.S International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR), and Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP);
  • Applicant must be able to pass and maintain a Level II (Secret) security clearance with the Department of National Defence; 
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to IMP Occupational Health, Safety and Environment policies. Continually focusing on your individual safety and safety of others who may be affected by your work and to fully comply with all Federal Health and Safety Legislation;
  • Participate in Continuous Improvement, Learn & 6S activities in your area. 

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IMP is committed to Employment Equity and our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative at all job levels. We welcome applicants from Aboriginal People, Visible Minority Groups, Persons with Disabilities and Women in occupations of positions where they are under-represented. If you are a member of one of the equity groups you are encouraged to self identify on either your application form, covering letter or resume. 

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