Cable Assembler - 1st & 2nd shift in Berryville, AR at Ducommun

Date Posted: 6/24/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Cable Assembler - 1st & 2nd shift

No Experience/No Problem: we are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us! 

We are currently looking for Entry Level Cable Assemblers!  We grow from within and offer excellent growth paths within our organization.

Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  Here in Berryville we specialize in the manufacturing of cable assemblies for our defense industry, suppling necessary parts for mission critical products such as missiles, jets, and satellites! 


  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401K
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Clean, Climate Controlled Work Environment

Job Description

Job Summary & Essential Functions:

Perform cable assembly tasks for highly complex and critical end use applications including defense and government assemblies. Perform high quality and detailed tasks ensuring high first pass yield and efficiency.

Essential Functions

% of Time

• Read and interpret work instructions and process procedures.

• Read and understand blueprints and drawings

• Perform basic cable assembly process steps including such tasks as wire prep, wire stripping, routing, clean-up and close out.

• Build quality into the product – increase first pass yield, minimize rework and minimize scrap.

• Work safely and responsibly; use appropriate PPE and seek assistance as needed.


• Support process improvements and participate in actively providing solutions.

• Work overtime and support production schedules as required.

• Seek ways to improve skills and capabilities. Attend training sessions and obtain require certifications.


• Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.

• Performs other duties as assigned including leading projects and participation in project committees


Skills & Qualifications

Additional Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Must be a US Person for ITAR regulated facilities.

  • Must be 18 years of age.

  • Must have a High School diploma or GED.

  • Prefer prior experience in manufacturing environment; prefer hand assembly experience.

  • Embrace and promote work behaviors that align with the company core values of honesty, professionalism, respect, trust and teamwork.

  • Ability to work and promote safety of oneself and other coworkers. Recognize and communicate unsafe practices to management for continuous improvement of the work environment.

  • Dependable and prompt for start of the shift and return from breaks or lunch periods.

  • Build in product integrity during assembly the first time to avoid and minimize rework, quality rejects, scrap and late shipments to customer.

  • Understand the importance of the programs and products manufacturing which service aerospace and defense markets for military, commercial, government and medical industries.


Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. 

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use of hands for tasks that require dexterity and tedious requirements, occasionally lift twenty (20) to fifty (50) pounds

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include ability to adjust focus to review engineering documents, identify parts and clearly see operations and identify hazards in the production area.

  • Pass an eye exam for distance and color vision.

  • Working Conditions are: 100% manufacturing environment; 0% office environment, 0% outdoors.

  • Noise level is moderate in manufacturing environment.

  • Hearing protection must be worn in designated manufacturing areas.

  • Fully enclosed shoes must be worn in all manufacturing areas.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in designated manufacturing areas.

  • Other PPE, Personal Protective Equipment required as designated.

Physical Demands (reasonable accommodations may be made, if necessary):

Physical Abilities                                        Lift /Carry     

Stand - Continuously                                  10 lbs or less - Continuously

Walk - Continuously                                   11-20 lbs - Occasionally

Sit - Continuously                                        21-50 lbs - Occasionally    

Climb – N/A                                                   51-100 lbs - N/A

Crawl – N/A                                                   Over 100 lbs - N/A

Squat or Kneel - Occasionally                  

Bend - Occasionally                                    Push / Pull

Fine Manipulation - Continuously           10 lbs or less - Continuously

Reach Outward - Occasionally                 10-20 lbs - Occasionally

Reach Above Shoulder - Occasionally   20-50 lbs - Occasionally

Drive - N/A                                                     50-100 lbs - N/A

                                                                        Over 100 lbs - N/A

810 Champlin Avenue
Berryville, Arkansas, 72616
United States

Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled