Hand Solderer - All Shifts in Appleton, WI at Ducommun

Date Posted: 7/30/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

No Experience Needed!  Training Provided! We are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us!

Openings on 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and our Weekend Shift!

The Hand Solder role is unique for individuals who likes to use precision hand tools, soldering components like surface mount and thru-hole.

Who are we?
Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California.  Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed. 

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets.  We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications. 

Our Facility in Appleton, WI manufactures state-of-the-art circuit boards for Aerospace and Defense as well as Industrial and Medical Industries. 

Why Ducommun?

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement 

Job Summary

Performs a variety of hand soldering to all classes of assemblies, including surface mount, thru-hole, wires/modification and rework through the use of a microscope. In addition, may perform more complex assembly operations as assigned by the production supervisor.  Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assemble electrical or electromechanical devices or components using a variety of hardware/tools
  • Operate a variety of equipment as needed to fulfill customer requirements
  • Understand and identify defects in accordance with applicable workmanship standard and class
  • Perform verification tests in accordance with assembly instructions
  • Perform work with minimal supervision and instruction
  • Rework and/or repair assemblies as required
  • Adhere to General Requirements of Team Members
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Perform other assignments as required

Minimum Qualifications

  • HS Diploma Required
  • Ability to learn basic component identification skills.
  • Ability to perform simple task utilizing work instructions
  • Ability to perform basic and routine repetitive mechanical assembly operations using fixtures and tools.
  • Ability to read and follow detailed assembly instructions
  • Abilities listed in General Requirements of Team Members
  • Must be quality-oriented with attention to detail.
  • Excellent hand/eye coordination
  • U.S. Person authorization to meet ITAR / EAR requirements

Preferred Skills & Qualifications:    

  • Knowledge of hand soldering
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and dexterity
  • Ability to use tools and testing devices
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • IPC-A-610 or J-STD-001 Certification 


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled


2222 East Pensar Drive
Appleton, Wisconsin, 54911
United States

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