Aerospace Assembler

Position Title: Aerospace Assembler

Department: Aerospace 

Reports to: Aerospace Value Stream Manager 

Shifts Available:  1st, 2nd, 3rd

Position Summary

The Aerospace Assembler position is responsible for producing detailed parts and assemblies using drawings and work instructions. The position will require overtime. This is a nonexempt position with a salary range starting at $16/hr, which increases with experience and/or certifications. 

Essential Position Functions and Responsibilities 

 This position includes (but is not limited to) the following essential functions: 

  • Utilize a variety of hand tools for trimming, routing, drilling, riveting, bonding, and welding of thermoplastic parts to satisfy customer blueprints and traveler requirements and produce detail parts or assemblies 
  • Understand applicable requirements per RMB drawings and work orders and customer requirements 
  • Handle all related equipment, devices, chemical, and hazardous materials properly 
  • Perform the setup and operation of some minor equipment and use inspection tools to satisfy the requirement when no tooling is furnished 
  • Work cooperatively and efficiently with others 
  • Use a variety of adhesives, rivets, nut plates, fasteners, Nomex®, foam, etc. 
  • Apply part seal coating: measure and mix, apply, cure, and inspect 
  • Bond parts by mixing adhesive, applying adhesive, and ensuring the correct usage of bonding fixtures; also handle cure and repair 
  • Inspect part mark 

 Requirements and Qualifications 

  • Due to U.S. State Department restrictions on access to space technology, candidates must be “U.S. Persons” as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 22 CFR 120-130 
  • Ability to work with minimal direct supervision and effectively manage tasks and time 
  • Ability to read, understand, and follow work instructions, blueprints, procedures, specifications, standards, MSDS sheets, and all other applicable documentation 
  • Possess a knowledge of mathematics 
  • Experience with and ability to use various computer systems and software 
  • Ability to correctly use measuring devices and shop fundamentals 
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn plastic weld skills and become certified in plastic welding 
  • Use various types of equipment, including rivet guns, hand riveters, pneumatic drills, pneumatic sanders, hand tools, pressure testing systems, calipers, height gauges, etc. 
  • Ability to conduct work on-site in a manufacturing plant/warehouse environment 
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds 
  • Requires compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations, company work, and written instructions 
  • Requires a flexible and cooperative attitude, including when asked to perform other duties or tasks that are not listed within this job description but are within the scope of this position 
  • Requires communication skills both written and oral in the English language 
  • Requires excellent safety practices, which includes keeping a clean work area 
  • Possess interpersonal skills, which are vital to maintaining an organized warehouse 
  • Effectively process changes through RMB feedback and reviews 
  • Requires personal responsibility and accountability to meet workmanship standards with little supervision to complete assignments 
  • Must maintain the confidentiality of all projects, customers, and RMB 
  • Additional training and/or education may be required 

Physical Requirements and Hazards  

The employee will be required to: 

  • Stand at a work desk for long periods of time 
  • Sit at a computer to work 
  • Make repetitive movements 
  • Operate a forklift and overhead crane 
  • Lift no more than 50 pounds alone and assist in team lifts of more than 50 pounds 
  • Fulfill the work schedule, work hours, and productivity expectations of their supervisor and RMB 
  • Comply with established standards, policies, and laws applicable to our business 
  • Possess specific vision abilities, including close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus 
  • Must conduct work in a manufacturing/warehouse environment 


RMB Products enforces all safety regulations. The employee is expected to follow all safety precautions. While being employed by RMB Products, the employee may be exposed to burns, cuts, and tripping.   

The employee may be required to use personal protective equipment. Each employee has responsibility for the protection and proper use of company property. 

There is a high potential for exposure to hazardous conditions. Proper precautions and safety equipment (including fall equipment) must be used. 

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