MSA Safety

Hydro Carbon Sensor Production Cell Operator

1 week ago
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Operational Excellence


We are looking for a hands-on production cell operator to work in our collaborative manufacturing environment, utilizing state-of-the-art automated electronics assembly equipment at our facility in Corona, CA.The Cell Operator I will be responsible for assembly and testing of Hydro Carbon sensors and/or sub-assemblies. You will be able to take pride in the fact that the sensors you are assembling supply fire and gas detection products that will save the lives of people and facilities all over the world.


  • Prepare and assemble HC bead sub-assembly working under up to 300X magnification using Stereo Zoom Microscope
  • Perform precision resistance spot welding
  • Perform testing as required using Automatic Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Perform hand solder operations in compliance with company standards at all stages of assembly including rework operations
  • Perform visual inspection to determine if parts meet quality standards
  • Identify assembly problems and make minor repairs
  • Perform wire crimping, stripping and cutting
  • Utilize and refer to drawings, assembly instructions, and specifications to perform assembly operation
  • Complete and maintain relevant paperwork and input information in computer system



Knowledge, Skills, & Ability Requirements

  • Proficiency in hand soldering
  • Must follow all procedures set forth to ensure the highest quality products possible
  • Proven ability to read and understand drawings, work instructions and test procedures
  • Ability to visually and mentally concentrate for prolonged periods of time
  • Strong manual dexterity for use of tools and performing work on small components requiring fine finger manipulation and hand steadiness
  • Ability to regularly perform work that requires magnification and distinguish among different color coatings on wires
  • Proven ability to use power and hand tools, and custom tooling
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various levels within the organization including training of new associates and temporary agency assignments
  • Ability to work in a team environment and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to operate at a level that meets or exceeds quality and productivity standards for the work area



Required Safety Equipment:

  • Safety glasses ANSI Z87 approved
  • Steel toe shoes
  • Other PPE as required per Job Safety Analysis


Physical Demands:

  • Light lifting, standing, sitting pulling carts weighing 25-75 lbs.
  • Safety glasses ANSIZ87 approved
  • Safety toe shoes
  • Other PPE as required per JSA



Education and Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent



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