Mechanical Assembler


Job Title: Mechanical Assembler

Job Location: Torrance, CA

Pay range: $20.21 - $29.51 per hour

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package from 1st day, Medical/dental/vision, 6% match on 401K, competitve PTO, 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off)

Job Description:

Stellant Systems, a premier manufacturer of critical power amplification products where our technologies and products are unparalleled in the industry. We specialize in the manufacture of microwave devices for ground-based, airborne and satellite communications, industrial and medical equipment, and radar; we are the only U.S. supplier of space-qualified Traveling Wave Tube and Traveling Wave Tube Amplifiers. We combine cutting-edge technology with world-class engineering teams to deliver innovative solutions. Together, we form an invincible company.

As an employer of choice, our goal is to deliver an exceptional employee experience - we recruit diverse, high-performing talent to help our customers exceed their mission needs, which drives our employees to achieve their full potential.

Fundamental to our culture is our focus on core values, inclusivity in the work environment, and a unified dedication to continuous innovation and improvement. In order to serve our vast customer base ranging from the defense industry leaders, to the U.S. and allied militaries, and medical communities, we need the world’s most dedicated and talented people. If these types of projects excite you, we’d love for you to join our team and help us detect, protect, and connect.


We are currently seeking a Mechanical Assembler to work on First shift at our Torrance, CA location, building traveling wave tube (TWT) products used for radio frequency amplification in various airborne and ground communication applications. In this full-time hourly position you will be responsible for building the various assemblies and sub-assemblies that make up the initial components in our TWTs. You’ll follow detailed process instructions to put together TWT sub-assemblies, using a variety of hand tools.

You may also carry out the final stages of TWT assembly, attaching base plates, supports, RF connectors, and covers or adding sub-assemblies as directed. Following established procedures, you'll complete other processes such as initial high-voltage high potential testing, solder, epoxy application and chemical process preparation to facilitate the production of TWT's through final acceptance and delivery to our customers. In conjunction with others in your work group, you'll ensure that quality, cost, and production goals are met.


Must be able to accurately read blueprints, assembly instructions, and other related documentation

Experience using basic hand tools and welding.

20/20 eyesight (corrected) and good hand-eye coordination are necessary, along with the ability to work with small parts and hand tools under a microscope for extended periods of time.

Good math skills to carry out basic calculations and measurements are required.

Computer data input skills are helpful.

Knowledge of the use of torque tools, feeler gauges, micrometers, calipers, and dial indicators is a plus.

Knowledge of foreign object debris (FOD) control and tool control processes is desirable.


A high school diploma or equivalent is needed.

1-3 years of operations or manufacturing-related work experience, general knowledge of mechanical assembly processes and procedures, with previous precision mechanical assembly experience preferred.


Experience working in a clean room is helpful.

Previous welding and brazing experience a plus

Stellant Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15).

Job Type
Full Time
4 days ago

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