Conformal Coat Operator

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 121323 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Minnesota 
City:  Maple Grove 


Hand spray and PVA machine operation of conformal coat or silicone coating on electronic assemblies.  Tape and spray assemblies as required following blueprints and work instructions. Touch up and review of coating requirements. Perform potting requirements for electronic assemblies.

Job Duties

  • Obtain tools and materials as may be required to perform the specified task. 
  • Mask parts to meet dimensions as called out on blueprint and process sheet.  Per Work Instructions will mix conformal coat or silicone material and spray parts by hand or may load parts and operate PVA machine.  Hand spray will be performed using a respirator and following all safety regulations.
  • Pull tape, bake, and use black light for inspection of parts when process is complete. Touch up and review to ensure coatings meet all requirements.
  • Hand application of coating on flex assemblies.
  • Perform potting process with Asymtec equipment.
  • Communicates with Lead, Supervisor, Engineers, Quality and other personnel for priority of assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues. 
  • Responsible for following all PM’s for conformal coat, silicone room and potting.  Keeps all equipment and work area being used clean and organized. Reports any unsafe equipment or conditions to supervisor immediately.  Exercises care in the use of all company equipment.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision and gives no work direction to others.
  • Assists co-workers when necessary to meet work unit goals.
  • Performs other duties as required and may be utilized in other areas and departments of manufacturing as workload may dictate.


AbelConn is ISO 9001, ISO 13485, AS 9100 registered, Nadcap Accredited, NASA-STD-8739 and all job duties are to be performed to support the business in meeting all requirements and documented instructions.  Keep facilities, materials and work area clean and organized, exercising care in their use. Conforms to safety and inspection requirements and takes prompt action to correct problems. Actively seeks continuous improvement.  May be required to train other employees and assist in orientation of new employees. Performs other duties as required and may be utilized in other areas and departments of manufacturing as workload may dictate.

Job Specifications

  • High School education or equivalent, plus one year similar manufacturing experience required. 
  • Must be able to read ruler and associated inspection equipment as needed for first article approval.
  • Will be required to pass IPC-610 Certification. 
  • Follows written and oral instructions, and must be able to read blueprints and process sheets.   
  • Work is performed in sitting, standing, reaching and stooped positions. 
  • Job duties require working with and around chemicals and the use of a respirator.
  • Hand spraying will require lifting and reaching spray gun weighing 1-10 lbs.  
  • Requirements include the employee receiving and passing a respiratory medical evaluation, respirator fit test and training annually to wear a respirator and perform job duties.
  • Visual exams are required pre-hire and biennial to confirm visual acuity of 20/20 with or without glasses along with passing a standard color vision exam. 



AbelConn is a US ITAR facility and positions with AbelConn involve the release of export controlled goods either directly to employees or through the employee’s movement within the facility. As such, AbelConn will require necessary information from all applicants upon an applicant’s acceptance of employment to determine if any export control exemptions or licenses must be filed. 


This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Employees are held accountable for all duties of the job. Job duties and the % of time identified for any function are subject to change at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Celestica’s policy on equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran or disability status, or other characteristics protected by law. 
This policy applies to hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral and other aspects of employment and also states that retaliation against a person who files a charge of discrimination, participates in a discrimination proceeding, or otherwise opposes an unlawful employment practice will not be tolerated. All information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.


Celestica (NYSE, TSX: CLS) enables the world’s best brands. Through our recognized customer-centric approach, we partner with leading companies in Aerospace and Defense, Communications, Enterprise, HealthTech, Industrial, Capital Equipment and Energy to deliver solutions for their most complex challenges. As a leader in design, manufacturing, hardware platform and supply chain solutions, Celestica brings global expertise and insight at every stage of product development – from drawing board to full-scale production and after-market services for products from advanced medical devices, to highly engineered aviation systems, to next-generation hardware platform solutions for the Cloud. Headquartered in Toronto, with talented teams spanning 40+ locations in 13 countries across the Americas, Europe and Asia, we imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Celestica would like to thank all applicants, however, only qualified applicants will be contacted.
Celestica does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruitment agencies or fee based recruitment services.

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