Solder - 3rd shift

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Date: Nov 6, 2023

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US

Company: Celestica International Inc.

Req ID: 118984 
Region: Americas 
Country: USA 
State/Province: Minnesota 
City:  Maple Grove 


AbelConn, a Celestica company, is a global Center of Excellence for the Aerospace, Defense, Licensing and HealthTech industries. Our business is growing. We recently moved into a new state-of-the-art facility located in Maple Grove, MN that offers world-class manufacturing, engineering, and product lifecycle services. Our deep expertise in manufacturing, electromechanical design support, prototype manufacturing, electronic assembly, finishing, and enclosure assembly is unlocking new solutions for our customers.

Interested in working on some of the most exciting new technologies on the market? We are always looking for talented people with the right experience, skills, and attitude to join our expanding team. Your success is our success—our top priority is to hire the best and offer a sense of ownership and opportunity in building your career. We offer competitive compensation and exceptional opportunities for personal and professional growth. Join our talented team and help us to imagine, develop and deliver a better future with our customers.


Perform class III hand soldering.  In addition to hand soldering will also clean, rework and fabricate parts, components and subassemblies by using scopes and basic hand tools and special devices for the production of components and assemblies.

Job Duties

  • Perform Solder assignments to fabricate parts and/or components or perform preparation tasks requisite to fabrication.  Requires the use of basic hand tools, special fasteners, soldering iron and measuring devices.
  • Following all written work instructions, process sheets and drawings. 
  • Will perform hand soldering of Through Hole, SMT, or Flex product while using a scope. Prepares wire by cutting, stripping, twisting, tinning and solders, fastens wires, cables, resistors, capacitors and other parts and components to pwb’s, connectors, and assemblies. 
  • Cleans parts and hand places components during production processes using in-line clean, hand clean and or vapor degreaser. 
  • Required to measure and record product data.  Follows all ESD procedures. 
  • May also operate soldering equipment such as solder wave, selective solder, surface mount equipment, and special parts preparation equipment.
  • Use safety practices and takes prompt action to correct problems. 
  • Assists co-workers when necessary to meet work unit goals. 
  • Actively seeks continuous process improvement. 
  • May be required to train other employees and assist in orientation of new employees.
  • Performs other duties as required and may be used in other areas and departments of manufacturing as workload dictates.


AbelConn Electronics is ISO 9001:2015 ISO 13485:2016, AS 9100: rev. D 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.  Will be responsible for the quality of work and meeting daily quantity standards.  Keep facilities, materials and work areas clean, organized and free of FOD, exercising care in their use. 

Job Specifications

  • High School education or equivalent.
  • Manufacturing experience including microscope soldering or IPC-610 & J-STD certificate desired.
    • Will be required to pass J-STD-001 and IPC-A-610 certification to be qualified to perform the job duties of a Solder.
  • Follows oral and written instructions, and must be able to read blueprints.
  • Work will involve repetitive hand motion when performing hand soldering. 
  • Hand soldering is performed in a sitting position; machine soldering functions may require standing, twisting and stooping positions. 
  • Visual exams are required pre-hire and bi-annual to confirm visual acuity of 20/20 with or without glasses along with passing a standard color vision exam. 
  • Must be able to perform job functions while using a scope. 
  • Job duties require working with and around chemicals. 


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.


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. 


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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