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Mechanical Assembler - 2nd Shift - Military Veterans

at Woodward, Inc.

Woodward supports our members' wellbeing and regularly benchmarks with other companies in our industry to offer an extensive Total Reward package for this position. Salary will be determined by the applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.

  • All members included in annual cash bonus opportunity
  • 9.5% annual retirement benefit opportunity
  • Tuition reimbursement and Training/Professional Development opportunities for all members
  • 12 paid holidays, including floating holidays
  • Industry leading medical, dental, and vision Insurance
  • Vacation / Sick Time / Vacation Buy-up / Short Term Disability / Bereavement leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program, including mental health benefits
  • Member Life & AD&D / Long Term Disability / Member Optional Life
  • Member referral bonus
  • Spouse / Child Optional Life / Optional AD&D / Healthcare and Dependent Care Flexible Spending
  • Voluntary benefits, including:
  • Home / Auto Insurance discounts
  • Whole Life Insurance / Critical Illness Insurance / Legal Assistance / Military Leave

Are you ready to make your mark? If you are interested in becoming a Mechanical Assembler at Woodward, we have an exciting opportunity for you. Mechanical Assembler reports to the manufacturing supervisor and is responsible for assembling, installing, aligning, adjusting and fitting sub-assemblies and parts or auxiliary equipment using appropriate tools and equipment, in an industrial setting. The position works under limited supervision, moderate decision-making and problem solving, in an industrial setting. This position also provides some guidance to other members.

What's In It for You

At Woodward, our employees are called and treated as members and we've created a culture that appreciates and values the contributions of every member. It's an inclusive, positive, collaborative, and socially responsible environment where members work together for outstanding outcomes.

What You Will Be Doing
  • Assemble and/or perform preset calibration/final testing. Performs moderately complex assembly and test. Products may include but are not limited to small, medium and large products, subassemblies and/or complete units.
  • Assemble, install, align, adjust and fit subassemblies and parts or auxiliary equipment using appropriate tools and equipment as per work instructions.
  • Assist engineering to improve processes and solve complex problems.
  • Clean parts and maintain tooling and equipment per proper work instructions.
  • Perform troubleshooting and diagnosis of moderately complex assembly and/or test problems.
  • Follow work instructions associated with assembly skills to become certified for work being performed.
  • Work with close tolerances and fits to meet engineering and operating requirements.
  • Pick and/or stock parts from point of use in stock rooms and places completed parts. (In Duarte, Stockhandlers perform these functions.)
  • Complete all required paperwork in an accurate and efficient manner, including Quality Assurance and Test Record.
  • Complete Warranty Data Reports on Warranty Returns.
  • Identify quality/process improvements.

What We Are Looking For
  • Ability to use a variety of basic hand tools
  • Basic written/verbal communication skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Willingness to demonstrate eagerness, enthusiasm, and optimism for work activities
  • Ability to define, diagnose, and resolve problems
  • Detail orientation and ability to follow work instructions
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • At least 3 years of related work experience and applicable certifications

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR and EAR, or possess all required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State Department and the U.S. Department of Commerce. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans

Niles, IL

Woodward, Inc.

Woodward delivers lasting contributions to energy control, always innovating for a better future. 

Woodward integrates leading-edge technologies into fuel, combustion, fluid, actuation, and electronic control systems for the aerospace and industrial markets. Our growth is driven by the increasing demand for fuel-efficient, low-emission, and high-performance energy management. 

We have a clear vision and follow carefully planned long-term strategies. With multiple locations in fourteen countries, Woodward can respond quickly with solutions tailored to the local demands of our customers. 

Our leadership in energy control and optimization solutions is built on a strong foundation, dating back to 1870. We are driven by the needs of our customers and guided by our tradition of integrity, values, and principles.



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