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Job Title:  Manufacturing Technician II

Requisition ID:  7304

Longmont, CO, US, 80503

Home-based Position:  No
Regular/Temporary:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-Time
Job Description: 

ABSL Space Products (a division of EnerSys Advanced Systems) is the world-leading manufacturer of Lithium-ion batteries for space applications.  The ABSL team in Longmont, CO designs Lithium-Ion battery systems to meet the strenuous requirements of space travel.  Our batteries power the future of space exploration, scientific advancement, and more in some of the finest spacecraft and launch vehicles in the industry.  The ABSL team is tight-knit and employees value the small company feel while also being a part of EnerSys, the global leader in stored energy solutions.  The ABSL team is growing and looking for individuals that share a common interest in the space and power industry and want to work in this exciting environment.

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What We’re Offering

  • 3+ weeks of paid time off plus 10 paid holidays
  • Medical/dental/vision for employee and dependents at a discounted rate
  • Life insurance, short term disability, educational reimbursement, flex spending and employee stock purchase plan
  • 401K (we match 100% at 6% contribution level)
  • 9/80 schedule (9hr days M-F and then every other Friday off – every other weekend is a 3-day weekend)
  • Be part of a smart, high performing and passionate team.
  • An office conveniently located in Longmont, right off diagonal highway.
  • Culture: We are a group of smart, talented people who are passionate about what we do…and we have fun while doing it!  Here in our Longmont location, we have all different backgrounds, which promotes creativity and fosters an inclusive environment.  We pride ourselves in focusing on our customers’ needs and by involving all associates in the day-to-day operations of our business.

Compensation Range: $21-30 per hour DOE

Compensation may vary based on applicant's work experience, education level, skill set, and/or location.  

Job Purpose

The Manufacturing Technician II has the same duties and responsibilities as Technician I, with greater hardware knowledge, all appropriate NASA/IPC certifications required, more advanced process and equipment skills, and less oversight required in performing flight work. This is a technician position in which the candidate is expected to have familiarity with corporate manufacturing processes and procedures, and a good working knowledge of highly technical battery hardware.  The technician may be assigned to varied low volume production assemblies, non-flight hardware, or R&D programs. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform manufacturing and production activities according to NASA/IPC space standards in the areas of: mechanical and electrical assembly, soldering, resistive welding, insulative coating, epoxy application, crimping and wire harness assembly.
  • Works well with fellow team members, under minimal supervision, and can take work direction from lead or senior technicians as required.
  • Understands and utilizes electronic management systems for data storage and program documentation retrieval.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and work effectively with mechanical drawings and documentation including bills of materials, assembly drawings, work instructions, and equipment travelers.
  • Capacity to become certified and maintain certification in NASA standards for Soldering, Cable, Polymeric applications.
  • Becomes trained and certified in eight or more corporate work Instructions.
  • Understands and implements aerospace best practices, meets quality requirements, and space-flight work habits.
  • Understand personal limitations and when to stop and ask for assistance.
  • Experience in maintaining documents in a timely manner to capture the status of work in progress.
  • Ability to contribute information for operating procedures to prepare equipment and hardware for product processing.
  • Demonstrates proper use and care of tools and equipment, ensures equipment is well maintained and ready for use, and flags any tools for disposition that is not.
  • Escalate issues that are outside their authority, competence, or scope.
  • Follow all safety guidelines and report unsafe conditions to Lead Technician or Manager.


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED); 2-4 years related experience in aerospace or technical assembly field. 
  • Experience in working in clean room environments, under ESD protections, and stored energy safe practices.
  • Ability to travel within the U.S. for one to several weeks at a time. 
  • Works well with fellow team members, under minimal supervision, and can take work direction from lead or senior technicians as required.
  • IPC or NASA Standards (8739.1, 8739.3, 8739.4) preferred, but must be able to certify to NASA or IPC Standards in polymerics, soldering, and wiring. Includes the ability to meet the minimum Far, Near and Color vision requirements of the NASA STD 8739 manufacturing series.  Vision requirements may be met with corrected vision. 
  • Basic understanding of electronics and mechanical devices.
  • Able to use VOMs and small hand tools and spot welder. 
  • Ability to troubleshoot during assembly. 
  • Basic knowledge of Word and Excel. 
  • Understanding of traceability requirements, knowledge of Quality Systems, and MRB processes. 
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs., kneel, crouch, bend and twist.


EnerSys provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  EEO/Minority/Female/Vets/Disabled

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Nearest Major Market: Boulder
Nearest Secondary Market: Denver

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