Assembly & Test
230396 Requisition #



Mechanical Assembler

Focal Technologies specializes in providing rugged electro-optical slip rings, fluid swivels and advanced fiber-optic multiplexers. Innovation and performance are incorporated in all that we do. From our expertise designing custom products within an ISO-9001:2015 system to our technical leadership in global markets, we are defining and delivering proven engineered solutions for the harshest marine, defense, and industrial environments. Focal is proud to have nominated for and awarded Silver Medalist for the Export Business of the Year 2019 by the Halifax Chamber of Commerce. Focal is a wholly owned subsidiary of Moog Inc., a world-leading defense and aerospace engineering company.

To learn more about Focal Technologies, visit www.moog.com/about-us/components-group/focal.html and watch our recently released video. https://youtube/40XYi2FcvQ0!

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for the assembly of optical and mechanical assemblies, while working in a fast paced, dynamic and challenging environment. Our team works Monday to Friday single shifts with onsite training provided.

Duties and Responsibilities: (including but not limited to):

  • Assembly of company products and components including:
  • Optical rotary joint assembly
  • Mechanical assembly
  • Completing and maintaining assembly documentation;
  • Packaging of products;
  • Reporting of process and product related anomalies and problems;
  • Optical verification and testing of products;
  • Adherence to ISO quality system;
  • Support Shop Leads - ensuring approved processes are followed;
  • Other duties as assigned in support of production objectives.
  • Fosters an environment that promotes our Company values;
  • Encourages continuous improvement through participation
  • Good manual dexterity;
  • Experience with fiber optics, electrical, mechanical assemblies;
  • Good verbal and written communication skills;
  • Willingness and ability to meet challenging customer requirements and schedules;
  • High attention to detail with ability to learn and multitask;
  • Ability to work independently and within a team with minimal supervision, maintaining focus on work quality;
  • Self-motivated and highly proactive work style with ability to prioritize and meet deadlines;
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings an asset;
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills;
  • Experience working within an ISO or other quality system;
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products and other computer systems (ie. Time tracking).


  • Completion of Diploma in Mechanical Engineering Technician or Technology program or minimum 2 years’ experience as an assembly technician in a related field; would be an Asset.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.

Why Work With Us?

  • Moog-Focal offers a competitive salary, benefits package including medical and dental, life insurance, company match RRSP and a profit share program.
  • We encourage regular manager-employee performance feedback, goal alignment and employee development through our Performance Dialogue Program.

The successful candidate must be eligible to meet requirements for U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP). Focal Technologies will execute a criminal background screen and Controlled Goods application review, which must produce acceptable results.

Go to Moog Careers website: https://careers.moog.com/ to apply

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and particularly welcome applications from Women, Aboriginal Persons, Persons with Disabilities and Visible Minorities.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care


EOE/AA Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 13,000 strong.


Our company is organized into three operating groups: Aircraft, Industrial, and Space and Defense. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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