Julia
assembly operator

Julia is an assembly operator, building the center fuselage on Gripen E. Here she tells how she started her career and what an assembly operator does.

Which is the biggest part of Gripen that begins its journey at the assembly line?
The biggest part of Gripen E is the Center Fuselage.

Is all work hand made or is any robotics used as well?
Almost all the work is hand made, we only have one robot that we use to drill the holes on the wing shells.

Which is the most common used tool at the stations?
The most common tool we use is drilling machines in different shapes and models.

Do you have a favorite moment when you assembly Gripen?
I don´t have only one favorite moment, I think it´s the variation that makes it so fun.