12 + month contracts
Operator/ Assembly Tech
Department: Cell, Pin
The Pin Cell Operator position installs, assembles and performs quality checks of the various components necessary to construct the part assembly. This position utilizes the assembler’s skills and knowledge to accurately and efficiently assemble and evaluate the components required to produce precision aerospace product and the quality knowledge to ensure conformance.
- Perform component assembly processes on precision Pins.
- Perform component installation processes on liners, bushings, studs, rings, retainers, pins, shims, ID tags, etc.
- Inspect product for conformance to specifications using bench gaging and other measurement devices.
- Perform bonding techniques with paste adhesives.
- Evaluate supplier certifications of compliance, certificate of analysis, material certificates and special process certificates for accuracy prior to acceptance of purchased material. This review includes but not limited to:
- Part number and revision compliance
- ASTM, SAE or other industry standards
- Flight Safety Parts
- Critical Characteristics
- Government, Boeing , Sikorsky or other customer specifications and requirements
- Information on the certification document is reviewed for clarity and conformance.
- Special process certifications are in accordance with NADCAP requirements
- Collaborate with suppliers as needed to obtain corrections when omissions or inaccuracies are detected. Must be professional and persistent.
- Ensure that standard procedures are followed in all aspects of work including process verification, product inspection, documentation, material handling, etc.
- Perform preventative maintenance tasks to maintain equipment performance and prevent downtime.
- Participate in process improvement initiatives utilizing lean manufacturing tools and techniques.
- Maintain work areas and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
- Follow all safety rules and regulations.
- Support problem solving as it pertains to review and acceptance of supplier certifications.
- Maintain database of reviewed documentation for comparison to actual documents presented at time of material arrival, and prior to release to manufacturing.
- Interact and collaborate with internal customers to ensure timely release of material and collaborate to resolve material release stoppages.
- Be a self-starter and able to work independently with limited supervision.
- Represent the voice of the customer and work to the highest ethical standards.
- Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
- Ability to stand or sit for extended period of time.
- Fine motor skills with frequent hand and arm movement.
- Moderate twisting and bending.
- Moderate climbing on step stools or platforms.
Unusual Environmental Conditions
- Loud machining environment; exposure to aerospace metals, lubricants and chemicals.
- Heated parts and extreme cold exposure to liquid nitrogen and dry ice.
Required Personal Protective Equipment:
- Safety glasses/shields, appropriate manufacturing closed toed footwear, hearing protection may be required or other protective equipment as needed.
- US Citizen or permanent resident.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Minimum of 1 Year of Mechanical Assembly Experience.
- Aerospace experience desired.
- Basic math or industrial mathematics desired.
- Good written and verbal communication skills.
- Basic math or industrial mathematics.
- Basic computer skills.
- Ability to read technical drawings.
- Ability to set use or setup various measuring devises.
- Solid problem solving skills.