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Grinder / Sander - Unmanned Aerial Systems

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-277061
Location:   Sacramento, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  November 12, 2018
 
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Job Description:

 

Grind, sand, and fill fiberglass and composite products to meet finish requirements.  Remove protective coatings using chemical and mechanical methods. Mask and prepare parts for final paint. Un-mask and clean final product.

 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Grinder/Sander ALL

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Grinder/Sanders.  Each level of Grinder/Sander has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

  1. Uses machine and hand finishing techniques to smooth and blend rough components into finished products.
  2. Operates shop related machinery to include ventilation booths, ovens, pneumatic tools, common hand tools, and scales.
  3. Interprets and follow manufacturing orders and drawings.
  4. Documents Travelers and Charts accurately.
  5. Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as right-the-first-time approach.
  6. Inspects finished product for conformance to specifications.Follows FOD (foreign object prevention) practices.
  7. Handles, applies, stores and disposes of composite materials, adhesives, sealants, resins and solvents in accordance with company and environmental requirements
  8. May work from verbal and/or written Manufacturing Order instructions.
  9. May occasionally perform common tasks outside the scope of this job description in support of production operations.
  10. Maintains a clean work area and ensuring strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  11. Routinely meets or exceeds productivity and quality standards commensurate with level of position.
  12. Complies with established QMS procedures.
  13. Complies with established safety directives.

 

Grinder/Sander I

  1. Works under close supervision.
  2. Performs routine, non-complex work assignments within scope of primary duties and responsibilities listed above.

 

Grinder/Sander II

  1. Works under limited supervision.
  2. Performs routine and non-routine intermediate levels of work assignments within scopre of duties and responsibilities listed above.
  3. May have a limited role in training  Grinder/Sander I, when directed by area supervisor.

Grinder/Sander III

  1. Works under minimal supervision.
  2. Performs advanced, routine and/or non-routine work assignments within scope of duties and responsibilities listed above.
  3. Responsible for the direct training and supevision of the work quality of less skilled Grinder/Sanders.
  4. Provides input on continuous improvement projects, working closely with supervisors and engineering personnel to champion changes.

 

Other Job Functions

  • Assists co-workers within immediate department as required.
  • Assists outside department personnel per Supervisor request or approval. 
  • May be trained and cross-utilized to perform technical tasks outside the scope of this job description in support of production operations.
  • Accurately tracks and records time spent on jobs within the required computer systems in accordance with company procedures
  • Other duties as assigned
Experience and Skills:

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Each successive level of Grinder/Sander builds on the identified typical education and experience listed for the previous level Grinder/Sander. 

Grinder/Sander I

  1. Preferably some hands-on experience in manufacturing production.
  2. Experience in machine sanding operations desired.
  3. Communicates in English both written and verbally.
  4. Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills.
  5. Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of a tape measure.
  6. Requires high school education or equivalent.
  7. May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 
  8. Typical qualifications for this level include basic/entry-level skills in the following areas:
  • Math
  • Documentation
  • Materials Knowledge
  • Tooling/Fixtures/Templates
  • Equipment
  • Production Processes
  • Quality
  • Safety

 

Grinder/Sander II

  1. Preferably 2-3 years hands-on experience in composite manufacturing.
  2. Basic computer skills with the ability to navigate around files.
  3. May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 
  4. Typical qualifications for this level include an advanced level of skills in the following areas:
  • Math
  • Documentation
  • Materials Knowledge
  • Tooling/Fixtures/Templates
  • Equipment
  • Production Processes
  • Quality
  • Safety

 

Grinder/Sander III

  1. Satisfies all Grinder/Sander II requirements.
  2. Preferably 3-5 years hands-on experience in composite manufacturing
  3. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and assign work assignments in order to meet production deadlines

       and requirements.

  1. Some experience in the passavation and alodining of metals.
  2. May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level

       (Requires U.S. Citizenship). 

 

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  1. Standing, walking, bending, reaching, and working from slightly elevated surfaces on a regular basis. 
  2. Manipulating materials, primarily with hands and arms.
  3. Occasionally lifts and carries heavy objects weighing up to 50lbs.
  4. Utilizes both powered and non-powered equipment.
    1. Occasional exposure to noise, hazardous materials and dusts.
    2. May work extended hours or weekends.

 

 

 


Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP