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Advanced Manufacturing Technician III

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-277854
Location:   Sacramento, CA
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  December 05, 2018
 
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Job Description:

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Manufactures complex products by using various technologies and manufacturing methods. Works under minimal supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Performs a variety of tasks, which require an in depth knowledge of composite drone production processes including; lamination, bonded assembly, finishing, subassembly, final assembly and test.

  • Complies with established safety protocols.
  • Follows FOD (Foreign Object Prevention) practices.
  • Interprets and follows manufacturing orders.
  • Trims, grinds, drills and sands composite parts to precise dimensions.
  • Mixes and applies appropriate adhesives and bonds components to form sub-assemblies.
  • Prepares, abrades and bonds composite and metal-to-composite assemblies
  • Performs electronic assembly soldering, crimping, splicing, harness fabrication, and control panel building.
  • May work from engineering drawings, rough sketches, manuals and/or verbal engineering direction.
  • May fabricate prototype parts from engineering sketches
  • Prepares products for vacuum bagging (pre-preg).
  • Operates shop related machinery including, but not limited to: ovens, autoclaves, vacuum equipment, pneumatic tools, common hand tools, motorized and non-motored tools, multi-meters, electronic test equipment, torque wrenches and scales.
  • Handles, applies, stores and disposes of composite materials, adhesives, sealants, resins and solvents per proper hazardous waste disposal policy
  • Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as right-the-first-time approach
  • Inspects finished products for conformance to specifications
  • Complies with established QMS policies and procedures
  • Provide training and direction to new employees

Other Job Functions

  • Infrequent travel to support customer sites may be required
  • Other duties may be assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:  

  • May provide general direction to team members where assigned 
  • Provide Training to new technicians in area of expertise 

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:   

  • Must be 100% flexible in job assignment
  • Must be willing to shift attention to new assignment with short notice
  • Must meet safety, quality, delivering and cost objectives
  • Ability to work in any production area within the manufacturing plant
  • Ability to read and interpret electronic schematics
  • Ability to troubleshoot failures at various levels of the manufacturing process
  • Ability to use automated test equipment
  • Ability to perform required repairs as directed by Engineering and Management
  • Must be able to perform complex lamination repairs
  • Must be able to demonstrate accurate math skills
  • Must be able to demonstrate attention to detail
  • Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of measurement equipment
  • Ability to differentiate between various types of composite materials
  • Ability to operate equipment used within various departments
  • Ability to interpret and work from industry standards and military specifications.
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Be proactive to identify and communicate process improvement ideas.
  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules
  • Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel
  1. Works with other technicians with installation of components during lamination, bonding, and aircraft buildup at Fuselage and Aircraft Assembly levels

 

Advanced Manufacturing Technician III

  1. Works under minimal supervision
  2. Ability to read and understand Drawings
  3. Train and mentor other technicians
  4. Perform prototype work with minimal documentation
  5. Ability to create process and work instructions to transfer prototype parts to production
  6. Ability to set routing hour and part work standards for routings
  7. Assists in the troubleshooting of aircraft as needed
  8. Demonstrates the ability to perform required repairs as directed by Engineering and Supervision
  9. Expert in two or more areas of manufacturing
  10. Ability to train other less experienced personnel
  11. Subject matter production expert for functional area
  12. Follows ATP (Aircraft Test Procedure) practices
  13. Consistently performs at or above established production standards
  14. Can perform troubleshooting subsystems and system level tests

 

Experience and Skills:

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires high school education or equivalent
  • Requires experience with aircraft manufacturing
  • 5+ years hands-on experience in composite manufacturing
  • 5+ years of hands-on experience in electromechanical assembly
  • Experience with vacuum bagging and various forms of lamination repair
  • Experience with general aircraft assembly

WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Office and/or manufacturing  environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

 


Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:  
Years of Experience:   More than 5 Years
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP