General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Composite Technician (Assembly) in San Diego, California
Job ID#: 18495BR
Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Title: Composite Technician (Assembly)
Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians
City: San Diego
Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly
Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%
Clearance Required?: No
We have an exciting opportunity for an Assembly Composite Technician to join our Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in the Assembly room on aircraft parts for our Predator series.
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Under limited supervision and working in a loud environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs a variety of non-routine and non-repetitive procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information.
Support SQDEC and LEAP boards
Troubleshoot problem areas
Audit quality systems
Implement solutions to complex problems to perfect paperwork
Communicates material shortages and escalates, as required
Help train technicians in the proper build process
Participate in problem solving with Six Sigma Tools (DMAIC)
Conduct weekly audits and assist with New Product Introduction
Observe all laws and work in a safe manner
This is a 2nd shift position
Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and five or more years of related experience.
Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels.
Familiarity with common shop tools such as band saws, disk sanders, drill press, wood lathe, etc. May require respirator certification. Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs.
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions
Capability of conducting mathematical calculations
Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers
Continuous Improvement promotions and involvement
Must be able to work 2nd shift.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE WITH:
Detailed Blue Print reading
FOD & Tool Control
Working with graphite tools
Application of SWI's
Repetitive or Standard Procedures
Routing, Trimming, Drilling
Engineering and Manufacturing collaboration for New Product Introduction
Reviewing identifiable factors on problems of moderately complex and diverse scope
General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.