18-SOL-0731 - Composite NC Machinist - Programmer/Operator
Company: SolAero Technologies
Posted on: February 14, 2019
-Relocation assistance available for the right candidate - SolAero Technologies Corp. is one of the worlds leading manufacturers of highly efficient radiation-hard solar cells, Coverglass Interconnected Cells (CIC), and solar panels for space power applications. Since 2001, SolAero solar cells or panels have supplied primary power to over 170 successful space missions with zero on-orbit failures. The Companys proven manufacturing capability, technology leadership and unsurpassed reliability makes SolAero the supplier of choice for demanding space programs. DESCRIPTION: The CNC Programmer/Operator Tech III is responsible for set-up, operation, and programming of CNC routing and milling machines with minimal supervision of tasks on a daily basis. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES: Operates computing equipment to access job information (e.g., drawings, specifications and other online information systems) and perform job tasks (e.g., post/upload/download programs, create/edit CNC programs). Edits and performs programming of CNC machines. Performs typical machine shop operations with minimal supervision to support the trimming and routing of metal and composite Space Flight hardware. Detects and reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor. Maintains the work area and equipment in a clean orderly condition and follows prescribed safety regulations. Performs but not limited to the following tasks: milling, drilling, taping, de-burring, and all bench operations. Receives minimal supervision and assistance with regard to machine set-up. Advise and assist the Composites Fabrication Supervisor in keeping a minimum acceptable inventory level of standard and common machine tools, cutters, and bits to eliminate down time related to procurement lead times. Contribute to meeting production rates by participating in schedule requirement reviews and brainstorming activities to reduce processing time and increase throughput while producing hardware at an acceptable level of quality and meeting Customer requirements. Carries out tasks using basic hand tools including calipers, micrometers, gauge pins, scales, height gauges. Support internal R&D efforts and may fabricate, assemble, disassemble, rework, modify and reassemble various piece-parts, tools, mechanisms and sub-assemblies in accordance with applicable instructions and/or specifications. Operate conventional/manual equipment including horizontal, chopsaws, pedestal grinders and vertical band saws. Will be cross-trained to perform Composites Fabrication functions including lamination, panel consolidation, assembly, mixing and bonding with 2-part adhesives. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, modified, or changed at any time at the Companys discretion. Changes may be made formally, informally either verbally or in writing. All other duties as requested. QUALIFICATIONS High-School diploma or GED. Entry level, 0-2 years experience in the aerospace composites industry. Machine shop (metal or composite) experience preferred. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Set-up and operate 3-axis NC routing and milling machines. Ability to use various types of hand tools, measuring tools, and hand-held power tools. Ability to follow written Work instructions and use simple math. Ability to program and operate MasterCam, X Series. Ability to work with common drawing files including .stp, .dwg,. iges, and .dxf. Strong GD&T skills and knowledge of ANSI 1994. Knowledge of the coordinate system to identify multiple axes (e.g., X,Y,Z). Ability to sequence and layout own work and perform any bench work necessary to finish parts to quality specifications. Knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, and machinability of composites materials (e.g., cutting speed and feed rates for materials). Capable of lifting up to 50 lbs. Must be capable of passing a respiratory training program that will allow you to use a half face respirator as necessary to perform daily operations. Ability to listen and take direction. Individual must be detail oriented, organized and capable of maintaining a clean clutter-free work area Possesses an interest and willingness to learn Ability to speak, read, and write English and comprehend written work instructions. MUST BE A U.S. CITIZEN OR GREEN CARD HOLDER All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability. TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE: WWW.SOLAEROTECH.COM AND FILL OUT AN APPLICATION AND UPLOAD A RESUME Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. Term: CNC Machinist
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