United States of America
HFL04: ASG Jacksonville-Blount Island 6061 BF Goodrich Blvd , Jacksonville, FL, 32226 USA
About the Business
While the rest of Collins Aerospace soars into the sky, Engineered Polymer Products dives into the sea! Located in Jacksonville, Florida, EPP specializes in marine applications for surface ships and submarines. Our dedicated teams create specialty naval parts that aid the U.S. Navy in executing their mission, ensuring excellence every day. Consider joining a community focused on culture, quality, and safety, and apply today!
This role is critical to successful manufacture of our products. Composite Technicians drive the pace of operation and the quality requirements necessary to meet our internal and external customer needs. This role works closely with 10-20 other Composite Technicians under the supervision of a Working Lead and Production Supervisor to bring essential naval products to life.
In this role you will:
Receive detailed written instructions from the supervisor, lead technician, or an engineer. Judgments and decisions at this level are guided by clearly described procedures and instructions, and the work consists of recurring steps involved in the assembly of parts, subassemblies, and larger components.
Perform casting of materials to fabricate parts and/or for repair applications using products and processes which are varied but generally not complex in scope.
Fabricate polyurethane and like materials into subassemblies for the purpose of pre-fitting in preparation for bonding
Load and operate presses, ovens, and autoclaves. Adheres to equipment requirements and the method and sequences of operation to be followed in fabrication of parts using materials such as polyurethane, fiberglass, epoxy resins, and like materials.
Layout, pre-fits, assembles and casts polyurethane and like material on a variety of molds and surfaces.
Select tooling and materials compatible with the processing techniques identified in the work instructions.
Perform complex composite lay-up, vacuum bagging, cutting, repair, autoclave and / or trimming.
Verify work to ensure a defect free part prior to presenting to quality control (inspection).
Provide specialized technical assistance and interacts with team members to implement solutions.
Operate large manual, electric & pneumatic tools in the assembly and disassembly of large heavy steel structures, molds and fixtures
Work continuously in prolonged physically demanding postures
Safely work in a team environment rigging, lifting and transporting large parts and equipment.
Read and interpret planning documents
Apply your skill in the use of production tools
Use computers to record data (excel), track time (Autotime)
Be available for limited overtime when required to meet project schedule.
Education and Certifications
Minimum 3 months experience with composites
Must be willing to reside in Jacksonville, FL area; no relocation provided for this role
Must be willing and able to obtain a secret security clearance.
Must be willing to obtain certification to operate a powered industrial vehicle
"Nice to Have" Qualifications (i.e. desired) (optional)
Experience in manufacturing, industrial or labor position.
Experience in functions related to proper handling and use of frozen pre-preg materials
Prior aerospace industry experience is highly desirable
US DoD security clearance is highly desirable
Work assignments require moderate to strenuous effort. Workers must climb, bend, stoop, crawl, and stand for prolonged periods on concrete or metal surfaces. Will frequently lift parts and equipment that weigh up to 9 kilograms (20 pounds). Occasionally, may lift and carry items that weigh up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds) with mechanical lifting devices or assistance from other workers, if required
Hot environment (typically around 80 degrees F)
Occasional exposure to chemicals, wearing a respirator when required
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At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
Life insurance and disability coverage
At Collins Aerospace, we're dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry all to redefine aerospace.
Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems we're driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.
We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.
Apply now and be part of the team that's redefining aerospace, every day.
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