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Sub-Assembly Operator

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Meggitt PLC Danville , KY 40423

Posted 4 months ago

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

This work of the Sub-Assembly Operator consists of final assembly of aircraft: wheels and brakes and the assembling, installing and servicing of airplane wheels and brakes for test, experimental and demonstration purposes.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • Includes preparation, cleaning, degreasing, tumbling, dipping and treating of parts. Employees will be responsible for the setup of test equipment in the shop, running tests and reordering data and information for engineering or development departments.

    Also includes dismantling, rebuilding and replacing defective parts. Also includes final assembly and sub-assemblies, and installation of parts necessary to complete the unit. Must work to close tolerances and from drawings and blueprints.

    Includes installation of splines, keys, drilling, pinning, installation of bearing cones and the use of any equipment necessary. Final preparation and assembling of pistons and piston sub-assemblies and any other component parts required. Includes using power hand tools and light machines.

    Balancing and installation of proper weights are also required. Bearing cones are sealed per specification and must be able to operate to assembly specification. Operates necessary functional test equipment. Assembled units may be packaged to specifications as part of assembly work.

Any designs or developments of prevailing designs are checked and tested as per instructions. Must rig up equipment to make tests.

Instructions, drawings and parts are furnished. Must be able to do some mechanical bench work.

  • Must be able to use a set of mechanics hand tools such as hammers, punches, chisel, screwdrivers, pliers, one inch micrometer, side cutters, wrenches including crescent, box, open end and socket type.

  • Some of the work is light, but heavy lifts are frequently made with the assistance of a Jib crane. May be required to instruct others in this work. Employees in the department are expected to participate in Daily Layered Accountability (or DLA) meetings, conduct problem solving activities and must understand lean manufacturing principles.

Other duties could include from time to time, sub-assembly work, assembly work and other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

  • The employee is responsible for observing safe work practices and maintaining a safe and clean work area.

Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary

Job Specifications

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.

Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field

Years Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience


  • Skilled at routine mechanical and/or electromechanical assembly operations

  • Able to operate a variety of hand tools and machinery

  • Ability to read and interpret company documents, such as safety rules, operating/manufacturing instructions, policies and procedures

  • Good manual dexterity required to work with small parts

  • Capable of recognizing and solving typical problems that can occur in own work area; evaluates and selects solutions from established options

  • Effective oral,written and interpersonal skills

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S.

Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at 1-855-474-7665 or

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Sub-Assembly Operator

Expired Job

Meggitt PLC