164355,  Composite Technician (2) - CA -

Category: MAN
Job Title: Composite Technician (2) - CA
Region: CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: Long Beach
State: CA
Rate: Up to $25.00 DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Composite Technician (2) for an opening in Long Beach, CA.

-Maintain high standards of safety, quality and output consistent with the requirements of being a client team member.
-Hand lay-up of composite parts in line with development and production requirements.
-Operate the fiber winding machine to support the fabrication of wound parts.
-Work with and provide input to the development and manufacturing engineers to improve part manufacturability.
-Trim and drill of composite parts in line with drawing requirements.
-Load and unload parts into ovens and ensure cure cycles are correct.
-Use of hand tools for the modifications of composite parts.
-Ability to operate a laser tracking system.
-Use of appropriate PPE when working around parts on the shop floor.
-Support the implementation of the ERP system on the shop floor and recommend changes as required.
-Recommend and implement continuous improvement activities in production methods, equipment performance and team effectiveness.
-Ability to train and lead team members, be willing to lead by example and jump in to help when required.
-Help client do its part to make the world a better place
-Constantly learn new things-and share them with your team members
-Performs other duties as assigned

-2 years prior experience in composite production is required.
-Knowledge of composite fabrication methods and techniques including filament winding, hand lay-up, compression molding and vartm.
-Experience with oven cure and autoclave cure.
-Demonstrated experience in new product introductions within aerospace, aviation or automotive.
-Knowledge and understanding of lean manufacturing.
-Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.
-Ability to use metrology equipment to measure parts such as romer arm and bench inspection equipment.
-Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
-Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement
-Ability to add something unique and positive to our team
-Generally high level of all-around awesomeness
-Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed
-Must be able to stand for extended periods - 8 hours minimum
-Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces
-Physically able to handle items weighing up to 40lbs (unassisted)

-Creative problem solver, able to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
-Self-directed with excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills.
-Ability to work in both R&D and production rate environments.
-Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space
-Ability to thrive as a 'one person team'

"High school diploma or GED
-Certifications or similar within aerospace, aviation or automotive
-Graduated from a technical college or other recognized apprenticeship

2nd Shift, Full-Time

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Christian Martinez-Salceda at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x229 or (800) 927-9318 x229

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