Production Technician


Key information

Manufacture / assembly and repair
Bellingham, Washington, UNITED STATES
Regular Full time, Full-time
High School diploma, A Level
First experience

Job description

Job Summary:
Production Technician I performs various aerospace production processes including press, layup, deco, assembly, fill & fair, bonding, as well as hand trim and final assembly. Production Technicians manufacture and assemble various components to construct commercial aircraft interiors.
Production Technician I reports to the Production Supervisor. The Production Technician I does not have any authority over other employees.

Summary of Duties:
 Using hands, will manufacture and assemble various components to construct commercial aircraft interiors.
 Adheres to company and customer specifications, work instructions, engineering prints and work orders.
 Documents the materials used in the process to maintain traceability.
 Builds sub assemblies of aircraft components, such as:
o Lay-up and trim composite panels (Fiberglass Experience applicable)
o Installs inserts and applies edging material
o Fill and fair panels as necessary per the established specification or customer limits (Auto body/Bondo experience applicable)
o Paint surfaces (Auto body experience a plus)
o Wrap panels (Vinyl wrapping experience applicable)
o Assemble components (Carpentry and Construction experience applicable)
o Forming of aluminum trim extrusions, fiberglass laminates and other materials for completion of the sub assemblies, parts or structures.
 Assembles aircraft structures and units, such as:
o Bonds and attaches the sub assemblies to the structure/unit.
o Attaches the hardware and some electrical components.
 Safely handles various regulated materials used in the process.
 Must carefully handle raw material and manufactured parts to ensure the integrity and quality is not compromised by handling.
 As business conditions change it is necessary that all employees productively react and handle other essential tasks as assigned now or in the future.
 Ability to work different shifts preferred
 Ability to work overtime required
 Attention to detail required

Working Conditions:

  • • Must be able to wear protective equipment. Routine exposure to irritant dust, noise, and chemicals. Most tasks include extended periods of standing, walking, lifting, carrying, and working with hand and power tools.
  • • Standard workweek often exceeds 40 hours/week.

Physical Requirements:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual

Job requirements

Education: High School Diploma or GED required

Computer Skills:

  • • Computer experience and/or knowledge of MS Word, Access, and Excel preferred
Other Skills:
  • • Knowledge of “shop math” including use of measurement tools preferred
  • • Familiarity with blueprint reading preferred
  • • Ability to meet deadlines required
  • • Ability to use a variety of hand tools required
  • • Must be self-directed and take initiative on projects

Company information

Safran Cabin

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Cabin provides all elements of a seamlessly integrated Cabin Interior. From the overhead bins, lavatories and galleys to crew rests and cargo containers, either as independent world class products or as a fully integrated cabin. The company is headquartered in Huntington Beach in Southern California, USA and operates 30 sites in 11 countries. The over 13.000 employees across the globe serve virtually all the airlines, aircraft leasing companies and airframe manufacturers worldwide.

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