Assemble and complete the most complex aircraft cabinet components at or above the expected standards of safety, quality, schedule and cost, using engineering and industrial definitions, procedures and guidelines that support the delivery to the aircraft for all aircraft models. Foster positive work environment, mentor more junior co-workers and fill in for Team Leader when necessary.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Consistently performs at or above the expected standards of safety, quality, schedule and cost Works with engineering and industrial definition using 2D/3D data, company standards and work instructions to build aircraft cabinet components Mentors more junior co-workers or contractors to be efficient and increase their quality of work Proposes and supports continuous improvement to management and co-workers Fosters ACE values with peers and help create a work environment aimed at operational excellence Performs quality checks of fabricated items performing both self and peer checks. Selects materials from stock to manufacture parts and maintain traceability of materials Communicate and interact well with co-workers and management Uses expertise to save potential lost time or possible scrap when rework is required Successfully performs rework at the aircraft in a timely manner being aware of the aircraft delivery schedule Handles finished, plated and painted parts in accordance with company standards and procedures Maintains a clean and organized work area Leads by example, and mentors and trains junior employees on specific job assignments as directed by the Team Leader Fills in for Team Leader when necessary Works in a safe manner in accordance with OSHA and company safety procedures Performs cleaning of any equipment as needed Performs all other duties as assigned
High school diploma or equivalent 5 years’ experience in aircraft cabinetry, carpentry or fabrication Proficient in all the following areas with low or no rework Sub assembly Mortise and Tenon (must be qualified), most complex carcass assemblies Veneer and laminate application Final assembly and cabinet installation Able to work custom inlays, mirror and exotic assemblies Able to set up and operate all standard equipment or tools Good working knowledge of math and geometry; able to work in both metric and imperial units of measure Strong communication skills Know the importance of schedules and budgets and helps team achieve objectives Computer proficient Able to lift and transport up to 50 lbs. with or without a reasonable accommodation Must have visual capacity and muscular dexterity to work on fine detail, high cost products with a minimum of errors and rework. Able to work with engineering and industrial definition using 2D/3D data, company standards and work instructions to build aircraft cabinet components Able to solve practical problems Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
WORKING CONDITIONS: Typical factory environment. May work in areas with high noise levels. Must be able to work with company’s approved adhesives and chemicals and be exposed to cabinet shop sanding dust.
About Our Client
Our partner is a French aerospace company with proven dual expertise as a manufacturer of both military aircraft and business jets. They are a pioneer in the use of CATIA™, the 3D CAD / CAM system that has become a global standard. They are a creator of more than 100 prototypes in the last century, with over 10,000 aircraft delivered to 90 countries.
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