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Applied Composites Composite Laminator - 1st Shift in Indianapolis, Indiana

Hours:7:30AM - 4:00PMJOB SUMMARYApplied Composites (AC) is seeking entry level through experienced Composite Technician to assist with the "hands on" manufacture of structural aviation parts by performing techniques such as composite material preparation, hand lay-up, wet laminating, curing, and de-molding in a temperature-controlled production environment by following engineering drawings and detailed work instructions. The ideal candidate for this position is a hardworking team player who loves to learn and enjoys working with their hands to build things.ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBLITIES/FUNCTIONSEssential Functions:Read and follow basic instructions and diagrams in EnglishUse basic shop math skills to record information such as freezer out-time, or mixture weightsFollow standard shop practices and quality standards in the aerospace industryPerform accurate work at a fast pacePrepare molds using shop approved release agentsLayup composite materials such as carbon fiber, fiberglass, or Kevlar inside production molds to make strong and lightweight structural partsOccasionally mix resins and catalysts as specifiedCure parts in company equipment such as ovens, autoclaves, and pressesWeigh resins and hardenersLaminate and prepare customer products to exact process specifications that meet both Applied Composites' and our customer's quality requirementsClean, dry fit, and trim partsTrim laminated fabric using scissors or knife without damaging the layup moldVacuum bag parts applying best practices, ensuring that the vacuum bags do not leak during cure.Observes safe work practices, maintains a safe and clean work environment and wears the appropriate personal protective equipmentFollows specific quality criteria to maintain quality system requirementsRegular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary.Constantly working with hands (manipulation, pulling pushing) Work to be done in compliance with Government, Customer and Regulatory Bodies.Execute in accordance with company values.Strive to meet the company credo. Right and On TimeAdditional Responsibilities:Performs all other duties as assigned.Information Management:Treats all information and data within the organization and scope of the position and maintains confidentiality and security at all times.Risk Management:Cooperates fully in all risk management activities and investigations.Reports promptly any suspected or potential violations to laws, regulations, procedures, policies and practices, and cooperates in related investigation.Conducts all transactions in compliance with all company policies, procedures, standards and practices.Safety Requirements:Is knowledgeable of, observes and complies with Codes of Safe Practice, safety policies and emergency procedures.GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS AND CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENTMinimum Position Qualifications:Education:A secondary certification/high school diploma or equivalent combination of relevant work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.Experience:Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field0-2 years of relevant experience.Skilled in the use of hand tools including calipers, depth gages, micrometers, and other measuring equipment and machineryExperience in the aerospace industry is desiredAbility to read various instructionsAble to problem solve using existing procedures to perform straightforward tasksSlid oral and written communication skillsGood attention to detailProficient computer skillsExperience in laminating Carbon Fiber, Fiberglass, Kevlar, or other composite material preferredComputer Skills:Working knowledge and basic computer skillsOther: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 RefugeeBilingual English/Spanish a plusKnowl