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Manufacturing Technician III

VT Volant Aerospace
VT Volant Aerospace
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Job Title: Manufacturing Technician III

Department: Manufacturing

Reports To: Manufacturing Supervisor


FLSA Status: Non- exempt

Prepared Date: 27-Aug-2018


The Manufacturing Technician III is responsible for the production of new aerospace interior components by utilizing engineering detail and assembly drawings and standard aerospace manufacturing practices.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

· Manufacture new aircraft interior parts (typically composite/bracketed structures, e.g. sidewalls, bins, closets) in a manner that complies with the engineering data and process specifications.

· Capable of performing at least one task within the manufacturing area within cycle time and quality standards.

· Demonstrated ability to learn multiple tasks in the manufacturing area; tasks include panel layup, insert installation and edge finish, composite fill and fair, adhesive spraying, decorative application and assembly.

· Responsible for quality passed internal to the manufacturing area and final quality passed on to Quality Control.

· Ensure that all company documentation (e.g. Production Orders, Inventory Requests etc.) are accurately filled out at the time that each step is completed.

· Ensure that job clock ins and outs are accurately made throughout the work day.

· Follow all established safety criteria for the work area and raise any safety concerns to Supervisor or Safety Coordinator.

· Actively participate in 6S improvement processes.

· Maintain a clean and organized department. Perform all scheduled maintenance as dictated by the VT Volant Cleaning and Maintenance manual. Ensure that manual requirements are properly documented and completed in a timely fashion.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Budgetary Control



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

· Ability to read Boeing data, both assembly and detail drawings (visualize and convert opposite views)

· Ability to read blueprints and manuals

· Thorough understanding of basic hand shop tools (e.g. table saw, drill, sander…)

· General understanding of industry skills (riveting, fill & fare, decorative, assembly).

· Ability to accurately fill out internal company documentation (production orders)

· Self-motivated, capable of working independently with minimal supervision is required.

· Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.

· Team player, motivated and willing to learn new skills.

· Utilize measuring tools and gauges to ensure product quality and aerospace tolerances.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,

skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

High school diploma/GED.

Previous Aerospace manufacturing or repair experience 1 year minimum is preferred. Ability to learn aerospace repair skills - installing various inserts/hardware by drilling and boring, edge potting, bevel, and chamfer edges. Previous experience with interior aircraft components is preferred.

Language Skills

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills

Basic Arithmetic abilities.

Reasoning Ability

Ability to problem solve. Ability to read drawings and attention to detail.

Computer Skills

Basic computer skills (MS Office, etc.).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations


Other Skills and Abilities

Ability to learn how to read and use calibrated equipment.

Other Qualifications


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and reach with hands and arms. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud at times.

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

VT Volant Aerospace provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, VT Volant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment

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