Tool Technician

Chesapeake, VA

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Description

Currently seeking a Level I Engineering Technician in Chesapeake, VA (Greenbrier area) 

Pay: $15.26/hr . Temp to Perm Position

Primary Functions will be to help with the tool room and assist production with machine set up, etc. 

 

Job Description:

  • Assists in developing designs for customer defined product. This may also include the adaptation of existing designs to new customer applications.
  • Prepares drawings or diagrams of preliminary tooling or process designs.
  • Utilizes CAD to draft approved tooling layouts.
  • Operates manufacturing machinery and related equipment as necessary to build prototypes to customer and internal requirements.
  • Assists in evaluating and testing of product prototypes to verify the performance and reliability of materials, processes, equipment, tooling, packaging, and inspection methods.
  • Assists Engineering, Quality, and Production personnel in the development, evaluation, or modification of FMEA’s.
  • May assist in receiving and processing New Parts Information, Discontinued Parts, Part Changes, and Internal Process Changes as necessary.
  • May assist in setting up, modifying, or obsolescing parts in the manufacturing database as necessary.
  • Assists in product redesign to resolve product or production difficulties.
  • Assists in the design and development of processing or inspection jigs.
  • May assist in developing work instructions, Standard Operating Procedures, and visual aids as necessary.

 

Job Requirements

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to read prints and layouts.
  • General knowledge of various types of manufacturing equipment.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with hands and to work in mechanically oriented situations.
  • Demonstrated ability to setup, analyze, and troubleshoot manufacturing processes.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Associate’s degree in Engineering or experience in the manufacturing or engineering fields doing drafting and/or design work; or
  • Any equivalent combination of experience and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
  • Drafting ability to clearly develop ideas in the form of working drawings and sketches.
  • Must be familiar with a variety of manufacturing processes, materials selection, and product testing in addition to sketching, layout, and drafting work.
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