Laser Operator I (2nd Shift)SUMMARY:
Set-up and operate a variety of automatic and semi-automatic machines used in the production of the company’s product; works from travelers given by supervisor to perform production task such as operating Seam Seal machine (resistance welder) and Yttrium Aluminum Garnet (YAG) lasers to seal parts; use CO2 in laser machines to cut, scribe or mark components; checks and inspects operation against predetermined tolerances; performs work of low-complexity. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS and DUTIES:
Set-up machines to process parts using existing programs; conduct trial runs and adjust program or refer to Master Laser Operator, as necessary.Visually inspect incoming assemblies and identify non-compliant parts; process parts per process or procedures as designated on the traveler. Perform post-seal inspection or clean and inspect machined parts.Perform data entry as needed to track parts through department.Continuously monitor, load and unload vacuum bake ovens.Maintain workstation and tools.Participate in safety training and actively comply with safety policies and practices.Improve and maintain 5S in your area; make suggestions for improvements.Participate in Lean/Six Sigma activities in own work area as well as events for other areas to enhance cross-functional problem solving. Collaborate in team meetings and activities, including SET team support as appropriate.Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS:
Performs work low-complexity with multi integrated microwave assemblies. MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS: (The following qualifications can be acquired and demonstrated through experience, education and/or vocational training as noted or as appropriate.)
High school diploma or equivalent, required; Communication skills: ability to ask questions and rephrase statements to clarify meaning; ability to read and comprehend simple instructions; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to read, interpret and comprehend complex written and verbal instructions, including Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS); ability to communicate with quality, integrity and respect in a way that inspires others and encourages innovation and possibilities; proficient English reading level to understand technical terminology used within the organization;Computer skills: working knowledge of MS Office with Outlook, Excel, Word; exposure to Enterprise-wide systems such as SAP. Equipment skills: knowledge of proper and safe use of equipment, chemicals, tools, etc.; knowledge of procedures related to safety;Math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all unit of measure; ability to measure using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; ability to understand and perform decimal, fraction and metric calculations and conversion; ability to compute rate, ratio and percentage and to draw and interpret bar graphs;Time Management and Organizational skills: flexibility and adaptability to changing priorities and assignments; ability to maintain confidentiality; ability to cope with rapidly changing priorities; ability to prioritize workload on a daily basis; Excellence Behaviors: remain engaged, proactive and positive even in tough circumstances; own assignments and be fully accountable for their success; align actions, behaviors and conversations to what matters most; bring out the best in others and recognize the value in every person’s contributions SECURITY
May be required to obtain and maintain security clearance, which requires USA Citizenship. ABOUT US
Cobham’s values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.
Cobham is one of the world’s leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.
Cobham is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.
Location/Region: San Diego, CA (US)