General Atomics Aeronautical Systems - San Diego, CA

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable Unmanned Aircraft Systems and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an mid-level Composite Technician in our Composite Manufacturing Department. This is a 2nd shift position and will report directly to the 2nd shift Production Supervisor.

This position is responsible for hand layup of composite material into tooling molds using a variety of specialized hand tools. The candidate must be familiar with composite fabrication and vacuum bagging processes and must be able to read and understand blue prints, schematics, and written work instructions.

The ideal Composite Technician will consistently maintain a high level of quality workmanship and will support policies and procedures upheld by Manufacturing and Quality departments.

The Composite Technician will also be responsible for maintaining work records and completing all applicable planning paperwork throughout the fabrication process.

The Composite Technician will also assist with the development of shop aids and fixtures and promote Lean manufacturing initiatives to optimize quality and productivity and is encouraged to identify process improvements as appropriate. The candidate must work closely with Lead Composite Technicians and Supervisors to meet build requirements and schedules.

The Composite Technician must have the ability to logically plan work steps and have good time management, interpersonal and communication skills and be able to adapt positively to a growing and changing work environment. Candidate must have the ability to navigate computer programs and applications.

Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of privately-held General Atomics, is a leading manufacturer of Unmanned...