Manufacturing Technician in Chanhassen at Curtiss-Wright

Date Posted: 4/29/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Curtiss-Wright Actuation Division designs, manufactures and supports electro-mechanical actuation products and systems for use in demanding applications in Aerospace, Defense and Industrial Automation markets. Our market leading solutions help improve the reliability, efficiency and performance of our customers' operations and platforms, as well as reducing their environmental impact with energy efficient electro-mechanical designs and technology.For the Aerospace market, we supply actuation systems for flight control, landing gear, utility and other applications on both commercial and military aircraft. In Ground & Naval Defense markets, we support a wide array of applications ranging from door assist, ramp and hatch actuation, weapons handling systems, radar and launch platform actuation, and robotic (AUV/ROV) actuation. In Industrial Automation, our Exlar® actuators are globally recognized as a leading brand offering high power density, precision and reliability for machine/process applications in automotive, food & beverage, oil & gas, robotics, entertainment and many other industries.

Find out more information and view our products here: https://www.cw-actuation.com/About/About-Actuation-Group

Curtiss-Wright invests in the development, recruitment, and retention of critical skills as part of its model for business success. We offer a competitive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including medical and prescription drug coverage, dental benefits, life and disability insurance, 401k retirement, tuition reimbursement, and paid vacation/holidays.

Manufacturing Technician

Under direct supervision, performs functions associated with all manufacturing operations, including working with engineers in set-up and calibration tasks, as well as performing rework and quality testing related to the production of parts, components, subassemblies and final assemblies. Uses sophisticated programs to collect and evaluate operating data to conduct on-line adjustments to products, instruments or equipment. Assist in developing methods and procedures to control or modify the manufacturing process. Works with engineers under close supervision in conducting experiments.

Location: Chanhassen, MN

Your Challenge:

  • Assembling products and assisting the Production Lead in the assembly of products and completion of day-to-day activities and work tasks.
  • Understanding and following procedures, work instructions, specifications and other requirements
  • Performing standard setups and completing documentation of process data accurately including test data and non-conformances.
  • Following quality requirements/ quality assurance standards, processes, and controls and identifying and communicating occurrences of non-compliance / non-conformance
  • Participating in process and quality improvement activities. Responsible for maintaining programs, assembly documentation, routings and processes used in the fabrication of complex products.
  • Make recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new and existing processes
  • Interface with team to coordinate new product release to production.

Your Expertise:

  • 5+ years of mechanical assembly experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, schematics and work instruction diagrams.
  • Mechanical aptitude.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • HS diploma or equivalent required; technical diploma preferred.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds

This position may require exposure to information, which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition opens an email client application and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request.