Zinc Thermal Operator - 2nd Shift

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Esterline Technologies Corporation Kent, WA

Kent, WA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


Job Description
At Hytek Finishes, we provide specialized surface treatments, chemical finishing and non-destructive testing to the aerospace and defense industry. We hold processing approvals for every major airframe manufacturer and process parts for a base of over 800 customers worldwide. Hytek Finishes employs 230+ employees and offers competitive wages with an excellent benefit package.

Job Description
This is a Trainee position in our Thermal Spray Department. Employees in this position will learn to prepare and process parts in this department. This is a swing shift position. Hours for this position are Monday -Friday 2pm-10:30pm. There will be training to start with existing operators on day shift.


* Review customer and Hytek paperwork for instructions

* Follow technique cards instructions to prepare and process parts through the department

* Work closely with more advanced operators to complete work and prioritize tasks

* Perform work with strong attention to quality of product

* After training, will be responsible for giving instruction and guidance to support personnel in the department

* After training, will be responsible for correct program selection, verifying application thickness, and adhesion of the thermal spray process.

* Sign off on paperwork as required

* Other related duties as assigned

Standing for long periods of time in a manufacturing environment. Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Use of safety equipment when necessary (goggles, gloves, respirator, hearing protection, etc.). Often exposed to wet/humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. Noise level is usually moderate.

Required Skills:
Candidates must have the ability to read, write and communicate in English. Specifically, applicants must be able to read and understand written purchase orders and paperwork. Must be able to take direction from others and have the ability to work in a team environment. Candidates must be detail oriented and have the ability and desire to work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Required Experience:
Candidates must be able to demonstrate longevity in previous work experiences. When applying, please include dates of employment for each previous position. Applicants with previous experience in a metal finishing, manufacturing or aerospace production environment are preferred.
Hytek Finishes is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/ProtectedVet

U.S. Export Policy Notice:
To comply with U.S. export laws and regulations, Esterline operations in the U.S. may only employ "U.S. Persons" as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

Esterline is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status. t

U.S. Export Policy Notice: To ensure compliance with U.S. export laws and regulations, Esterline operations in the U.S. may only employ U.S Persons as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).