Painter, Thermal Spray Operator - 329.17

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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 12/1/2017

GKN Chemtronics El Cajon, CA

El Cajon, CA
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)



United States
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El Cajon, CA
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30 Nov 2017
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About The Opportunity

Under close supervision, operates thermal spray equipment and coats a cost effective quality part to comply with customer and company specifications. Key Responsibilities


Verifies paperwork, such as: Assures the traveler S/N and the part S/N match and the operation REV letter on the traveler and the operation sheets match.

May set up thermal spray (plasma, wire, HVOF) apparatus including selecting the appropriate fixtures and identifying the proper spray schedule.

Performs the masking and surface preparation functions (cleaning, grit blasting) required to prepare parts for thermal spray.

Identifies problems with thermal spray equipment.

Performs or is demonstrably able to perform basic types of thermal spray coating such as copper nickel, copper nickel indium, and nickel aluminum, except ceramic carbides, carbide coatings, and other fatigue-sensitive coatings and/or fatigue critical part locations.


Prefers 1 year thermal spray experience in a manufacturing or industrial repair, preferably aerospace environment.

Must display an aptitude and willingness to learn all applicable coating materials and processes and pass any required eye examinations.

Must be able to read and understand written planning and follow verbal instructions. About Us

GKN is a global engineering business. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for most of the world s leading aircraft, vehicle and machinery manufacturers. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to better in everything we do. GKN operates three divisions: GKN Aerospace, GKN Driveline and GKN Powder Metallurgy employing 56,000 people in more than 30 countries.

GKN Aerospace is the world s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 55 manufacturing locations in 14 countries, we serve over 90% of the world s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.
Diversity and Inclusion

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer (minorities/women/veterans/disabled)