Aerospace Manufacturing Technical Analyst in St. Louis, MO at Volt

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions is hiring immediately for a Aerospace Manufacturing Technical Analyst in Berkeley, Missouri 

The St. Louis Polymer Additive and Direct Digital Manufacturing Lab is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic person- excited about 3D Printing and the future of Aerospace manufacturing. This position will be within the Boeing Research and Technology Materials, Process and Physics Team. This Technician will provide support to engineers in the areas of additive manufacturing, material testing and evaluation, composite fabrication, paint operations, assembly operations, documentation and record keeping as well as keeping the lab area clean and supplied in support of multiple development programs. This position requires the ability to obtain a US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.

Responsibilities: Evaluate parts, materials, processes, technology or equipment through research and testing to ensure safe, reliable, and accurate operation within specification. Analyze failed parts and processes to reduce or eliminate future failures. Strive daily to improve efficiency and first time quality in all tasks. Determine root cause and document results and recommendations. Propose, develop and validate revisions to procedures and specifications. Determine suitability of parts, materials and processes, coordinate with stakeholders and suppliers, schedule and oversee machine maintenance. Provide knowledge and technical consultation to internal and external stakeholders. Provide tours of the lab as required. Work under general direction from lab lead and engineers. Program and operate Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Stereolithography (SLA), Digital Light Processing (DLP)/Continuous Liquid Interface Production (CLIP), and Fused Filament Fabrication (FFF) machines. Remove support material from prints. Operate other AM support equipment such as including bandsaw, manual grinder, beadblaster, parts washer, and tumbler. Operate, control, and optimize multiple Rapid Prototyping processes from CAD file to finished part.

• Must have ability to resolve technical problems affecting cost, schedule or performance.
• Must be willing to work a flexible schedule as the project demands.
• Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to work within and across an Integrated Product Team (IPT)
• Support troubleshooting of laboratory equipment and test-related problems
• Coordinate periodic calibration of equipment
• Work closely with health and safety personnel including performing daily safety inspections of lab areas
• Travel up to 10% of the time, to include International Travel
• Willingness to perform non-routine tasks such as minor machine repair
• Strong skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
• Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience working in a laboratory environment
• Experience with 3D printing methods
• Experience operating a forklift
• Current DOD Secret Clearance must be able to obtain after hire
• Mastery of nesting, layering, and setting up SLA, SLS or FDM builds for optimized throughput
• Ability to program and build complex and tight tolerance components
• Ability to work overtime and/or weekends as required, with little to no advance notice, and sometimes for extended periods

Education and Experience:  AA Degree in a related discipline

To learn more about Volt, please visit: and to see more of our job postings, please visit: http://jobs.volt.comVolt has over 60 years of staffing experience. We work with many of the Fortune 500 and 1000 companies to provide workforce solutions. We offer many direct hire full-time positions as well as many contingent/temporary positions. We offer our workers competitive pay and benefits, as well as educational programs and redeployment assistance.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.