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Assembly Mechanic 3

Company : Northwest Aerospace Technologies Job field : Manufacture / assembly and repair Location : Everett , Washington , United States Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Required degree : High School Diploma/GED Equivalent Required experience : More than 3 years Salary range : $40,380 - $63,450

Job Description

Northwest Aerospace Technologies (“NAT”), a Safran Company, is the only EASA DOA Certified aircraft interior reconfiguration group in the United States. Focusing on commercial and military aircrafts, NAT provides first class services in design, engineering, quality, certification, and manufacturing for a variety of Blue Chip customer.

Position Summary:
The Assembly Mechanic III is responsible for producing prototypes and the organizations most complex components. They serve as the Subject Matter Expert and primary personnel to establish manufacturing process post First Article or Prototype. Train other assembly mechanics. Responsible for Bonding and Fabrication of Complex furniture. Provide input into business decisions operational or sourcing. Drive continuous improvement activity within the work center and identify new equipment to improve operational efficiency. Support development of work center operating standards in alignment to company and regulatory requirements.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Sr. Assembly Mechanic Responsibilities:
•Ability to delegate tasks and problem solve in absence of shop lead
•Partners with engineering, ME, planning to develop and execute part prototype design
•Build and Bond test articles, complex furniture and interior major assemblies
•Lead completion of post FAI customer pickups
•Subject Matter Expert in multiple Boeing and Airbus Process Specifications
•Subject Matter Expert in all processes within potting and bonding work center (Fill and fair, install insert and edge pot)
•Subject Matter Expert in furniture bonding and assembly
o Fabricate jigs and fixtures for accurate and repeatable execution of critical fit requirements for components
o Pre-fit and bond, vacuum bond interior components of varying combinations of material type
o Forming and bonding of aluminum trim extrusions and sheets, honeycomb panel and other materials for completion of the sub-assemblies, parts or structures.
•Subject Matter Expert in interior component assembly, custom fabrication of parts, applying complex décor per finish requirements
•Performs complex repairs on components as required by the customer
•Mastery of all shop equipment drill motors, pneumatic tools, band saws, drill presses, various tool grinders, Rivet gun and bucking bar, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner
•Subject Matter Expert in use of Chemical solvents, sealants, coatings, primers, adhesives, paints, liquid nitrogen and special finishes
•Establish work center standard operating procedures
•Support make/buy decision in partnership with operations manager and planning
•Lead continuous improvement activity
•Ability to consume electrical and structural part drawings
•Train and mentor other entry to mid-level assembly mechanic shop personnel
•Other duties as assigned

Complementary Description

Located in Everett, Washington, Safran Cabin NAT offers competitive salaries, recognition programs, comprehensive benefits, retirement plans with employer match, corporate university training courses, professional development programs, and more. We offer the opportunity for a rich and diverse career across over 300 job fields and international sites while our teams work to continuously develop their skills.

Safran Cabin headquarters are in Huntington Beach, California, with a global presence of over 10,000 employees at 39 sites. Site locations are in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Canada, Germany, France, Czech Republic, the Netherlands, Tunisia and Thailand. Safran Cabin serves over 400 airlines and leasing companies globally and delivers to all airframe OEM manufacturers with a heritage spanning over 80 years in the industry.

Job Requirements

Safran Cabin NAT looks for service-oriented team players with strong interpersonal skills, the right attitude and adaptability to an innovative and evolving environment.


•Must be at least 18 years of age.
•Shall possess, at a minimum, a High School diploma or GED
•5+ years' experience in the consuming electrical and structural aerospace\equivalent part drawings
•5+ years interpreting, authoring and executing assembly and component test requirements
•High level of mechanical and electrical aptitude and knowledge of aerospace or other equivalent industry

•Ability to communicate well with others
•Troubleshooting/problem solving
•Detail oriented
•Ability to prioritize, multi-task effectively, and work under pressure
•Able to perform mathematic calculations, varying in complexity.
•Work from solid models, technical drawings, engineering sketches, and other such documentation to produce a variety of prototype and production parts
•Analyze written specifications, drawings, rough sketches, and verbal instructions to determine operation sequences

Working Conditions:

•Standard machine shop environment.

Physical Requirements:

•Occasional lifting of up to 50 pounds.
•Hearing and vision within normal ranges is essential for safe conduct on the manufacturing floor and to meet job responsibilities

Safran is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.
This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Safran Cabin NAT is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. To verify the information in the job listing or if you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail Hayley Bueser @ [email protected] . We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.

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415 Riverside Rd. WA 98201


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