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Manufacturing Technician
Updated on 11/23/2022
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • Demonstrated precision faAble to effectively contribute to a dynamic and often fast-paced, high-pressure work environment.System testing and troubleshooting
  • Knowledge of electronic and mechanical assemblies
  • Basic PCB soldering and mechanical assembly skills
  • Experience rolling out SOPs and standard work
  • Ability to debug mechanical and electrical systems
  • Ability to execute complex, detailed operations
  • Familiarity with proper factory and lab safety/ OSHA requirements
  • Impeccable organization skills
  • Ability to work with cross-functional teams of professionals is required
  • Knowledge of 5S & Lean MFG principles
  • Ability to read mechanical drawings and diagrams
  • Assemble, disassemble, and prepare high-value space flight hardware in accordance with established procedures
  • Repair and rework electronic assemblies
  • Test electrical system and boards with a variety of analytical lab equipment (examples: oscilloscopes, power supplies, meters, electrical loads, etc)
  • Execute detailed test procedures and accurately record/prepare test results and data analysis
  • Assemble mechanical and electrical test fixtures and setups
  • Maintain and troubleshoot electrical test equipment
  • Work closely with engineers to support project development work
Desired Qualifications
  • Educational background in ME or IE
  • Aerospace experience
  • ISO/AS 9002 experience
  • Experience of electrical assembly (Solder, wire crimp, cable assemblies)
  • Ability to use light machine shop fabrication equipment (mill, lathe, band saw, chop saw, etc
  • Experience working with batteries
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