Lockheed Martin Precision Clean/Processor -Plating in Sunnyvale, California

Description: IAM Hourly represented employees who currently work at the main (Sunnyvale/Palo Alto) unit, Santa Cruz, VAFB or Eastern Range facilities must apply to open requisitions on Brass Ring to be considered for the position.

This position requires the precision layout, masking, cleaning, surface preparation, chemfilming, anodizing, electrolytic plating, passivation and etching of flight hardware and ground support equipment where exacting tolerances must be maintained. Perform operations verification to assure that the documentation, hardware and processes conform to engineering requirements.

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to read and interpret shop procedure documents such as Manufacturing Process Specifications, Manufacturing Work Instructions and other authorizing documentation in order to perform the layout and scribing of masks for areas where exacting tolerances must be maintained. Work with and without tooling in establishing mask locations and areas. Apply various masking materials such as teflon, vinyl, lead tape, laquer paints and other liquid maskants while maintaining exacting tolerances.

Complete knowledge of chemical process masking and chemical processing techniques, including, but not limited to alodine, sulfuric acid anodizing, passivation, etching prior to adhesive bonding, etching to remove specified basis metal, spray masking, aqueous cleaning, alkaline cleaning and acid cleaning of hardware.

Ability to use precision measuring instruments and equipment to determine thickness of processed surfaces, part dimensions and thread qualities; knowledge of geometry and trigonometry. Ability to operate all types of material handling equipment to move parts and assemblies. Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and sketches; read and apply all authorizing shop procedure documents, such as Manufacturing Process Specifications (MPS), Manufacturing Work Instructions (MWI), Process Instruction Bulletins (PIB), Tool Detail Orders (TDO).

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of operations verification and procedures; ability to use computers for recording of discrepancies or measurements data. Understand and apply the principles of statistics in manufacturing processes.

Ability to determine alloys that may be batched together.

Ability to determine optimal configuration for racking hardware.

Knowledge of geometry and trigonometry.

Ability to operate material handling equipment.

Five years of work experience in this field.



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