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Chipton Ross Inc
Salary: Up to $25.00 DOE
Location: Long Beach
Job type: Contract/Locum
Sector: Operations
Category: Technician
164355, Composite Technician (2) - CA -

Category: MAN

Job Title: Composite Technician (2) - CA

Region: CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties

City: Long Beach

State: CA

Rate: Up to $25.00 DOE

Duration: 6 Months

Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Composite Technician (2) for an opening in Long Beach, CA.


-Maintain high standards of safety, quality and output consistent with the requirements of being a client team member.

-Hand lay-up of composite parts in line with development and production requirements.

-Operate the fiber winding machine to support the fabrication of wound parts.

-Work with and provide input to the development and manufacturing engineers to improve part manufacturability.

-Trim and drill of composite parts in line with drawing requirements.

-Load and unload parts into ovens and ensure cure cycles are correct.

-Use of hand tools for the modifications of composite parts.

-Ability to operate a laser tracking system.

-Use of appropriate PPE when working around parts on the shop floor.

-Support the implementation of the ERP system on the shop floor and recommend changes as required.

-Recommend and implement continuous improvement activities in production methods, equipment performance and team effectiveness.

-Ability to train and lead team members, be willing to lead by example and jump in to help when required.

-Help client do its part to make the world a better place

-Constantly learn new things-and share them with your team members

-Performs other duties as assigned


-2 years prior experience in composite production is required.

-Knowledge of composite fabrication methods and techniques including filament winding, hand lay-up, compression molding and vartm.

-Experience with oven cure and autoclave cure.

-Demonstrated experience in new product introductions within aerospace, aviation or automotive.

-Knowledge and understanding of lean manufacturing.

-Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications.

-Ability to use metrology equipment to measure parts such as romer arm and bench inspection equipment.

-Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment

-Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement

-Ability to add something unique and positive to our team

-Generally high level of all-around awesomeness

-Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed

-Must be able to stand for extended periods - 8 hours minimum

-Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces

-Physically able to handle items weighing up to 40lbs (unassisted)


-Creative problem solver, able to work in multi-disciplinary teams.

-Self-directed with excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills.

-Ability to work in both R&D and production rate environments.

-Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space

-Ability to thrive as a 'one person team'


"High school diploma or GED

-Certifications or similar within aerospace, aviation or automotive

-Graduated from a technical college or other recognized apprenticeship


2nd Shift, Full-Time

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.


Christian Martinez-Salceda at cmartinez@chiptonross.com

343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (x229 orx229

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