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Layup Operator

Ladson, SC 29456

Job Function: Technician/Technologist Job Number: 401375

Job Description

Under minimum supervision, the Layup Operator is responsible for the hand layup of advanced composite materials on designated tooling per specific work instructions, travelers, and/or
customer specifications. Tasks included in this position are tooling fabrication, tool prep for lay-up, hand lay-up of pre-preg composite material using a variety of techniques and processes, vacuum bagging, precision trimming ng and layup techniques.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

Build composite parts using appropriate hand layup techniques.
Utilizes laser system for accurate lay up of plies on tools during layup process.
Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions.
Vacuum bag parts for room temperature, oven, and autoclave.
Performs in-process inspections as instructed on travelers and as delegated by quality. Reads precision measuring tools and instruments.
Accurately records time worked on operations th rough Epicor.
Visually inspect for F.O.D. prior to bagging Vacuum bag parts and leak test bags.
Responsible for the accurate recording of al I paperwork associated with the position. Marks identifying information on parts.
Uses chemicals, adhesives, and solvents as required. Clean and prep bond tools as needed.
Unbag and demold pat1s as needed and clean area after doing so.
Observe safety and security procedures. Report potentially unsafe conditions.
Adapts to changes i n the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
Ability for neatness and clean as you go to keep areas FOO free. Ability to read and understand blueprints and drawings.
Follows SS.
Act i n a manner that will always enhance the integrity and respect of the department and company. Al l other duties as assigned.
Other duties may be assigned. 

Supervisory Responsibilities

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Stand; walk and sit frequently.
  • Use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms frequently.
  • Climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl occasionally.
  • Lift and/or move up to 10 pounds frequently.
  • Lift and/or move up to 25 pounds occasionally.
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 pounds seldomly.
  • Vision abilities required are close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Authorization
U.S. citizenship is a requirement for this position as TIGHITCO which is subject to ITAR regulation and compliance
** Johnson Service Group (JSG) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JSG provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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