Precision Castparts Corp. Masking Hub Operator in Kent, Washington

Location Profile:

Located in Kent Washington, Protective Coatings Inc. is a leading provider of full service finishing for the aerospace, electronics and medical industries in both commercial and defense applications. Services include but are not limited to non-destructive testing such as fluorescent penetrant and magnetic particle inspection and a wide variety of surface enhancement processes such as shot peening and abrasive blasting, passivation, cadmium and nickel zinc plating, chromic, sulfuric and boric sulfuric acid anodizing and the application of chromate conversion coating on ferrous and non-ferrous alloys.

Position Summary:

Selected candidates for this Level 1 Masking Hub Operator position will learn tasks and techniques to perform masking and other support functions specific to the NDT (Penetrant) department. Level 1 Masking Hub Operators will be expected to perform simple masking of required part features with appropriate masking materials (such as tapes and plugs) to protect the areas from processing, mainly from penetrant etching applications. Candidates must be self-disciplined and self-motivated individuals with strong accountability (attention to details) skills. Candidates must have the ability and desire to be flexible and adaptable in a fast-paced production environment, be resourceful and innovative along with presenting a strong business ethic and compliance to leadership and company policies, and a good communicator with the ability to represent the company in a positive manner. The candidate will be reviewing shop travelers to determine the operational requirements and verification of completion of previous operations. Maskers will be expected to work with a variety of masking materials, tools (such as razor blades), and solvent cleaners. Other essential functions required of a Level 1 Masking Hub Operator will be to validate part cleanliness, damage free surfaces, and part configurations. Although not a requirement at this entry level, reading of aerospace blueprints is a desired skill of applicants applying for this position. Opportunities will arise in this position to become familiar and trained to reading aerospace blueprints. As a condition of assignment, Level 1 Masking Hub Operator candidates may be expected to access information and product controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations and/or Export Administration Regulations. As such these candidates may be required to provide proof of U.S. Citizenship, Legal Permanent Residence or protected status as a Non-Citizen National of the U.S.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Understand, adhere, and demonstrate to the company‚Äôs commitment to QUALITY and SAFETY!

  • Maintaining regular and punctual attendance according to shift-times or a pre-arranged work schedule.

  • Follow all policies, procedures, and work instructions.

  • Wears and maintains proper personal equipment (PPE).

  • Cut or tear tape, vinyl plugs to specified size as required per job specification.

  • Proper use of masking tools such as razor blades, wire cutters, insertion tools, pliers, etc.

  • Read the work order instructions from traveler or other job related documents and process the jobs exactly as instructed.

  • Physically working with hands to accurately mask certain surfaces of parts to protect from the finish process applied utilizing tapes or other masking materials.

  • Working with and around solvent cleaners and paint materials such as acetone, alcohol, MEK, paints, etc.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area at all the times.

  • Work independently or as a team member as required by job.

  • Working in fast paced environment under pressure to meet Production and Quality goals.

Required Skills:

  • Must have the knowledge, skill, and ability to meet expectations for required competencies including: 1) safety, health, and environmental awareness, 2) business ethics and compliance, 3) technical/professional competence and quality & time management, 4) interpersonal relations and communication skills, 5) initiative, flexibility, innovation, and adaptability, 6) continuous improvement and problem solving, and 7) planning and organizing. [See performance evaluation form]

  • Must be detail oriented and quick learner.

  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language.

  • Good communicator with ability to represent the company in a positive manner.

  • Basic computers skills involving scanning work orders and looking up tech cards.

  • Ability to perform basic math (add, subtract, multiply, & divide).

  • Although not a requirement, ability to interpret aerospace blueprint drawings (identifying flag notes, rotation view and confirm tolerances) is desired.

Level of Education:

  • General Standard education including the ability to read and write in English.

Precision Castparts Corp. is an equal opportunity employer committed to recruit, hire, train, and promote in all job categories without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or other status protected by applicable law.

Requisition ID: PRO.026.17