Meggitt PLC FAA Product Repair Technician in US, Oregon

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

Under limited supervision may disassemble and assemble electro-mechanical assemblies as generators, GCU’s, etc. that are returned for upgrade, overhaul or repair per the Component Maintenance Manual (CMM) Service Bulletins, Technical Data Sheets (TDS), blueprints or other written/verbal instructions that may apply. Perform test functions per Acceptance Test Procedure (ATP’s) and determine failure cause. Evaluate current processes and make suggestions for product improvements based on failure analysis or observations made during the repair of units that will help improve the reliability. Perform basic troubleshooting to determine cause and possible remedies to eliminate failures. Must be able to use microscope, to use simple machine such as lathes, drill press, induction heating system and balance machines. Must be solder certified to current solder specification, if required also solder inspector certified. Preparation of work orders for work carried out in the repair station including details of Airworthiness Directives and customers’ requirements (e.g. Service Bulletins) which are applicable. Additional FAA screening may be required. Key requirement while working within the Part 145 Repair Station is to participate in FAA Random Drug Testing Pool and maintain listing on the RSM roster.

Job Core Responsibilities

  • May have to shape, connect and install coils, solder, braze and fuse connections.

  • Perform complex installation, marking and cleaning process,

  • May have to count, stack and bond laminations. Set up vacuum equipment; mix resins using weight-measuring system.

  • Solder and assemble, electro-mechanical or mechanical assemblies/subassemblies using CMM’s, Service Bulletins, blueprints, wiring diagrams and rework instructions to conform to quality specifications

  • May help manufacturing engineer in new or upgrade tool designs.

  • May solder connections and electronic components to circuit boards.

  • May help in board level testing and basic troubleshooting..

  • Perform computer transactions in failure data- base, parts ordering system and e-mail system.

  • May work from sketches to perform prototype assemblies with verbal or written instruction from engineering.

  • May use induction- heating equipment to remove or reinstall mating parts together. May be required to set up heating system, Balancing machine

  • May work with engineering to improve current process or products.

  • May read calipers and other advanced measuring tools

  • May use microscope.

  • Read written instructions, and blue prints.

  • May use hand and small electric tools.

  • Use solder and coating equipment.

  • May write/modify instructions as needed per the latest Service Bulletins or modifications.

  • Use of final test equipment.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting on products to identify failure mode

  • Provide input to engineering on failure modes and trends.

  • Evaluate current processes and request improvement.

  • Participate in team meeting for problem solving

  • Assist in other departments as needed.

  • May perform other duties as assigned by management.

  • May have to work with customers.

Job Specifications

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations. Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field Years Experience: 2-5 years of relevant experience Skills:

  • Excellent technical knowledge and skills in product repair

  • Good communication skills both written and verbal

  • Proven troubleshooting skills to component level on complex electronic circuits

  • Ability to recognize and solve typical problems that can occur in own work area; evaluates and selects solutions from established options

  • Computer proficient

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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