Final Assembly Line : Ext Subsystems Manufacturing Technician
South Burlington, VT, USA
Posted on Thursday, August 31, 2023
At Beta Technologies, together we apply our intellectual curiosity, passion for aviation, and commitment to sustainability toward a shared mission of revolutionizing electric aviation. Regardless of the position one holds, each team member brings their talent and desire to positively impact the environment and lives of others in a refreshing, vibrant, and inclusive culture.
We are changing aerospace. BETA is seeking a passionate, outside-the-box thinker who will work with the manufacturing teams to continue developing and implementing manufacturing processes for Final Assembly Line (FAL). You will work with a bright and motivated cross-functional team, and develop solutions to enable aerospace production at rate. Your work will bring the highest safety, quality, and efficiency while reducing costs. Your level of involvement will begin in the design phase of new programs all the way to stable, reliable production.
The FAL Technician for Exterior SubSystems is responsible for the installation of systems such as the pusher motor, the landing gear, and the batteries. You will perform daily hands-on production assembly tasks while also devoting time to refining manufacturing process layouts, helping design jigs and fixtures, introducing new tools and equipment to the production floor, and continuously improving quality and throughput to align with high-level business goals. You will work closely with your peers to thread design changes from ongoing product development efforts seamlessly into existing build processes. You will be challenged every day and probably have a lot of fun.
How you will contribute to revolutionizing electric aviation:
- Hands-on assembly of electric powertrain components (Motors, Battery Packs, Inverters).
- Hands-on assembly of large mechanical components (Landing Gear)
- Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of the manufacturing processes as the key process owner.
- Performing in-process quality control inspection tasks, feeling comfortable identifying and raising concerns about process deviations, and being an integral part of any troubleshooting efforts to solve them.
- Maintaining accurate and clear manufacturing documentation in compliance with both internal and external quality systems or regulations. Documentation to include up-to-date assembly process documentation as well as process data (fastener torque, electrical checks, etc.). The candidate should have a drive for organization such that build processes and manufacturing data can easily be audited.
- Performing regular inspection, cleaning, and servicing on manufacturing equipment along with routine and preventative maintenance to keep operations running flawlessly.
- Maintaining maintenance logs for all machines, tools, and jigs in SubCell.
- Providing regular productivity reports, and incident reports as needed.
- Use all mandated safety equipment and complies with all safety requirements in accordance with company and government regulations and guidelines.
Above and Beyond Qualifications that will distinguish you
- A two-year degree from an accredited two (2) year college, university, or technical school preferred
- Ability to assist in problem analysis and independent decision making
- Ability to safely operate hand and power tools
- Ability to interpret drawings, specifications, and schematics of battery/electronic components
- High Voltage assembly experience preferred, especially related to DC energy storage systems.
- Previous Computer-Aided Design (CAD) experience preferred
- Good team communication skills required
- Google G -Suite including drive, mail, calendar, docs, sheets, slides, charts, hangouts; slack, application lifecycle
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
- Ability to lift 25 lbs
- Able to be on feet for 8 hrs per day as required
Please be aware that you may be invited to complete a Video Screening interview. This invite will be sent by email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We highly recommend completing this step of the application process within the following 48 hours should you be invited.
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