New Job Technician, Plating In Manitoba

Technician, Plating
Technician, Plating

Technician, Plating

Company : StandardAero
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

StandardAero is presenting an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Coating Technician. This individual will be responsible for the preparation, electroplating and heat treatment of aircraft components.

Working directly with the StandardAero team and internal customers, this role provides an excellent opportunity for career development, and application of existing electroplating skills to streamline and to improve processes using LEAN tools. This individual will have a positive attitude and be self-motivated. The job description provides further details on the responsibilities of the position, and the skills that will be developed:
  • Inspects incoming parts and reviews process instructions.
  • Prepares and mixes plating solutions according to formulas and specifications and under guidance from the Chemical Process Technologist/Engineer.
  • Masks parts in preparation for stripping and plating processes.
  • Operates furnaces and uses various chemicals to remove coatings and/or operates and controls electroplating equipment (chrome, nickel, tin, copper, cadmium, silver, Brush Plating) to coat parts. Controls process parameters: temperature, flow rate, voltage, current, air agitation, amount of deposit and spacing of anodes.
  • Checks proper thickness of plating using micrometers, calipers or related devices prior to and after applying coating or inspects for coating loss in accordance with the applicable manuals.
  • Participates in the design, fabrication, and trialing of fixtures
  • Cleans and maintains plating tanks, furnaces, blast machines, fixtures and associated equipment.
  • Participates in the continuous improvement of cell processes.
  • Cross trains in other complementary skills and seeks endorsements for those skills as needed to support production requirements.
  • Moves between production assignments that utilize multiple skills endorsements as needed to support production requirements.
  • Participates in the cross training of other technicians as needed to support production requirements.
  • Responsible for observing all applicable safety requirements and reporting immediately any unsafe practices/conditions.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements:
  • Strong discipline in following procedures, manuals, and instructions
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds (unassisted) for approximately 25% of the average work day.
  • Regularly required to sit and stand for prolonged periods.
  • Regularly required to use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): gloves, safety glasses, aprons, respirators, etc.
  • Basic computer knowledge (Outlook, Word, Excel, Internet)
  • Working knowledge of precision measuring instruments (calipers, micrometers)
  • Experience of working with industrial chemicals (acids, solvents, alkaline solutions, etc.)
  • Must be able to work either early mornings or afternoons.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret blueprints would be an asset
  • Experience in finishing industry would be an advantage
  • Previous experience of working in accordance with aerospace manuals would be an advantage
  • Specific experience in plating Chrome, Silver, Copper, Cadmium, Sulfamate Nickel, Electroless Nickel, Brush Plating or Tin will be a strong advantage

About Us

When you work at StandardAero, you're not just an employee, you're part of a vibrant company of like-minded people, all working collaboratively towards the same goals. We succeed as a team because we value the unique contributions and perspectives of all of our people, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence. It's a culture that promotes mutual respect and effective communications to create an environment of stability, shaping the organization and forging a successful future. Our goal is to be the best place to work, giving each and every employee the opportunity to reach their maximum potential through continuous learning and advancement opportunities, allowing all team members to exceed their potential and empower everyone's success.

StandardAero is one of the world's largest independent providers of services, including engine and airframe maintenance, repair and overhaul, engine component repair, engineering services, interior completions and paint applications. The company is a global enterprise that employs nearly 7,000 employees worldwide with annual revenues exceeding $4 billion. StandardAero serves a diverse array of customers in business and general aviation, airline, military, helicopter, components and energy markets. The company celebrated its 100th year of industry leadership in 2011.

StandardAero is owned by Carlyle, a global investment firm with deep industry expertise that deploys private capital across four business segments: Corporate Private Equity, Real Assets, Global Credit and Investment Solutions.

Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers' missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

StandardAero offers equal employment opportunities for all. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to bring your authentic self to our team and experience our welcoming culture.