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Composite Technician (Performance Design)

Troy, Michigan, USA

Salary: Competitive

Responsibilities:
- Aid in process development, identify methods to improve quality and efficiency, and material/supply specifications
- Aid in building of value for customers
- Manufacture composites for low volume production and prototypes
- Performing typical composite duties such as trimming, fitting, laminating and cutting

Desired Specialized Knowledge and Skill Sets:
- Ideal individual will have a strong command of composite manufacturing principles and shop best practices for quality part production
- Candidate must be able to read, work from and understand oral and written engineering, blueprints, and sketches
- Knowledge of various composite fabrication methods preferred
- Proper surface prep and adhesive best practice knowledge for bonding process
- Hand lay‐out requiring the use of precision instruments
- Experience with high temp epoxy and carbon fiber is preferred
- Strong initiative, identification of product and process improvement opportunities and ability to work autonomously or within a group a must
- Strong communications skills and Microsoft Office suite proficiency
- Solid modeling capabilities a plus
- Understanding and interest in engine operating principles a plus

Work Environment/Physical Demands:
- Assembly/production work will be performed in a small, ultra clean shop environment.
- Exposure to materials, adhesives and solvents typical of composite industry
- Required safety gear and measures required at all times while working on composites
- May require some infrequent domestic travel
- Stress may occur periodically under tight deadlines
- Flexible and long hours may be required

Accountability:
- Individual is accountable for accurate, high quality, and efficient manufacture and assembly of Performance Design composite products

Hours:
- Progressive with flexible work times, driven by deadlines and deliverables

Reports To:
President/ Director of Manufacturing 

Please supply:

- Resume
- Work examples (pictures or links to non‐confidential parts assembled or molded)
- Desired pay rate
- Start schedule availability
- References

Email info@performancedesign.com for further details.

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