Composite Winding Technician

Calnetix is a growing engineering and manufacturing company located in Southern California.  We are making a positive contribution to society and the environment by helping to change the way the world harvests and utilizes energy.  We enable OEMs across a wide range of industries to enhance and differentiate their current products and to innovate toward creating new products and markets.  In partnership with OEMs, we utilize our innovative, high-speed motor generator technologies to help meet industry demand for more energy-efficient products that reduce energy consumption, reduce harmful emissions and enhance energy security.

The Composite Winding Technician’s role is to setup and operate composite fiber winding equipment to support production and new product development activities. The ideal candidate will have experience in a fast-paced production environment requiring exceptional attention to detail. This role also requires skilled level of work in the fabrication, assembly, maintenance and repair of a variety of metal parts, tools, and equipment. Experience with process, cost and quality improvement/optimization is highly desired.

To apply, email resume to hr@calnetix.com.


Responsibilities:

  • Setup and operate carbon fiber winding equipment support production and new product introduction requirements
  • Trim, cure, grind and process parts according to work instructions and specifications
  • Design fixtures and tools as needed to fabricate parts
  • Confer with supervisor to exchange technical information
  • Observe and listen to operating machines or equipment in order to facilitate a diagnosis of machine malfunctions and to determine the need for adjustments or repairs.
  • Fit and assemble parts to make or repair machine tools and maintain industrial machines, applying knowledge of mechanics, shop mathematics, metal properties, layout and machining procedures
  • Recommend and implement continuous improvement activities in production methods, equipment performance and team effectiveness
  • Clean and lubricate machines, tools, and equipment
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • 2 years of experience as a composite technician and completion of a recognized certification or apprenticeship program, or 5 years of experience as a skilled machinist. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements may be substituted. Comprehensive knowledge of tools, materials, methods and standard practices used in composite mfg.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
  • Ability to use metrology and bench inspection equipment to measure parts
  • Self-directed with excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills
  • Work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.

Work Environment / Physical Demands:

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Personal protective equipment, such as safety glasses, gloves or masks may be required in some assembly areas

Disclaimer - Description stated above, may not contain all of the actual skills requirements and/or abilities that are required of this position

Other:

Calnetix is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. This policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation and benefits and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.