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Composite Materials Testing Technician

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Composite Materials Testing Technician


Cyient is seeking a Materials Testing Technician for a full time, direct hire opportunity based in Fort Worth, TX. This position includes benefits and a relocation bonus if need be. Qualified candidates must have experience testing composite materials (non-metallic) such as graphite epoxy, glass, etc. We are also looking for testing experience with INSTRON or MTS machine and a degree or related certification.

This technician will be responsible for the manufacturing and assembly of products. Ensuring that the proper ingredients and appropriate quantities are used through weighing, measuring, and checking the raw ingredients. Operates production equipment. Keeps records and maintains clean room environment to comply with regulatory requirements, good manufacturing practices, and standard operating procedures. May help with in-process testing to determine if batches meet specifications. Assignments are moderately complex in nature and judgment is required in addressing problems and making routine recommendations.

Primary Responsibilities:

• Operate Hydraulic Test Frames with electronic data acquisition systems to conduct both static and fatigue tests per company and / or industry standards
• Work with extensometers and strain gages to record data during testing
• Maintain computerized test routines for all test frames
• Write modified test routines when necessary (both static and fatigue)
• Ensure proper data transfer from test frames to engineering networks
• Perform minor maintenance on test frames when needed
• Work with maintenance organization to establish and maintain preventive maintenance plan for all test equipment , chambers, (heat blankets, nitrogen lines, etc)
• Work with engineers to determine best test methods for non-standard -parts and /or applications
• Work with Lab coordinator to develop and maintain test schedules

Secondary Responsibilities (To have familiarity with , but use only occasionally)

• Prepreg laying up, bagging, and curing of composite and metal bonded panels, including setting up and running an autoclave
• Adhesive bonding with both paste and film adhesives, apply primer
• Conduct of destructive testing and evaluation of various production aircraft components and write summary technical reports of the findings and conclusions
• Leading mini-projects (test requests) through all stages of completion, interfacing with the customer when needed
• Able to read and interpret computerized drawings and parts lists

Qualifications

• Associates Degree in Engineering, engineering technology, materials science, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical engineering or commensurate advanced technical training, experience and or/certification

Experience

• 3+ years working experience in materials lab or similar facility experience
• Possess a mechanical aptitude, able to with hands
• Possess very good computer skills and the ability to understand and write computer programs
• Possess very good communication and problem solving skills
• Ability to work well with internal and external customers on their test needs
• Some exposure to servo hydraulic test frames , construction, maintenance and operations thereof (machines such as Instron* machines, MTS* testing machines etc used for Composites test labs) (* Trade marks)

Citizenship: US Citizenship required
 
Job Location: Fort Worth, TX
Input Date: 05/21/2020
Firm Name: CYIENT
Attention: Kenin Fenster
Address: 1401 NOLAN RYAN EXPY
City, State: ARLINGTON, TX 76011
Email: kenin.fenster@cyient.com
Website: www.cyient.com

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