Duties: -Applies engineering and quality procedures to support hardware requirements to assure that delivered products and/or services conform to contractual and Company requirements.
-Support the electro-deposition of development hardware to support critical program schedules.
-Select and position electrodes /annodes, part and assemblies in process tanks to apply plating on metallic components.
-Be able to hand prep (sand) and mask hardware to ensure plating process meets specification and drawing requirements.
-Plan proper grouping and positioning of material to assure treatment to specifications.
-Maintain plating bath composition, temperature, and concentration.
-Have a basic electrical knowledge of electrical circuitry – anodic/cathode – positive/negative.
-Ability to calculate surface areas and determine current density for hardware.
-Knowledge in electroforming - ability to design and fabricate plating cells, shielding, and anode placement.
-Have experience working with hazardous chemicals and acids.
-General tool knowledge of power tools and hand grinders.
**Candidates must be U.S. Citizens. Dual Citizens or candidates with a current non-U.S. passport in addition to a U.S. passport are not eligible.**
Skills: -Over 5 years of experience in plating metallic parts & assemblies. -Experience working with hazardous chemicals, including acids. -A proven safety record & experience with PPE used in plating. -Basic electrical knowledge: electrical circuitry, positive/negative, anode/cathode placement, AC/DC power supplies, rectifiers. -Experience preparing hardware surfaces for plating and fabrication/installation of tooling & shields to ensure parts meeting plating requirements.
Education: -High School Diploma or equivalent required. -BS in Chemistry or Materials desired.