Tool and Fixture Coordinator III

October 05, 2023
Offerd Salary:$25 - $38
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Negotigation
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Job Description


The Tool and Fixture Coordinator III is responsible for providing tool and fixture control in support of manufacturing small unmanned aircraft.

Position Responsibilities

  • Ensure all tooling and items requiring calibration are identified and accounted for within and outside of the facility
  • Monitor and order Inventory and distribute of hand tools and equipment
  • Responsible for the Manufacturing Engineering tool inventory cage
  • Perform inspection of tools and equipment for wear, defects, or damage
  • Review all drawings submitted for release or change to ensure completeness and compliance with company-specific guidelines and industry best practices
  • Liaison to the Property Management group
  • Respond to audits on the conformance to established practices for all tools and fixtures, document findings, develop and deploy necessary corrective actions
  • Ensure and document all new tooling training has taken place
  • Develop methods for tool and fixture control; calibration I/A/W manufacturer's recommendations
  • Support QA with calibration of the company's tooling, fixtures, and equipment
  • Create metrics for the tooling system and maintain version control over all tools and fixtures
  • Works on assignments that are moderately difficult, requiring judgment in resolving issues or in making recommendations?
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 – 4 years of experience as a manufacturing technician or production technician is required or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Prior use of assembly and test fixtures and ability to read technical drawings
  • Strong computer skills are required including proficiency in Excel and Word
  • Experience using computerized MRP/ERP systems
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision
  • Other Qualifications & Desired Competencies

  • Technical related certification is preferred
  • Lean/Six Sigma manufacturing tools implementation is desired
  • Familiarity with electromechanical manufacturing is desired
  • Experience working new product introduction (NPI) is preferred
  • Experience in Test and Calibration equipment software and hardware is preferred
  • Has substantial understanding of the job and applies knowledge & skills to complete a wide range of tasks
  • Strong analytical skills and effective communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail and ability to multi-task
  • Able to excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment, where small teams share a broad variety of duties
  • Displays strong initiative and drive to accomplish goals and meet company objectives
  • Takes ownership and responsibility for current and past work products
  • Is committed to learning from mistakes and driven to improve and enhance performance of oneself, others, and the company
  • Focuses on teamwork, collaboration and puts the success of the team above one's own interests
  • Physical Demands

  • Ability to work in an office and manufacturing environment (Constant)
  • Required to sit and stand for long periods; talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to operate a computer and telephone keyboard (Frequent)
  • Frequently lift and/or carry objects of small size between 2lbs and 5lbs
  • Frequently required to use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and balance
  • Occasionally required to walk
  • Occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The salary range for this role is:

    $25 - $38

    AeroVironment considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the location, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate's work experience, education/training, and key skills.

    ITAR Requirement:

    This position requires access to information that is subject to compliance with the International Traffic Arms Regulations (“ITAR”) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”). In order to comply with the requirements of the ITAR and/or the EAR, applicants will be asked to provide specific documentation to verify U.S. person status under the ITAR and the EAR. A “U.S. person” according to their definition is a U.S. citizen, U.S. lawful permanent resident (green card holder), or protected individual such as a refugee, or asylee. See 22 CFR § 120.15. Some positions will require current U.S. Citizenship due to contract requirements.

    Benefits : AV offers an excellent benefits package including medical, dental vision, 401K with company matching, a 9/80 work schedule and a paid holiday shutdown. For more information about our company benefit offerings please visit: https:// www.

    We also encourage you to review our company website at https:// www. to learn more about us.

    Principals only need apply. NO agencies please.

    Who We Are

    Based in California, AeroVironment (AVAV) is a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Founded in 1971 by celebrated physicist and engineer, Dr. Paul MacCready, we've been at the leading edge of technical innovation for more than 45 years. Be a part of the team that developed the world's most widely used military drones and created the first submarine-launched reconnaissance drone, and has seven innovative vehicles that are part of the Smithsonian Institution's permanent collection in Washington, DC.

    Join us today in developing the next generation of small UAS and tactical missile systems that will deliver more actionable intelligence to our customers so they can proceed with certainty – and succeed.

    What We Do

    Building on a history of technological innovation, AeroVironment designs, develops, produces, and supports an advanced portfolio of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems. Agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense and allied military services use the company's hand-launched UAS to provide situational awareness to tactical operating units through real-time, airborne reconnaissance, surveillance, and target acquisition.

    AeroVironment Incorporated is an equal opportunity employer, M/F/D/V and works in compliance with both federal and state laws. We are committed to the concept regarding Equal Employment opportunity. Qualified candidates will be considered for employment regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, marital status, medical condition nor disability, genetics, veteran and all others that may apply.


    U.S. Citizenship required

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