Seeking Die Cast Operator   

Astronics-PECO, located in Clackamas, Oregon, designs and manufactures highly engineered commercial aerospace interior components and systems for the aerospace industry. We specialize in Passenger Service Units (PSUs) which incorporate air handling, emergency oxygen, electrical power management and cabin lighting systems. We also manufacture a wide range of fuel tank access doors that meet stringent strength, fuel sealing and anti-corrosion requirements.

We are looking for an experienced Die Cast Operator. This role will be required to cast quality parts to customer specifications, meet customer demands, maintain cost standards and parts per hour.

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Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
• Setup casting machines (Idra and LK)
• Operate and maintain casting machine to make quality parts, no flaws.
•Observes quality. Reports all part or die or machine problems promptly to lead person.
• Maintain process control with furnace temperature, machine fluids and spray ratio.
• Complete paperwork documenting accurate counts of all parts.
• Operate secondary equipment, drill press; trim press and milling machines.
• Use measuring tools such as micrometers and calipers.
• Attends Quality Manual Standards Training and applies Quality Standards accordingly.
• Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
• Operate a variety of forklifts and other material moving equipment and tools.
• Sweep and clean work area and casting machines.
• Reports consistently to work and is on time. Able to work an eight-hour shift and over time as needed.
Desired Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• High school diploma or equivalent, preferred.
• Previous die casting experience and/or training, required.
• Experience working with machines, tools and heavy equipment.
• Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of situations where standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
• Ability to perform basic math computations such as add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continually required to stand and walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk and hear. The employee will occasionally climb or balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The employee must have the ability to detect odors by smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include natural or corrected near vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat and electrical shock. The noise level is usually loud. Proper footwear, safety glasses and hearing protection are required.
Employment Eligibility Requirements:
• Must be a US Person (under ITAR rules) to be eligible.
• An offer of employment is contingent on successfully passing a pre-employment background and drug screening (including cannabis).

Accommodation Requests:
Astronics PECO is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please e-mail or call: 503-387-6045. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
Astronics-PECO is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.