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Production Assembly Casting Swing Shift (Temp)

Requisition ID:  60372
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Portland (3500)

Milwaukie, OR, United States, 97222


Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 12,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.


Job Designation

Performs set-ups, general assembly operations and assists in other departmental tasks.  This position is generally assigned to specific shop orders and performs all but the most complex casting operations with moderate to limited supervision.

Job Core Responsibilities


Equipment Used:  (May use any or all of the following)
o Variety of hand and hand powered tools
o Resin/Adhesive bonding & impregnation equipment including:  molding machines, ovens, slush pots, resin dispensers, vacuum potting systems, weight scales, resin mixers, hoists, degreasers, drill presses, viscometers, calipers, and rulers
o Variety of machine tools, such as drill presses, bench grinders
Equipment Set-Up and Adjustment:
o Weight proportions
o Temperatures
o Pressures
o Cure times versus resin hardness
o Viscosity on various equipment and processes
General Assembly Operations:  (May perform any or all of the following with minimum or no supervision)
o Most portions of the casting, varnish impregnation, or lamination stacking processes
o Generally assigned to complex prepping, potting, & assembly processes with fine technical detail
o Occasional Soldering
o Inspection
o Mechanical Assembly
o Bonding or Gluing
o Basic Testing
o Other specialized processes as required by manufacturing outlines

Typical Examples of Work Performed:
o Performing most manufacturing casting  processes.
o Assisting with prototype and pre-production jobs.
o Moderate paperwork requirements such as Work Instructions.
o Test reports, filling out and maintaining one or more of the following:  oven cards, resin mix records, batch tickets, routers, work, and stock orders.
o This job description identifies the essential functions of the job, but does not necessarily include all the tasks the employee may be asked to perform.
o Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s) and additional hours as necessary.


• Position reports to Production Team Leader or Production Supervisor
• Direct reports – None
• Internal relationships exist with Engineering, Sales, Manufacturing Engineering, Prototype and Production Test


• Display a positive attitude toward safety.
• Support OECO management in all attitudes and communications with others.
• Must have average learning ability and retention of acquired knowledge such as OECO internal training courses (soldering, ESD, ISO, safety, procedures etc.). 
• Basic knowledge must be adapted to new and complex units and processes.

Job Specifications

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations is preferred.

Years Experience: 0-2 years of relevant experience


  • Good mechanical aptitude
  • Able to operate a variety of hand tools and light machinery      
  • Capable of performing basic mathematics      
  • Ability to read and interpret company documents, such as safety rules, operating/manufacturing instructions, policies and procedure
  • Good manual dexterity required to work with small parts  
  • Moderate knowledge and understanding of assembly drawings, parts lists, standard procedures, work instructions, wiring diagrams, electro-mechanical assembly, etc.    
  • Able to problem-solve using existing procedures to perform straightforward tasks       
  • Effective oral, written and interpersonal skills


This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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