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Composite Technician I (2nd Shift)

Requisition ID:  56482
Business Unit:  Engine Systems San Diego (3140)

San Diego, CA, United States, 92121

Meggitt is a global engineering group specializing in extreme environment products and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defense and energy markets. We employ over 11,000 people across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe, North America, with regional bases in India and the Middle East.

Job Designation

The successful Composite Technician 1 will perform Pre-Stack, Kitting, Secondary, CAMS/Presses molding/de-molding, pad bonding, composite layup, and assembly operations in support of production contracts. 


NOTE: This is a 2nd shift role: workdays: Tuesday to Saturday (9/80 schedules) - every other Tuesday off | Start/End time: 2:30 PM to 12:00 AM

Job Core Responsibilities
  • Assemble, demold, and bond components and parts.  Prepare parts and perform bonding and finishing by filling, sanding, grinding, and cleaning.  Fit components by cutting, deburring, trimming, and hand working materials.
  • Use hand and power tools, measurement devices, and equipment to perform production operations.
  • Understand and adhere to all policies and procedures, including the Quality Management System.
  • Understand and adhere to all environmental health and safety guidelines, including all safety policies and posted signs.  Always work in a safe manner – consistent with MEGGITT policies and procedures.  Always correct an unsafe situation or report it to the Lead or Manufacturing Operations Manager if an unsafe situation is found.  Always wear the required personal protective equipment.
  • Follow all written instructions, work instructions, travelers, and procedures when producing hardware.
  • Always fill out production records, travelers, and logs as work is completed.
  • Log and record material traceability information on travelers. 
  • Stamp and date operations complete on travelers when they are complete, and the work performed satisfies all documented quality requirements.
  • Do not stamp operations as complete until the operation has been completed.
  • Ensure that ALL material used in deliverable products is within its shelf-life and allowable out-time.
  • Immediately report discrepancies, quality problems, and non-conformances to the Lead, Value Stream Manager, or Manufacturing Operations Manager.  Record non-conformances in the applicable project NCR Log.  Work with the Lead, Value Stream Manager, or project Engineer to identify the root cause and corrective actions required to prevent discrepancies.
  • Maintain and care for tools, molds, machines, and equipment.  Use tools for their intended purposes.
  • Maintain the order and cleanliness of production work areas, ensuring that all tools, materials, and supplies are returned to their designated locations throughout the day and again in the last 5 to 15 minutes of the shift.
  • Facilitate the flow of production parts to and from other manufacturing operations and locations.  Deliver parts and materials to the next operation.
  • Participate in and contribute to process improvement, lean manufacturing, and other initiatives.  Recommend process improvements to the Lead, Value Stream Manager, Manufacturing Operations Manager, or Manager of Continuous Improvement.
Job Specifications


  • Must be able to lift, hold, and carry up to 40 pounds unaided.  Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job.
  • Must be able to use tools to do production operations correctly and safely.
  • Must work efficiently and productively at assigned work. 
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Organized and self-motivated.
  • Strong attention to detail and a high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to manage multiple duties, set priorities, and follow tasks through completion.
  • Capable of working in a high change environment.



  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of 1-year experience working with composites. 


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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