Sheet Metal Technician

Primus Aerospace

Reisterstown, MD


Description

 Hourly Rate: $25-$30/hour based on experience  


Primus Aerospace is seeking a Sheet Metal Technician to support our production manufacturing facility in Reisterstown, MD, whose mission is to fabricate machined and formed parts needed for the success of our armed forces both at home and abroad. Primus is instrumental in the production of various components utilized on military aircraft, munitions, and missiles.


The sheet metal technicians at Primus are responsible for the fabrication of tight tolerance sheet metal panels, brackets, covers, enclosures, etc. These components may be made from aluminum, steel, and stainless steel. To be successful in this role you will be accustomed to building and inspecting parts utilizing manufacturing blueprints and have some knowledge of GD&T. You will operate shears, a Mitsubishi laser cutter, and Amada Turret punches and brakes, in addition, to various supplementary hand tools.


Primus Aerospace is a leading manufacturing partner to aerospace, defense & space OEMs / Primes & Tier I suppliers. The company specializes in producing high-tolerance, complex geometry parts; machined out of standard and exotic metals. Primus works directly with all major aerospace manufacturers (e.g., Boeing, Lockheed, Northrop) to provide components to mission critical civilian and defense programs.


Sheet Metal Technician Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Operate Amada Turret brakes and punches
  • Operate Mitsubishi laser cutter
  • Cut, bend and shape sheet metal to the required dimensions
  • Use prior experience of layout, pattern drafting and setup of CNC machines
  • Effectively communicate with Supervisor and/or team
  • Maintain shop cleanliness
  • Operate various hand tools
  • Assemble parts according to blueprints

We offer comprehensive benefits including:

  • Quarterly bonus program
  • Employer 401(k) match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Short- and long-term disability
Requirements
  • 2+ years of brake and punch operation
  • Fundamental GD&T understanding
  • Computer experience
  • Manual machining experience (mill and lathe)
  • Setup experience with Amada punch and brake
  • Familiarity with Amada Brake NC control units
  • Previous CNC Operator experience is preferred but we'll train the right individual
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing lean manufacturing techniques is preferred
  • Knowledge of machining principles, GD&T print reading, measuring tools is preferred

Requirements

  • 2+ years of brake and punch operation
  • Fundamental GD&T understanding
  • Computer experience
  • Manual machining experience (mill and lathe)
  • Setup experience with Amada punch and brake
  • Familiarity with Amada Brake NC control units
  • Previous CNC Operator experience is preferred but we'll train the right individual
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment utilizing lean manufacturing techniques is preferred
  • Knowledge of machining principles, GD&T print reading, measuring tools is preferred
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