Shot Peen Operator – 2nd and 3rd

Valence Surface Technologies Everett

Seattle, WA

Location: Seattle, WA 

    Type:  Full-Time 

     Schedule: Open

Job Summary:

  • Ensure that the production process is carried out in a safe manner according to the goals set by the company and
    maximize throughput
  • Determine usage of different machines according to customer requirements
  • Anticipate and overcome production related problems, material shortages, equipment malfunctions, and
    unavoidable delays where possible and plan to reduce their impact on the operation
  • Perform daily tests to determine size and shape of media
  • Run test specimens and provide to customer as required
  • Coordinate company projects and programs designed to support different initiatives
  • Communicate with customer service on recovery dates and expected completion dates for processing
  • Perform basic preventative maintenance on machines and submit maintenance requests for further maintenance
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Accountability -Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Accuracy -Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ambition -The drive to achieve personal advancement.
  • Applied Learning -Ability to participate in needed learning activities in a way that makes the most of the learning experience.
  • Communication, Oral -Ability to communicate effectively with others using the spoken word.
  • Customer Oriented -Ability to take care of the customers’ needs while following company procedures.
  • Ethical -Ability to demonstrate conduct conforming to a set of values and accepted standards.
  • Goal Oriented -Ability to focus on a goal and obtain a pre-determined result.
  • Honesty / Integrity -Ability to be truthful and be seen as credible in the workplace.
  • Initiative -Ability to make decisions or take actions to solve a problem or reach a goal.
  • Motivation -Ability to inspire oneself and others to reach a goal and/or perform to the best of their ability.
  •  Persistence -Ability to complete tasks or continue in a course of action in spite of opposition or discouragement.
  • Safety Awareness -Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Self Motivated -Ability to be internally inspired to perform a task to the best of one's ability using his or her own drive or initiative.
  • Working Under Pressure -Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations.
  • Time Management -Ability to utilize the available time to organize and complete work within given deadlines.
  • Reliability -The trait of being dependable and trustworthy.
  • Responsible -Ability to be held accountable or answerable for one’s conduct.


  • Education - High School Graduate or General Education Degree (Required) 
  • Experience - Two years of experience in aerospace


  • Compensation Range $18.69 to $ 20.70 per hour (DOE) + Shift differential on 2nd and 3rd shifts 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Employer Paid Basic Life, Supplemental Life Insurance, 401k with a 3% Employer Match
  • Generous Paid Time Off program
  • 7 Holidays and 1 Floater Holiday
  • On-the-job training, no experience required
  • Join a great company with opportunities for growth!  

Work Environment

Temperatures in the work environment can fluctuate with outside weather conditions. Due to the manufacturing environment, Personal Protection Equipment may be required including safety glasses, goggles, aprons, rubber boots, gloves, and a respirator (provided by Company).

Application Process:

Please apply at Aerospace Metal Finishing Careers | Aerospace Jobs ( with up-to-date work history and contact information. If you are a qualified candidate, one of our recruiters will reach out to you to learn more about your experience and tell you more about the job, compensation, and benefits.  


Valence Surface Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  Additionally, Valence Surface Technologies participates in the E-Verify program to ensure employment eligibility of newly hired employees where required.