Composite Fabrication Inspector - Afternoon Shift

Bend, OR
Quality
08/02/2022
Epic HQ
Depends on Experience  Hourly
Non-Exempt
Afternoon (Mon - Thurs) 3:30 p.m. - 2:00 a.m.

WHO WE ARE

Epic Aircraft, based in beautiful Bend, Oregon, is the leading designer and manufacturer of high performance, all composite, six-seat single-engine turboprop aircraft. We're seeking talented and creative individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in the booming composite aerospace technology industry.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU 

  • Mid-Level up to Experienced Aerospace Quality Assurance position
  • On-the-job training and advancement opportunities  
  • Four (4) 10-hour days, Monday - Thursday, 3:30pm to 2:00am
  • Hourly wage shift differential (more $ than morning shift)
  • Three (3) weeks paid time off
  • Seven (7) paid holidays
  • Discretionary year-end bonus
  • 100% paid health, vision, and dental benefits for employees & 50% for dependents
  • 401K retirement plan with 3% matching program
  • Pay increases based on performance
  • Friendly team environment and fun company events

WHAT YOU'LL DO

As part of the Quality Assurance Department, the Composite Fabrication Inspector (Afternoon Shift) will perform in-process and final inspections during the layup of prepreg composites. The Inspector will use tools such as scales, tape measures, angle gauges, and more to verify compliance with Engineering.  Other expectations may include:

  • Initiate first article inspections for all parts requiring conformity
  • Accurately locate partial plies, core, and pre-consolidated pads using calibrated tools
  • Verify final bags using vacuum gauges and flow meters
  • Maintain and verify calibration of vacuum gauges and other quality tools
  • Report drawing changes
  • Communicate discrepancies with Quality, Manufacturing, and Engineering
  • Maintain clean and safe work areas
  • Other duties as assigned or required

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE TEAM

  • At least 1-year of experience performing layup of composite parts using prepreg is helpful but not required
  • Prior experience as a Quality Inspector preferred
  • Manufacturing and/or Aviation experience preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, engineering documentation, and have a basic understanding of GD&T
  • Experience using visual and mechanical inspection tools such as scales, gauges & calipers
  • A good understanding of the layup process and the importance of following procedures
  • Flexible and able to adapt to changing requirements
  • Able to work well independently or in a team
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. for any employer without sponsorship now or in the future