NDT Engineering Technician (Quality)

If you would love to be part of a company that is poised for substantial growth with opportunities for advancement, then working for CPP and its subsidiaries may be the right fit for you! We have multiple facilities in Albany, OR and are a world class supplier of titanium castings and components for the aerospace industry. If you are selected to join our team you will enjoy benefits such as quarterly bonus, medical, dental, vision, 401(k), company paid life insurance, and other great benefits!

Primary Purpose:

Under the supervision of the NDT Manager, Quality, the NDT Engineering Technician provides technical support to the organization, with emphasis on safety, quality, productivity, communication, continuous improvement, and ergonomics. This position is directly tasked with supporting the Digital Technology Maintenance and Process control.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Write, develop and publish work instructions for all processes within the department that satisfy the requirements of the customer (radiograph techniques), Pacific Cast Technologies, and the end user, with focus on supporting digital radiography.
  • Research and compile data for continuous improvement and problem-solving activities, working with continuous improvement (CI) teams and leadership.
  • Continuously review production parts and processes to reduce costs, through ergonomic, quality and efficiency solutions.
  • Engage in continuous improvement activities and the facilitation of these activities.
  • Compile data and metrics to report out to leadership, the process and cost efficiency improvement.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of NDT CI projects.
  • Develop standards for preventive maintenance of NDT equipment.
  • Properly handle CR image plates (IPs).
  • Monitor IP scanner equipment
  • Perform process control checks for certified individuals to evaluate.
  • Maintain a proper IP inventory.
  • Use laser cutter to create varied IP sizes.
  • Create Special Cut cassettes as needed.
  • Clean and repair screens in cassettes to maintain image quality.
  • Clean and inspect all screens in the cassettes. Replace screens when necessary
  • Wipe out and clean cassettes
  • Once a month and as needed, clean, or replace IP's in the cassettes
  • Perform Flat field checks on all IP's in service, qualify IP's in relevant software, update IP Control forms.
  • Perform other duties as directed.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:
  • The implementation of lean solutions and process changes developed for digital technology applications and solutions in digital radiography.
  • Radiography, radiographic equipment, tools and techniques, as well as inspection techniques.
  • Effective verbal and written skills for developing technical work instructions.
  • Effectively communicating with radiography staff to support digital processes.
  • Performing X-Ray inspections per requirements.
  • Writing intermediate technical work instructions for radiography applications.
  • Performing NDT technique evaluations, and developing improved techniques as necessary for the customer.
  • Assisting with the design of digital part fixture concepts.
  • Obtain Digital Level II certification within six months of start date.
  • Demonstrate proficiency of computer applications, including Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Overcome film-based process traditions to create and implement new efficient digital technology process solutions.
  • Assist in guiding people through change (listening, coaching and developmental communication).
  • Develop digital x-ray technique cards and process documents.
  • Provide training and direction to Radiographers on continued use of digital radiography.
  • Lead and work within a team environment.
  • Effectively organize work and develop reprioritization solutions as needed to meet deadlines and goals.
  • Troubleshoot computer software and equipment issues.
  • Associates degree in a technical field is preferred.
  • Continuous improvement experience is preferred.
  • At least two years of radiography film or digital interpretation is required.
  • At least two years of manufacturing or production environment experience is required.

Working Conditions:
  • Work is performed under reasonably good work conditions 
  • Frequently work near moving mechanical parts.
  • The physical effort applied in this job includes lifting, pulling, reaching, manipulating, carrying, pushing, or shoveling.
  • Manufacturing requires repetitive motion of hands, wrists, and arms.

  • Weekend Day Shift

Consolidated Precision Products (CPP) is an industry-leading manufacturer of highly-engineered
components and sub-assemblies, supplying the commercial aerospace, military and industrial markets with small-to-large “function critical” products. CPP provides its customers with a “total solution” source, taking them from concept to finished product with one of the broadest and most diverse product offerings in the industry. More information about our company can be found at: http://www.cppcorp.com/

U.S. person status is required for this position in order to comply with the Arms Export Control and Export Administration Act. U.S. persons are U.S. citizens, legal permanent residents as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or protected individuals as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).

CPP Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits, hires, trains, and promotes employees in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or other legally protected status.

This is a full time position

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