Powder Coating Technician

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Dallas, TX 75201
Raytheon Technologies Precision Manufacturing is a leader in high precision mechanical product manufacturing. The business consists of multiple sites in the Dallas area with around 560 employees. Raytheon Technologies Precision Manufacturing is experiencing growth with primary focus in the defense and aerospace markets.

The Production Associate will be part of a team that is involved with the finishing of cutting edge machined components. Duties include:
  • Masking, sanding, repair, and application of powder coat.
  • Position is currently on second shift, but operator must understand that future shift assignments are contingent upon workload and business requirements.
  • A successful candidate will have the ability to perform advanced manual finishing techniques such as hand sanding, patching/reworking surfaces with proprietary coatings, paints, and primers, performing routine thickness measurements, and understanding critical requirements for complex coating stacks.
Please note: This position can expect to train on first shift (4 12 weeks) and may move to any of three shifts to meet scheduling and business needs.

Roles and Responsibilities:
  • Working safely every day and supporting efforts to maintain an injury free work place.
  • High attention to detail in personal work as well as fellow team members work.
  • Performing daily and periodic cleaning of the work area and minor maintenance of equipment.
  • Responsible for maintaining personal protective equipment.
  • Participate in annual training on such topics as safety, hazardous materials, quality systems, etc.
  • Close interaction with personnel responsible for machining and finishing process establishment and execution.
  • Day to day interaction with Raytheon employees including all levels of Precision Manufacturing management.
  • Changing and improving processes to increase productivity and competitiveness.
  • Meeting cost & schedule commitments while maintaining the utmost standards for quality and safety.
  • Promoting a spirit of cooperation and following company policies.
Required Skills:
  • 4 years of experience working in a manufacturing or military environment
  • Aircraft/Aerospace experience applying powder coat to complex CNC machined metal parts.
  • Experience with reading blueprints.
  • Experience working with powder coating equipment and perform in-process inspection
  • Must be open to working any shift (First, Second or Third)
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 28 pounds and wear a respirator
  • Ability to obtain a U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance

Desired Skills:
  • 2 years of experience in a powder coat industrial production environment
  • Proficient using Nordson Encore Powder Coat system
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Basic knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance
  • Familiar with military and government paint specifications including FED-STD-595 Color Chart
Required Education

High School Diploma or equivalent (GED)

This position requires either a U.S. Person or a Non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain any required Export Authorization.170398


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Powder Coating Technician

RTN 2 (Raytheon IDMS)
Dallas, TX 75201

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