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Manufacturing Engineering Technician (R2667)

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas County, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description
Become an integral part of Shield AI’s production team as a Manufacturing Engineering Technician. In this role, you will provide crucial support and implementation assistance to engineers, ensuring the smooth operation of our production manufacturing processes. Your hands-on expertise will be essential in conducting tests, maintaining equipment, documenting processes, and providing technical assistance to our production team.

What You'll Do:

  • Support and Implementation: Assist engineers in setting up machinery and equipment, conducting tests, and ensuring the operational readiness of manufacturing systems.
  • Routine Maintenance and Troubleshooting: Perform regular maintenance on manufacturing equipment, troubleshoot issues as they arise during production, and take proactive measures to minimize downtime.
  • Documentation and Reporting: Document manufacturing work instructions, performance data, and test results. Identify and resolve production blockers. Compile reports based on production data to provide insights for process optimization and improvement.
  • Technical Assistance: Provide technical support to the manufacturing team, offering guidance on equipment operations, troubleshooting techniques, and best practices.
  • Hands-On Tasks: Engage in hands-on tasks, directly interacting with production machinery and materials to ensure efficient operation and quality output.
  • Training Support: Assist in training new staff on equipment operations, safety protocols, and standard operating procedures to ensure competency and adherence to quality standards.

Required Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in reading technical drawings, schematics, and specifications
  • Hands-on experience with manufacturing equipment, tools, and instrumentation
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot technical issues effectively
  • Excellent documentation and reporting skills, with attention to detail
  • Collaborative mindset with strong communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks effectively in a fast-paced environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree or equivalent technical certification in engineering technology, manufacturing, or related field
  • Prior experience in aerospace manufacturing or a similar high-tech industry
  • Prior experience creating visual work instructions for assembly and test processes
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Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.