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Quality Operator - Metalizing (1st Shift)

Monroe Staffing, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions, is a leading staffing agency in the U.S. in the light industrial sector.

We are currently hiring a Quality Operator (metalizing dept.) for a large manufacturing plant that manufactures aerospace components and medical devices, located in New Bedford, MA.

Eligible employees can elect from a variety of benefits plan choices, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life insurance, and Short-Term Disability.

Location:  New Bedford, MA  02745

Payrate:  17.00/Hour

Days:  Monday - Friday

Hours:  7:00 AM -- 3:30 PM

Position Summary:

The Quality Operator (metalizing dept.) reports directly to the Production Supervisor.  This role is a great opportunity to join a global, hi-tech team, supporting the medical and aerospace industries.  The company is a manufacturer of ceramic to metal seals for both the Aerospace and Medical markets.  

Responsibilities of the Quality Operator (Metalizing):

  • Quality Operator will perform detailed assembly operations using microscopes, tweezers, micrometers, or dial indicators.

  • Perform repetitive bench operations.

  • Quality Operator will use microscope to perform designated tasks.

  • Quality Operator will work inside a cleanroom.  Cleanroom PPE and protocol is mandatory.

  • Perform basic metalizing tasks, such as screen printing, hand-painting, injecting, scribing, roller-coating, dabbing, dip, spray, etc.

  • Apply various metallizing inks and liquid resin to parts using hand-held paint brushes to a wide range of parts, with the aid of a microscope.

  • Precision coats within scribed lines.

  • Mount parts in power-drive spindle and operate to apply uniform coating with various inks.

  • Quality Operator will make small adjustments to ink viscosity.

  • Operate electric centrifuge machine and adjust RPMs and time cycle as needed.

  • Dry painted ceramic parts using portable electric dryer, heat lamp, and transite oven.

  • Quality Operator will prepare parts for next operation.

  • Inspect painted and unpainted parts visually and mechanically using microscopes, gauges, scales, and micrometers.

  • Responsible for proper metalizing application on ceramics.  Monitor changes that would affect proper metalizing coverage.

  • Work with Engineers to develop methods for prototype parts.

  • Must work in a clean room environment.

  • Quality Operator will perform the following assembly/verification operations:

    • Assembly

    • Helium leak test

    • Electrical Testing

    • Visual Inspection

Qualifications for Quality Operator:

    • Experience with microscopes and measuring instruments is strongly preferred.

    • Previous relevant experience is strongly preferred.

    • Previous cleanroom experience strongly preferred.

    • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).

    • US Citizen, or

    • Permanent Resident alien of the United States

    • Basic/intermediate math skills.

Physical Requirements of Quality Operator:

  • Required to talk and hear.

  • Required to pass eye test.

  • Required to stand, walk, and sit.

  • Required to use fingers, handle, feel, and reach with hands and arms.

  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 10 lbs., and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs.

  • Vision abilities include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus, close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

***** Candidates must have documentation to confirm US Citizenship or Permanent Resident.  Will need to bring documentation on first day of employment. *****