Production Operator II (Brakes) - Madison, MS

Vertex-Crestview Aerospace

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Madison, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

The Production Operator engages in limited production activities by learning/assisting on the repair and overhaul of aviation components in various production areas to include, but not limited to: Landing Gear, Non-Destructive Inspection (NDI), Wheels/Brakes, Blowers/Motors, Propellers, and any other area deemed necessary to improve daily throughput of the Component Services business.

  • Essential Functions Performs at an entry level (apprentice) on multiple tasks on an assigned team, project, or functional area.
  • Tasks will typically be performed within full-scale production manufacturing operations and include tasks such as non-routine and non-repetitive production electronic, mechanical, electromechanical assembly; quality assurance and reliability testing following established methods and procedures; production scheduling and control; and coordinating, planning, and expediting the flow of material, parts, and assemblies.
  • Must pass all job-specific or specialized certification programs required for core tasks or specialized assignments.
  • May participate in programs or functional team projects developing process improvement methods, solutions, and procedures to enhance program quality, cost, and scheduling. 
  • The incumbent is responsible to perform under direct supervision how to service, troubleshoot, repair, and inspect aircraft components to ensure airworthiness.
  • Reads and interprets documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Adds, subtracts, multiplies, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; Interprets a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Plans and organizes workday.
  • Creates, enters, retrieves and prints from current software packages such as; excel and word; Demonstrates problem analysis and independent decision-making.
  • Demonstrating intra and interpersonal relations.
  • Recognizing or identifying the existence of a problem as well as elements of a problem.
  • Performs a task in the presence of distracting stimulation or under monotonous conditions without significant loss of thought process and efficiency.
  • Operates hand and power tools, interprets drawings, specifications, and schematics of aircraft instrument/electronic components, recognizes from schematics and drawing not only how one assembly functions; but also how various assemblies interact with each other.
  • Maintains the highest ethical personal and professional standards.
  • Other projects and initiatives as assigned.


  • Graduation from a standard 4-year high school or equivalent GED with 0-2 years of related work experience required.