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Operations Technician- job post
Woodward, Inc.

1 Woodward Way, Loves Park, IL 61111
From $18 an hour – Full-time

Full Job Description

Applicants will be considered for opportunities with start dates in January 2022 through March 2022.
As a federal contractor, all Woodward US based members and agency workers, including remote workers, are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Candidates who accept offers must be vaccinated by the latter of their hire date or December 8, 2021 in order to accept an offer letter. Individuals are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after their last dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Additionally, you agree to follow Woodward’s mask requirements. If you have a medical condition covered under the American with Disabilities Act or a sincerely held religious belief that prevents you from obtaining a vaccination or wearing a mask, you can request an exception from Human Resources at the point an offer is extended.
Position Purpose
The Operations Technician reports to an Operations Supervisor and may be responsible for a number of different job functions within a product line.
We are currently building an applicant pool for future Operation Technicians positions on 2nd shift at both the Loves Park and Rock Cut Campuses in Loves Park, IL. Your application will be considered for any positions that come available before the end of the 2021 calendar year. We encourage all levels of applicants to apply for these openings (entry level to experienced)
Essential Functions

Follow appropriate work instructions in order to successfully receive, clean, machine, assemble, join, treat, handle and test parts.
Utilize computer programs, including web based systems, to enter part data, log time, and look up information in order to complete assigned work tasks.
Apply inspection techniques, use inspection tools efficiently, verify the calibration/expiration dates of test equipment and write non-conformance reports (NCR’s) when necessary.
Members may be expected to work in any of the functions below:

Machining: Set up, operate, and maintain machines in an industrial setting
Special Processes: Heat treat, braze, and plate
Assembly: Assemble, install, align, adjust, lockwire, and fit sub-assemblies and parts or auxiliary equipment using appropriate tools and equipment in an industrial setting
Test: Calibrate and test control fuel samples, maintain and validate test samples
Inspection: Utilize basic inspection equipment to verify hardware conformance to specification and drawing requirements.
Support: Perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to, stocking, shipping, washing, inspecting, buffing and polishing.
Non-Destructive Testing (NDT): Achieve certification and perform tasks equivalent to an NAS 410 Level 1 in the applicable NDT method(s): penetrant, radioscopy, magnetic particle, and ultrasonic
Other Functions

Clean and organize immediate work area
Participate in continuous improvement activities
Assist in scheduling work and product flow
Work cooperatively with a positive attitude in a team environment across a variety of departments and shifts
Quality – Must meet quality expectations
Overtime – Must be able to regularly work overtime with 24 hour notice

The ability to accurately provide the information requested on specific forms, reports, and logs. This includes the ability to see details, generate or transcribe appropriate words, numbers, letters, marks, labels, signs and symbols.
The ability to perform simple arithmetic computations including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division correctly, using whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percentages
The ability to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and to follow work orders efficiently
Basic mechanical aptitude
The ability to navigate in an on-line environment to locate documents
Education or Formal Training

High school diploma or equivalent required
Experience Required
Materials and Equipment Used

Variety of mechanical tools
Working Environment/ Physical Activities

Moderate physical activity requiring agility and dexterity, including walking, standing, or bending; and lifting or moving objects up to 20 pounds. Note: Some product lines have heavier lifting requirements due to product type.
Ability to stand for entire shift
Work is performed in an area with moderate risk or discomfort that may require special safety precautions, such as wearing protective clothing or gear.
May be required to pass Near vision and/or Color vision examinations
Woodward is an independent designer, manufacturer, and service provider of control solutions for the aerospace and energy markets. Our aerospace systems and components optimize the performance of fixed wing and rotorcraft platforms in commercial, business and military aircraft, ground vehicles and other equipment. Our energy-related systems and components enhance the performance of industrial gas and steam turbines, reciprocating engines, compressors, wind turbines, electrical grids and other energy-related industrial equipment. The company’s innovative fluid energy, combustion control, electrical energy, and motion control systems help customers offer cleaner, more reliable and more efficient equipment. Our customers include leading original equipment manufacturers and end users of their products.
Indivdiuals hired will be required to undergo a DOT/FAA pre-employment drug test for the following prohibited drug (as defined in 49 CFR § 40.85) prior to being hired or transferred into a Department of Transportation (DOT) safety-sensitive position as defined in 14 CFR part 120 : Marijuana, Cocaine, Opioids, Phencyclidine (PCP), and Amphetamines.
Woodward is an Equal Opportunity Employer
EO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Protected Veterans
Job Operations/Manufacturing
Primary Location United States-Illinois-Rockford, Rock Cut Campus
Other LocationsUnited States-Illinois-Rockford, Loves Park Campus
Organization Woodward
Schedule FULL TIME
Shift 2nd Shift / Evening Job



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