Cirrus Aircraft’s Mission is to deliver an aviation experience that is the pinnacle of innovation, quality, and safety to our customers. Cirrus Aircraft is the recognized global leader in personal aviation and the maker of the best-selling SR Series piston aircraft and the Vision Jet™, the world’s first single engine Personal Jet and recipient of the 2017 Robert J. Collier Trophy. Founded in 1984, the company has redefined performance, comfort and safety in aviation with innovations like the Cirrus Airframe Parachute System® (CAPS®) – the first FAA-certified whole-airframe parachute safety system included as standard equipment on an aircraft. To date, worldwide flight time on Cirrus aircraft has passed nine million hours and over 170 people have returned home safely to their families as a result of the inclusion of CAPS® as a standard feature on all Cirrus aircraft. Find out more at www.cirrusaircraft.com.
Cirrus offers a competitive benefits package and is dedicated to the advancement of general aviation. The Cirrus Flying Club offers employees and their family members the unique opportunity to obtain their private pilot’s license in the comfort of a Cirrus or rent a Cirrus for an impromptu adventure at a greatly reduced rate. We are committed to investing in the future of our employees and company by offering professional development and career progression opportunities and we engage employees by offering several employee and family events throughout the year, as well as the opportunity to take part in activity clubs and community events.
The Manufacturing Engineering Technician is responsible for performing regular repair and preventative tool maintenance, troubleshooting production tooling problems, and assisting with the introduction of new tooling and processes into production.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Completes assigned preventative maintenance tasks on time
Works with the manufacturing engineer and production staff to assist in root cause determination of tool related issues. Specific responsibilities include tool maintenance logs and tool recommendations to improve process quality
Ensures that all assigned work areas are kept clean, orderly, and presentable at all times by applying 5S principles
Wears proper protective equipment
Complies with all paperwork, such as work instructions, that govern job duties. May be assigned to different work areas as production needs require
Address sustaining problems with tool/process improvement recommendations and/or engineering change requirements submitted through the area Manufacturing Engineer
Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned
Education and/or Experience:
High School Diploma or GED
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Ability to operate measurement tools including scales, micrometers, and calipers
Ability to operate basic hand tools such as screw drivers, drill drivers, hammers, etc
Read and interpret engineering drawings
Ability to assemble off engineering drawings
Knowledge of basic machinery design, use, repair, and maintenance
Attention to detail
Must be able to work as part of a team
This opportunity is located in Duluth, Minnesota. As the home to our corporate headquarters, Duluth is a four-season city on the western tip of Lake Superior and was voted “Best Town” by Outside Magazine. The splendor of the largest freshwater lake in the world offers a multitude of outdoor activities for adventure or rejuvenation. The North Shore lifestyle is known its year-round activities, including bicycle and snowmobile trails, kayaking, rock climbing, fishing, hiking, golfing, sailing and skiing. And as a top employer in the area, Cirrus Aircraft was recently named “Best Overall Large Company to Work for in the Northland” and “Best Workplace Culture” by the Duluth News Tribune readers.
Cirrus is dedicated to a drug free work environment promoting equal employment opportunity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, national origin, color, age, disability, religion, pregnancy, veteran status, marital and family status, sexual orientation, receipt of public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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