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  • Job Title
  • R & D Lab Technician
  • Location
  • Torrance
  • Job Number
  • 118559
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Contract/Temp
  • Category
  • Engineering Support
Job Description
We are currently hiring anR & D Lab Technicianfor our client in Torrance, CA.

Job Duties

  • Performs all tests associated with Metallurgical Testing, such as preparing and examining metallurgical mounts to ensure conformance to design, performance and quality requirements and/or specifications.
  • Performs all tests associated with Mechanical Testing, such as tensile, shear, fatigue, stress durability, head ductility, installation force, and other tests to ensure conformance to design, performance and quality requirements and/or specifications.
  • Performs in-process tests on setup parts from various manufacturing operations if necessary.
  • Analyzes drawings and specifications for correct test requirements, procedures and sampling plans.
  • Ensures maintenance and calibration on all equipment and that raw materials meets specification and calibration requirements.
  • Performs data calculations.Takes photo macro and micrographs.
  • Assists R&D engineers by writing laboratory test reports when necessary.
  • Assists in developing and writing new laboratory test procedures and work instructions.
  • Reports any safety violation, test equipment misusage and/or improperly performed work to supervisor immediately.
  • All employees are responsible for complying with the rules and regulations set forth by Federal, Local, and State government, LISI Aerospace, and HSE Procedures.
  • All employees are responsible for attending all training provided and for adhering to all HSE procedures, policies, and plans, conforming to reporting requirements, and safe operating procedures at all times.
  • All employees are required to bring any known or suspected nonconformance for all company procedures or legal requirements to management’s attention immediately.
  • Continually seek opportunities to improve our HSE performance by establishing objectives and targets, measuring progress, and reporting our results.

·Supports and maintains waste elimination initiatives specifically related to the function and department such asEMSand recycling opportunities to elimination of production waste.

·Other duties may be assigned.


Education and/or Experience

·High School Diploma or equivalent education.

·Understanding of test equipment'sand lab procedures.

·Basic metallurgical, mechanical or physical laboratory experience.

·Completion of college level mathematics, metallographic, or mechanical engineering a plus.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic mainframe computer systems and familiar with Spreadsheet and Word Processing software

Mathematical Skills

Ability to perform basic mathematical functions, (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division) Ability to perform these operations using units such as force, torque, weight measurement, volume, and distance.

Evidence of “USperson” is required under ITAR

Schedule: 4/9/4 Monday through Thursday 9 hours a day and Friday 4 hours.

Salary: Pay rate is open depending on experience.

This is a temp position for at least 6 months.

Please send your resume to Juan at Phone calls are welcome!! Please inquire within.

Kimco has been providing award-winning staffing services since 1986. With branch offices and on-site locations throughout California. We offer flexible employment options through our specialized practices: office professionals, technical support, accounting operations, and industrial staffing. Last year we filled more than 20,000.

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