197225 - Tool Maker – Satellite/Space Assembly
$40 to $60.00 DOE
12 months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Tool Maker - Satellite/Space Assembly for an opening in Wilmington, MA

Responsible for fabricating, building, handling, repairing and integrating complex parts, assemblies and machines normally used in engineering prototypes, one of a kind product or low volume manufacturing.
Provides highly skilled labor for extremely tight or critical tolerances.
Able to assemble using engineering standards and is oftentimes considered fragile, high precision, highly sensitive and of high value.
Interfaces with engineers in prototyping and optimizing assembly processes and procedures for manufacturability.
Require handling knowledge such as use of overhead cranes and equipment and rigging best practices.
Design and fabricate manufacturing assembly aids and tooling.
Able to lead and manage multiple builds and assemblies.
Works in a development environment on first time builds in an ambiguous environment.
Reads, gathers additional information, understands, and follows build documentation to complete tasks in accordance with program and company requirements. Build documentation includes drawings, manufacturing instructions and CAD models.
Assembles hardware with extremely tight tolerances with precision - performs mechanical and optical assembly and precision bonding activities.

Necessary skills:
1. Attention to detail
2. Ability to deliver results in an ambiguous environment
3. Self-starter who is focused on success for the customer
4. Able to collect data from several sources to hit operational targets
5. Strong critical thinking skills
6. Able to adapt quickly to changing business needs by quickly learning
7. Agile thinking
8. Able to multitask according to specified priorities.
9. Machining skills a plus
10. minimum 10-15 years of experience

High School Diploma or equivalent


Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Christophor Long
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x179 or (800) 927-9318 x179

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.