1st Shift Project Engineer

1st Shift Project Engineer

 

We are currently looking to hire a full time project engineer for our manufacturing facility in Addison, IL. This is a 1st shift direct role that pays up to 95K to start with full benefits. Candidates MUST have a BS in Mechanical or Aerospace engineering and 3+ years of Aerospace experience.

 

Position Purpose: Project Engineer is accountable for the performance of new development product introduction and responsible to support internal departmental requests. This position requires meeting customer and internal requirements through the application of standard and non standard engineering techniques and procedures in carrying out engineering tasks. This position requires minimal supervision; most work is still reviewed by a more senior engineer. This position requires participation in project specific relationship building with customers, suppliers, individuals or organizations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Perform necessary tasks and coordinates all necessary activities inside or outside the engineering department; in order to meet cost, performance and schedule requirements for the assigned projects.
  • Accountable for development and successful qualification of new product introductions.
  • Ability to recognize a problem which is beyond capabilities and learns from experts in the area within and outside of the organization.
  • Leads cross-functional team members in establishing program plans with respect to cost and schedule.
  • Identifies and resolves design problems, documents all findings and analyses in report format.
  • May require implementation of process improvements within the organization.
  • Ability to disposition hardware with minor supervision.
  • Creates detail designs using 2D and 3D drafting including dimensions and tolerance.
  • Generates, presents and maintains design proposals with internal departments balancing manufacturing/cost implications.
  • Create and maintain bill of materials up to final release into the document control system.
  • Coordinate detail drawing modifications and coordinates the procurement of engineering hardware. Implements development and qualification test objectives, writes test procedures, and oversees the preparation of test units and the conduct of tests.
  • Coordinates testing activities, writes test reports and prepares recommendations related to the test objectives.
  • Supports Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) activities associated with development or qualification problems.
  • Accountable for accurate and timely reporting of program budget, schedule, and technical problems.
  • Understands and applies risk management practices to development and production/field support programs.
  • Manages customer requirements and effectively handles scope changes.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills including presentations internally and to customers.
  • Ability to operate in a team environments and communicate effectively. Lead and direct work of technicians, support engineers and designers.
  • Understanding of mechanical principals and elements of machine design.
  • Competent in the use of computer skills stated below.
  • Basic use and understanding of FEA tools, basic use of design validation and verifications tools and methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering systems; configuration management, gate review process and engineering change order requirements.
  • Ability to assist in the development of organizational procedures.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Employee’s primary duties require him/her to use discretion and independent judgment.

 

 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Working knowledge or qualification on Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerance
  • Experience with aerospace processes and methods (DO-160, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-31000, Y14.100) preferred.

 

Computer Skills

  • 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) platforms such as Dassault Systems SolidWorks
  • Microsoft Office (Excel & Project)

 

 

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Avionics Technician

Aviation Maintenance | United States Savoy Illinois

Avionics Installer

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Avionics Installers with experience removing and installing Garmin systems for an opportunity in Savoy, Illinois.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Avionics Installers assist in the removal/installation of Garmin systems, avionics electrical components, fabrication of wire harnesses, installations, terminations, ring-out, and functional tests of avionics/electrical systems.   

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 5+ years of Avionics Troubleshooting and Install experience.
  • Garmin system install experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret basic blueprints and schematic diagrams.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulatory requirements and customer specifications.
  • Strong written and verbal skills required. 
  • Computer skills and general software knowledge necessary.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Why Choose LAUNCH?
A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.
LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.
If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic

1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic

 

A large client of ours in South Elgin is looking for a 1st Shift Maintenance Mechanic with 7 – 10 years of maintenance experience on plastic injection molding machines. They’re looking to pay anywhere from $25 to $30p/hour depending on experience. A few more details are below:

 

OVERALL ROLE:
Ensures operation of machinery by repairing and completing preventive maintenance requirements on injection molding
machines, and auxiliary equipment.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Controls downtime by effectively troubleshooting and diagnosing problems quickly and accurately.
• Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
• Works with tool crib attendant to maintain equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking inventory levels;
anticipating needs; placing and expediting orders; verifying receipt.
• Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing technical publications; establishing personal
networks.
• Repairs chillers, thermolators, resin driers, loader systems, grinders and tower fans.
• Proactive in keeping a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations.
• All team members shall:
o Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner so that you get along with customers,
clients, co-workers and management.
o Continue to grow job specific knowledge and use tools to identify and assist with continuous improvement.
o Comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work areas.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• Working in a clean manufacturing environment that may include moderate noise levels and will require spending a
significant amount of time moving around on the manufacturing floor.
• Ability to stand and/or walk up to constantly during the shift.
• Lifting up to fifty-five pounds (55).
• Bending, stooping, twisting, balancing, kneeling and crouching is involved in the regular execution of duties.
• Ability to push and pull items.
• Ability to ascend/descend, work atop and traverse molding machines, assembly equipment, ladders and aerial lift
equipment,
• Ability to work occasionally in small cramped spaces.
• Must wear appropriate PPE including fire retardant apparel.

QUALIFICATIONS:
• The candidate must have extensive experience (7-10 years) repairing injection molding presses and auxiliary equipment;
specifically Krauss Maffei and Demag presses.
• Must have the ability to work independently with very solid knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic
disciplines.
• Must have excellent troubleshooting skills with the ability to diagnose problems and make decisions as to the appropriate
corrective action.
• Mechanical comprehension as well as strong understanding of pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical applications and blueprints
• Must be able to read and interpret prints and diagrams
• Welding skills necessary; machining skills would be a plus.
• A team player and is able to interact with various department personnel to ensure work is completed thoroughly and
efficiently.

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2nd Shift Quality Inspector In-Process

2nd Shift Quality Inspector In-Process

 

 

POSITION SUMMARY  

Ensures that Intec products are running under specified/required process parameters ensuring quality products in an efficient and safe manner.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  Reasonable Accommodations Statement  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Essential Functions Statement(s) 

 

  1. Performs Quality Assurance by auditing dimensions, visual aspects and performance tests/audits through the utilization of Control Plans and Work I
  2. Ensure that after every stopped machine that a set-up activities is handled.
  3. Perform first piece inspection at set-up by assuring compliance to process parameters established.
  4. Monitor Processes and appraising the completion and disposition of quality documentation required by compiling and summarizing for example SPC charts, data collection sheets & audit reports, to ensure that they are under parameters established on Control Plan, Op WI (OJT) and Process cover sheet.
  5. Reports any discrepant conditions or deviations from International Standards and Intec Quality Management System through active involvement / communications to responsible parties to ensure corrective action.
  6. Provides support in other areas as directed by Intec Palatine Leadership.
  7. Promotes and encourages the quality of parts produced by actively participating in the implementation of Continuous I
  8. Increases customer satisfaction (internal and external) by participating in identifying customer need, surveying customer satisfaction and involving customers in continuous process improvements.
  9. Contributes to continuous process improvement by: Understanding the concepts of process, process variation, waste identification and active involvement on formal continuous improvement teams. 

 

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS  Competency Statement(s)    

  • Safety Awareness: Ability to identify and correct conditions that affect employee safety.
  • Coaching: Engages in discussions to promote developmental insight and planning. Provides truthful, timely feedback on performance that is specific and supportive, generously offers to share own experience and expertise.
  • Composure: Responds to information and situations in a self-controlled manner. Maintains a calm composed manner during stressful times.
  • Investigation: Conducts thorough gathering of factual information as a basis for decision making.
  • Metrics: Uses and creates analytical tools to document, assess, and measure information to support business decisions.
  • Personal Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own actions including failure. Embraces experience as learning opportunities and not chances to blame. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

SKILLS & ABILITIES 

 

Education: High School Graduate or General Education Degree         Experience: One year of inspection experience required.

 

Other Requirements 

Maintains a positive spirit of cooperation and teamwork. Have flexible hours or work overtime to complete the job as required. Be a self-starter that can work with minimum supervision. Must be able to read, write & comprehend English. Must have basic math skills. Be willing to participate in cross-developmental training (production, quality, administrative, materials).  

 

  1. Excellent math and organizational skills.
  2. Working knowledge of SPC and blueprint reading.
  3. Ability to work with minimum supervision.
  4. Strong Interpersonal skills.
  5. Able to use CMM, Optical comparator, calipers, height gage, microscope, force gage, and other equipment as necessary.

 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS  Physical Demands   Lift/Carry  

Stand                                       C (Constantly)                          10 lbs or less                           F (Frequently)

Walk                                        C (Constantly)                          11-20 lbs                                  O (Occasionally)

Sit                                            O (Occasionally)                      21-50 lbs                                  N (Not Applicable) 

Handling / Fingering                 F (Frequently)                          51-100 lbs                                N (Not Applicable) 

Reach Outward                        F (Frequently)                          Over 100 lbs                                                                                                                                                                                 N (Not Applicable) 

Reach Above Shoulder            O (Occasionally)                      Push/Pull  

Climb                                       N (Not Applicable)                   12 lbs or less                           F (Frequently)

Crawl                                       N (Not Applicable)                   13-25 lbs                                  O (Occasionally)

Squat or Kneel                         O (Occasionally)                      26-40 lbs                                  N (Not Applicable) 

Bend                                         F (Frequently)                          41 -100 lbs                                N (Not Applicable) 

 

  • (Not Applicable)    Activity is not applicable to this occupation. 
  • (Occasionally)       Occupation requires this activity up to 33% of the time (0 – 2.5+ hrs/day) 

F (Frequently)             Occupation requires this activity from 33% – 66% of the time (2.5 – 5.5+ hrs/day)  C (Constantly)         Occupation requires this activity more than 66% of the time (5.5+ hrs/day) 

 

Other Physical Requirements 

 

Sense of Sound (Ability to hear equipment and other alarms) 

Ability to wear Personal Protective Equipment (Safety Glasses, hearing protection, gloves and hair net as required)  

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1st Shift Janitor

1st Shift Janitor

 

A large client of ours in Elk Grove is currently looking for a 1st Shift Janitor to join the team. This candidate must be open to working 8AM to 5PM Monday through Friday with no OT. They’re looking to pay up to $12p/hour. Would be nice to have janitorial background, but understand that at this pay rate, it will be tough to find. A few duties and requirements are below:

 

– Cleaning, mopping, recycling, taking out trash, bathroom/kitchen maintenance, vacuuming and more.
– Utilizing cleaning chemicals such as bleach, 409, simple green and various Clorox or Windex products.
– Comfortable with using an air compressor.
– Positive attitude and able to change direction on the fly.

 

This is a a very clean and well lit environment and they like to keep it that way. They’re goal is to bring this person on direct eventually and work their way up to a lead in the warehouse.

 

 

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1st Shift CNC Milling Programmer

1st Shift CNC Milling Programmer

 

A large client of ours in South Elgin is looking for a 1st Shift CNC Milling Programmer. They will be working from 7AM to 8PM Monday through Friday and required to travel to job sites for up to 60% of the time. This position is looking to pay up to 80k p/year, with a conversation for a raise when going direct. A few things they’re looking for are listed below:

 

The CNC Milling Programmer is responsible for tasks in support of sales and after sales activities for our CNC machines, with a primary focus on Milling Products.  This position will provide on-site and remote technical support for direct sales people, customers, and distributors.  This position can be based in either Elmira, NY or Elgin, IL and will support activities across North America.

 

The requirements for this position are as follows:

 

EDUCATION:

Associates degree in Machine Tool Technology or Technical Certification Program preferred.  Will consider non-degreed applicants with relevant job experience. 

 

EXPERIENCE:

5-7 years of experience in CNC Machining with a focus on milling applications required.  Turning and Grinding experience a plus.  Experience with CAD required.  Experience with Fanuc controls required.  Experience with Siemens and Mitsubishi controls a plus.  Strong organizational skills and excellent communication skills are required.  Experience interacting directly with customers is preferred.

 

SPECIFIC TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Working knowledge of Fanuc controls
  • Fluent in CAD/CAM CNC Programming
  • Knowledge in proper tooling selections based on machining requirements
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required
  • Ability to represent Client in a professional manner

                                               

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Review customer requirements to determine proper machine and process selection.
  • Conduct training classes both in-house and offsite as needed.
  • Perform machine demonstrations, time studies, feasibility studies and sample parts in support of sales including installation of machines.
  • Tradeshow and Open House application support as needed.
  • Assist in prototype machine PLC and option testing of mechanical and control software functions.
  • Conduct required run-offs/validation for sold machines prior to shipment.
  • Technical phone support for customers, salespersons and distributors.
  • Keep current with new technology by attending training seminars or taking courses.
  • Travel required up to 60%.

 

We offer a competitive salary and benefit package including health insurance, life insurance, 401(k), paid vacation, paid holidays and long-term disability.

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2nd Shift Press Brake Operator

2nd Shift Amada Press Brake Operator

 

We are currently looking to hire a full time Amada press brake operator on our 2nd shift in Schiller Park, IL. This position pays up to 25/hour to start and can interview and start ASAP!

 

Any candidate with 2+ years of set-up and operation of any type of press brake can perform this role. It is a big plus if the candidate has worked on Amada or done editing of programs at the machine. 

 

Job Duties

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including symbols, welding symbols, and material type.
  • Plan sequence and methods of fabricating by studying work orders, blueprints and drawings.
  • Lay-out and mark dimensions and reference lines on material to develop and trace patterns of product or parts.
  • Properly set up and operate Amada Press Brake to fabricate parts, components, and sheet metal per blueprints and drawings.
  • Select operation sequences and correct punch / die combination based on drawing.
  • Make Press Brake adjustments as required.
  • Utilize AMADA Teach Pad (FabriTalk) to edit and program Press Brake.
  • Verify conformance of fabricated sheet metal to specifications utilizing measuring devices such as tape measure, caliper, OD micrometer, radius gauge, machinist square and/or protractor and make corrections as required.

EXPERIENCE & SKILLS

  • Must be able to read, interpret and understand blueprints to fabricate sheet metal.
  • Knowledge and experience utilizing AMADA Teach Pad (FabriTalk) to edit and program preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years related experience preferred.
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2nd Shift Manual Milling Machinist

2nd Shift Manual Milling Machinist

 

We are currently looking to hire a full time manual mill machinist on our 2nd shift in Schiller Park, IL. This position pays up to 25/hour to start and can interview and start ASAP!

 

Any candidate with 2+ years of manual milling experience that can perform set-ups and change overs can do this role. It is a huge plus if candidates can edit programs. They will be working on a bridgeport manual mill that has proto trac MX2 controls. The proto trac experience is not needed, but a huge plus.

 

Job Duties

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings including symbols, welding symbols, material type and material shape.
  • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Perform basic machining math including fractional / decimal conversion, basic trigonometry (sin, cos), calculating dimensions and tolerances and determining missing linear or angular dimensions.
  • Properly set up and operate Manual Mill and machine parts/components to the required specifications.
  • Properly utilize machining tools such as high speed end mill, carbide end mill, high speed drill, carbide drill, high speed tap, roll forming tap, right angle attachments and reaming.
  • Edit and program Bridgeport Manual Mill using Proto Trac MX2 Controls.
  • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance milling operations.
  • Select appropriate speeds, feeds and tooling for operations.
  • Lift and position workpiece on machine table and secure it.
  • Verify alignment of workpiece.
  • Verify conformance of machined workpiece to specifications using measuring devices.
  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to company safety procedures and policies.
  • Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance as required following manufacturer’s instructions.

EXPERIENCE and SKILLS

  • Ability to read blueprints and machine components from them
  • Experience editing and/or programming with Proto Trac MX2 Controls a plus
  • Solid knowledge of material shapes and types
  • Background and experience in a production environment performing multiple setups and changeovers
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1st Shift Machine Operator

Machine Operator

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Machine Operator for an opportunity in Bensenville, IL. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

The Machine Operator will produce stainless sheets of metal ran on a high speed machine.

 

1st shift: 7am-3:30pm+OT

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have experience as a machine operator with formal training setting up and running machinery.
  • High level of manual dexterity and detail orientation.
  • Ability to use precision measuring and portable coordinate measure equipment tools to take accurate measurements.
  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or high speed equipment and machinery.
  • Knowledge of properties of metal and other material.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, schematics, engineering orders, and technical manuals. Able to read company and manufacturer’s process and material specifications.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 


 

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2nd Shift Machine Operator

Machine Operator

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Machine Operators for an opportunity in Bensenville, IL. We hjave several full time openings on all 3 shifts that can interview and start ASAP. 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

The Machine Operator will produce stainless sheets of metal ran on a high speed machine.

 

1st shift: 7am-3:30pm+OT

2nd shift: 3pm-11:30pm

3rd shift: 11pm-7:30am

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have experience as a machine operator with formal training setting up and running machinery.
  • High level of manual dexterity and detail orientation.
  • Ability to use precision measuring and portable coordinate measure equipment tools to take accurate measurements.
  • Experience in using and/or programming manual, semi-automated or high speed equipment and machinery.
  • Knowledge of properties of metal and other material.
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting engineering drawings, schematics, engineering orders, and technical manuals. Able to read company and manufacturer’s process and material specifications.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 


 

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Lead School Bus Technician

Lead School Bus Technician 

 

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a School Bus Technician to perform preventative and routine maintenance; as well as, assist with frequent DOT inspections regularly conducted on site.

 

Pay: Up to $26 per hour, depending on experience
Shift: M – F, 7AM-3PM

 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs assigned vehicle and facility maintenance related duties as assigned.
  • Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.
  • Performs road calls and on the road repairs as assigned.
  • Test-drives vehicles to ensure problem resolution.
  • Ensures compliance with all applicable Federal, State/Provincial and local regulations, requirements, standards and specifications and company policies.
  • Maintains work, time and material and equipment maintenance logs and records for self.
  • Prepares, completes and submits paperwork on time and correctly on vehicle maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Equivalent of high school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 2+ years Med/Hvy truck Fleet mechanic repair experience.
  • Diagnostic, Electrical, and AC skills are a must.
  • Valid driver’s license (CDL preferred).
  • Must have own steel toe boots.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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1st Shift Quality Engineer

1st Shift Quality Engineer

 

A large client of ours up in Lake Zurich is looking for a 1st Shift Quality Engineer. They will be working from 7AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday and annual salary is starting at 70K p/year and can go higher depending on experience. The ideal candidate would have 5 years of experience within the Aerospace and Manufacturing industry. A few must haves are:

 

 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Chair Project Management of new AS program launches for aerospace utilizing APQP through Contract Review to FAIR.
  • Act as an interface for Quality for Aerospace customers and products. 
  • Qualify, manage and control sub-contractors quality program to ensure conformity of purchased material, and services through annual supplier audits/visits.
  • Assist quoting of new Aerospace programs with the interpretation of product requirements and identification of subcontractors to perform outside operations.
  • Management and completion of Aerospace FAIR’s in Net Inspect and customer portals.
  • Customer Liaison for Aerospace quality and customer satisfaction related issues.
  • Provide cross-functional leadership of the Corrective Action process addressing product non-conformances and safety for aerospace customers.
  • Designs and implements aerospace quality training programs to AS9100 and customer requirements to key personnel in conjunction with managers.
  • Plays active role on quality management teams within organization.
  • Development of relevant manufacturing process documentation such as Control Plans, PFMEA and Process Flows.
  • Complete contract review of new AS customer orders with cross-functional team assuring that the customer needs and requirements can be met.
  • Assist in the creation of print files and process routing for production.
  • Responsible for Aerospace Self Release Designate(s) and Completion of FAIR’s.

REQUIREMENTS:

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Ability to create effective written and verbal instructions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Strong computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)
  • Advanced blueprint reading & understanding of GD&T
  • Strong knowledge of quality practices
  • Proper measuring techniques with a variety of gages
  • Knowledge of ferrous and/or non-ferrous materials
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong project management skills utilizing APQP with a proven track record for new product introduction.

 

COURSEWORK OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Engineering discipline preferred
  • 5 years prior quality experience required in an aerospace component manufacturer
  • Prior manufacturing experience in a machining job shop preferred
  • Ability to meet color vision examination and near vision to 20/25 corrected
  • Knowledge of FAA & DOD regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of AIAG tools (APQP, FMEA, control plan)
  • ASQ certified quality engineer desired
  • Understanding of AS9100, certification as internal auditor at a minimum preferred

 

 

 

 

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2nd Shift Assembler

2nd Shift Assembler

 

A large client of ours is looking for a 2nd shift Assembler for their Elk Grove Village Plant. These will be working from 2PM to 10:30PM, Monday through Friday with the possibility for OT after shift’s and occasional Saturdays. They will be making $14p/hour and working on a 6 month contract to direct basis. A few must haves/responsibilities are:

1.     Basic Purpose and Objective of the Position

This position is responsible for magnetizing, demagnetizing and assemblies from the very simple to very complex products with minimal supervision.

Major Responsibilities reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

An employee in this position will perform tasks directly related to:

  • An expert in the use and maintenance of magnetizing, demagnetizing and marking procedures and equipment used at client.
  • Can train other assemblers in the use of this equipment as well as assembly techniques.
  • Can provide first piece approval and limited supervision of other assemblers
  • Able to follow detailed prints and work instructions to assemble even the most complex and detailed magnet assemblies.
  • Able to read and follow detailed quality, customer and safety requirements.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of Lean Manufacturing techniques and can assist the cell leader and supervisor in improving assembly processes and work areas.
  • Observes clients quality, safety and customer related process procedures.
  • Able to enter tracking information on work-orders and quality related documents as well as entry and retrieval of information on computer records.
  • Able to lead and work with an assembly team, especially in larger, more complex, or high volume products.
  • Must maintain a neat work environment
  • Fairly dynamic, as requirements grow and change with the addition of new products.
  • Demanding, as customer requirements place a growing importance on quality conformance, response time and meeting deadlines.
  • Challenging, as technical expertise in a wide variety of industries is essential for success.
  • Assist with special projects and perform other related duties as assigned.
  1. Qualifications and Job Demands
  • Strong oral, written and listening communication skills; must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Documentation – Able to read and follow work instructions, fill-out required paperwork and data entry / retrieval; must be able to have a thorough understanding of clients’s processes and capabilities.
  • Able to organize and monitor own work and work of assembly teams
  • Attentive to detail, follow through, time management. Proper balance of quantity and quality of work
  • Self-Motivated, Focused and Results Oriented
  • Must have a professional personal presence with an upbeat, energetic personality.
  • Must be able to take initiative, be dependable and take pride in their work.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds
  1. Nature of Position and Business Environment

Interactions:

  • Daily contacts with Assembly Supervisor, other warehouse and assembly personnel and other plant personnel involved in producing or assembling companies products.

Business Environment:

  • Fairly dynamic, as requirements grow and change with the addition of new products.
  • Demanding, as customer requirements place a growing importance on quality conformance, response time and meeting deadlines.
  • Challenging, as technical expertise in a wide variety of industries is essential for success.
  • Teamwork, essential to achieving success.
  • Occasional long workdays to fulfill job assignments.
  • Customer demands and pace of business place a growing importance on rapid response time.
  • Dynamic, as new challenges and personalities are introduced.
  • Teamwork is required to achieve goals.

Working Environment:

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
  • Generally clean, assembly environment
  1. Organizational Relationships:                      
  • Reports to a Assembly Cell Supervisor or Cell Leader
  • Works with other assemblers, various other production personnel
  • Occasional interface with company management, engineering, purchasing and sales personnel

 

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1st Shift Warehouse Clerk

1st Shift Warehouse Clerk

 

A large client of ours is looking for 2 first shift Warehouse Clerks for their Elk Grove Village Plant. These will be working from 8AM to 4:30PM, Monday through Friday with the possibility for OT after shift’s and occasional Saturdays. They will be making $15p/hour and working on a 6 month contract to direct basis. See below for further details:

 

  1. Basic Purpose and Objective of the Position

This position has overall responsibility for receiving, picking and shipping parts as well as maintaining inventory accuracy.

  1. Major Responsibilities:

      An employee in this position will perform tasks directly related to:

  • Load, unload trucks, pick parts, store parts and work with Shipping Supervisor or Shipping Lead Person on other activities as needed. Handle paperwork for these items such as pick lists, inventory adjustments, shipping invoices and work orders.
  • Issue and maintain raw material inventory
  • Responsible for shipping all product and utilizing specific shipping systems/programs as appropriate
  • Manage finished goods inventory including, stocking, cycle counting, order picking, order packing and working with freight companies.
  • Able to move finished goods and various materials needed for operations.
  • Use pallet jacks, carts, Fork Lift and other Lift Vehicles safely and effectively with appropriate training
  • Maintain a neat work environment.
  1. Knowledge Required:
  • High School education or equivalent experience.
  • English – Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Documentation – Able to read and follow work instructions
  • Computer Skills – With minimal training, must be able to read and enter information into a computer with a keyboard using companies shipping and receiving software systems
  • Able to organize and monitor work
  • Attentive to detail, follow through, time management. Proper balance of quantity and quality of work.
  • Self-Motivated, Focused and Results Oriented.
  • Self-determined and driven to achieve defined goals.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  1. Nature of Position and business environment:

Interactions:

  • Daily contacts with Production Supervisor, other warehouse and assembly personnel and other plant personnel involved in producing or assembling companies products.

Business Environment:

  • Fairly dynamic, as requirements grow and change with the addition of new products.
  • Demanding, as customer requirements place a growing importance on quality conformance, response time and meeting deadlines.
  • Challenging, as technical expertise in a wide variety of industries is essential for success.

Working Environment:

  • Clean with a mix of pallet jacks and some lift vehicles used to move store, pick and move stock to the proper locations.
  1. Organizational Relationships
  • Reports to a Shipping Supervisor, Shipping Leader or Warehouse Leader.
  • Works with other shipping clerks, various other production personnel
  • Occasional interface with company management, engineering, purchasing and sales personnel

 

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Aircraft Painter

Aviation Maintenance | United States Springfield Illinois

A&P Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking A&P Mechanics with corporate jet experience for an opportunity in Springfield, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

 

The Aircraft Painter prepares aircraft surfaces for painting by cleaning, scraping, sanding and treating metal surfaces with chemicals such as alumiprep and alodine. Applies aerodynamic sealer, and masks the aircraft using tapes and paper products (to protect windows, seals, struts, cables, etc.) in preparation for the paint process.

  • Mixes, blends and thins paint products, per the manufacturers’ maintenance manual specifications.
  • Applies paint to the aircraft interior and exterior surfaces. (Paints include: urethanes, acrylic urethanes, enamels, lacquers and epoxy paints.)
  • Interprets specifications, color sketches, and instructions and plans sequences, and times the paint operation. This includes mixing ratios, surface preparation, papering and masking, drying time, number of coats, etc.)
  • Maintains painting supplies and equipment, including spray guns, air hoses, pumps, paper, and tape.
  • Applies registration number, external markings, placards, emergency borders, wing walks, etc. within regulations and specifications.
  • Familiar with and understands composite and problem areas on a variety of corporate aircraft.
  • Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a. sign-off) in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
  • Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting and continuously improving company policies and procedures.
  • Works fair share of overtime and travels to customer locations or other Standard Aero facilities as required.
  • Observes all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience as an Aircraft Painter.

     

  • Requires knowledge of all types of paints and thinners. Must be qualified to prepare aircraft exteriors, interiors and panels for proper application of paint, as per set standards.

     

  • Is able to minimize rework through proficiency in paint preparation and application.

     

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.

     

  • Must be able to lift up to 75 pounds.

     

  • Must be able to stand, walk, bend, stretch, and climb ladders frequently.

  • Must be able to see to visually inspect.

     

  • Must have excellent hand-to-eye coordination.

     

  • Must have good interpersonal and verbal skills in order to interface with customers and employees.

     

  • Must be able to safely operate lift equipment.

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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1st Shift Special Accounts Customer Service Rep

1st Shift Special Accounts Customer Service Rep

 

A large client of ours in Mount Prospect is looking for a 1st shift Special Accounts Customer Service Rep. They will be working from 8:30am to 5pm and making $16.50p/hour. This is a 5 month contract to direct role, but there is only 2 to 3 years of customer service experience needed. A few must haves are listed below:

 

– 2 to 3 years of customer service experience within the manufacturing/machining industry
– Confident and comfortable with speaking with large clients
– Comfortable with going on the floor and having conversations with the distribution team
– Willing to learning the tooling industry in and out
– Good on computers using Microsoft Excel and Outlook and able to type at a high rate

They’re willing to train this person from start to finish. This position has the opportunity to move in to the assistant manager role after 3 years once that spot opens.

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1st Shift Electrical Mechanical Assembler

1st Shift Electrical Mechanical Assembler

 

We are currently looking to hire 2 full time electrical mechanical assemblers for our manufacturing facility in Addison, IL. These roles are on 1st shift and pay 17-19/hour depending on experience and offers a ton of overtime. Any candidate with 3+ years of mechanica and electrical assembly and can read blueprints qualifies. 

 

Summary

This position is responsible for following procedures for product assembly, fabrication, test, equipment operation and safety requirements as documented in the company’s quality system. He or she is responsible for assembling products, handling products, equipment and materials per the Production Department and company’s quality system procedures.

 

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

Measures parts to determine specified tolerance.

 

Positions and aligns parts.

 

Bolts, screws, and rivets parts together.

 

Disassembles and replaces parts as required.

 

Cleans and lubricates parts and assemblies.

 

Capable of soldering and de-soldering of surface mounted devices and associated electrical wiring.

 

Tests functional performance of assembly.

 

Marks identifying information on parts.

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2nd Shift Quality Inspector

2nd Shift Quality Inspector

 

A client of ours up in Lake Zurich is looking for a 2nd Shift Quality Inspector. They will be working from 3:30PM to 12AM, Monday through Friday and making anywhere from $17 to $20p/hour. The ideal candidate would have 1 to 4 years of experience within a manufacturing CNC environment. Further details below.

 

JOB PURPOSE

To support the manufacturing plant from a quality/inspection perspective & ensure the quality of products produced internally or externally meets requirements through the measurement and validation of product.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure customer requirements of products are met by means of:
    • Approval of production First piece submissions
    • Receiving Inspection for Outside Operations
    • Roaming In-process Inspection
    • Final Inspection
  • Dimensional Layout inspection (FAIR and ISIR)
  • Verification of material certificates issued to the customer
  • Verification of counts and job operation closure/sign-off
  • Initiate and close Non-conformance reports using database systems
  • Internal Calibration of production intent gauges
  • Verification and disposition of vendor defects
  • Facilitate containment activities of non-conforming product
  • Destruction of Aerospace Non-conforming product
  • Participation in Material Review Board for disposition of products
  • Effectively communicate verbally and via e-mail
  • Prepare documentation packages to support Quality
  • Minor assembly of Aerospace products (i.e. Torque Pins)
  • Act as customer Self Release Designate (If assigned/trained)

 

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Gage setting and verification
  • Participate in GR&R and process capability studies
  • Conduct Process control studies
  • Conduct training on the proper setting, use, and handling of measurement equipment
  • Support and contribute to lean manufacturing initiatives
  • Participation in department 5S and housekeeping tasks
  • Continuously model of companies Core Values
  • Follow safety rules
  • Work overtime when necessary

 

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

            TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Must have knowledge of proper use of a wide variety of measuring instruments including but not limited to micrometers, calipers, depth gages, height gages, thread rings, thread plugs, profilometers, comparators, bore gages, pin gages, GO/NOGO plug gages, snap gages, radius gages
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to read and understand process route
  • Good written and verbal communication
  • Basic computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Knowledge of basic mathematics
  • Advanced blueprint reading and understanding of GD&T principles
  • Proper measuring techniques with a variety of gages
  • Knowledge of ferrous and/or non-ferrous materials
  • Strong mechanical aptitude

 

 

 

            COURSEWORK OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Prior quality inspection of CNC machined products experience required
  • 1-4 years of experience required
  • Prior experience in a ISO approved facility required, AS9100 preferred
  • Prior experience executing programs on a CMM is preferred

 

LICENSES / Certificates

  • ASQ certified Quality Inspector or Technician preferred

 

 

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Project Engineer

Project Engineer 

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Project Engineer for an opportunity in Addison, IL.

 

Job Summary

 

Project Engineer is accountable for the performance of new development product introduction and responsible to support internal departmental requests. This position requires meeting customer and internal requirements through the application of standard and non standard engineering techniques and procedures in carrying out engineering tasks. This position requires minimal supervision; most work is still reviewed by a more senior engineer. This position requires participation in project specific relationship building with customers, suppliers, individuals or organizations.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

 

  • Perform necessary tasks and coordinates all necessary activities inside or outside the engineering department; in order to meet cost, performance and schedule requirements for the assigned projects.
  • Accountable for development and successful qualification of new product introductions.
  • Ability to recognize a problem which is beyond capabilities and learns from experts in the area within and outside of the organization.
  • Leads cross-functional team members in establishing program plans with respect to cost and schedule.
  • Identifies and resolves design problems, documents all findings and analyses in report format.
  • May require implementation of process improvements within the organization.
  • Ability to disposition hardware with minor supervision.
  • Creates detail designs using 2D and 3D drafting including dimensions and tolerance.
  • Generates, presents and maintains design proposals with internal departments balancing manufacturing/cost implications.
  • Create and maintain bill of materials up to final release into the document control system.
  • Coordinate detail drawing modifications and coordinates the procurement of engineering hardware. Implements development and qualification test objectives, writes test procedures, and oversees the preparation of test units and the conduct of tests.
  • Coordinates testing activities, writes test reports and prepares recommendations related to the test objectives.
  • Supports Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) activities associated with development or qualification problems.
  • Accountable for accurate and timely reporting of program budget, schedule, and technical problems.
  • Understands and applies risk management practices to development and production/field support programs.
  • Manages customer requirements and effectively handles scope changes.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills including presentations internally and to customers.
  • Ability to operate in a team environments and communicate effectively. Lead and direct work of technicians, support engineers and designers.
  • Understanding of mechanical principals and elements of machine design.
  • Competent in the use of computer skills stated below.
  • Understand quality system standards of CEF Industries, LLC.
  • Basic use and understanding of FEA tools, basic use of design validation and verifications tools and methodologies.
  • Basic knowledge of engineering systems; configuration management, gate review process and engineering change order requirements.
  • Ability to assist in the development of organizational procedures.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Employee’s primary duties require him/her to use discretion and independent judgment.

 

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s of Science degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering
  • Working knowledge or qualification on Geometrical Dimensioning & Tolerance
  • Experience with aerospace processes and methods (DO-160, MIL-STD-810, MIL-STD-31000, Y14.100) preferred.
  • 3D Computer Aided Design (CAD) platforms such as Dassault Systems SolidWorks
  • Microsoft Office (Excel & Project) 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

 

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Cabinet Maker Sr

Aviation Maintenance | United States Illinois Cahokia

Cabinet Maker

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Cabinet Maker with basic knowledge of cabinetmaking processes, products and tools for an opportunity in Cahokia, Illinois.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Under general supervision, fabricates the most complex cabinets and other wood-surfaced subassemblies for installation in aircraft. Assists lead by overseeing projects and providing guidance, assistance and training to co-workers.

  • Fabricates complex high quality furniture and other wood-surfaced subassemblies using stationary and hand held-tools.
  • Interprets material specifications and design/engineering drawings to ensure finished product meets design and engineering requirements with a high level of quality and detail.
  • Coordinates with supervision to ensure compliance with customer approved design samples.
  • Utilizes a variety of woodworking tools and techniques.
  • Complies with and champions safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies and ensures the protection of aircraft interiors.
  • Works with lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce, cost, cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Six-Sigma and other process improvement techniques.
  • Utilizes the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.
  • Accepts Lead responsibilities when required. Mentors and trains lesser skilled technicians.
  • Oversees projects and coordinates with Lead to delegate tasks to assigned technicians.
  • Conducts safety audits and assists team members in doing safety audits.
  • Assists in maintaining shop equipment and associated JSAs.
  • Coordinates with other backshops when necessary.
  • Adapts to sudden schedule changes. Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Wood working, wood finishing or auto body & painting experience in a technical environment or completion of Technical Certificate in cabinet making preferred and/or completion in current year youth apprenticeship program, in area of expertise.
  • 4+ years experience with cabinetmaking in the aviation, yacht or residential industries building and veneering cabinetry.
  • Aerospace experience highly preferred.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Why Choose LAUNCH?
A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.
LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Cabinet Maker II

Aviation Maintenance | United States Illinois Cahokia

Cabinet Maker

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Cabinet Maker with basic knowledge of cabinetmaking processes, products and tools for an opportunity in Cahokia, Illinois.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works under general supervision to fabricate furniture and other wood-surfaced subassemblies using blueprints, aircraft specifications and design/engineering drawings.
  • Assembles, pins and glues cabinet shells. Installs drawer-slides, hinges, latches and other hardware in subassemblies. Applies exterior surface materials such as laminates, veneers, and cap strips. 
  • Uses various types of stationary and hand-held power tools to fabricate or disassemble furniture.
  • Complies with all safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies. Uses personal protective equipment to protect aircraft interior.
  • Uses the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work. 
  • Works with lead and higher skilled technicians to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce, cost, cycle time, and man-hours using Lean Six-Sigma and other process improvement techniques.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • High school diploma/GED.
  • Wood working, wood finishing or auto body & painting experience in a technical environment or completion of Technical Certificate in cabinet making preferred and/or completion in current year youth apprenticeship program, in area of expertise.
  • 3 to 5 years experience with cabinetmaking in the aviation, yacht or residential industries building and veneering cabinetry.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must be able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.
  • Must be computer literate.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Why Choose LAUNCH?
A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.
LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Power Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic

 

Shift: must be open to shift

Pay: $23.80 – $26.60 an hour, depending on experience

 

 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of diesel engines, trucks and/or forklifts.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose and perform maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal Stae or Local regulations.
  • Interpret work orders and technical manual.
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets the manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Perform additional tasks to support operations.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-year of experience or completion of trade school.
  • Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment.
  • Must have own set of tools.
  • Must have steel toe boots.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license; CDL is a plus although not required.
  • Knowledgable of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Trailer Mechanic

Trailer Mechanic

 

Shift: must be open to shift (1st 2nd & 3rd)

Pay: $23.05 – $25.05 an hour, depending on experience

 

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of diesel engines, trucks and/or forklifts.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose and perform maintenance on equipment.
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal Stae or Local regulations.
  • Interpret work orders and technical manual.
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets the manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations.
  • Regular attendance is required.
  • Perform additional tasks to support operations.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Minimum 1-year of experience or completion of trade school.
  • Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment.
  • Must have own set of tools.
  • Must have steel toe boots.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license; CDL is a plus although not required.
  • Knowledgable of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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1st Shift Contract Manufacturing Coordinator

1st Shift Contract Manufacturing Coordinator

 

A client of ours is looking for a Contract Manufacturing Coordinator to sit out of their world HQ in Elk Grove Village. This candidate will be working 1st shift from 8AM to 5:30PM and making anywhere from $55 to $65k a year depending on experience. Please see below for the must haves for this position. 

 

Summary:

 

The Contract Manufacturing Coordinator is a key role in support of sourcing initiatives, responsible for developing and driving sourcing projects to achieve savings goals. The role is responsible for sourcing customized products and services, developing the external, subcontract manufacturing supply base, and leading company-wide cost savings initiatives. This position works closely with the Estimating and clientfacing Project Management teams to provide the most competitive total landed cost/total cost of ownership for externally procured materials and services.

 

Essential Sourcing Responsibilities:

 

  • Build and maintain technical understanding of the products and capabilities of the external, subcontract manufacturing supply base
  • Using customer supplied samples, renderings, concepts or descriptions, work with Project Management and Estimating to determine potential sources of supply for outsourced materials or finished goods; conduct should-cost and make vs. buy analyses to support sourcing decisions
  • Lead supplier RFx process relative to components and outsourced manufacturing services, conducting in-depth supplier analysis to ensure competitive pricing, delivery, and lead time are achieved to meet or exceed project budgets; analyze RFx bid responses to compare bids, develop award scenarios, and present recommendations that optimize total cost of ownership for the projects and ensure client and internal stakeholder’s needs are addressed
  • Lead the evaluation and selection of suppliers through market sourcing/research, identification of supplier capabilities, creation and administration of technical RFQ documents, proposal review, risk analysis, and negotiation of commercial terms and conditions
  • Proactively research new materials and techniques that assist the company in its pursuit to remain competitive and gain market share; lead and develop strategies for material and outsourced manufacturing categories that are unique to the Company’s market segments
  • Continuously looks for new savings opportunities through analysis of data (spend, price competitiveness, logistics, etc.) through hands-on review of materials in the production areas and with the Company’s Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)/Stakeholders
  • Ensure new items and new suppliers are established in the company’s ERP system with accurate data to ensure efficient purchase order release, invoice settlement and inventory management by the organization’s operational procurement resources
  • Conduct purchases for new product samples, First Article Inspection (FAI) and Production Part

Approval Process (PPAP); coordinates and facilitates the review and approval of FAI’s and PPAP’s with internal SME’s and stakeholders

  • Assists with expediting purchase orders to meet project deadlines or sales order ship dates; Ensure the timely and accurate receipt of purchased materials as needed

 

Essential Project Management Functions:

 

  • Manage multiple, moderate to high complexity sourcing projects with the ability to multi-task and change priorities as needed
  • Ensure critical milestones are met and Procurement deliverables are completed on schedule in support of the company’s financial goals
  • Maintain up-to-date and accurate project status information, milestones and tasks for assigned sourcing and process improvement initiatives in the company’s electronic project management system; effectively manage project tasks with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Continuously looks for new savings opportunities through analysis of data (spend, purchase price variance, etc.) and hands-on review of materials in the production areas and with he Company’s Subject Matter Experts (SME’s)
  • Strive to improve existing Sourcing processes and increase efficiencies by collaborating with technical resources and client-facing project/account managers

 

Qualifications and Experience:

 

 

Required Qualifications:

 

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree; Bachelor’s degree highly preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years of procurement sourcing experience in make-to-order environment or project based, job-shop environment; experience with subcontract manufacturing highly preferred
  • Experience using Microsoft Office suite of products; Highly proficient using Excel (e.g., VLookup, Pivot tables and formulas)

 

Required Skills:

 

  • Evidence of skills & attributes including effective listening, gathering complete information, ensuring accuracy, problem-solving, negotiating, researching discrepancies, and handling conflict are critical.
  • The ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, meet compressed deadlines, and handle frequent interruptions is essential; excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to gather, analyze, and interpret data, confirming its accuracy and adequacy, and using it to drive decisions as well as present results and business cases to management
  • Ability and willingness to respond quickly and appropriately in a dynamic, fast-paced work environment and the flexibility to withstand challenging situations
  • Bias for Action: Evaluates, acts and communicates in ‘internet time’; makes timely practical, effective decisions; takes initiative without being asked
  • Project Management: Ability to manage projects to ensure successful delivery (on time with budget, meeting agreed upon success criteria) to establish clear goals and accountabilities, including the ability to develop project plans, allocate resources, identify potential issues/risk and develop contingency plans

 

Physical Demands: The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties of the position. Able to work at a fast pace when required. Able to work extended hours with little notice.

 

Working Conditions and Environment: The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential function of the position. 

 

Travel: Up to 10%

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1st Shift Paintline Operator

1st Shift Paint Line Operator

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Paintline Operators for an opportunity in Bensenville, IL. This position pays 12/hour to start and is on 1st shift, Monday to Friday 78am-3:30pm.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Paintline operators paint and package various frames. This job requires candidates to stand through out the entire shift loading and unloading the paint machine with frames.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Minimum 3 months production work experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment. 
  • High school diploma or GED preferred. 
  • Fill & fair experience preferred
  • Knowledge of “shop math” including use of measurement tools
  • Familiarity with blueprint reading
  • Ability to meet deadlines and use of hand tools preferred. 
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. required.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

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Diesel Technician

Diesel Mechanic

 

Shift: 1st, Mon. – Fri.
Pay: $18-$25 per hour, depending on experience

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrication, and filter replacements.
  • Repair, reline, replace, and adjust brakes clutches, transmission, differentials, and driveline.
  • Test drive vehicles and test components using proper equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and repair suspension systems, electrical systems, exhaust systems, steering systems, air conditioning, PTO’S and custom exhaust systems.
  • Troubleshoot diesel engine fault codes, and make needed repairs.
  • Troubleshoot and repair fuel tanks, fifth wheels, trailer hitches, pintle hooks, auxiliary axles, and frames.
  • Perform tandem alignment, front axle kingpin, and bushing repairs.
  • Perform basic aluminum and steel wire welding.
  • Inspect orders for completion and quality before presentation or delivery to customers.
  • Record final measurements, services and parts used during the last stage of a job, noting any special customer request(s).
  • Any other duties assigned to support operations.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Post Secondary Certificate or training in mechanics preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in general heavy-duty truck and/or trailer repair.
  • Minimum 2 years on engine electronics and on cab air conditioning.
  • Ability to frequently lift or carry parts in excess of 75 lbs.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Must have steel toe boots.
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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2nd Shift Material Handler

2nd Shift Material Handler

 

We are currently looking to hire a full time Material Hanlder on our 2nd shift at our production facility in La Grange, IL. The hours are Monday to Friday 3pm-1am+OT, the position pays 15-17/hour to start.

 

-Candidates MUST have 3+ years of sit-down forklift and material hanlding experience

-Use forklift to move materials to production line

-Move skids to correct production lines as needed

-Move finished product to warehouse or shipping area

-General warehouse and material handler duties as assigned

-Current forklift license is preferred, but not required

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1st Shift Mechanical Technician

Aviation Maintenance | United States Illinois Elk Grove Village

1st Shift Mechanical Technician

 

 

LAUNCH is looking for a 1st Shift Mechanical Technician for the facility in Elk Grove Village, IL. This is a 4-month contract to direct role that is paying $13p/hour.  Candidates will be responsible for building/repairing cargo containers for airplanes.

  • No work on weekends
  • Temperature controlled facility

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Open to entry level. But MUST have a mechanical background using hand and power tools and following blueprints.
  • Tools are provided at work stations.
  • Must own steel toe boots.
  • Must clear a Drug Test and Background check before starting.
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3rd Shift Paintline Operator

3rd Shift Paint Line Operator

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Paintline Operators for an opportunity in Bensenville, IL. This position pays 12/hour to start and is on 3rd shift, Monday to Friday 11pm-7:30am.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Paintline operators paint and package various frames. This job requires candidates to stand through out the entire shift loading and unloading the paint machine with frames.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Minimum 3 months production work experience in a manufacturing or warehouse environment. 
  • High school diploma or GED preferred. 
  • Fill & fair experience preferred
  • Knowledge of “shop math” including use of measurement tools
  • Familiarity with blueprint reading
  • Ability to meet deadlines and use of hand tools preferred. 
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to lift up to 30 lbs. required.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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Power Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic

Shift: 2nd, M – F,

Pay: $23 – $27 per hour, depending on experience

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of diesel engines, trucks and/or forklifts
  • Inspect, trouble shoot, diagnose and perform maintenance on equipment
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal, State or Local regulations
  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations
  • Regular attendance is required
  • Other duties as required to support operations

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Equivalent of High School Diploma or GED and 3+ year’s diesel mechanic experience.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Knowledgable of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics
  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, spending time bending, climbing and stooping.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Must have own steel toe boots.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license; CDL is a plus although not required.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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1st Shift Design Engineering Manager

1st Design Engineering Manager

 

We are currently looking to hire a Design Engineering Manager for our manufacturing facility in Addison, IL. The spot pays 100-125K per year depending on experience and is a full time pernanent opportunity with full benefits and 401K.

 

Candidates must have a masters or 4-10 years of relevant experience. Anyone with aviation or aerospace experience is highly preferred. 

 

Summary Directs and coordinates activities of engineering department to design, manufacture, and test components, products, and systems by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Directs department activities to design new products, modify existing designs, improve production techniques, and develop test procedures.

 

Resolves problems using solutions that involve new techniques, technologies, or concepts.

 

Analyzes technology trends, human resource needs, and market demand to plan projects.

 

Confers with management, production, and marketing staff to determine engineering feasibility, cost effectiveness, and customer demand for new and existing products.

 

Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.

 

Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, customer relations, and/or inter-departmental relations.

 

Provides direction and example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.

 

Maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.

 

Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.

 

Employee’s primary duties require him/her to use discretion and independent judgment.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities                                             

Directly supervises employees in the Design Engineering Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience                                            

Master’s degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills                                           

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Mathematical Skills                                                 

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

 

Reasoning Ability                                                    

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Computer Skills                                           

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Design software; Development software; Internet software; Manufacturing software; Project Management software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

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2nd Shift CNC Mill Machinist

2nd Shift CNC Mill Machinist

 

We are currently looking to hire a full time CNC mill machinist on our 2nd shift in Schiller Park, IL. This position pays up to 25/hour to start and can interview and start ASAP!

 

Any candidate with 2+ years of CNC mill set-up and operation experience can perform this role. Candidates must also be able to edit programs at the machine, but DO NOT need to program off-line. Candidates will be working on a HAAS CNC Mill.

 

Job Duties

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings.
  • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Perform basic machining math including fractional / decimal conversion, basic trigonometry (sin, cos), calculating dimensions and tolerances and determining missing linear or angular dimensions.
  • Properly set up and operate CNC Milling Machine and machine parts/components to the required specifications.
  • Properly utilize machining tools such as high speed drill, carbide drill, insert drill, high speed drill, carbide drill, high speed tap, roll forming tap and boring head.
  • Edit and program mill utilizing the HAAS and/or Brothers Controller.
  • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance mill operations.
  • Verify conformance of machined workpiece to specifications using measuring devices and make corrections as required.

SKILLS

  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Must have experience with HAAS CNC Milling Machine with CNC control
  • Minimum 2 years related experience preferred
  • Background and experience with short production runs, multiple setups and changeovers
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2nd Shift CNC Lathe Machinist

2nd Shift CNC Lathe Machinist

 

We are currently looking to hire a full time lathe machinist on our 2nd shift in Schiller Park, IL. This position pays up to 25/hour to start and can interview and start ASAP!

 

Any candidate with 2+ years of CNC Lathe set-up and operation experience can perform this role. Candidates must also be able to edit programs at the machine, but DO NOT need to program off-line. Candidates will be working on a HAAS CNC lathe. 

 

Job Duties

  • Read, interpret and understand blueprints and drawings.
  • Plan machining operations by studying work orders, blueprints, drawings, specifications, materials, machining parameters, and interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances.
  • Perform basic machining math including fractional / decimal conversion, basic trigonometry (sin, cos), calculating dimensions and tolerances and determining missing linear or angular dimensions.
  • Properly set up and operate CNC Lathe Machine and machine parts/components to the required specifications.
  • Properly utilize machining tools such as high speed drill, carbide drill, insert drill, high speed drill, carbide drill, high speed tap, roll forming tap and boring head.
  • Edit and program mill utilizing the HAAS and/or Brothers Controller.
  • Plan and perform a wide variety of diversified close tolerance mill operations.
  • Verify conformance of machined workpiece to specifications using measuring devices and make corrections as required.

SKILLS

  • Must be able to read blueprints.
  • Experience with HAAS CNC Lathe Machine with CNC control preferred
  • Minimum 2 years related experience preferred
  • Background and experience with short production runs, multiple setups and changeovers

 

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Trailer Mechanic

Trailer Mechanic

 

Shift: must be open to shift (1st 2nd or 3rd)

Pay: $23.05 – $25.05 hour, depending on experience

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of diesel engines, trucks and/or forklifts
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose and perform maintenance on equipment
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal Stae or Local regulations
  • Interpret work orders and technical manual
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets the manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations
  • Regular attendance is required
  • Perform additional tasks to support operations.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • High School DIploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 1-year of experience or completion of trade school
  • Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License
  • Must have own set of tools
  • Must have steel toe boots
  • Knowledgable of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a background check
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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1st Shift VMC Machinist

1st Shift VMC Machinist

 

We are currently looking to hire a full time VMC Machinist for our manufacturing facility in Addison, IL. The position pays 23/hour to start and can interview and start ASAP.

 

Pay: 24/hour

Shift: 1st Monday to Friday 6am-4pm+OT

 

Summary: Set up and operate all jobs in department with some assistance.  Other duties may be assigned.

 

Reads process sheets, job folders, blueprints, and work instructions of part to determine machining to be done, dimensional specifications, set up, and operating requirements.

 

Maintain job folder integrity. 

 

Minor troubleshooting ability for nonconforming processes.

 

Selects and installs preset tooling in machine in sequence specified on process sheet.

 

Maintain a low level of scrap.

 

Ability to write minor machining programs.

 

Inspects first run piece with some assistance and spot checks succeeding pieces for conformance to specifications.

 

Studies job packet and organizes materials for next run.

 

Sets up and operates another machine with some assistance. 

 

Report perishable tooling replacement requirements.

 

Supervisory Responsibilities

                                            

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

 

Competencies

                                             

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

Analytical – Uses intuition and experience to complement data.

 

Design – Generates creative solutions; Demonstrates attention to detail.

 

Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

 

Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

 

Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Able to read and interpret written information.

 

Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

 

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience

Three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Language Skills

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. 

 

Mathematical Skills

Ability to apply concepts of advanced algebra, trigonometry and geometry.

 

Reasoning Ability

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

Other Skills and Abilities

Mid level blue print reading.  Ability to set-up and operate most machines in department with assistance.  Entry level skills set to program and make machine adjustments.  Must possess a mid level of gauging and inspection knowledge.  Basic knowledge with Fanuc, Haas and Okuma OSP controls.  Basic understanding of Geometric Tolerance.  Basic understand G and M codes.  Operate two machines at a time when possible.  Ability to problem solve minor machining issues.

 

Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Diesel Technician 2nd Shift

Diesel Mechanic

 

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Diesel Mechanic for minor repair work on a diesel powered tractors and trailers in Morton IL.

 

Shift: 2nd Mon. – Fri. 2pm – 11:30pm

 

Pay: $17 per hour, depending on experience 

  • Clean Working Environment!
  • Opportunity For Growth!
  • Safety Focused!
  • Work Stability! 

Diesel Mechanic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Replacement or repair of diesel engine external components, external drive train, steering, suspension and brake components. electrical systems, starting and charging components, and diesel air system.
  • Perform routine maintenance on company’s fleet of diesel powered trucks.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Diesel Mechanic Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds, spending time bending, climbing and stooping.
  • Equivalent of high school diploma or GED and 1+ year of Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic experience.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Must have own steel toe boots.
  • FHWA Certification preferred.
  • Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school preferred 

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

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1st Shift Warehouse Associate

1st Shift Warehouse Associate

 

A large client of ours in Elk Grove is currently looking for a 1st Shift Warehouse Associate to join the team. This candidate must be open to working 8AM to 5PM Monday through Friday with minimal OT. They’re looking to pay up to $14p/hour but can be flexible for the right candidate. Unlike the normal warehouse role, forklift is not a must, but just a plus. A few things they’re looking for are:

 

– Must have great attention to detail. Probably the most important thing

– Lift and move up to 50lbs consistently

– Operate and utilize a manual pallet jack

– Plus to have sit down forklift experience. But only spend up to 40 minutes a shift on it. They’ll train and certify them personally if they have no experience.

– Computer and data entry experience. They utilize Epicore for their inventory management system. Microsoft Word/Excel will help too.

– Manually document any issues or defects with incoming and outgoing parts/machines.

 

This is a very clean and well-lit environment and they like to keep it that way. Their goal is to bring this person on direct eventually and work their way up to a lead in the warehouse.

 

 

 

 

 

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A&P Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Springfield Illinois

A&P Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking A&P Mechanics with corporate jet experience for an opportunity in Springfield, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Accomplish assigned work in a timely manner.
  • Remove and replace Engines, Flight Controls, Gear, and Doors.
  • Rig Flight Controls.
  • Perform Routine Maintenance Items on Bombardier, Gulfstream, Hawker, Cessna and EMBRAER.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Current A&P license required (6 months of documented experience within the last 2 years).
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as a Mechanic; prefer A&P in Corporate Aviation. 
  • GA exp preferred.
  • Interpret technical documents such as Maintenance Manuals and Service Bulletins.
  • Able to read, write and understand English.
  • Must be a self starter with ability to work with little supervision.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors
  • Must be willing to work any shift
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested)
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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Trailer Mechanic 2nd Shift

Trailer Mechanic

 

Shift: Must be flexible 2nd shift 

Pay: $23.05 – $25.05 an hour, depending on experience

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for repairs and required preventive maintenance of diesel engines, trucks and/or forklifts
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose and perform maintenance on equipment
  • Perform safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documents required by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), company and any other Federal Stae or Local regulations
  • Interpret work orders and technical manual
  • Repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure the work meets the manufacturer’s specifications and legislated regulations
  • Regular attendance s required
  • Perform additional tasks to support operations.

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

  • High School DIploma or GED equivalent
  • Minimum 1-year of experience or completion of trade school
  • Must be able to use hand tools and test equipment
  • Must have own set of tools
  • Must have steel toe boots
  • Knowledgable of heavy truck repairs in a commercial environment, including diesel engine system diagnostics
  • Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, random drug and/or alcohol tests, and will be subject to a background check
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States
  • Must have a valid driver’s license; CDL is a plus although not required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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QC Inspector (A&P Licensed)

Aviation Maintenance | United States Illinois Wood Dale

Aircraft Inspector

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Inspectors with experience inspecting commercial aircraft engine parts, articles and components for an opportunity in Wood Dale, IL.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

QC Inspectors will inspect aircraft parts/components and materials in accordance with proper procedures, methods and operations in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have related experience or training inspecting aircraft engine parts, articles and components.
  • A&P License required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

 

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Diesel Mechanic

Diesel Mechanic

  

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Diesel Mechanic to perform preventative maintenance tasks (brakes, tires, oil changes, etc.) on trucks and trailers in Minooka, IL. All vehicles are under warranty so the techs are not needing to do any overhauls or anything.

 

Shift: 1st 2nd & 3rd Shift Available
Pay: $18 – $25 per hour, depending on experience

 

Job Duties and Requirements:

  • Follows workplace and vehicle safety procedures consistently.
  • Able to perform proper Preventive Maintenance such as lube, filters, inspection, including truck appearance, interior and exterior, cab related safety and security.
  • Perform basic electrical repair and replace starters, alternators and batteries.
  • Perform tires tread, inflation, rotation, wear, reconditioning of wheels.
  • Inspect & replace basic engine components, transmission and clutch (R&R) and drive line components.
  • Remove and replace steering & chassis components.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Equivalent of high school diploma or GED.
  • 3+ years of mechanic experience.
  • Must be eligible and able to obtain CDL withing 6 months of being hired.
  • Must have own set of tools.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

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A&P Mechanic – LEAD

Aviation Maintenance | United States Rockford Illinois

A&P Lead Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an A&P Lead Mechanics with commercial C&D check experience on Commercial aircraft for an opportunity in Rockford, IL.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

A&P Lead Mechanics will maintain, inspect, repair, modify, overhaul and troubleshoot commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Current A&P license required (6 months of documented experience within the last 2 years).
  • 5+ years commercial experience required.
  • Prior lead mechanic experience required.
  • Wide body experience preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Structures Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Rockford Illinois

Structures Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking a Structures Mechanic with commercial C&D check experience on Commercial aircraft for an opportunity in Rockford, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Structures Mechanics will fabricate, repair, replace and rebuild aircraft parts and structures on commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 2+ years of heavy commercial aircraft MRO repair experience.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Avionics Technician

Aviation Maintenance | United States Rockford Illinois

Avionics Technician

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an Avionics Technician with experience performing electrical and avionics related maintenance and aircraft modifications on commercial aircraft for an opportunity in Rockford, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Avionics Technicians will install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, and navigation on commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 3+ years of heavy commercial aircraft MRO repair experience.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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A&P Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Rockford Illinois

A&P Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an A&P Mechanic with commercial C&D check experience on Commercial aircraft for an opportunity in Rockford, IL.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

A&P Mechanics will maintain, inspect, repair, modify, overhaul and troubleshoot commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Current A&P license required (6 months of documented experience within the last 2 years).
  • 2+ years commercial experience required.
  • Wide body experience preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Diesel Technician 2nd Shift

Experienced Diesel Technician

 

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Diesel Mechanic for repair and maintenance of semi-trucks in Rockford, IL.

 

Shift: 2nd Shift

Pay: $24.00 – $30.00/hr., depending on experience

 

Benefits include:

  • Competitive Wages & Consistent Pay!
  • Career Advancement Opportunities!
  • 401K and Retirement Planning!
  • Full Dental and Medical Insurance!
  • Paid Vacation!

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and maintains semi-trucks and related equipment including but not limited to; basic service, transmission replacements, engine troubleshooting.
  • Administers fleet maintenance assists in troubleshooting problems with equipment.
  • Ensures compliance on a day-to-day basis with State, Federal and Company requirements.
  • Works closely with shop manager providing the status of maintenance and job completion.
  • Identifies and recommends actions to improve operating efficiency.
  • Performs all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • The equivalent of high school diploma or GED and 4+ years of mechanical experience.
  • ASE Diesel Certifications Strongly Preferred.
  • CDL Preferred, or able/willing to obtain.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Avionics Technician – A&P / High Level – General

Aviation Teams | United States Oak Brook

Avionics Technician – Multiple Locations

LAUNCH Teams is seeking highly skilled avionics technicians nationwide with experience performing wire harness fabrication and terminations and aircraft wiring modifications on commercial or corporate aircraft.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Avionics Technicians will install, inspect, and test, WIFI, IFE, LED, EEPLS, Live TV, Interior Lighting Modifications, Etc. in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

 

  • Boeing 737, 757, or Airbus A319/A320 experience preferred.
  • 3+ Years of commercial airframe experience required. Will consider a combination of military and commercial experience.
  • A&P license is a plus but not required.
  • GoGo, Row44, Direct TV, Panasonic WiFi and IFE experience is a plus.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must perform job duties in a timely manner, with no defects.
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision with a team goal in mind.
  • Must be able to work well with other members of a close team.
  • Must be willing to work any shift as required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH Avionics?

LAUNCH Avionics provides industry leading compensation benefits in a scenario that each member is rewarded for work completion, within span time, and under budget. All team members will share in the financial rewards of the company as the modification process is streamlined.  A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH Avionics provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 


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A&P Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Rockford Illinois

A&P Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an A&P Mechanic with commercial C&D check experience on Commercial aircraft for an opportunity in Rockford, IL.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

A&P Mechanics will maintain, inspect, repair, modify, overhaul and troubleshoot commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Current A&P license required (6 months of documented experience within the last 2 years).
  • 3+ years commercial experience required.
  • Wide body experience preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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A&P Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Rockford Illinois

A&P Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an A&P Mechanic with commercial C&D check experience on Commercial aircraft for an opportunity in Rockford, IL.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

A&P Mechanics will maintain, inspect, repair, modify, overhaul and troubleshoot commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Current A&P license required (6 months of documented experience within the last 2 years).
  • 3+ years commercial experience required.
  • Wide body experience preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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School Bus Mechanic

School Bus Mechanic

**Safety first**

**Hands-on training**

 

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a School Bus Mechanic to perform assigned vehicle maintenance related functions and facility maintenance to assist in maintaining school buses in safe, comfortable and like new operable condition.

 

Pay: Up to $21.50 per hour, depending on experience

 

Shift: 2nd Shift 12 PM – 8:30PM M-F

 

School Bus Mechanic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works under the direct supervision of an assigned skilled and certified journeyman technician to receive hands-on training.
  • Performs assigned vehicle and facility maintenance related duties (e.g. vehicle washing, cleaning, fueling, oil changes, lubrication, light vehicle repair etc.) in a safe and timely manner.
  • Arranges for and obtains appropriate inspections and approval of all repairs before vehicle is released from maintenance facility.
  • Maintains a safe, clean, productive and efficient work area including ensuring work area is in compliance with all relevant Federal, State/Provincial and local guidelines and requirements.
  • Records time spent, parts used and repairs conducted on the appropriate form upon completion of the assignment.
  • Other duties may be assigned

Qualified Candidates For The School Bus Mechanic Position Will Have Met The Following:

Required:

  • Equivalent of a high school diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of related maintenance and repair on medium/heavy duty trucks
  • Must furnish own tools and steel toe boots
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Must be able to pass DOT drug test & DOT physical

Preferred:

  • CDL, or the ability to obtain
  • ASE, preferred but not required

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

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Tech III, II, I

Diesel Mechanic

 

Shift: 3rd 3:30 – 12 AM Mon – Fri

Pay: $17.81 – $26.19 per hour

 

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Diesel Mechanic in Springfield, OH to test, service, and repair tractors and related mechanical components.

 

Diesel Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Capable of diagnosing and repairing most transmission, engine, electrical, suspension, driveline, HVAC, brakes and air systems. 
  • Repair/Replace bolt on body parts such as hoods and cab extenders.
  • Perform DOT inspections as outlined in the guidelines.
  • Perform open seat inspections to prepare tractor for next driver.
  • Perform 90-day lease operator inspections.
  • Accurately complete DOT forms and all other forms of documentation in a timely fashion.
  • Capable of using all diagnostic equipment and resources.
  • Drive trucks in and out of the shop before and after repairs.
  • Clean and maintain work area on a daily basis.
  • Maintain a high level of productivity and be able to work within or close to most SRT times.
  • Perform basic or minor repairs and inspections on brakes, tires, wiring etc.
  • Perform basic and routine preventative maintenance on tractors and trailers
  • Check vehicle fluids; transmission, oil, windshield wiper, antifreeze, etc.
  • Perform vehicle preventative maintenance (pm’s).
  • Change vehicle tires Grease mechanical parts Must be able to move equipment in and out of the shop.
  • Any other duties as assigned to support operations.

 

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Equivalent of a High school diploma or GED.
  • Minimum of 2 years of tractor experience required.
  • Experience in the transportation industry a plus.
  • Valid Driver’s License required.
  • Basic computer skills preferred.
  • Must provide own hand tools that are adequate to perform job functions.

 

Work Environment: this job operates in a normal professional office environment and routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers and fax machines, and filing cabinets.

 

Physical Requirements: While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently stands, walks, uses hands to finger, handle or feel; and reaches with hands and arms. occasionally carry, lift overhead, high, low and medium-lift 51/75 lbs, frequently 50/21 lbs and constantly 20/1 lbs.

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A&P Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Springfield Illinois

A&P Mechanic

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking A&P Mechanics with corporate jet experience for an opportunity in Springfield, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Accomplish assigned work in a timely manner.
  • Remove and replace Engines, Flight Controls, Gear, and Doors.
  • Rig Flight Controls.
  • Perform Routine Maintenance Items on Bombardier, Gulfstream, Hawker, Cessna and EMBRAER.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Current A&P license required (6 months of documented experience within the last 2 years).
  • 5 to 7 Years Experience accomplishing maintenance checks on Bombardier, Gulfstream, Hawker, Cessna and EMBRAER.
  • Interpret technical documents such as Maintenance Manuals and Service Bulletins.
  • Able to read, write and understand English.
  • Must be a self starter with ability to work with little supervision.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors
  • Must be willing to work any shift
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested)
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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Project Supervisor – General

Aviation Teams | United States Oak Brook

Launch Teams – Project Supervisor

 

LAUNCH Teams is seeking highly skilled Supervisors nationwide with project management experience. Strong wire harness fabrication and terminations and aircraft wiring modifications on commercial or corporate aircraft.  A&P license is REQUIRED. Must be open to travelling and willing to get on planes as needed (not just a desk job).

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Team Supervisors will assist with install, inspect, and test, WIFI, IFE, Live TV, and interior lighting Modifications, in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements. Superiors will provide oversight of Teams groups on projects including budgeting, payroll, customer relations, and mechanic development. This is not a technician job but supervisors are expected to be able to get on the plane as needed, help troubleshoot issues if Team can’t resolve, and help develop mechanics so need to be able to show them what to do.

 

Qualifications and requirements: 

  • Wiring Modification experience on commercial airplanes preferred, corporate and military will be considered.
  • Must have at least decent AVI background – need to be able to get up and show the guys something / troubleshoot something as needed.
  • Routing, clamping and terminating wire harnesses per aircraft drawings and wiring diagrams.
  • Must have a good understanding and proper selection of crimp tools and their usage.
  • Proficient in Coax and Qaudrax data connectors.
  • Must be able to maintain all paperwork correctly, to include daily signoffs of task cards.
  • Must be willing to work any shift as required for aircraft span reasons.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

LAUNCH Avionics Supervisors will have the following responsibilities: 

  • Perform the duties as the main Point Of Contact on the job site.
  • Interact with the customer on behalf of Launch Avionics.
  • Supervisors must conduct themselves with the highest level of professionalism and represent LAUNCH Avionics in a manner conducive of an aviation professional.
  • Poses employee supervisory skills that promote strong team environment and a desire to complete daily work assignments.
  • Update President on aircraft status, and facility concerns, every morning during daily status conference call.
  • Update and maintain a daily aircraft milestone flow sheet and email to President end of each work day.
  • Review turnover from Leads, ensure the accuracy, and forward to the customer and President every day.
  • Run payroll and manage project budgets to increase margins and efficiencies. 
  • Sell additional work at site outside of main project. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

LAUNCH Avionics will provide industry leading compensation benefits in a scenario that each member is rewarded for work completion, within span time, and under budget. All team members will share in the financial rewards of the company as the modification process is streamlined.  A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations. LAUNCH provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards. If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 


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Structures Mechanic – General

Aviation Teams | United States Oak Brook

Structures Mechanic – Multiple Locations

LAUNCH Teams is seeking highly skilled Structures Mechanics nationwide with experience performing heavy maintenance, repairs and modifications on commercial or corporate aircraft.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

 

  • Boeing 737, 757, or Airbus A319/A320 experience preferred.
  • 3+ Years of commercial airframe experience required. Will consider a combination of military and commercial experience.
  • A&P license is a plus but not required.
  • GoGo, Row44, Direct TV, Panasonic WiFi and IFE mod experience is a plus.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must perform job duties in a timely manner, with no defects.
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision with a team goal in mind.
  • Must be able to work well with other members of a close team.
  • Must be willing to work any shift as required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH Avionics?

LAUNCH Avionics provides industry leading compensation benefits in a scenario that each member is rewarded for work completion, within span time, and under budget. All team members will share in the financial rewards of the company as the modification process is streamlined.  A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH Avionics provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 


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Avionics Technician – General

Aviation Teams | United States Oak Brook

Avionics Technician – Multiple Locations

LAUNCH Teams is seeking highly skilled avionics technicians nationwide with experience performing wire harness fabrication and terminations and aircraft wiring modifications on commercial or corporate aircraft.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Avionics Technicians will install, inspect, and test, WIFI, IFE, LED, EEPLS, Live TV, Interior Lighting Modifications, Etc. in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

 

  • Boeing 737, 757, or Airbus A319/A320 experience preferred.
  • 3+ Years of commercial airframe experience required. Will consider a combination of military and commercial experience.
  • A&P license is a plus but not required.
  • GoGo, Row44, Direct TV, Panasonic WiFi and IFE experience is a plus.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must perform job duties in a timely manner, with no defects.
  • Must be able to work under minimum supervision with a team goal in mind.
  • Must be able to work well with other members of a close team.
  • Must be willing to work any shift as required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH Avionics?

LAUNCH Avionics provides industry leading compensation benefits in a scenario that each member is rewarded for work completion, within span time, and under budget. All team members will share in the financial rewards of the company as the modification process is streamlined.  A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH Avionics provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 


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Avionics Technician

Aviation Maintenance | United States Moline Illinois

Avionics Wiring Technician III

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Avionics Technicians with wiring experience for an opportunity in Moline, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

With advanced knowledge and high level skills, installs, repairs, troubleshoots and performs other general tasks related to the maintenance, installation and repair of avionics systems and components on a variety of airframes in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, company-approved procedures, and customer specifications. Avionics Wiring Tech III must be capable, and experienced to perform effective installation and troubleshooting of the most complicated avionics system installations. Trains less experienced employees through the OJT process. Prepares and completes appropriate documentation. Meets the requirements for designation as a Production Inspector.

  • Performs installations, troubleshooting, and repairs of the most complicated nature on aircraft avionics systems and components on a variety of airframes in a timely, clean, safe and professional manner with no rework, with a superior level of quality, craftsmanship, and efficiency.
  • Makes sound technical decisions as a technician and when functioning as Production Inspector. Efficiently and effectively installs, troubleshoots, function tests, and repairs the most complicated aircraft avionics systems across a variety of aircraft makes and models.
  • Expertly prepares various documents for record keeping purposes, as required by Company policies, FAA Approved Repair Station and Quality Control Manuals, All FAA regulations (FARs), OEM Aircraft Manufacturer Manuals, etc. to include turnovers, and personal training logs. Assists Junior Avionics Wiring Technicians in these efforts.
  • Demonstrates proficiency of Elliott Aviation work order system by completing accurate and timely discrepancies and corrective action statements. Assists Junior Avionics Wiring Technicians in these efforts.
  • Willingly and effectively shares knowledge and capabilities with less experienced technicians through OJT to foster their development, ensure accurate work, and support of the team’s goals. Acts as mentor and task expert for new avionics personnel.
  • Proficiently and consistently locates and uses the appropriate technical data to accomplish any and all tasks.
  • Supports, maintains, and complies with all Environmental, Health and Safety federal, OSHA, state and local regulations
  • In the absence of the Crew Chief, accepts ownerships of the work scope and established milestones relative to the successful and timely completion of these projects. Leads minor Aircraft Projects from time to time, as directed by the Crew Chief.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have 5+ years of aircraft installation and repair experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of FARs 43, 91, 135, 145.
  • Airframe & Power plant Certificate and/or FCC License preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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Avionics Technician

Aviation Maintenance | United States Moline Illinois

Avionics Wiring Technician II

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Avionics Technicians with wiring experience for an opportunity in Moline, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

With limited supervision, assists with installation, troubleshooting and repairing, and other general tasks related to the maintenance, installations and repair of Avionics systems and components on a variety of aircraft product models in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, company-approved procedures, and customer specifications. Prepares and completes appropriate work order documentation. Supports and records all OJT, mentoring, and training for record and personal development..

  • Assists in, and learns, high quality installation, troubleshooting and repair of aircraft avionic systems and components on a variety of aircraft production models using proper hand tools, specialized equipment, and support equipment, in a timely, clean, safe, and professional manner with no rework. Records all work performed as OJT for record and development.
  • Accurately orders general components & parts, supports turn-in and record of removed parts, supports delivery and record of received parts as needed and directed.
  • Performs minor troubleshooting and repair of aircraft avionics systems and components in relation to system installation.
  • Prepares various documents for record keeping purposes, as required by Company policies, FAA Approved Repair Station and Quality Control Manuals, All FAA regulations (FARs), OEM Aircraft Manufacturer Manuals, etc. to include turnovers, and personal training logs.
  • Demonstrates proficiency of Elliott Aviation work order system by completing accurate and timely discrepancies and corrective action statements.
  • Consistently Locates and uses appropriate technical data per system installation manual requirements and follows verbal instructions to complete assigned installation tasks. Builds and develops personal quality avionics installations and support techniques based on OJT experience to improve in proficiency and quality.
  • Supports, maintains, and complies with all Environmental, Health, and Safety, for federal, OSHA, state and local regulations.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have 2+ years of aircraft repair experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of FARs 43, 91, 135, 145.
  • FCC Preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

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APG Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Moline Illinois

Service Technician II

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking A&P Mechanics with corporate jet experience for an opportunity in Moline, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

With limited supervision, assists with testing, adjusting and repairing, and other general tasks related to the maintenance and repair of airframe, engine and component systems on a variety of aircraft models in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, company-approved procedures, FAA regulations, and customer expectations. Prepare and complete appropriate work order documentation. Support and record all OJT, mentoring, and training for personal development.

  • Assist with and learn, high quality inspection procedures, servicing, and maintenance of aircraft & engine systems and components on a variety of aircraft models using proper hand tools, specialized equipment, and support equipment in a timely, clean, safe, and professional manner with minimal rework. Records all work performed, unless deemed proficient, as OJT for skills development.
  • Accurately order general components and parts, turn-in and record removed parts, record received parts as needed and directed, and support delivery under the guidance of technicians of a higher rank when needed.
  • Performs minor troubleshooting, function testing, and repair of airframes, engines, and component systems.
  • Prepare various documents for record keeping purposes, as required by Elliott Aviation Policies and Procedures, FAA Approved Repair Station and Quality Control Manuals, and to include turnovers, and personal training logs (OJT).
  • Demonstrate proficient use of the Elliott Aviation Work Order system by completing accurate and timely listing of discrepancies and completing accurate corrective action statements including completion of Service Bulletin and Airworthiness Directives (AD) compliance statements (ref. FAR §91.417).
  • Consistently locate and use appropriate manufacturer’s technical data, to include OEM Aircraft Manufacturer maintenance and component maintenance manuals. Follow verbal instructions to complete assigned tasks. Build and develop personal proficiency and quality maintenance techniques based on OJT experience.
  • Support, maintain, and comply with all Federal, OSHA, State, local regulations and Elliott Aviation’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies and Processes.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have 2+ years of aircraft repair experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of FARs 43, 65, 91, 135, 145.
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certificate Preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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A&P Mechanic

Aviation Maintenance | United States Moline Illinois

Service Technician III

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking A&P Mechanics with corporate jet experience for an opportunity in Moline, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

With advanced knowledge and high level skills, inspect, test, adjust, repair, and perform other general tasks related to the maintenance and repair of airframe & engine systems and components on a variety of aircraft in a safe and clean work environment according to manufacturer’s specifications, company-approved procedures, FAA regulations, and customer expectations. The Service Technician III must be capable and have the experience level to perform effective troubleshooting of the most complicated aircraft squawks with limited supervision, must possess the ability to train lesser experienced employees through the OJT process, prepare and complete appropriate documentation, and meet the requirements for designation as a Production Inspector.

  • Performs inspections, servicing, and repairs of the most complicated nature on various aircraft systems and components on a variety of aircraft in a timely, clean, safe and professional manner with no rework and with a superior level of quality, craftsmanship, and efficiency.
  • Capable of making sound technical decisions as a technician and/or when functioning as Production Inspector. Efficiently and effectively troubleshoot and function test referencing manufacturer’s technical documents across a variety of airframe, engine and component systems.
  • Expertly prepare and complete various documents for maintenance/ modification record keeping purposes, as required by FAA Airworthiness Regulations, Elliott Aviation Policies and Processes, FAA Approved Repair Station and Quality Control Manuals, including project turnovers, and personal training logs (OJT). Instruct and assist Tech I & Tech II in proper completion of documentation.
  • Demonstrate proficient use of the Elliott Aviation Work Order system by completing accurate and timely listing of discrepancies, and completing accurate corrective action statements including completion of Service Bulletin and Airworthiness Directives (AD) compliance statements (ref. FAR §91.417).
  • Willingly and effectively share knowledge and learned trusted techniques with lesser experienced technicians through the OJT program to foster their development, ensure accurate work, and support the department goals. Act as mentor and task expert for new service personnel.
  • Proficiently and consistently locate and uses the appropriate technical data to accomplish any and all tasks.
  • Support, maintain, and comply with all Federal, OSHA, State and local regulations, and Elliott Aviation’s Environmental, Health, and Safety Policies and Processes.
  • Leads aircraft projects as directed by the Crew Chief and Supervisor. Capable of accepting ownership of the assigned project work scope and established milestones relative to the successful and timely completion of in-work projects.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Must have 5+ years of aircraft repair experience.
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of FARs 43, 65, 91, 135, 145.
  • Airframe and Powerplant Certificate required. FAA Inspection Authorization Preferred.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.

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Avionics Technician

Aviation Maintenance | United States Rockford Illinois

Avionics Technician

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an Avionics Technician with experience performing electrical and avionics related maintenance and aircraft modifications on commercial aircraft for an opportunity in Rockford, Illinois.

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

Avionics Technicians will install, inspect, test, adjust, or repair avionics equipment, such as radar, radio, and navigation on commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

 

Qualifications and requirements:

  • 3+ years of heavy commercial aircraft MRO repair experience.
  • Must have the minimum tools as required.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

 All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

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Shop Diesel Technician

1st or 2nd Shift Shop Diesel Technician – Addison, IL

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Diesel Mechanic to perform routine scheduled maintenance and inspections on fleets of vehicles, Federal DOT inspections, troubleshooting and repairing diesel engines, alignments, suspension, hydraulics, transmissions and electrical, etc.

Shift: Mon. – Fri., 1st or 2nd Shift 

Pay: $25.00 – $28.00 per hour depending on experience

  • Competitive and weekly pay
  • Company truck, gas, and iPad Included.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adjusting and relining brakes, aligning wheels, tightening bolts and screws, and reassembling equipment.
  • Troubleshooting and repairing all makes of vehicles.
  • Inspecting, repairing, and maintaining automotive and mechanical equipment.
  • Raising trucks, buses and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Attaching test instruments to equipment, and reading dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Filling out and submitting all required documents in an accurate and timely manner on a company provided iPad.
  • Communicating with customers clearly and providing excellent customer service.
  • Abiding by all safety directives, especially those for personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • The equivalent of a high school diploma or GED.
  • 3+ years of experience with class 6 – 8 truck maintenance and repair.
  • ASE and CDL certification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have own steel toe boots.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

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2nd Shift Diesel Technician / Shop Technician

Diesel Mechanic

 

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Diesel Mechanic to perform routine scheduled maintenance and inspections on tractors/trailers, medium duty trucks, school buses and other diesel-powered equipment in Alsip, IL.

 

**Shop & Mobile positions available**

 

Shift: Mon. – Fri. 2nd Shift Available

 

Pay: $25.00 – $30.00 per hour depending on experience

  • Competitive and weekly pay
  • Fast-growing company
  • For Mobile positions company truck, gas, and iPad provided.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine scheduled maintenance, Federal DOT inspections, troubleshooting and repairing diesel engines, alignments, suspension, hydraulics, and transmissions, etc
  • Adjusting and relining brakes, wheels, tightening bolts and screws, and reassembling equipment.
  • Inspecting, repairing, and maintaining automotive and mechanical equipment.
  • Raising trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
  • Attaching test instruments to equipment, and reading dials and gauges to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Filling out and submitting all required documents in an accurate and timely manner on a company provided iPad.
  • Communicating with customers clearly and providing excellent customer service.
  • Abiding by all safety directives, especially those for personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • The equivalent of a high school diploma or GED.
  • 2+ years of experience with class 6 – 8 truck maintenance and repair.
  • ASE and CDL certification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be computer literate
  • Must have own steel toe boots.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Veterans are encouraged to apply particularly with the following MOS: 91A, 91B, 91D, 91H, 91L, 91M, 91P, 91S, 91X, 91Z

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Mobile Maintenance Technician

Mobile Maintenance Technician -$2000 Sign-on Bonus

LAUNCH TransTechs is seeking a Mobile Diesel Technician to perform all tractor and trailer repair estimation diagnosis and correction following standard operating procedures (SOP’s). Completes routine rebuilds and replacements, makes best value and safety decisions to continue to operate, repair or replace, and performs technical repairs and/or replacement in Channahon, IL.

 

Shift: Tue. – Fri., 6 am – 2:30 pm and Sat in the shop
Pay: $18 – $25 per hour depending on experience

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Use the American Trucking Association (ATA) system and other published and internet-based manuals and check sheets.
  • Follows workplace and vehicle safety procedures consistently.
  • Follows MSDS training and guidelines.
  • Perform proper Preventive Maintenance such as lube, filters, inspection, including truck appearance, interior and exterior, cab related safety and security.
  • Perform basic electrical repair and replace starters, alternators and batteries.
  • Perform tires tread, inflation, rotation, wear, reconditioning of wheels.
  • Inspect & replace basic engine components, transmission and clutch (R&R) and driveline components.
  • Remove and replace steering & chassis components.
  • Advanced and continually upgrading tools.
  • Follow company initiated housekeeping standards.
  • Perform Emergency Road Calls.
  • Proficient at brake diagnostic/repair& replace/adjustments.
  • Direct/Indirect labor accountability (completing personal paperwork).
  • Assist in parts inventory management.
  • Perform valve and injector adjustments.
  • Perform basic welding & cutting.
  • Perform fifth wheel service and rebuild/ kingpin wear.
  • Perform citation corrections and sign off.
  • Any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have a valid drivers license with an acceptable driving record.
  • Technical or advanced degree or equivalent experience.
  • Exposure to Windows-based computer systems preferred.
  • Diagnostic and troubleshooting competency relating to equipment repairs.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs.
  • 3+ years of mechanic experience.
  • Must have own basic tools.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Diesel Mechanic Tractor Trailer

Diesel Mechanic – $2000 Sign-on Bonus

 

LAUNCH TransTechs is currently seeking a Diesel Mechanic for preventative maintenance tasks on trucks and trailers in Channahon, IL.

 

Shift: 2nd Shift 

Pay: $18 – $25 per hour, depending on experience

 

Diesel Mechanic Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform basic tractor/trailer general maintenance and repairs, including, but not limited to welding.
  • May need to drive tractor/trailer in/out of the shop or through the facility parking lot.
  • Work in a safe manner, per company, local, state and federal policies and regulations.
  • Perform preventative maintenance (PM’s), electrical, suspension, and airbrake repairs, and run diagnostics on fleet.
  • Inspect & replace basic engine components, transmission and clutch (R&R) and driveline components.
  • Ability to speak, write and comprehend the English language in accordance with all safety-related regulations and product specifications to avoid product contaminations in addition to processing paperwork for invoicing, billing, etc.
  • Remove and replace steering & chassis components.
  • Other duties as required to support operations.

Diesel Mechanic Qualifications and requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED and 3+ year’s diesel mechanic experience.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment physical and drug screen.
  • Have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, spending time bending, climbing and stooping.
  • Must have own tools.
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.
  • Must have own steel toe boots.
  • CDL preferred, but not required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Bilingual Recruiter

Internal Operations | United States Oak Brook Illinois

AVIATION BILINGUAL RECRUITER

 

LAUNCH is one of the fastest growing aviation staffing firms in the country and as a result we are adding additional recruiters to our team! If you are career minded, have a positive attitude and a strong desire for success then we have a rewarding career opportunity for you!

 

We are seeking a bilingual recruiter that can speak Spanish to join the aviation recruiting team.

 

LAUNCH offers competitive salary with weekly commissions and monthly bonuses based upon attainable goals. We offer an extensive training program.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Source candidates from various career websites including LAUNCH’s internal software database.
  • Conduct phone screen interviews to properly match candidates with the right opportunities.
  • Properly enter and update candidate details into LAUNCH’s internal software database.
  • Work closely with Account Managers to support client recruiting needs to match the right candidate with the right opportunity.
  • Develop network of candidates utilizing recruiting resources and maintain candidate relationships utilizing LAUNCH’ internal database.
  • Continually work with the team of recruiters to support clients and promote company growth.
  • Work with Account Managers to develop business leads.  
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Special Projects as assigned.
  • Handle overflow items from other departments as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must have a positive attitude, be self-directed, goal oriented and career minded.
  • Must be able to speak both English/Spanish.
  • Aviation knowledge is a preferred but not required.
  • Experience working in the aerospace industry is preferred but not required.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have a sense of urgency.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Previous recruiting experience is preferred but not required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Veteran Military Recruiter

Internal Operations | United States Oak Brook Illinois

VETERAN MILITARY RECRUITER

 

LAUNCH is one of the fastest growing aviation staffing firms in the country and as a result we are adding additional recruiters to our team! If you are career minded, have a positive attitude and a strong desire for success then we have a rewarding career opportunity for you!

 

LAUNCH offers competitive salary with weekly commissions and monthly bonuses based upon attainable goals. We offer an extensive training program.

 

We are looking for a Veteran Military Recruiter to recruit for veteran jobs that we have across the United States. You are going to place our men and women that have served our country to provide them an opportunity to work in the aviation maintenance field.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

 

  • Source candidates from various career websites including LAUNCH’s internal software database.
  • Conduct phone screen interviews to properly match candidates with the right opportunities.
  • Properly enter and update candidate details into LAUNCH’s internal software database.
  • Work closely with Account Managers to support client recruiting needs to match the right candidate with the right opportunity.
  • Develop network of candidates utilizing recruiting resources and maintain candidate relationships utilizing LAUNCH’ internal database.
  • Continually work with the team of recruiters to support clients and promote company growth.
  • Work with Account Managers to develop business leads.  
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Special Projects as assigned.
  • Handle overflow items from other departments as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Military Veteran is highly preferred but not required.
  • Must have a positive attitude, be self-directed, goal oriented and career minded.
  • Aviation knowledge is a preferred but not required.
  • Experience working in the aerospace industry is preferred but not required.
  • Prior experience with working military veterans is highly preferred but not required.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have a sense of urgency.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Previous recruiting experience is preferred but not required.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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Professional Recruiter

Internal Operations | United States Oak Brook Illinois

PROFESSIONAL RECRUITER

 

LAUNCH is one of the fastest growing aviation staffing firms in the country and as a result we are adding a Professional Recruiter to our team! If you are career minded, have a positive attitude and a strong desire for success then we have a rewarding career opportunity for you! We are looking for a recruiter in Oak Brook, IL

 

LAUNCH offers competitive salary with weekly commissions and monthly bonuses based upon attainable goals. We offer an extensive training program.

 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Source candidates from various career websites including LAUNCH’s internal software database.
  • Conduct phone screen interviews to properly match candidates with the right opportunities.
  • Properly enter and update candidate details into LAUNCH’s internal software database.
  • Work closely with Account Managers to support client recruiting needs to match the right candidate with the right opportunity.
  • Develop network of candidates utilizing recruiting resources and maintain candidate relationships utilizing LAUNCH’ internal database.
  • Continually work with the team of recruiters to support clients and promote company growth.
  • Work with Account Managers to develop business leads.  
  • Ability to maintain confidential information.
  • Special Projects as assigned.
  • Handle overflow items from other departments as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must have 3 years of experience as a recruiter.
  • Must have a positive attitude, be self-directed, goal oriented and career minded.
  • Aviation, Engineering, Clericial, or Administrative knowledge is preferred but not required.
  • Experience working in the aerospace industry is preferred but not required.
  • Bachelor Degree is preferred but not required.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must have strong time management skills and the ability to multi-task.
  • Must have a sense of urgency.
  • Must be detail oriented.
  • Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • Must pass pre-employment background check.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

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