Molding Technician - Production - Day Shift

Orange City, IA posted on August 2

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Accrue up to three weeks of PTO in first year

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Positions main responsibilities is performing production duties within the molding department. These positions are entry-level positions that will train you into full time experienced molding technicians.  


Essential Functions/Major Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the hand layup of advanced composite materials on designated tooling per specific work instructions and customer specifications.
  • Performs advance composite operations to include molding, trimming, vacuum-bagging, basic repair, material preparation, weighing, molding, finishing, and secondary machine operations.
  • Inspection of in-process and finished product using hand measurement tools and other tests procedures may be required.
  • Record keeping of inspection results where required.
  • Must be able to demonstrate an understanding of how work orders and lay-up charts ensure the quality of the product while providing suggestions for improvement
  • Must be able to work with shop tools and equipment used in composite layup as well as demonstrate the ability to perform in a team environment and exhibit a willingness to “do what it takes” to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.


Specific Job Skills:

  • High attention to detail: Multiple pieces make up the layup of parts.  Each must be placed accurately and oriented correctly.  Must be able to quickly spot and address flaws in raw material.
  • Hand dexterity/coordination: Job requires a lot of specific finger movements and hand layup techniques. Physical demands include lifting and moving material weighing 10-40lbs.
  • Organization: Must be able to keep track of various parts and job orders and manage time spent on different tasks.
  • Cleanliness: Parts can be sensitive to foreign materials, must be able to keep a clean workspace.
  • Safety-Minded: Team needs people who are putting safety first, and realize how important it is to take care around certain machinery/equipment.
  • Writing Comprehension: Important to be able to read and comprehend the work instructions and job orders that will be handled.
  • Computer Literacy: Team member will have to use several computer interfaces to record and manage production as they layup production parts.


Education and/or Experience:

High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred, and/or one-year experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities in a manufacturing environment preferred.


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 frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to precarious places and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate requiring hearing protection in certain areas.  PPE is provided by AIM based on the employee’s position and exposure.



  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Company Sponsored 401k
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Gym Reimbursement 


AIM Aerospace, Inc. is a Drug Free workplace.

Pre-employment drug screen required. 

Applicants must meet ITAR Requirements 

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