Blend Deburr in Parsons, KS at Ducommun

Date Posted: 4/6/2024

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Blend Deburr

Job Description

Blend Deburr

No Experience Needed! Training Provided! We are growing and looking for motivated individuals to learn our business and grow with us!

A Blend Deburr associate blends and deburrs, grinds, files, or sands surfaces of metal parts.

Who are we?

Founded in 1849, Ducommun is the oldest company in California. Starting as a hardware supply store during the California Gold Rush and eventually assisted in the birth of the aerospace industry in Southern California by providing aircraft aluminum to early aerospace pioneers like Lindbergh, Douglas and Lockheed.

Today Ducommun is a global provider of innovative manufacturing solutions for customers in the aerospace, defense and industrial markets. We specialize in electronic and structural systems, producing complex products and components for commercial aircraft platforms, mission-critical military and space programs, and sophisticated industrial applications.

Our Facility in Parsons, Ks manufactures precision parts for passenger and military aircraft. Travelers around the world count on our employees for their commitment to quality.

Why Ducommun? 

  • Excellent company culture – as recognized by Newsweek’s Top 100 Most Loved Workplaces
  • Clean and climate controlled working environment
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great benefits including paid vacation and sick time, 401K match, Employee Stock Purchase Program, annual bonus plan, and tuition reimbursement
Job Summary
  • Read, interpret, and follow planning, work orders, blueprints or mylars and other engineering data
  • Examines surface of metal to detect defects such as dents, scratches, burrs or breaks in metal
  • Prepares surface of part and edges to specified finish
  • Polishes metal surface.
  • Inspects own work
  • Scribe parts and then blend to the scribe lines.
  • Responsible for the proper handling and management of hazardous waste generated in their work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Skills & Qualifications

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints preferred
  • Prior use of air tools and measuring instruments is preferred.
  • Read and understand internal procedures and policies.
  • Understand and follow through on both verbal and written instructions.
  • Active Listener
  • Detail oriented
  • Team oriented with a continuous improvement outlook.
  • Basic Computer Skills - able to learn new screens, reports, functions and simple software programs with assistance.

Required Experience

  • High School Diploma; previous manufacturing experience preferred.

Work Environment and Safety Equipment Required
  •  Specific vision abilities required include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Hand – eye coordination.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate in English;  writing, speaking or hearing.
  • Annual baseline hearing test is required.
  • Repetitive motion of hand and wrist.
  • Daily hand exercises required.
  • Frequently required to sit; to stoop or kneel; reach with hand and arms.
  • Regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms and effectively communicate.
  • Must be able to frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Working conditions are:  100% manufacturing environment.
  • Regularly required to work near moving mechanical parts; exposed to vibration of the hand; exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • Occasionally exposed to extreme heat.
  • Noise level is usually loud; hearing protection must be worn.
  • Safety glasses (ANSI Z87 compliant) required in all manufacturing areas.
  • Safety Footwear shall be in accordance with the following: ASTM standard F2413-05 with minimum impact resistance, compression resistance and metatarsal designation ratings of 75 foot pounds (i.e. ASTM F2413-05 I/75 C/75 Mt/75), which are viewable on the inside tag of footwear.
  • Work 12 hour shifts
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments in accordance with business needs, and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential function of the job.
This is a generic job posting for a Blend Deburr associate. Depending on the candidate’s skills, qualifications and experience, they will be hired into an entry (I) level, intermediate (II) level or expert (III) level job and pay scale.


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