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Tube Bender - Data Process Set Up Mechanic

Apply Now Job ID: 540329BR Date posted: Sep. 25, 2020 City: MariettaState: Georgia Program: Fabrication
Description:Per Hourly Job Description
This occupation covers setting up and operating tube data center equipment to measure bent tube shapes, tube fixtures and solid rod master templates and to produce measurement printouts and punched tapes for use on manual and automatic bending machines. It also includes the set up and operation of manual, power-operated mandrel, automatic tape controlled, and computerized numerical controlled (CNC) tube bending machines to fabricate production tubing from bend data card, tubing detail or assembly blueprints and library mock-up tubes developed by mock-up personnel.

Knowledge and Ability Required:
Complete knowledge of the bending characteristics of various metals and alloys, ability to derive and apply bend data and to operate all machines, equipment, and processing functions within a tube fabrication center. Ability to work cooperatively with development and other authorized personnel in resolving tubing/bend data problems. To use complex assembly and detail blueprints and ship-developed mock-up tubes to extract relationship of bends to other bends and the direction of the rotations. To use arithmetic including decimals and fractions and solve simple specified formulae.

Makes measurements from master and/or inputs tube data dimensional information from drawings and engineering sketches to develop data for reproducing or checking bent tube configurations by utilizing tube data center equipment.

Positions master shape on measuring table in a free position and clamps to prevent movement and allow accessibility to areas to be measured. Selects appropriate measuring probe; resets measuring system, as required; utilizes applicable program, data, edit, and optional modes necessary to input, retrieve, review, change, and alter absolute, incremental and compensated information; changes to applicable mode and obtains print-out deviations for checking purposes.

Utilizes all operational codes and operates keyboard, tape punch reader, and measuring probe in accordance with applicable procedures; prepares repunched control tapes to incorporate changes and correct errors.

Sets up and operates manual and power-operated mandrel type binders in fabricating production tubing of various wall thicknesses from bend data cards to produce tubing to applicable specifications.

Sets up and operates automatic tape and CNC tube bending machines to make new and experimental tubes requiring development of bend data from sample or library tubes or blueprints, determination of operation sequences, preparation of control tapes, and determination of percentage and constant ratios. Reworks control tapes to incorporate changes and correct errors in dimension, degrees, and rotation values. Operates automatic tube bending machines manually when required.
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Basic Qualifications:
A candidate is required to have the following minimum level of experience and/or training:

Minimum 2 years experience operating manual and CNC tube benders machines designed for the manufacturing of thin aircraft tubing.

Experience should include:

1. Producing and programming bent tube configurations using CNC tube bending machines utilizing drawings, XYZ data, LRA’s (Length Rotation Angle), and tangent points.

2. Utilizing CMM (Coordinated Measurement Machine) devices and precision measurement tools (calipers, protractors, scales, height gauges, etc.) to accurately record and/or correct degrees, rotation, and other similar bend date to match master data set.

3. Developing bend data information to, utilizing shop math, to create mock-up tubes and/or production tubes utilizing ancillary manufacturing machines such as saws, fittings, decal applications, and other as required.
Desired Skills:
Aircraft manufacturing tube bending experience.

5+ years experience operating manual and CNC tube benders machines designed for the manufacturing of thin aircraft tubing.
Other Important Information You Should Know Expression of Interest: By applying to this job, you are expressing interest in this position and could be considered for other career opportunities where similar skills and requirements have been identified as a match. Should this match be identified you may be contacted for this and future openings.Telecommute: The work associated with this position will be performed at the designated Lockheed Martin facility. Situational telecommuting may be considered and authorized at the discretion of your leader and based upon the role.Work Schedules: Lockheed Martin supports a variety of alternate work schedules that provide additional flexibility to our employees. Schedules range from standard 40 hours over a five day work week while others may be condensed. These condensed schedules provide employees with additional time away from the office and are in addition to our Paid Time off benefits.Schedule for this Position: 4x10 hour day, 3 days off per weekClearance Level: None Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.
Experience Level: Hourly/Non-ExemptBusiness Unit: AERONAUTICS COMPANYRelocation Available: PossibleCareer Area: ManufacturingType: Full-TimeVirtual Location: no Shift: First Apply Now

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