Thermal Spray Coatings Technician


: $62,165.00 - $124,480.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Manufacturing

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Job Description

Thermal Spray Coatings Technician Non-Exempt

Hanwha Aerospace USA has long been recognized as a leader in the development and supply of flight critical Aerospace/Defense components and assemblies. Operating out of four state-of-the-art facilities located in Connecticut, Hanwha Aerospace USA offers growth and career development opportunities to enrich your talents.

As a key member of the Coatings Department at Hanwha Aerospace USA candidates will be responsible for applying various coatings and completing related processing on customer hardware utilizing the thermal spray process and coatings on to components. Candidates will be use automated thermal spray equipment to achieve these goals. Candidates will perform pre-application preparation of parts and post-application tasks for subsequent operations.

Location: Based out of East Windsor, CT

Reports to: Coatings Engineer Manager

Salary Grade:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform.

Follow written and verbal instructions accurately.

Communicate frequently with other employees regarding work instructions.

Communicate any problems to supervisors or other departments as required through work records and other means as necessary.

Operate robotic equipment for the purpose of applying coatings.

Perform periodic process tests for quality control.

Perform various levels of equipment maintenance and environmental and safety maintenance.

Follow all safety and environmental rules that apply.

Use safety and personal protection equipment correctly.

Participate in problem-solving and continuous improvement efforts.

Position requires constant communication with engineers, lab technicians, and other employees to improve results of complex processes.

Proficient at masking and surface preparation of parts for coatings systems, plasma and HVOF systems.

Prepare parts for thermal spray coatings, including cleaning, masking, blasting, and any other processes that may be required.

Set up and operate thermal spray equipment in accordance with specifications and other work instructions.

Select and apply specified coatings.

Handle all coatings in accordance with safety, quality, process control, and security policies.

Thrive in a fast paced, rapidly growing environment

Various other duties as assigned by Supervisor.

Participate in training as required

5-10% Domestic Travel required

Physical Demands:

Must be able to lift, push, or pull at least 50 lbs.

Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend, and move about our facility


High School Diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) to three (3) years of related experience and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Previous experience in thermal spray (plasma and HVOF) processing aerospace, industrial turbine and oil and gas industry parts is desired.

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

Ability to read gauges and micrometers for checking part dimensions

Ability to follow quality, material control and work instruction documentation.

The ability to learn new processes and techniques for thermal spray processes.

Ability to speak effectively using the English language to communicate with supervisors and other staff members within the organization.

AAP Statement

Hanwha Aerospace USA, is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We conform to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information & Testing, Family & Medical Leave, Sexual Orientation, and Gender Identity or Expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We prohibit Retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint or otherwise oppose discrimination.

Subject to change with or without notice*

Associated topics: coater, conformal coat, conformal coater, grit, paint, painter, polish, powder, spray, wax * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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