Machine Operator Integral Skin Foam
Company: Cessna Aircraft Co
Posted on: June 13, 2021
To fabricate plastic production aircraft parts using integral
skin foam molding process.
- Works from shop routings, specification, blueprints, and oral
and written instructions to operate integral skin foam processing
machine to fabricate a variety of plastic aircraft parts according
to standard shop practices. Exercises continuous mental and visual
attention to maintain correct pressure and temperature settings on
machine. Monitors use of material to ensure a first in-first out
- Cleans nozzles, metering tubes, molds, and other equipment to
prevent contamination of foam materials. Agitates materials to
obtain correct mixing flow. Sets and maintains correct operating
temperatures for base and catalyst. Calibrates machine setting by
weighing mixture for base and catalyst and computing mixing ratio,
holding very close tolerances. Adjusts and monitors pump pressures
to obtain accurate ratio of base to catalyst. Regulates timers
which control duration of flow, flushing time, and other machine
- Cleans and waxes molds to prepare them for use. Drills and
sands stiffeners to provide air relief and proper fit in molds as
required. Clamps molds shit and fills them with foam material.
Exercises care to close mold covers and filler holes before rise
time becomes critical.
- Responsible only for own work.
- Performs other related duties as required such as changing
Somewhat disagreeable working conditions with exposure to toxic
materials and solvents.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Time per 8-hour shift
Up to 2 hours and 40 minutes
Up to 5 hours and 20 minutes
More than 5 hours and 20 minutes
High School education or equivalent. Will use simple blueprints,
apply shop math, and use some measuring instruments. Must have
knowledge of molding procedures and properties of plastic
Over one year, up to three years diversified plastics
fabrication experience required including three to six months
training and orientation on operation of integral skin foam
Keywords: Cessna Aircraft Co, Wichita , Machine Operator Integral Skin Foam, Other , Wichita, Kansas
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