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Lockheed Martin Crater & Packer in Littleton, Colorado

Description: Fabricates shipping containers and packaging to protect electronics and mechanical hardware from the environmental conditions encountered during transportation and long term storage. Such containers shall meet the packaging requirements noted in the applicable contract, or in the case of hazardous materials, the applicable federal or international regulation. Interpret process plans and drawings provided by packaging engineering and coordinate fabrication and packing inspection points with Quality Assurance, to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance. May also be required to periodically fabricate tool storage containers, tool cabinets, and wood holding devices. Interprets blueprints, specifications, process plans and work orders. Determines size and type of crate, dimensions, kinds and sizes of wood and other materials used in fabrication of non-standard and special shipping crates and boxes when such information is not specified. Lays out work and marks or scribes trim and cutting lines for cutting to length, ripping to width, cutting ends as angles and for making cut-outs by taking measurements directly from items to be shipped or by making reference to blueprints and sketches for exact dimension. Directs, performs and determine methods for the operation of blocking, padding securing, and bracing loads on trailers, flat cars and box cars. Fabricates domestic and overseas shipping containers for large irregularly shaped items, which require deviation from standard practice. Applies protective preservation coating to items susceptible to corrosion. Implement special handling and packaging techniques necessary to assure the safety of personnel and hardware (i.e. ESD, Clean Room, material Handling, Ordnance, and Hazardous Material and Waste practices). Perform marking, labeling and bar coding in accordance with MIL-STD-129 and applicable hazardous material regulations. Perform heat seal seam test (pull and bubble tests)on MIL Spec bagging material, when required by contract. Build prototype containers to support the Performance Oriented Package Testing Laboratory when requested. Monitor the stock of packing materials, lumber, and fasteners in the Shipping area. Inform supervision of shortages. Upon receipt and inspection of procured material, stock in approved areas.

Basic Qualifications:

Ability to identify and fabricate the appropriate shipping containers and packaging to protect electronics and mechanical hardware.

Ability to interpret packing instructions such as blueprints, sketches, specifications, process plans and work orders provided by Packaging Engineering or Program.

Knowledgeable with the safe operations of various tools such as table saws, radial arm saws, band saws, nail and staple guns, hammers, drills and circular saws and other cutting tools.

Familiar with material handling equipment.

Ability to work without supervision and possess general computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office suite applications and other web based applications.

Must be able to obtain and maintain all certifications required.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of Mil STD 129 marking and Mil Spec container fabrication, SAP systems and Inventory management skills. The ability to perform heat seal seam test (pull and bubble tests) on MIL Spec bagging material, when required by contract. Previous experience packaging hazardous materials.



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