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Operations Support
195294 Requisition #

Moog Aircraft Group is looking for a Special Process Tech. This position is located at our aerospace manufacturing plant in Torrance, CA.


Moog Aircraft Group is the leader of advanced flight controls for commercial and military aircraft.  We are positioned on virtually every aircraft in the marketplace, supplying reliable systems that are highly supportable and add significant value for our customers.  Moog Aircraft Group is a sector of Moog (NYSE:MOG-A).  Moog Inc. is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of precision control components and systems. Moog’s high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, marine and medical equipment. Additional information about the company can be found at www.moog.com. Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we employ over 11,500 employees in 28 countries.  While we are most known for our products that are the best in the industry, what’s unique about Moog is our enabling, pioneering culture. We operate within a culture of trust and mutual respect, allowing our employees to collaborate to produce cutting edge technology. 


Here's what you’ll be working on day-to-day: 

  • Coats ferrous and non-ferrous parts using chemical and electro-chemical plating and cleaning processes, including: cadmium, vacuum cadmium deposition, copper, anodizing (Type 1, 11 and I11), chrome, electropolish, phosphatize, brush plating and them film. 
  • Determines from blueprint and work instructions the process to be used. Some planning is required in determination of the best method of masking and racking.
  • Computes capacity of tanks in relation to product, amount of current to use, measures amounts of chemicals and acids to use and determines timing for each process.
  • Design racks on occasion when necessary. Must be able to interpret specifications.
  • Checks the functioning of equipment periodically during the process to estimate additional plating time required. 
  • Plates various ferrous and non-ferrous materials.
  • Loads and unloads parts.
  • Visually inspects parts prior to loading for suitable surface for plating and after plating for coverage and build up.
  • Must be able to solve problems on their own and handle responsibility in a mature manner. 
  • Plates or processes experimental and development parts.
  • Should be able to work all processes without supervision.
  • Instructs and helps co-workers.
  • Basic knowledge of environmental regulations.
  • Keeps work are clean.
  • Performs other duties as required.

At a minimum, you’ll need to meet these qualifications: 

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 1 year of industry plating experience with one or more of the above Plating types
  • Blueprint and/or sketch sheet reading
  • Usage of various measuring equipment such as calipers, micrometers, gauges.
  • US Citizen or US Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)
  • FAA Safety Sensitive position; must meet FAA's drug and alcohol testing program requirements

Preferred Qualifications Include: 

  • Plating experience in the aerospace industry

Note:  A strong Contractor/Temp has been identified, but others will be considered.

EOE/AA Minority/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Female/Disability/Veteran

About Moog, Inc.:

Our company began in 1951 with Bill Moog’s invention, the servo valve, a device which became the heart of high performance motion control systems. Today, Moog Inc. (NYSE: MOG.A and MOG.B) is a worldwide designer, manufacturer, and integrator of motion control parts and systems.


Headquartered in East Aurora, NY, we proudly serve customers in more than 90 countries. Our operations extend to more than 27 countries and our talented, global workforce is nearly 12,000 strong.


Our company is organized into five operating groups: Aircraft, Space and Defense, Industrial, Medical Devices, and Corporate. Our high-performance systems control military and commercial aircraft, satellites and space vehicles, launch vehicles, missiles, automated industrial machinery, and marine and medical equipment. What sets Moog apart is our commitment to creating high-performance solutions that solve our customers’ most difficult technical challenges.


But it's more than technical excellence that defines us. Moog is a performance culture that empowers people to achieve great things. Our employees enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture of trust. For you, working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards, and a great quality of life inside and outside of work. 

Moog is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and as such affirms the right of every person to participate in all aspects of employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position, contact our Human Resources department via phone at 844-367-5787.

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