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Since 1980, Columbia Manufacturing, Inc., has provided CNC machining of components, sheet-metal, and machined fabrications for the aircraft and other related industries. We are a privately held, comprehensive supplier of high quality, complex hardware throughout the United States and Internationally. Our growing staff of engineers, machinery technicians, welders, fabricators, and assemblers are trained in all aspects of fabrication and machining and are dedicated to meeting our customer’s rigorous requirements.

We are actively seeking employees who are dedicated to delivering high-quality products through manufacturing excellence and process ingenuity at a competitive price. If you are looking to join the exciting and growing field of aircraft manufacturing, we encourage you to apply. Columbia Manufacturing Inc. is committed to continual improvement through active management involvement, employee training, and customer feedback.

Our Core Values

Guided by six core values, our vision is to be the supplier of choice to the OEM and MRO markets that we serve, delivering value to our stakeholders while recognizing and rewarding our employees.

  • Customers satisfaction – Persistence in all that we do to deliver superior products and services to our customers.
  • Continuous Improvement – Creating a culture that embraces change, constantly seeking improvement, elimination of waste and a commitment to quality.
  • Honesty, Integrity, and Trust – Maintaining the highest ethical standards, honoring our commitments and being open and honest in all that we do.
  • Teamwork – building inclusive teams, utilizing our experiences to identify solutions for our customers.
  • Rewarding Work Environment – Providing opportunity, dignity, and respect for our employees in a safe and rewarding environment.
  • Empowerment – Sharing information with our employees, customers, and suppliers enabling them to take initiative and make decisions to solve problems and improve our products and services.

Columbia Manufacturing is an Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

We are a drug-free workplace and all applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and may be subject to our random drug testing program depending on where they are assigned to work.

We offer our employees a comprehensive benefit package that includes, among other benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and life insurance. We also offer several options for medical insurance, dental insurance, and 401(k) plan with a Company match.

When you apply for a position at Columbia Manufacturing your application is submitted to the Human Resources department. Your resume will be kept on file for one year after submission. You may submit your application for each individual opening in which you are interested. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of this website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Columbia Human Resources. Note: This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

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Available Positions

Columbia Manufacturing Inc., an aerospace company has immediate openings for the following positions.

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for an experienced quality engineer looking to take the next step in their career. This individual needs to have high energy, a passion for process, and a driving a culture of quality and excellence.  The right person will have relevant experience in the aerospace industry in new product introduction, statistical process control, FMEA and PFMEA, 8D analysis, root cause, and corrective action, just to name a few. Experience in a machine shop environment and with VISUAL manufacturing is a plus.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Implement an effective SPC program in all shop areas.
  • Conduct Gage R&R / MSA studies for all significant gaging and gage types.
  • Improve MRB process for nonconforming materials.
  • Lead Pratt & Whitney & GE Aviation FAI & ECAV for new and returning part numbers.
  • Obtain certification as DQR Release Agent for Pratt & Whitney & GE Aviation products.
  • Provide lead on developing PFMEA’s & Control Plans and establish KPI’s.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Establish a program to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.
  • Design and develop forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualified candidate must demonstrate training ability and be able to support internal and external customer needs. They must be committed to quality, safety, and communication and be a team player. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

  • BS in Engineering plus a minimum of seven (7) years of experience in an aerospace quality environment.
  • Familiarity Pratt & Whitney and/or GE Aviation quality systems.
  • Possesses a working knowledge of machining and shop manufacturing.
  • Computer literate and understands production tools, systems, and documentation such as bills of material and MRP.
  • Possess good communication skills, written and verbal.
  • The individual should demonstrate the willingness to cross-functional/position boundaries, as well as learn and accept responsibility for tasks typically associated with other team positions

JOB SUMMARY

We are looking for an experienced Tig Welder who can weld a variety of materials, thicknesses and configurations, and help to enhance the productivity of our organization. The successful candidate will also be required to perform work quality checks.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Weld materials in strict compliance with written procedures to aerospace standards.
  • Perform proper set-up and calibration procedures for all equipment and accessories to be used on projects.
  • Ensure that every machine procedure is done in accordance with the strict guidelines of the company.
  • Inspect the work area and machines that were used during the day prior to leaving at the end of each shift.
  • Follow all Company safety protocol.
  • Maintain tooling in good working order and perform required tooling maintenance.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on machinery per procedures.


QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The qualified candidate must demonstrate training ability and be able to support internal customer needs. The individual must be able to accurately read blueprints, and be able to lift a maximum of 25 pounds.  They must be committed to quality, safety, and communication, and be a team player.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma/GED required (Associate degree preferred).  A minimum of 5 years of hands on Aerospace welding experience in Tig Welding.  Must possess strong basic math skills and have a proven history of working with gauges, calipers, and other inspection equipment. Note: If selected for an interview you will be required to perform weld samples at that time.