Job Type
Full-Time Regular


Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace, Middletown has an exciting opportunity for a Vacuum Braze Mechanic.

This is a full-time non-exempt role where the successful candidate will be expected to lay up various types of brazing and brazed honeycomb assemblies by performing the following duties.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Set up and operate any equipment and tooling in the brazing areas.
  • Perform brazing of assemblies or installation of sheet metal and honeycomb parts to assemblies.
  • Work blueprint requirements to build complicated brazed assemblies
  • Check Shop Order for sequence of operations, blueprint dimensions and ascertains that all operations necessary to make blueprint parts are on Shop Order.
  • Set up spot and seam welders for certification and production runs; assists in certification of equipment; ensures material combinations, according to government and contractual specifications.
  • Submit test panels to process laboratory for necessary testing.
  • Apply braze alloy to face sheets, edge members, and core to face assemblies
  • Mix binder and inhibitors and perform binder and alloy application
  • Maintain log for batch numbers, units sprayed, and weight.
  • Basic housekeeping to clean up the area from the work performed and to maintain the housekeeping in the area using the proper conventional utensils
  • File, cut, fit, burr, tack weld, or otherwise fastens pieces of sub-assemblies into properly related positions
  • Pre-fit and clamp parts and pieces in proper relationship while being tack welded or otherwise assembled into a completed unit

Position Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • Blue Print Reading
  • Use of Precision Measuring Instruments
  • Use of various hand tools
  • Thorough knowledge of metal and honeycomb braze and materials
  • Tack and Spot Welding Techniques
  • Must be able to work 2nd shift (3pm-11pm)

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package (100% coverage at contracted facilities with very low premiums)
  • Generous 401k Pension Plan
  • Positive work-life balance
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Commitment to professional growth
  • Fully paid Tuition Assistance Program
  • Company social events including cook outs, holiday party, offsite meetings, service awards, spin the wheel, department outings to sporting events, and more!
  • Employee Engagement Committee
  • Fully covered Employee Assistance Program
  • Employee discounts on tickets to exclusive events and entertainment


Magellan Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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