Model Shop Technician

Location: Kansas City, MO

Build prototype components and assemblies of redesigned and new products.  Plans and schedules work for the Model Shop.


  • Produce fabricated parts from engineering sketches or drawings. (Able to operate press brake, punch press, milling machine, manual lathe, roll form sheet metal, and MIG / TIG weld proficiently.  Operate production clinch machine and other equipment as reasonably required in the prototype fabrication process.) Purchase parts or tools periodically.
  • Assemble component parts into sub-assemblies and assemblies. Verify dimensional information on sketches and drawings.
  • Maintain all Model Shop machines and equipment and ensure compliance with applicable safety requirements.
  • Rework parts from Manufacturing when assigned.
  • Obtain necessary training to safely operate all equipment in the Model Shop and Manufacturing area.
  • Schedule assignments for the Model Shop as required.
  • Recommend the purchase of tools, fixtures and equipment necessary to operate the Model Shop.
  • Responsible for the cleanliness and overall appearance of Model Shop including assembly area.
  • Assist Engineers and Test Technician with the set up of all hoods, ducts, and other equipment as required in the test facilities.
  • Implement new product research and development processes as needed.


  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • PTO, 9 paid holidays, medical, FSA, HSA, dental, vision, 401k (Traditional and Roth), company paid life insurance, LTD & STD.