• Tool Coordinator

    Job Locations US-WA-Kent
    Integrated Supply Chain
    Job ID
  • Overview

    As part of a small, passionate and accomplished team of experts, you will manage, maintain and setup cutting tools and fixtures for machining. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of setting up cutting tools per specified configurations, ordering cutting tools and kitting all needed items specific to the project. This position will directly impact the history of space exploration and will require your dedicated commitment and detailed attention towards safe and repeatable spaceflight.


    • Kit all jobs with cutting tools listed per documentation
    • Order tools as required or needed for the machine shop
    • Maintain cutting tool  and fixture inventory
    • Set cutting tool lengths
    • Grind cutting tools as needed
    • Work to provided and improve setup documentation
    • Communicate with machinists, programmers, scheduler and designers
    • Support and/or perform process improvement projects
    • Maintain configuration control on files and job records
    • Safely work within an industrial environment


    • A minimum of 2 years of experience in a machine shop environment
    • Knowledge of cutting tools and machine shop tooling applications
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Ability to use micrometers, calipers, height gages and dial indicators
    • General inventory knowledge
    • Familiar with use of personal computers
    • Problem solving and attention to detail
    • Self-motivation and ability to prioritize projects to meet completion dates
    • Must be a U.S. citizen or national, U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


    • Knowledge of common aerospace cutting tool coatings
    • Experience operating basic hand tools and grinders
    • Experience operating mills and lathes
    • Excellent blue print reading skills including GD&T per ASME Y14.5M-1994 standard
    • Fluent in use of precision hand tools
    • Cutting tool length pre-setter experience
    • Experience operating heavy lifting equipment such as cranes and forklifts around flight critical hardware
    • Outside processing knowledge (heat treat, plating, coating, EDM, grinding, etc.)


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