Bend Operator

Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Vacancy title
Bend Operator
Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Advertised salary
Employment type
Closing date
31 December 2023


Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Steico Industries?

STEICO has made its name manufacturing precision tube and duct assemblies to the world's major airframe manufacturers. We manufacture tube and duct assemblies. We work with a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, titanium, and other alloys and produce parts of all complexities. STEICO holds accreditations with NADCAP and is certified to AS9100 and ISO14001. Our focus on responsiveness and continuous improvement regularly creates manufacturing innovation. STEICO is an integral part of our customers supply chains that include Boeing, Lockheed Martin, BAE, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, Honda Aviation, and many others.

What does the job involve?

Processing parts within the department including pressure testing of tubing, aqueous cleaning parts after bending and running parts within the bend cells. Operators will use saws, end finishers, CNC tube benders, aqueous tanks, pressure testing equipment, and other equipment as needed to perform these duties.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Daily and monthly aqueous clean maintenance.
  • Aqueous clean parts.
  • Using pneumatic braider, polish parts to remove any blemishes.
  • Perform pressure testing of tubes to relieve stress and relax tubes.
  • Check and measure tubes to customer specifications after pressure testing.
  • Read and follow travelers for routing jobs to the next area/racks.
  • Trim, face and deburr parts in production cell.
  • Using the Kanban supply process, restock supplies for the department.
  • 5's + Safety requirements.
  • Inspect, maintain and log preventative maintenance on equipment in the area.
  • Other reasonable duties as business and operational needs dictate.


  • High School diploma or equivalent


  • None Required
  • General knowledge of saws and pneumatic tools a plus
  • Mechanically inclined a plus
  • No experience necessary will train on process and how to use equipment
  • Knowledge of saws and pneumatic tools is a plus
  • Requires the ability to communicate verbally and in writing in a clear, easily understood manner
  • Requires English verbal and written skills
  • Requires basic math skills to perform basic calculations such as addition and subtraction
  • Ability to learn and navigate an ERP/KPI system
  • Assess situations based off knowledge and data/facts and make a logical decision to accomplish a goal.
  • Meet deadlines and goal oriented
  • Detail oriented
  • Team player as well as being capable of handling task independently
  • Flexible and adaptable

Why Join Steico Industries, Inc.?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.

Please understand that you will only be considered an applicant if you apply for a posted position directly through our Company website and meet the qualifications of the job. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact the Steico Industries at 760-438-8015.

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.