Shop Technician/CNC Operator

About ThermAvant Technologies, LLC

ThermAvant Technologies, LLC designs and manufactures high performance custom thermal management solutions, including advanced heat sinks and heat spreaders based on Oscillating Heat Pipe (OHP) technology, for terrestrial and aerospace applications. ThermAvant Technologies operates a ISO9001 certified, tobacco free, drug free facility located in Columbia, Missouri.


ThermAvant is seeking a full time, Shop Technician / CNC Operator to follow the product through the manufacturing and testing cycles as we expand our product offerings and manufacturing facility.

Key Responsibilities

  • Perform work per ThermAvant’s safety practices and standard operating procedures
  • Maintain a clean and well organized work area
  • Interact with engineers and manufacturing personnel to deliver products that exceed expectations
  • Inspect work to ensure requirements are met and complete paperwork for production and quality
  • Trouble-shoot and resolve manufacturing process issues
  • Develop cost saving measures through the continuous improvement process (Kaizen)

Job Requirements

  • Applicant must provide proof of citizenship
  • Hard working, reliable, and willing to work overtime as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn, adapt quickly, and be cross trained in multiple areas
  • Good hands-on aptitude for mechanical systems
  • Ability to measure parts using micrometers, calipers, and other measuring tools
  • Basic shop math skills (i.e. convert between different units of measurement)
  • Proficiency in MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent

Other Helpful Skills

Preferred but not required

  • Additional education or training beyond high school
  • Prior CNC machine or programming experience
  • Welding and fabrication experience (aerospace certification a plus)
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50 pounds regularly

Salary and Benefits

For full time employees, ThermAvant offers competitive salaries, a performance based bonus plan, health and dental insurance, paid sick leave, paid vacation, and paid holidays.


ThermAvant Technologies, LLC
1000A Pannell, St.
Columbia, MO 65201

(573) 397-6912