Composite Fitter

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10 days ago

Composite Fitter

Full Time


Mon to Fri

£24,609.28 - £30,000 p/a

About the role:

We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Fitter to join a British international company specialising in components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defence and selected energy markets.

Using your experience as a Composite Fitter you will

  • Fitting and Trimming of composite components and composite moulds for projects in the Aerospace industries requiring strong attention to detail, cost and quality.
  • Carrying out work in adherence to technical drawings, internal and external specifications and build instructions as appropriate ensuring accuracy and process documentation.
  • Bonding and trimming assemblies in accordance with defined standards.
  • Fettling moulds and patterns in accordance with defined standards.
  • Cutting and bonding of pattern materials in accordance with defined standards.
  • Working with manufacturing engineering to help the development of standard work instructions and taking part in design for manufacture workshops for new product introduction.
  • Identifying, defining and supporting the introduction of continuous improvement activities in the area of trimming and assembly.

What experience do I need?

You will be able to understand specific instructions and procedures.

We would also require experience in the following:

  • Ability to research and use data effectively
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Good/Strong/Excellence verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Well-organized and conscientious
  • Once trained, ability to work and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong prioritization skills
  • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
  • Team building Skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Setting structures in trim and assembly jigs
  • Drilling/Reaming/Countersinking panels with Vanmar tools
  • Fettling using appropriate tools and equipment
  • Mixing and used of adhesives and sealants
  • Percussion riveting
  • Treatment touch-up in localised areas on composite
  • Ability to read drawings

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