Location(s): United Kingdom; Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Southampton, Romsey
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Role Summary: Composite Technicians carry out all manufacturing tasks as well as materials and process trials within the UK Prototyping team. The purpose of the Composite Technician is to manufacture high quality components & test articles whilst working either within a team or alone.
Essential Responsibilities: Composite Technicians are responsible for the following tasks:
Manufacture of composite components to high accuracy - including accurate trimming of various materials, accurate lay up & detailed meticulous approach to infusion and hand lay consolidation methods
Trimming and machining of composite components to a high standard
Reading and following engineering drawing packages that might involve plotting complex geometries
Following all processes and procedures as set out by leadership
Bonding of multiple components with various materials and processes
Testing of new materials and processes
Upkeep & Use of woodworking machinery
Upkeep & Use of plant such as forklift truck
Upkeep & Use of power tools and hand tools
Upkeep & Use of workshop equipment such as resin mixing equipment
General upkeep of workshop and storage areas
Following All Regulatory and Company EHS requirements and standards
Composite laminating qualifications preferred, but not essential, from any of the following fields; Aerospace, Automotive, Marine and Wind
Experience with composites essential, with resin infusion preferential
Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working
Positive & Professional attitude
Keen eye for detail
Desire to work in and maintain an immaculate working environment
Locations: United Kingdom; Eastleigh, Chandlers Ford, Southampton, Romsey
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