Composite Fitter

We are a market leader in Aerospace Composites manufacturing, working with exciting technologies and materials to design and build advanced composite structural components and assemblies. We are seeking Composite Fitters to join our team based in Crewkerne, Somerset on a permanent basis.

POSITION SUMMARY

To prepare and assemble parts for a range of aircraft and non-aircraft main and sub-assemblies (non-jig and jig controlled) in accordance with work instructions, including Manufacturing Instruction Specifications (MIS) Engineering Drawings and other relevant instructions. Be able to interpret requirements and to work with the relevant parties to support the production of steady state and new product in the most economic manner to meet team targets of 100% delivery and quality.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Mechanical assembly of composite and metal structures including, trimming, cold-bonding, riveting, de-coring and potting inserts.
  • Maintain tooling and report any defects.
  • Follow, process and complete all Manufacturing Instruction Sheet documentation as required. Be able to challenge methods and processes and work closely with Methods Engineers to continuously improve methods and processes.
  • Keep accurate and up to date records of work undertaken and keep the relevant documentation with the part to maintain product integrity and traceability of the part.
  • Be able to use appropriate measurement tools to self-inspect work.
  • Maintain the work environment to the agreed standard in line with Health and Safety regulations
  • Train and mentor colleagues and apprentices.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Experience of practical assembly and fitting experience of composite parts
  • Diligent and productive work ethic
  • Strong practical skills with a good level of manual dexterity
  • The capacity to carry out repetitive tasks methodically and to a consistently high standard of quality
  • Excellent concentration levels and attention to detail
  • The ability to follow written and verbal instructions and accurately keep records
  • A safety-conscious approach to work
  • Must be reliable, have the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Please state you salary expectation in your application. Applications via agencies will not be considered.

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