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Composites Laminator

Location: Stevenage, HERTS, United Kingdom
Job Family : Marketing
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Feb 28, 2024
Job ID: 45698

Job Description
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We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We support the world’s aircraft and aero engine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft. 

Joining our team means, you are helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.

The successful candidate will be able to independently operate as a multi-skilled, adaptable Composite Laminator. Working with pre-preg carbon fibre, the composite Laminator will be responsible for kitting, layup, bagging and de-bagging of the component. The successful candidate should be able to work to complex engineering drawings and with moulds to produce high precision composite components.

·       Carry out Tool preparation, (Clean and apply Release Agent).

·       Kitting and lay-up operations, (Cutting kit of materials for build sequence, Warp and Weft.

·       Lay-up material on to mould surface correct orientation and build sequence).

·       Understanding of Shelf Life of Materials would be an advantage.

·       Vacuum bagging techniques (Manufacture breather bag material kit).

·       Cure operations to agreed engineering methods and processes using various plant and process equipment (Autoclaves, Ovens and Vacuum pumps).

·       Supports and conforms to Quality procedures to maintain compliance, by ensuring adherence to the defined processes and procedures.

·       Operate within all Meggitt and Health and Safety at work Regulations.

·       Attendance of start of shift meeting with team to understand the teams targets, any key issues / problems and any other communications (e.g. visits, health & safety issues etc).

·       Detects and escalates any issues to team leaders in timely manner.

·       Minimum 2 years’ experience in Composites Laminator role.

·       Able to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

·       Confident to work independently and prioritise duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines.

·       Able to read drawings.

·       Excellent prioritisation and decision making skills.

·       Great attention to detail.

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