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Prime Appointments are working with an Aerospace company based in the Braintree. Our client are seeking a Composite Repair Technician to join their growing team.
Carrying out the inspection and repair of composite materials for aircraft safety equipment components, including escape slide pack boards, covers and mechanical mechanisms. The role is central to the wider workshop to enable jobs to be completed in line with customer requirements and industry standards. Required to complete the repainting of aircraft seats and gas cylinders. Ensuring that all Health & Safety guidelines and rules are followed at all times; raising ideas for improvement. The role may require some ad-hoc travel for training and continuous development.
-Carry out surveys and assessments of equipment for repair; reviewing workshop findings
-Review any consumables required for the job and allocate spare parts as needed based on the works order
-Complete all necessary repairs including but not limited to, sewing, gluing, riveting and any other composite repairs
-Ensure the accurate and timely completion of repair reports and job packs
-Work with and support other technicians within the wider workshop environment, providing advice on composite repairs as necessary
-Ensure that the quality of own work and repairs is maintained to a high standard
-Work with the Workshop Manager and Composite Repair Supervisor to highlight ideas for improvement and play an active part in team meetings and the wider workshop team.
-Provide updates on the progress of repairs to the Workshop Manager, Supervisor and Front Office staff when necessary or requested.
-Experience in a hands on/manual engineering role
-Have previously worked with Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP), Carbon materials, Honeycomb Structures, Fibreglass, Laminate
-Previous experience in inspecting for damage and/or defects in GRP structures
-Ability to understand technical documentation such as CMM's
-Good literacy and numeracy skills
-Ability to analyse and identify faults and the best method for repair on a case by case basis
-Well organised with the ability to manage time and work to tight deadlines.
-Excellent communication skills to work and liaise with people at all levels of the business
-Previous engineering/ composite repair experience within an Aerospace environment would be desirable
-Experience of working in line with industry specific regulations including EASA Part 145, FAA, TCCA
This is a permanent position offering an excellent package with a competitive pay!
If you think this role may be of interest but would like some further information, please contact Naomi at Prime Appointments. Check out our website for my contact details.