Composite Technician

Job Title: Composite Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Reference: 959007_1550770612
Contact Name: Andrew Haddon
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 21, 2019 17:36

Job Description

Composite Technician
Based in Gloucester
£20,000 - £23,000

An opportunity to join a successful manufacturing company based in Gloucester who are seeking a Composite technician.

Role Responsibilities
*Ensuring that work is undertaken in accordance with Quality and Health and Safety
procedures and maintaining a clean and tidy work area.
*Manufacturing to exacting standards samples for sales, in-house testing and external testing.
*Undertaking in-house testing and validation of products, which includes:
*Mechanical testing (tensile, shear, compression, hardness, pull-off etc.)
*Weathering/Exposure testing (QFOG/QUV)
*Fire testing - use of in-house furnace (not essential)
*Supporting with product, process and equipment development.
Undertaking application and commissioning trials, which include:
*Hand application of materials.
*Use of single leg spray equipment.
*Use of 2K dispensing equipment.
*Hand preparation and laminating of composite materials.
*Manufacturing of wooden moulds.
*Organising and managing storage of samples, materials and tools/equipment.

Skills and Experience / Qualifications:
*Can assess risks and work with Health and Safety at the forefront of their mind.
*Willingness and capability to learn.
*Proactive, problem-solver, self-starter.
*Previous experience in a similar role.

*Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent qualification.
*Experience with use of manufacturing and processing equipment (e.g. mixers, presses,
pressure vessels etc.).
*Familiar with machine shop and wood working tools.
*Experience of working with composites.
*Experience in spraying materials and use of spray equipment.
*Experience in the use of a furnace.
*Holding a Forklift and/or Bendi Forklift licence.
Candidates suitable for this role may currently be in positions including:
Laminator, development technician, pattern maker.

Omega Resource Group Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.