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Ply Profile Cutter (Aerospace/ Manufacturing)

Blackburn, Lancashire
£10.24 to £13.50 Per Hour
Job Type
8 Sep 2022
Job Title: Ply Profile Cutter (Aerospace/ Manufacturing) Location: India Mill, Darwen Salary: £10.24 to £13.50 based on experience, skills and relevant qualifications Job type: Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week over a 4-day week, Monday to Thursday. Brookhouse Aerospace is a well-known and respected name in the Aerospace Industry currently in its 71st year, and during this time, the business has seen many positive changes following an MBO in 2021 from Kaman UK. We offer a range of capabilities, including manufacturing composite components, metallics, sheet metalwork, fabrication, machining and treatments. We are approved and certified for JOSCAR, AS 9100 and NADCAP certificated and are approved Tier 1 and 2 suppliers to the Aerospace and Defence manufacturers in the UK and internationally, such as Airbus, BAE, MBDA, Rolls Royce, Safran and Spirit. The role: We are currently looking for a highly experienced Ply Profile Cutter with at least three years of working experience within an aerospace/manufacturing environment. You will need to be an approved Ply Profiler/Kitting Technician who is able to undertake all aspects of cutting and preparing aerospace industry kitted components from a wide range of composite, and textile materials in accordance with customer specifications. Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities: Handling and preparing a wide range of different textiles and materials to produce kit components in accordance with sops and detailed work instructions. Operate necessary equipment (different ply profilers, hand cutting tools, heat sealers) for cutting and packaging of parts and kits. Ensure parts and installation kits are properly identified and labelled. Ensure correct certification paperwork is maintained in line with parts throughout the cutting/kitting process. Perform work in a neat and organised manner while maintaining quality standards. Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations. Attendance and contribution to the team and departmental meetings and any company requirements. Perform all other reasonable duties assigned by TATS/Ply profiler Supervisor. You will be expected to work with minimum supervision and be able to perform job assignments with a very high degree of accuracy.The Candidate: You must have the ability to work within a team as well as individually to meet manufacturing/operational objectives set by the Team Leader. It is essential that you have a flexible attitude so that you can become a versatile, multi-skilled in division Grade C and/or above in GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English. Demonstrable continuous professional development. Interpretation of diagrams and drawings with demonstrable experience of cutting and preparing aerospace industry kitted components in line Proven experience of working in a busy and fast-moving manufacturing operation. The ability to operate necessary equipment (ply profilers/hand cutting tools/heat sealers for example) Ensure parts and installation kits are identified and labelled correctly with certification paperwork Ability to work as part of the team whilst using their own initiative and working with minimum supervision to make autonomous decisions to ensure project deadline compliance. The ability to maintain attention to detail by providing high levels of accuracy. Highly motivated, driven and disciplined with a "can do" attitude. Willingness to listen and learn. Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines. Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office Applications Has the ability to work across various functions within the business, when necessary.Working pattern: 4-day week Monday to Thursday 07:15 am to 5:00 pm totaling 37 hours weekly. Overtime is available from Friday to Sunday at premium rates of pay.Benefits: Holidays start at 33 days per year (including Bank Holidays) pro rata for 4 days. Overtime rates after basic hours are 1.5 of your basic hourly rate, and Fridays and Saturdays Overtime rates for Sundays are 2.0 of your basic hourly rate. Shift Allowances: Nights 33%, Double day 18% and Blended Rota 22% On-site - Occupational Health Employee Referral Scheme Corporate Simplyhealth Cash Plan (Benefit in Kind) Life Insurance x 2 Currently sourcing a subsidised onsite canteenPlease click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role. Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of: General Hand, Packer, Inspector, Production Operative, Dispatcher, Production Dispatch, Warehouse Dispatch, Production Operator, Machine Handler, Assembler, Machine Technician, Engineering Operative, Manufacturing Dispatch, Component Packer, Finishing Assistant, Production Assistant, Fabricator, Welding Technician, Assembly Technician, Plastic Assembly, Manufacturing Fabricator may also be considered for this role
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  • Job Reference: 707260300-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Brookhouse Aerospace
    Brookhouse Aerospace
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Salary: £10.24 to £13.50 Per Hour
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent