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Composite Technician

Location: Multimatic CFT, Wymondham, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: June 4th, 2021

Company Overview:

Multimatic CFT engineers and manufactures carbon composite components for top-echelon motorsports, the automotive industry and beyond.

Position Overview:

We are currently recruiting for a number of Composite Technicians to join our team producing high-quality parts for motorsport and the premium automotive industry. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established composites company in a role able to offer variety as well as career and development opportunities.  

Working in a team environment on a range of parts, you will need to read and understand lay-up drawings and use your laminating skills to prepare required parts to the lay-up specification. You will also need to utilise your skills to query any error or change that you may observe on any job.

Facility Address:

Gateway 11 Business Park
Copper Smith Way
Wymondham
Norfolk
NR18 0WY
United Kingdom

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handle composite materials and follow established safety procedures
  • Hand-laminate composite components to specifications provided by project engineers
  • Prepare components for autoclave cure utilising vacuum bagging practices
  • Prepare tooling patterns and moulds using chemical sealers and release systems
  • Fabricate moulds from supplied patterns
  • Follow build manuals and quality control processes
  • Consult and resolve quality issues as they arise, in consultation with project engineers
  • Accuracy with record-keeping
  • Ability to prioritise own workload in line with time constraints

Basic Requirements:

  • Ability to interpret basic instruction via detailed drawings/instructions
  • Good verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to keep calm under pressure
  • Ability to work in a team as well as solo
  • An eye for detail and pride in making things by hand
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate shift work if required

Desirables:

  • An understanding of engineering drawings
  • Comfortable using common hand and power tools
  • Previous composite laminating experience is an asset, but specific training will be provided as required
  • Basic understanding of composite component construction is an asset.

We work in an ever-changing environment with demanding customers, safety-critical structural products and complex composite components, so we seek personnel who are flexible, reliable, hardworking, and heavily motivated to achieve high standards in composite manufacturing.

Job type: Full Time, Permanent

Working hours: 8-hour shifts, either 7.00am – 3.30pm or 4.00pm – 12.30am

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.
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