Job Posted: 25 Apr 2017
      Work as

      Skilled Operator (transparencies)

      Competitive| Hamble| Permanent

      Competitive| Hamble| Permanent

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      Role Summary/Purpose

      There is a vacancy for a highly skilled operator working within the Canopy Shell manufacture area. The Operator will be expected to manufacture complex acrylic structures (Canopy Shells). Attention to detail and an understanding of the material and fine tolerances are paramount. The Operator will need to have a good understanding of customer drawing requirements and specifications. The successful applicant will need to be a time served skilled operator preferably with a woodworking background.

      Essential Responsibilities

      • The Skilled Operator will manufacture a variety of Acrylic and Terylene details whilst ensuring they maintain a safe working environment at all times.
      • They will be expected to use various fitting techniques such as gluing, scribing, cutting, measuring, trimming, molding, use of ovens and band saws.
      • They must also be competent with the use Jigsaws, planers, grinders, routers, drills and hand tools.
      • The Skilled Operator will be expected to understand various manufacturing techniques and be able to read and interpret drawings, specifications and other engineering documents.

      Please note, we are recruiting for both day (5) and night shift (1) positions.



      • Time served City and Guilds with a woodworking back ground preferred. Minimum qualification NVQ level 3 may be considered.
      • Have an awareness of quality systems such as FOD prevention.
      • Have an understanding of EHS.
      • Basic IT knowledge.
      • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.


      Desired Characteristics

      • Be pro-active and work as part of a team.
      • Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy to a very high standard.
      • Have excellent hand/eye coordination.
      • Positive approach to problem solving.
      Recruiter: GE Aviation