Ply Profiler

Location: India Mill, Darwen
Job Type: Full time, 37 hours per week over a 4-day week, Monday to Thursday
Salary: £11.50 per hour

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.

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 individual who has the ability to work across various functions within the business, when necessary.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Interpretation of diagrams and drawings to prepare materials for precision cutting and inclusion in finished kits.
  • Work with problem-solving teams across own and other functions to identify areas requiring corrective action.
  • Maintain continuity amongst work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs highlighting in job turnovers.
  • 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.

A few things about you:

  • 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.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and be able to interact with various people across departments.
  • Has a flexible attitude towards the role.
  • 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.
  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Computer literate and able to use Microsoft Office Applications.

When you are working:

4-day week 07:15 am to 5:00 pm totalling 37 hours weekly.

Overtime is available at premium rates of pay.

Why work for us:

  • Holidays start at 28 days per year (including Bank Holidays) based on 4 day week
  • Overtime rates after basic hours are 1.5 of your basic hourly rate
  • Overtime rates for Sundays are 2.0 of your basic hourly rate.
  • On-site – Occupational Health
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • Corporate health Cash Plan (Benefit in Kind)
  • Life Insurance x 2

Brookhouse-Aerospace is an Equal Opportunities and Age Positive Employer. Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK under ITAR restrictions

Apply for this job