A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our excellent team working on varied products. We require an experienced hand wet-lay GRP laminator to work on complex and varied production moulds and mouldings. Full English speaking, listening, reading and writing is essential. The candidate will be friendly, reliable and trustworthy with a positive ‘Can Do’ attitude. You will join a team of laminators but must have the ability to work on your own under tight production schedules and the flexibility to meet deadlines. We offer excellent rates of pay, basic 37 hours Monday-Friday with O/T when required & up to 33* days holiday per year working in excellent conditions with uniforms provided.
The ideal candidate will have a varied and extensive GRP background, ideally able to apply multiple split gel coats using fine line tapes and brush gel coat (training will be given where required). You will be able to understand lay-up drawings, use of core materials (balsa, foam etc.) and generic bonding pastes. You will be able to demonstrate excellent hand skills, show attention to detail and the ability to follow instructions. You will be able to operate in a clean, safe and responsible manner with regard to other employees and ensure appropriate PPE is utilized at all times. You will be expected to carry out physical duties safely whilst carrying out your activities with some lifting.
Duties will include; Mould care, preparing moulds for lay-up, application of various release agents, material identification, advanced gel coat application, excellent laminating skills and dexterity in the use of hand tools. You will have experience in the fitting of plants (loose pieces), aligning split moulds, release of parts, use and control of patterns and jigs. You will be capable of using a full range of GRP materials and work unassisted or as part of a team whilst maintaining high standards and turnover of work output. You will be required to identify laminating defects and carry out repairs when required. You will also be required to keep records of productivity & materials for quality assurances.
Other skills of interest but not essential; Vacuum infusion/bagging of composites, laminating with pre-preg carbon fibre / out of autoclave oven curing, use of light RTM equipment (resin transfer moulding), spray painting, welding, woodworking.
(* Term of service must be met to qualify)
To apply for this position please apply by:
Post: Mould Ability Limited, Composites House Hayford Way, Speedwell Industrial Estate, Staveley. Chesterfield. S43 3JR.