The role is required to manufacture components from composite materials which meet engineering and quality standards. This role will be required to work night shift Monday to Friday.
Main Responsibilities and Tasks:
- Manufacture broadcast components from carbon fibre.
- Use processing equipment to infuse and machine.
- In-process testing to maintain quality standards.
- Carry out planned maintenance.
- Suggest and implement continuous improvement ideas.
- Work in line with environmental, health and safety site requirements.
Knowledge and Skills:
- An experienced mechanical assembler who has worked in a mechanical device production environment, minimum 5 years' experience.
- Knowledge of manufacturing carbon fibre composites
- Able to read mechanical engineering drawings.
- Well organised, adaptable, and quick to learn new processes, with the ability / experience to complete documentation and reporting if required.
- Quality focused with good trouble shooting skills.
- Self-motivated with the drive and enthusiasm to get things done.
- Ability to work autonomously and a strong team player with a 'can do' attitude and a flexible attitude to helping in all areas when required, with a willingness to work additional hours when required at short notice.
- Formal training on KUKA robots
- Operated vacuum resin transfer moulding (VRTM) processing equipment.
Education and Qualifications:
- GCSE English and Maths – Grade C or above.
Health and Safety Requirements:
All employees are expected to:-
- To take care for their own health and safety and that of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions.
- Carry out assigned tasks and duties in a safe manner, in accordance with instructions, and to comply with safety rules/procedures, regulations and codes of practice.
- If aware of any unsafe practice or condition, or if in any doubt about the safety of any situation, consult their supervisor.
- Obtain and use the correct tools/equipment for the work and not to use any that are unsafe or damaged. All tools, equipment and personal protective equipment must be stored in the approved place after use.
- Ensure that all guards are securely fixed, and that all safety equipment and personal protective clothing/equipment provided are used.
- Not to operate any plant or equipment unless authorised.
- To report any accident, near-miss, dangerous occurrence, or dangerous condition to their line management.
- To switch off and secure unattended plant or equipment.
- To avoid improvised arrangements and suggest safe ways of eliminating hazards.
- Not to participate in horseplay or place fellow employees in danger by their actions.
The Vitec Mindset
Vitec has a clear purpose that is supported by a common set of values. Our values drive our decisions, form our principles, and unite us as an organisation. They are also what we want our employees and business customers to see and feel during their contact with Vitec.
Exceptional Product Performance
We set the highest standards of technical performance and support which reflect our obsession with quality and excellence in manufacturing.
We are nothing without our customers
Our focus is always on the customer; we support them no matter what changes and challenges they face.
Leading a fast-changing market
We apply our creativity and harness our diversity to engineer innovative new products and solutions that do what image makers need them to do.
We share knowledge, pool resources, test ideas and learn from each other; working together to deliver a complete solution to customers.
Transparency, integrity, respect
We hold to the highest professional and corporate standards to optimise performance, for our customers, our suppliers, and our people.