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Water Jet Operator 1

Requisition ID:  118245
Business Unit:  E&E Loughborough PS (1110)

Loughborough, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9EQ

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets.

We have succeeded in employing the top talent in the industry by focusing our hiring efforts on the individual, not the job description. If you are an inquisitive thinker with great ideas and a desire to succeed, we will find the perfect spot for you on our team.


An opportunity has arisen for a Waterjet Operative to join the Long Mouldings team, successful candidate would be working weekend shifts (Fri,Sat,Sun). The Waterjet Operative will be responsible for setting up and operating a high pressure water jets to process and produce quality products. We are looking for a hardworking and committed individual, willing to go the extra mile when required for the business and its customers.

Core Responsibilities

  • Loading & unloading programs and associated jigs.
  • Machine setting and carrying out cutting programs, ensuring all quality requirements are met.
  • Adherence to the first-off process.
  • Supporting the Waterjet area in build time reviews and product auditing activity / exercises, where required.
  • Conducting daily TPM checks and ongoing monitoring the machine(s) performance, escalating issues where necessary.
  • Conduct preliminary process investigation, collating details via awareness process and liaise with Manufacturing Engineering and other departments, where required.
  • Support in New Product implementation & development, when applicable.
  • Supporting and participate housekeeping practices and 6S methodologies within the module.
  • Liaise with other modules/departments regarding build concerns/build improvement activity.

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Good interpersonal skills and can communicate to people at all levels.
  • Clear understanding of the products and the ability to make decisions on quality issues.
  • Can work with other departments and functions, where required.
  • Able to work on own initiative.
  • Clear understanding of applicable processes and standards.
  • Help and support others, where needed.
  • Previous waterjet experience is preferred but not essential, candidate will receive training on how to operate and programme Waterjets.

What We Offer

Parker Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive offer package will include:

  • Pension Scheme up to 10% company contribution.
  • Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing.
  • Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services.
  • Income Protection.
  • Employee Resource Groups.
  • Volunteering day off.

Meggitt is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business and that building a culture of respect and appreciation will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential

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