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General Bonding Operative

Requisition ID:  46112
Business Unit:  Heatric UK (1105)

Poole, POL, United Kingdom, BH16 6LT

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”. These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today. With facilities and over 12,000 employees worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Through our Energy & Equipment division, Meggitt holds strong niche positions in energy, non-aerospace military and industrial equipment.

Expertise in this division ranges from heat exchangers used in off-shore gas processing to the design and manufacture of dynamic instrumentation for vibration, shock and pressure measurements. Our heat exchanger technology has not only enabled our customers to save weight, space, and money, but offer higher duties, smaller sizes, and greater integrity over conventional heat exchangers. We are a leading supplier of small-frame gas turbine actuation systems and fuel metering valves for the oil and gas and power generation sectors.

Our Defense Systems product group includes a wealth of expertise with products ranging from airborne decoy deployment systems to projectile tracking technology is another of our specialities. We produce tiny radar systems that are installed on drone aircraft to track incoming missiles or bullets, reassuring aircrew and missile manufacturers that their weapons are working as advertised.

Job Designation

Job title:                Bonding Operative       

Location:               Poole, Dorset

Strategic business unit:

Heatric is a global provider of heat transfer technology. Heatric today was first developed at the University of Sydney as part of a post-graduate research study. In 1985, the partners involved in this study then created the company now known as Heatric.

Five years later, in 1990, Heatric was acquired by the multi-national group Meggitt PLC, best known for their manufacturing presence in the aerospace, defence and electronic sensor markets. Heatric was then relocated from Australia to Poole in the UK where it now employs in excess of 170 people within manufacturing and operations across two sites.

With sales offices in Poole, Houston, Rio de Janeiro and Singapore, as well as our network of agents across all other areas of the world, Heatric provides a truly global and bespoke service to our customers and partners wherever they are operating.

Headquartered in the UK, Meggitt PLC is a global engineering group specialising in extreme environment components and smart sub-systems for aerospace, defence and energy markets. Some 11,000 people are employed across manufacturing facilities in Asia, Europe and North America and regional bases in Brazil, India and the Middle East.

Job Core Responsibilities


We have a great opportunity for a Welding Production Worker to work as a Bonding Operative within the Bonding team.  You will be responsible for carrying out a number of production support activities to include Grinding, Guillotining, Inspection and basic welding duties.  

You will be able to meet right first time targets without impacting on the quality, you must have a flexible and positive attitude to the activities required to fulfil the role. 

Job Specifications

Key skills and competencies required:

  • Good written communication and verbal communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to understand technical drawings and technical work instructions
  • Ability to ensure a high level of service and quality is maintained
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines

Meggitt is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race.

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