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Composite Fitter

Requisition ID:  118169
Business Unit:  E&E Shepshed Group (1120)

Shepshed, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9NH

About Meggitt


Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <<Enabling the Extraordinary – to fly, to power, to live>> - keeping the world flying with one of over 73,000 Meggitt-equipped aircraft taking off every second of every day; protecting countless lives with our technology, keeping those who put their lives at risk safer and ensuring that the lights stay on for millions of people worldwide.

With over 160 years of history, innovation’s at the heart of everything we do in our aerospace, defence and selected energy markets Our global approach to lean manufacturing is the driving force on our journey to operational excellence and our goal to provide the best technology, products and service to our Customers.

We’ll help shape your career and provide you with the right learning, development and growth opportunities; we’re working hard to create a High Performance Culture where we live our Values of Teamwork, Integrity and Excellence.

Enable your extraordinary. Join us and be part of our diverse Meggitt team.


Role Summary

Parker Meggitt are excited to be able to recruit a new member of their Composites team as a Composite Fitter. As a Fitter, your roles and responsibilities will be to operate as a multi-skilled, adaptable member of the team in a wide variety of areas. Your key responsibilities will be the Fitting & Trimming of composites components and composite mould projects.

Core Responsibilities

  • Fitting and Trimming of composite components and composite moulds for projects in the Aerospace industries requiring strong attention to detail, cost and quality.
  • Carrying out work in adherence to technical drawings, internal and external specifications and build instructions as appropriate ensuring accuracy and process documentation.
  • Bonding and trimming assemblies in accordance with defined standards.
  • Fettling moulds and patterns in accordance with defined standards.
  • Cutting and bonding of pattern materials in accordance with defined standards.
  • Working with manufacturing engineering to support the development of standard work instructions and taking part in design for manufacture workshops for new product introduction.
  • Identifying, defining and supporting the introduction of continuous improvement activities in the area of trimming and assembly.


Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to research and analyze data effectively      
  • Ability to gather data, to compile information, and prepare reports
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, in order to meet deadlines
  • Setting structures in trim and assembly jigs
  • Drill/Ream/Countersink in panels with tools
  • Fettling using appropriate tools and equipment
  • Mixing and used of adhesives and sealants
  • Percussion riveting
  • Treatment touch-up in localised areas on composite
  • Ability to read drawing


Parker Meggitt are 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. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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