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Composite Fitter

Requisition ID:  106852
Business Unit:  Airframe Systems Shepshed Group (1120)

Shepshed, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9NH

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 worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Role Summary

To operate as a multi-skilled, adaptable worker to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency.


Job Core Responsibilities

  • Fitting and Trimming composite components and composite moulds for projects in the Aerospace industry requires 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 by defined standards.
  • Fettling moulds and patterns by defined standards.
  • Cutting and bonding of pattern materials by 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 and Abilities


  • Ability to research and analyze data effectively
  • Good/Strong/Excellence verbal and written communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent customer service orientation
  • Well-organized, detail-oriented, and able to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and prioritize duties with minimal supervision, to meet deadlines
  • Setting structures in trim and assembly jigs
  • Fettling using appropriate tools and equipment
  • Mixing and use of adhesives and sealants
  • Treatment touch-up in localised areas on composite
  • Ability to read drawing
  • Ability to visualize and plan objectives and goals strategically
  • Team building Skills
  • Decision-making skills

              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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