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Composite Fitter

Requisition ID:  117477
Business Unit:  E&E Shepshed Group (1120)

Shepshed, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9NH

Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our vision <> - 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 Parker Meggitt team.

Role Summary

Meggitt, Stevenage has an exciting opportunity that has arisen for a Composite Fitter whose role would be to operate as a multi-skilled, adaptable worker to ensure maximum effectiveness and efficiency.


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 Attributes


  • 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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