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Composite Painter

Requisition ID:  117825
Business Unit:  E&E Loughborough FS&C (1125)

Shepshed, LEC, United Kingdom, LE12 9EQ

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

Meggitt, Shepshed are currently recruiting and looking to add to their team of Composite Painters. As a Composite Painter, you will be able to fulfil the main duties and responsibilities, which includes – Surface preparation, masking, application of paints by brush and air spray techniques and drying procedures. These techniques will be utilised on military anti ice and civil radomes requiring spraying on internal and external surfaces. Relevant experience would be from Automotive Paint Spraying, Paint Spraying, or more desirable, Aerospace.

Core Responsibilities

  • Able to read/interpret Meggitt and Customer Engineering drawings, process specifications and work instructions.
  • Surface Preparation – prepare component surfaces using Vapour blasters, Orbital sanders and manual sanding techniques.
  • To effectively Mask components prior to paint application using masking tapes and paper.
  • Paint mixing – to mix paint by volume and viscosity to approved documentation and specifications.
  • Paint application – to apply paint by brush and spray techniques to process documentation and specifications.
  • Working 07:30 - 16:15 (Monday - Thursday), with an early finish on Fridays, 07:30 - 12:00

Skills, Knowledge & Responsibilities

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations.

Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships or the equivalent experience in related field 

  • Paint Spraying, either automotive or aerospace
  • Ideally a minimum of 3 years professional experience to show
  • Surface Preparation
  • Educated to GCSE level

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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