Process Technician

Recruiter
AEM Limited
Location
Luton
Salary
£18000/annum
Posted
11 Jun 2017
Closes
11 Jul 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Process Technician
Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
Employer: AEM Limited

Description:
AEM Limited, a subsidiary of AMETEK, is a performance and service driven company and one of the largest independent aircraft component repair and overhaul facilities in Europe. We have a full time vacancy for a Process Technician based at our Luton site.

JOB PURPOSE
To encapsulate and finish wound components by the process of Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI).

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Set up and operate the Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI) equipment to encapsulate wound components with insulating varnish.
-Maintain varnish conditions by completing regular tests and checks in accordance with process specifications. (eg: varnish viscosity, solids content and gel time).
-Ensure that parts are impregnated with the correct varnish and are processed to drawings, process specifications and other relating engineering and quality control documentation.
-Operate the curing ovens using the program controllers and chart recorder equipment.
-Remove excess varnish from components post cure in accordance with drawings, layouts, process specifications and other relating engineering and quality control documentation.
-Ensure that all documentation, oven chart recorders and work pack travellers are kept up to date.
-Ensure that production targets are met as per team leader requests and customer due dates.
-Checking of plant equipment at regular intervals in accordance with maintenance check sheets.
-Completing internal calibration of the curing ovens in accordance with industry standards.
-Responsible for the reporting of defective equipment or tooling to team leader.
-Maintain department and surrounding areas in accordance with the company’s 5S programme.

Qualifications:
-Numerate & literate (GCSE or equivalent Maths & English)

Experience:
-Prior manufacturing/ Engineering experience (desirable)
-Prior surface treatments experience (highly desirable)
-Accustomed to reading part numbers and interpreting technical drawings (highly desirable)
-Accustomed to adhering to detailed compliance processes in a timely manner (highly desirable)
-Accustomed to working with hand tools, confident in assemble/disassemble of bespoke product tooling (highly desirable).

Key Competencies include:
-Ability to work well in multidiscipline/cross-functional teams
-Strong organisation skills and excellent attention to detail
-Innovative and enthusiastic
-Detailed, ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and multi task
-Strong communicator (written and verbal)
-Well organised and self-motivated

Additional Information:
Working Hours: 39 hour week; Monday – Thursday 08.00 – 16.30; Friday 08.00 – 15.30
Rate of pay: Up to £18,000 per annum, depending upon experience
Commencement Date: Immediate