Process Technician

ProTech Recruitment
Luton, UK
20 May 2019
28 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Job title: Process Technician

Salary: Up to £20,000 depending upon experience Plus Benefits Package

Location: Luton

We are currently recruiting for a Process Technician responsible for encapsulating and finishing wound components by the process of Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI). An excellent opportunity to join an Aerospace Component Engineering company who require a Process Technician to join their team.

Process Technician Requirements:
  • Prior manufacturing/ Engineering experience is desirable
  • Willingness to learn and undergo training
  • Prior surface treatments experience would be a real advantage
  • Accustomed to reading part numbers and interpreting technical drawings is essential
  • Accustomed to adhering to detailed compliance processes in a timely manner
  • Accustomed to working with hand tools, confident in assembly/disassembly of bespoke product tooling is desirable
  • Participate in training and personal development activities as required
  • Numerate & literate (GCSE or equivalent Maths & English)

Process Technician 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. (e.g.: varnish viscosity, solids content and gel time).
  • Ensure that parts are impregnated with the correct varnish and are processed to drawing, 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
  • 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 companies 5S programme.

If you would like to be considered for this Process Technician position, please click on Apply now to get in touch.

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