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Composite Technician - Finisher

Ref no. BHN566307
Location Oxfordshire, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Permanent
Job status Open

Job summary

As a Finishing Technician, you'll be an integral part of my client's team, contributing to the production of high-quality components for our client's boat manufacturing line.

Key skills required for this role

Composites and Finishing


Composite Technician / Finisher

Job description

As a vital member of my clients finishing team, you will play a crucial role in repairing and refining gel coat surfaces and GRP composite mouldings. Your primary objective is to create top-quality components for our client's boat manufacturing line. Your expertise in gel coat repairs, trimming, filling, fairing, and polishing ensures efficient and effective work.


  1. Finish GRP Mouldings for Boat Construction:

    • Skillfully complete the final stages of GRP (glass-reinforced plastic) mouldings to meet quality standards.
    • Pay meticulous attention to detail during finishing processes.
  2. Repair Gel Coat Surfaces:

    • Address any imperfections in gel coat surfaces promptly and effectively.
    • Ensure a flawless finish that meets our high workmanship standards.
  3. Trim, Fill, and Polish Moulded Components:

    • Precisely trim excess material from moulded parts.
    • Fill and fair any irregularities to achieve a smooth surface.
    • Polish components to enhance their appearance.
  4. Additional Duties:

    • Collaborate with other manufacturing teams as needed.
    • Assist in training new production operatives.
    • Maintain a clean and organised workstation.
    • Uphold safety protocols at all times.


  • Finishing Product Experience: Prior experience in finishing or related roles.
  • Background: Marine Composites OR Painspraying (Finishing) in other industries
  • Attention to Detail: Exceptional eye for detail and commitment to quality.
  • Willingness to Learn: Further training will be provided for specific responsibilities.


  • Salary will be dependant on experience


  • Paid Time Off: Enjoy 25 days of annual leave, with 3 days reserved for the Christmas shutdown.
  • Competitive Pension: In the first year, both the employee and employer contribute 4%. After the first year, the employer's contribution increases to 5%.
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Social Club and Activities
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme - Health Assured

Join my client's dynamic team and contribute to the excellence of our boat manufacturing process!

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