GRP Laminator

Ref No. EMP406092
Salary £10 - £15.50/hour
Location Somerset, England
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract (6 Months)
Job Status Applicants Required


We are currently looking for a GRP Laminator for a busy manufacturing facility based in Somerset.


Background in Wet Lay-Up Laminating, GRP.

The Job

This role will be offered on a 6 Month contract with an opportunity for Permanent.

Role involves predominately hand wet lay up into open moulds and the successful candidate would be expected to carry out the following:

  • Cutting fiberglass cloth and raw materials to size, following template or drawings, using cutting machines, scissors, or knives.
  • Applying layers of fiberglass cloth onto mould or fixture in predetermined ply sequence, and presses cloth to fit contours on mould, smooth surface, and remove air pockets and excess resin using hand tools.
  • Dispensing, mixing, handling, and applying composite resins (polyester), catalysts, adhesives and gel-coats.
  • Clean, wax and prepare moulds as needed.
  • Quality checking completed products.
  • Work alone and as part of a wider production team to achieve production output as directed by production manager.

In addition to the above the ideal candidate will have:
* A thorough understanding of GRP / composites and processes.
* the ability to read from drawings.
* High attention to detail.
* Punctual and reliable.
* Flexibility, the ability to adapt to varied tasks.
* Conscientious attitude to work.
* Ability to follow processes and ensuring the highest quality is maintained at all times.

The following would be desirable but not essential:
* Experience of vacuum bagging or vacuum infusion of parts
* Trimming and fitting of GRP components.
* Assembly operations
* Knowledge of advanced materials and processes or aerospace experience.

Please note there may be an element of lifting of the components and parts so any previous manual handling experience will be preferred.

Working Straight Days with an early finish on Fridays

Pay Rates:
£10.50 - £12.00 ph hour + Holiday pay

Up to £15.50LTD

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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