Breakout & Autoclave Technician

Role: Breakout & Autoclave Technician

Hours: Monday to Thursday 07:00 - 16:00 / Friday 07:00 – 15:30

Salary: DOE

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Norwich, NR5

Polar Manufacturing Limited (Polar) is a manufacturer of carbon fibre and composite components incorporating design, scanning, machining and coating at their facility in Norwich, Norfolk. Polar serves a broad spectrum of industry sectors which includes Defence, Automotive, Sport & Leisure, Communications, Alternative Energy, Marine and Medical.

Duties include:

  • Loading/unloading autoclaves and running autoclave cures
  • Removing cured parts from the autoclave and the vacuum bags
  • Inspecting the parts for any damage
  • Working with high value/quality tools and parts
  • Preparing mould tools with seal/release chemicals (Relevant PPE will be provided)
  • Unbolting/bolting of mould tools with use of hand and air tools

Skills and experience required:

  • Composites experience is preferred
  • Experience working with autoclaves desired
  • Able to read engineering drawings and manuals
  • Must conform to our company ethos
  • An eye for detail
  • Good communication skills
  • Organised and self-disciplined time management

The successful candidate shall demonstrate:

  • A proactive, punctual, positive and can-do day to day approach
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • An ability to work and organise workload independently and as part of team
  • Enthusiastic, self-motivated and reliable
  • Pride in their work

What can we offer you?

  • Generous basic salary
  • 23 days’ holiday + bank holidays
  • Private Health Insurance
  • Company pension
  • Fantastic team environment

If you wish to apply for the role of Breakout & Autoclave Technician please send a copy of your up-to-date CV.

Polar Manufacturing is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

Please note: If you have not heard from us in two weeks please consider your application unsuccessful.

Contact Us

If you have any queries or would like to apply, please contact Loreta Ambrizaite on or call +44 (0)1603 984850.

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