Date posted: 21 Dec 2021

Aerospace and defence equipment wouldn’t be able to operate if it wasn’t for avionic manufacturers like Chelton. We pride ourselves on working with customers and being attuned to industry trends to expand the possibilities of aerospace and defence and give our customers a helping hand in achieving mission success.

Chelton are recruiting for a Production Operative to join our Paint team to prepare, prime and finish a range of aerospace products across our antennas and avionics units. This role will support the Production Supervisor in delivering our manufacturing specifications ensuring the upmost quality is maintained, whilst adhering to health and safety regulations. 

This role will be based at our headquarters in Marlow, Buckinghamshire.

Responsibilities

  • Perform finish coat painting, spray or brush, in accordance with manufacturing guidelines

  • May be required to perform a painting operation that calls for unusual specifications for finishing requirements necessitating the mixing of paints to achieve the desired special effects.

  • Support the Production Supervisor (Paint) with:

    • Any manufacturing task;  reporting on issues, down time and throughput
    • Ensure production schedules and targets are met.
    • Allocate work according to production plans.
    • Maintain conformance to standards and drawing specifications
    • Key Performance Indicator maintenance
  • Work skilfully and safely to high standards with customer satisfaction in mind
  • Provide feedback on product build aspects, highlighting issues as appropriate.


Requirements

  • Paint skills
  • Good knowledge of finishing techniques
  • Experience of working within a production or manufacturing environment
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Well organised with excellent time management
  • Awareness of SHE (Safety, Health and Environmental) issues
  • Able to work effectively with a team environment 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • Overtime
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, with the opportunity to buy and sell leave
  • Private medical insurance
  • Flexible benefits scheme
  • Pension contribution matched up to 8%
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Early finish on Fridays

About Chelton

Securing success in some of the world’s most demanding environments isn’t just down to Chelton’s failsafe, pioneering technology. From aerospace and defence communications through to navigation and electronic warfare, it’s all driven by the people behind it.

We pride ourselves on working with customers and being attuned to industry trends to expand the possibilities of aerospace and defence and give our customers a helping hand in achieving mission success. Working in challenging environments, producing failsafe technology with smart thinking – it’s just what we do. 

No two days are ever the same at Chelton, you’ll constantly be faced with new challenges to overcome. From the very beginning, you will be able to take full ownership and accountability to see products through to success. After all, where would we be if it wasn’t for the people behind the products?

If you’re looking to leave your mark on the world, why not choose the exhilarating world of aerospace and defence and better yet, join Chelton for your chance to innovate, create and excite.