Process Technician

Undisclosed Company
Bedfordshire, Luton
Up to £20000 per annum
Closing date
9 Jul 2019

Manpower are pleased to be recruiting for a Process Technician on behalf of our client located in Luton. The role is Permanent and based within the Aerospace Sector.


£20,000 per annum, plus benefits

HOURS OF WORK: 8am - 4.30pm Monday - Thursday, 8am - 3.30pm Friday

Immediate Start


To encapsulate and finish wound components by the process of Vacuum Pressure Impregnation (VPI).


  • Prior manufacturing/ Engineering experience (desirable)
  • Prior surface treatments experience (highly desirable)
  • Accustomed to reading part numbers and interpreting technical drawings (highly desirable)
  • Accustomed to adhering to detailed compliance processes in a timely manner (highly desirable)
  • Accustomed to working with hand tools, confident in assemble/disassemble of bespoke product tooling (highly desirable).

Principal Duties and 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. (eg: 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 cure in accordance with drawings, layouts, process specifications and other relating engineering and quality control documentation.
  • 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
  • Participate in training and personal development activities as required
  • To comply with all Company policies and procedures and support Company initiatives
  • Adhere to Health and Safety requirements and take responsibility for the health and safety of yourself and others at all times.
  • To comply with all legal and statutory obligations applicable to the role


  • Numerate and literate - minimum GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English (desired)


  • ability to work well in multidiscipline/cross-functional teams
  • Strong organisation skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Detailed, ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and multi task
  • Strong communicator (written and verbal)
  • Well organised and self-motivated

If this sounds like the role for you then apply now!