Sewing Machinist - Manufacturing

Recruiter
Blue Octopus
Location
Denham, Uxbridge
Salary
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted
30 Jan 2024
Closes
27 Feb 2024
Ref
MART169561
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

At Martin-Baker our purpose is to save lives. We are the leading global provider of ejection seats, crashworthy seats and associated safety systems, employing over 1,100 employees in Denham and Chalgrove and provide the most advanced equipment supporting over 70 aircraft types, with over 16,800 seats and 7,704 lives saved.

WHY NOT JOIN OUR LIFE SAVING TEAM

We are currently recruiting for a Sewing Machinist to work within our Sewing Shop who will be assembling, cutting and stitching all fabric and webbing parts required for Seat Assembly and Survival aid containers.

Working as a machinist you will use templates to cut and mark fabric prior to sewing and follow technical drawings and build plans to manufacture components from appropriate fabrics using industrial sewing machines.

WHAT WE WOULD LIKE YOU TO BRING TO THE TEAM

  • Able to use an industrial sewing machines.
  • Understanding of weft and weave.
  • Experience of sewing different materials, webbing etc.
  • Working to verbal instructions on development jobs where drawings do not yet exist.

LIFE AT MARTIN-BAKER

At Martin-Baker, we offer a broad range of employee benefits to all our colleagues, offering competitive salaries, a highly attractive pension scheme, life assurance, healthcare programmes and a cycle to work scheme. Working hours are offered to balance work and homelife, and the equivalent of 26 days annual leave per year (FTE), plus statutory bank holidays.

WE’RE GUIDED BY OUR VALUES

Professionalism – we always achieve the highest possible standards in every task.

Understanding – we’re sympathetically aware of others’ viewpoints and work to comprehend why they might conflict with yours.

Teamwork – we eliminate functional silos, aligning all activity with strategic objectives. We’re honest, open and factual.

Humility – we understand when we are wrong and why, using failure positively in everything we do.

Accountability – we accept responsibility for addressing issues, highlighting problems but work proactively to resolve them.

Integrity – we act honestly, ethically and without prejudice with everyone all the time.

Martin-Baker is an equal opportunities employer. Aligned to the company’s Diversity and Inclusion commitment, all candidates will be treated equally and fairly, regardless of their background or any protected characteristics. Candidates will be selected entirely on their skills and competencies and in alignment with the role specifications and requirements.

For all successful candidates offered a role with Martin-Baker, we will undertake background security checks. As part of this, we will need to confirm your identity, employment history and address history to cover the past five years as well as your nationality, immigration status and criminal record. For positions that require Security Clearance, the successful candidate must hold or be willing to obtain security clearance up to the relevant level for the role. The recruitment team can guide you through this process should you have any questions.

 

The recruitment process for this post is managed by Blue Octopus for our client Martin-Baker Aircraft Company. Please note that Blue Octopus does not control the data stored on third-party systems used by the client as part of the process.