Composite Repairs Supervisor


Do you have a background in a hands on manual engineering Supervisory role with experience paint spraying? Pursuit Resources group are currently recruiting for our client, a well established company based in Braintree

Composite Repairs Supervisor


Monday to Thursday – 8.15am to 5.10pm, Friday – 8.15am to 4.00pm

Outline of the role

  • To run and take supervisory responsibility for the composite repair workshop
  • Working with the Workshop Manager to develop and build a new team
  • Carrying out the inspection and repair of composite materials for aircraft safety equipment components, including escape slide pack boards, covers and mechanical mechanisms
  • The role is central to the wider workshop to enable jobs to be completed in line with customer requirements and industry standards
  • Required to complete the repainting of aircraft seats and gas cylinders. Ensuring that all Health & Safety guidelines and rules are followed at all times; raising ideas for improvement
  • Supervising technicians and assisting the Workshop Manager in day to day people management
  • The role may require some ad-hoc travel for training and continuous development

Previous Experience

  • Paint spraying
  • Previous experience in a hands on/manual engineering role
  • Previous experience working with Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP), Carbon materials, Honeycomb Structures, Fibreglass, Laminate
  • Previous experience in inspecting for damage and/or defects in GRP structures
  • Previous engineering experience or composite repair experience in an aerospace environment
  • Experience of working in line with industry specific regulations including EASA Part 145, FAA, TCCASkills/Knowledge
  • Ability to understand technical documentation such as CMM’s
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to analyse and identify faults and the best method for repair on a case by case basis


  • Pension Scheme with Life Assurance (8x annual salary) and Income Protection
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Medical Cashplan
  • Perkbox
  • Company Sick Pay (after qualifying period)If you feel you fit the requirements for this role and would like to discuss it in more detail please contact Sarah Palmer on 01245 362500.
  • Pursuit Resources Group are an established recruitment agency based in Braintree, Essex. We recruit across many industry sectors within Essex, Herts, Suffolk, London and beyond. We cover both the permanent and the temporary recruitment market. For more details visit our website – or alternatively find us on social media under ‘@pursuitgroup’. To be notified of all the latest positions please follow us on Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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