B/E Aerospace, Inc. Tooling Technician in United Kingdom

If you're interested in joining a stable, fast-growing company that encourages professional advancement, fosters teamwork, and rewards ingenuity, then B/E Aerospace may be right for you. As the world's leading manufacturer of aircraft interior products and solutions for the commercial, business jet, and military markets, a career at B/E Aerospace is beyond what you would expect in a job. At B/E your ideas, your talents, and your experiences are utilised for more than your day-to-day duties. They're used to shape a global organisation. It's your opportunity to make a real difference each day - and be a part of something bigger.

As a leader in the aerospace industry, B/E Aerospace's Commercial Aircraft Segment is seeking an energetic, self-starter for the position of Tooling Technician with our Seating Products Group in *Kilkeel, Northern Ireland. *

  • JOB* TITLE: Tooling Technician (Composites)

  • DEPARTMENT: * Composites

  • RESPONSIBLE TO: * Engineering Manager

  • HOURS: Must be flexible for shift work (including call-out availability)*

  • LOCATION: * B/E Aerospace (UK) Ltd

2 Moor Road


Co Down

BT34 4NG


The job holder will be responsible for performing preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and carrying out repairs to ensure proper operation and maintenance of the various tools used in the composite manufacturing process. This role will involve working closely with both the Engineering and Operations teams. This is a hands on role for a skilled mechanical fitter in a major manufacturing site.


  • Perform maintenance and refurbishment on composite manufacturing tools which includes but is not limited to Compression Mould, Resin Infusion, Resin Transfer and CNC fixturing.

  • Carryout manual tool changes on all manufacturing tools in line with production scheduling.

  • Complete repairs and modification of manufacturing tools.

  • Maintain and track the storage location of all manufacturing tools.

  • Undertake all works in line with health and safety policies, procedures and legislation.

  • Generation and implementation of improvement activities.

  • Maintain a clean and tidy workspace in line with company requirements.

  • Any other duties as deemed appropriate to the position.


  • Key Attributes*

    • Expertise:* recognised subject matter expert in their field or discipline.
    • Results and Execution:* consistently delivers against objectives set.
    • Teamwork:* ability to work effectively as part of a team or individually.
    • Organisational Skills:* planning skills to appropriately organize workload to meet deadlines.
    • Communication Skills:* excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.
    • Practical:* Have a proven aptitude to mechanical work and have a hands on practical approach to mechanical problems.
    • Safety:* Have a keen awareness of Health & Safety within a mechanical fitting role
    • Continuous Improvement:* Have a drive to improve the current condition and develop within the role.

  • A minimum of two years experience in a relevant mechanical discipline.

  • A minimum of two years working experience using manual, electric and pneumatic hand tools.

  • A minimum of two years working experience in a similar role troubleshooting and performing repairs


  • A minimum of two years mechanical or bench fitting experience.

  • A minimum of one years experience using precision measuring experience.

  • NVQ level 2 or higher in a mechanical discipline.

  • A time served apprenticeship in an engineering or mechanical discipline.

  • Closing date for online applications is Tuesday 27th June 2017 at Midnight. *