Penetrant Flaw Detection (PFD) Operator

Posted 5 days ago by Hyde Group Holdings

SK15, Stalybridge, Borough of Tameside

Are you looking for a fresh challenge, with a forward-thinking organisation within the high-tech engineering sector? The Hyde Group are established Industry experts within Aerospace Engineering and have a new vacancy for a Penetrant Flaw Detection (PFD) Operator working at our surface treatment site in Stalybridge.

About us

We have successfully supplied to the Aerospace industry for over 40 years. We are currently on track to achieve our strong growth plans and we pride ourselves on delivering right first-time solutions and going the extra mile to delight our customers.

About the opportunity

This is a great opportunity to join a reputable business with a strong set of core values in a friendly supportive environment. We have a strong focus on developing our people with the potential to further your career. Our salaries are competitive and we also offer a generous holiday entitlement of 33 days inclusive of bank holidays along with a fantastic benefits package.

Hyde Coatings Ltd is currently recruiting a PFD Operator based at one of our bespoke treatment facilities in Stalybridge. As a PFD Operator you will be responsible for the processing of various aluminium aerospace components through the Penetrant Flaw Detection process. This includes solvent cleaning, pre-penetrant etch and full process and inspection. All whilst maintaining the general cleanliness and safety within the building and supporting other areas of the business when required.

Duties include but are not limited to;

  • Solvent cleaning of aluminium components

  • Jigging and de-jigging of components on to a semi-automatic crane while promoting good bar utilisation

  • Testing of aircraft components using PFD methods

  • Inspection of work and sentencing of components to specification controls

  • Working to various customer technique sheets

  • Report writing- NCRs

  • Paperwork – Traveller cards

  • Use of handheld measuring equipment.

Essential skills required;

  • Keen eye for detail.

  • Must be able to work within a team or as an individual.

Desired Qualifications;

  • Any qualifications in NDT would be beneficial

Additional information;

  • Full training will be provided for non-qualified operators

  • Operator requires a yearly eye test as vision levels do need to be achieved.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary.

  • Generous annual leave entitlement.

  • Exciting benefits package with access to discounts from leading retailers.

  • Purpose built sites with free parking.

  • Discounted gym membership.

  • Excellent career development opportunities available.

Diversity and Inclusion

The Hyde Group are committed to creating an inclusive environment where our employees can reach

their full potential. We welcome applications from candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds in

particular groups who are currently under represented in our sector.

All our roles require the need to obtain BPSS clearance which includes DBS check and 3 years

employment references.

If this sounds like the ideal opportunity for you, then we’d love to hear from you.

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