Thompson Aero Seating is hiring CNC Machinists (3 and 5 Axis) in our purpose built, bespoke machine shop in Portadown. These are additional roles which have been created due to the success of our focussed project, “Project Phoenix”; using innovation to transform processes and maximise efficiencies, positioning the company for growth in the global aerospace industry over the next five years.
Join our specialist production team and be part of the best of advanced manufacturing in Northern Ireland, as we work towards our goal of being number 1 globally.
The successful machine operators will be responsible for operating a number of CNC Machines and Vacuum Forming Machines to their maximum capability, with a focus on creativity, ensuring that all products are produced to the required specifications. Our products are unique and bespoke to each customer. Machinists at Thompson focus on world class quality standards, ensuring that targets are consistently met and exceeded.
- The ideal candidate will be time served, or have completed a 3rd level qualification in a relevant manufacturing specialism
- Proven track record in operation of 3 and 5 Axis Machines is essential, including tooling and router machines.
- Experience in working in a similarly fast paced, or bespoke production environment is essential.
Its an exciting time to join our business as we implement our 5 year growth plan. In addition to an exciting career with our global organisation, you can expect a lucrative salary, pension, generous 33 days holiday entitlement, and continuing opportunities for development. In September alone we completed over 1700 working hours of staff training.
Established in 2009 after identifying the need for improved, more efficient aircraft seating solutions. Thompson Aero Seating is now recognised for its cutting-edge design of premium award-winning aircraft seating. Our bespoke solutions maximise passengers’ personal space and through intelligent design, optimising every inch of the cabin.
At TAS we offer intelligent design that is delivered with passion, working with the world’s leading airlines such as; American Airlines and Air Canada and global aerospace company; Boeing. Our on-going exploration of new concepts, materials and technologies by our pioneering team of designers and engineers ensures that we are always at the forefront of product development.
All Thompson seats are designed, engineered, manufactured and assembled by us at our dedicated facilities in Portadown, Co. Armagh and our new Engineering Centre based in Seapatrick, Banbridge.
We currently employ around 500 staff and we are offering excellent opportunities for those seeking a fulfilling career.
We reserve the right to enhance criteria on shortlisting.