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Job vacancy: Composite panel Paint shop Prepper/Polisher

Job Summary

Starling Aerospace is seeking to employ a Paint shop Prepper/Polisher to work within the Decorative coatings department at its facilities/head office based in Leatherhead, Surrey.

The ideal candidate must be able to respond to verbal instruction and be self motivated.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience in composites would be an advantage; however previous automotive body shop or VIP aircraft interior paint experience would be suitable.
  • Competent in all aspects of paint preparation, masking, panel preparation and flat polishing lacquered panels to a very high standard.
  • Work part of a small team producing finished components used in VIP aircraft interiors.

This position is not gender or age restrictive however all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK


Job vacancy: Experienced Sewing Machinist

Job Summary

Starling Aerospace who specialise in the manufacture of bespoke aircraft seating is seeking experienced Sewing Machinist.

The successful candidate must be able to complete aircraft seats from start to finish, attention to detail is important and seam width control needed.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Flat bed sewing-joining
  • Top stitch sewing
  • Detail sewing
  • Twin-needling
  • Finishing
  • Experience of working with leather is desirable
  • Must be able to follow both verbal and written instructions
  • Be able to work on their own, as well as in a team

Hours: 40 hours per week (Monday-Thursday 7:30am - 4:30pm, Friday 7:30am - 2:00pm). Overtime as required. 

Please apply only if you have relevant experience working as machinist (essential).