Composite Technicians


Established in 2014, Advanced Materials is part of the Progressive Technology group and has grown to be a leading supplier of composite tooling and inserts to a diverse range of industries.

An award-winning, first choice supplier to Motorsport, Advanced Materials occupies a state-of-the-art 18,000 sq.ft facility in Newbury, Berkshire.

Offering a vertically integrated service from design, pattern-making, tooling, inserts and fully finished carbon fibre components, the business aims to re-enforce its position as one of the leading suppliers to the composite industry.


  • Working with carbon fibre mould tools and components with an ability to understand detailed drawings as well as customer specifications are essential to this role – some training can be provided.
  • A track record of working in a fast-paced environment, working to tight deadlines is important for the successful candidate. Ideally knowledge or experience in Motorsport or Automotive industries would be desirable.
  • Successful candidates will have experience of working within all key composites disciplines from laminating, trimming, fitting and assembly.
  • Knowledge and experience of working to technical drawings, specifications and requirements within the composites manufacturing environment is required.
  • Understanding quality management systems is desirable, ideally Progress Plus ERP system. Training would be provided.

The Role

  • Laminate, trim, assemble and fit components, working to time schedules, communicating with the Production Manager.
  • The Composite Technician will work to component drawings, ensuring part conformity is achieved whilst adhering to compressed lead times.
  • Interface with the company ERP system to ensure traceability of all manufactured components is critical to meeting the demanding quality requirements of our customers.
  • We are looking for a highly motivated, excellent team player, that enjoys working in a fast-paced environment with an eye for detail.
  • Adaptable and willing to meet the demands of the customers and business during busy periods of the year.
  • Operating of manufacturing equipment where required, including Autoclaves and Kit Cutting.

Additional Details/ Considerations

  • As our core business resides in Motorsport, Automotive and Aerospace, having an interest in these sectors can be beneficial, but not essential.
  • Advanced Materials is a fast-paced exciting business that works in conjunction with many industries, therefore an interest in looking to deliver on challenging projects throughout the year as part of a team is important.
  • Working as part of a team and succeeding as a team with a passion for delivering high quality components.
  • Pursuing career development, aspiring to be part of something new, or looking for a new opportunity within a similar industry, this leadership role in a cutting-edge technology could provide many future career possibilities as the business evolves.


  • Weekday and Weekend Shift, 42.5 hours per week, full time position
  • Overtime is available during seasonal peaks in workload
  • 25 days holiday to fit around busy periods of work
  • Reporting to the Production Manager
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Private health care
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Company phone
  • Subsidised onsite cafe
  • Subsidised Gym membership

Contact Details

To discuss this role further, send us an email or call 01635 500480.

Alternatively, email your CV directly to Rob West

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