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GRP Finisher


Working in a team environment you will work on a range of products, you will need to read and understand lay-up drawings and use your finishing and fairing skills to complete projects from release from the mould to a high glossed finished product.


  • Repairing and finishing all product lines.
  • Finishing gel coat by hand using a variety of tools including wet/dry paper, finishing compounds, orbital sanders, polisher, DA sander, long boards and blocks.
  • Trimming GRP using air driven cengar saws
  • Removing imperfections.
  • Completing large and small repairs using gel and fibreglass.
  • Completing works to scheduled deadlines working directly with Lead Operatives, Supervisors and Production Managers.
  • Working to standard operating procedures to ensure highest quality is maintained at all times.
  • Work with QA team to ensure that parts that are being manufactured effectively and according to drawings and specification books to ISO standards.


  • Attention to detail and a methodical approach to tasks.
  • Competent at using the tools of the trade. Electric buffers, Cengars, Orbital and Extraction unit, routers, Grinders, Electric Drill, Long Boards, Short Boards etc…
  • Good team player and excellent communicator.
  • Competent with the application of gel in disciplines such as 4 gel repairs, new job complete re-gel, wax gelling.
  • Competent at reverse repairs with laminating skills showing through.
  • Competent at using fillers on the side of a large job and being able to longboard (fair) to the correct shape prior to gelling.
  • A thorough understanding of GRP finishing and associated processes.
  • Understanding of quality processes.
  • Listen and understand instructions and follow them.
  • 2+ years’ experience gained within the Marine, Aerospace, Automotive or other quality driven industry is preferable.
  • Working with colour gel and split lines.


  • Cut and shut of Grp parts.
  • Vacuum bagging (tracking) or vacuum infusion of parts.
  • Fairing/boarding.
  • Preparation for spraying.
  • Mould tool and plug repairs.
  • Fitting/assembly of grp components and other parts such as stainless, electrical and plumbing.

Please apply with an indication of your salary expectations for the role.

Please feel free to contact us for more information or for an informal discussion about current opportunities.
If we do not have a current vacancy to suit your skills, we always welcome speculative CV’s.

Phone: 01202 623 934


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