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Experienced Composites Technician/Le

Flow Kayaks 2017 Ltd

Experienced, Supervising, management, carbon fibre, carbon, laminator,
April 2, 2024
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Position Description

Position Title: Experience Composites Technician / Lead Technician

Company: Flow Kayaks / Flow Composites

Location: Ōtautahi, Christchurch

About Flow Kayaks/ Flow Composites: Flow Composites is a leading provider of composite solutions, specialising in paddle craft and carbon fibre applications across diverse industries. With a commitment to innovation and quality, we strive to deliver cutting-edge products that exceed our customers' expectations. We are passionate about manufacturing in Ōtautahi, Christchurch, this is a huge part of our story as we grow.

Job Description:

Flow Composites is seeking an experienced and skilled Composites Technician to join our team in the role of Lead Technician. As a key member of our manufacturing team, you will play a crucial role in the production of high-quality composite products while also serving as a mentor and educator to our junior staff. This is a hands-on role to help us keep a high level of productivity and output at this exciting stage in the development of the business.

Key Responsibilities:

Technical Expertise: Demonstrate proficiency in composite manufacturing techniques, with particular expertise in Pre-preg and infusion processes. Utilize your in-depth knowledge to produce top-quality composite parts and products.

Leadership and Mentorship: Lead by example and provide guidance to junior technicians, assisting them in developing their skills and knowledge in composite manufacturing. Serve as a mentor to foster a culture of continuous learning and improvement within the team.

Training and Development: Assist to develop and deliver training programs for new and existing staff, focusing on best practices, safety protocols, and the latest advancements in composite technology. Ensure that all team members are equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their roles.

Quality Assurance: Assist to implement and enforce quality control measures to ensure that all products meet our rigorous standards for excellence. Conduct thorough inspections and troubleshooting to identify and address any issues that may arise during the manufacturing process.

Collaboration: Work closely with other members of the manufacturing team to optimize processes, streamline production workflows, and innovate new composite solutions.

Safety and Compliance: Adhere to all safety protocols and regulatory requirements governing composite manufacturing processes. Maintain a clean and organized work environment to minimize risks and ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues.


Proven experience in composite manufacturing, with a focus on carbon fibre applications.

Expertise in Pre-preg and infusion processes is highly desirable.

Mould development and maintenance.

Strong leadership skills with the ability to mentor and motivate a team of technicians.

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively train and educate others.

Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work.

Ability to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Knowledge of safety protocols and regulatory requirements related to composite manufacturing.


Competitive salary commensurate with experience

Opportunities for professional development and advancement

Dynamic and collaborative work environment with a focus on innovation and excellence

Regular shared lunches, training days and summer pool parties.

Join the Flow Composites team and take your career to new heights in the exciting world of composite manufacturing!

Apply now to become our next Experience Composites Technician / Lead Technician.

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Flow Kayaks 2017 Ltd
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