Aircraft Assembly Fitter - Body & Structure

Location Blackburn
Job Type Contract
Salary £24 - 28 per hour Umbrella
Reference SM238894

** Aircraft Assembly Fitter – Body & Structures **

Blackburn area

Rate: £24.00-28.00p/h Umbrella; OR, £18.95-£22.00p/h PAYE (+ hol. pay)

2-month initial contract

Manufacturing / aircraft / Fitting / body & structures

I am working with a key Aerospace client in the Blackburn area who are looking for Skilled Aircraft Assembly Fitters, to work on the build of composite and aluminium structural assemblies for the aerospace sector.

As Aircraft Fitter, you will require to conduct the following duties:

  • Ability to read complex engineering drawings to tight tolerances
  • Use hand tools, setting up bench jigs
  • Assemble, fit all aspects mechanically, structure & body etc
  • Working with composite materials and aluminium
  • Work to production plans and timescales

The Aircraft Fitter will need to have the following attributes:

  • Aerospace time served ideally, or min. NVQ L2 in aircraft fitting and/or light fabrication/sheet metal
  • Good workshop body/structure fitting experience
  • Aerospace industry preferred – ability to read/interpret aerospace drawings
  • A strong team player
  • Experience within a high precision manufacturing environment with composite materials experience ideally
  • Strong communication skills, with a keen eye for Health, Safety and Quality
  • Ideally supply your own tools including drills, countersinks, rivet guns etc

The benefits of this position:

  • Opportunity to work with a reputable organisation with ongoing ad-hoc/project requirements
  • An excellent workshop, with a good positive working environment
  • A four-day working week - Monday to Thursday 37hrs p/w, plus OT Fridays & Saturdays at x1.5, and Sundays & BH x2.

I am looking to speak to talented Aircraft Fitters from Aerospace, who are looking for a rewarding and challenging interim position. For more information, please contact Luke Corr – Recruitment Manager at ATA Recruitment.

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