Assembly Aircraft Fitter

Location Blackburn
Job Type Contract
Salary £18 - 20 per hour
Reference 12023346DF

Assembly Fitter – Aircraft structures

Blackburn area

Circa £18.00p/h - £20.00p/h DOE + hol pay (Umbrella – inside IR35)

3-month initial contract

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

*** We have several positions available for an immediate start ***

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

v  Ability to read complex engineering drawings to tight tolerances

v  Use hand tools, setting up bench jigs, all nice and tidy

v  Assemble, fit all aspects mechanically, structure & body etc

v  Working with composite material and aluminium

v  Work to production plans and timescales

The Assembly Fitter will need to have the following attributes:

v  Engineering time served ideally or min. NVQ L2 in fitting and/or light fabrication/sheet metal

v  Good workshop body/structure fitting experience

v  Aerospace industry experience – ability to read/interpret aerospace drawings

v  A strong team player

v  Experience within a high precision manufacturing environment with composite materials experience ideally

v  Strong communication skills, with a keen eye for Health, Safety and Quality

v  Ideally have your own tools including drills, rivet guns and countersinks

The benefits of this position:

v  3-month contract with likelihood of extension

v  A growing and established company, with a good positive working environment

A four-day working week - Monday to Thursday 39hrs p/w (30 mins unpaid lunch), plus OT & Fridays/Saturdays at T½, and Sundays T2 etc.

For more information, please contact Dom Firth, recruitment consultant, 07892789342.

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