Metal Fitter

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Bradley Lamb

Metal Fitter


Metal Fitter needed for a large Aerospace organisation based in Bedfordshire. They're looking to employ an experienced Metal Fitter; the ideal candidate will be a team player and a confident individual with a positive and loyal attitude.

The successful Metal Fitter will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

  • Up to £28,000 + Shift Allowance
  • 26 day's holiday
  • Pension Plan
  • Career Progression
  • Life assurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Car parking
  • And many more!

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Metal Fitter will include:

  • Carry out all aspects of fitting activity (hand working surfaces to remove machine marks, blending component joint lines to remove steps/gaps, fitting precision components and assembling models, installing pressure tubing) as directed by the Fitting Section TL and/or Leading Hand.
  • Monitor the serviceability of Fitting Section machines, equipment and tooling, and report potential problems to the Fitting Section TL.
  • When on shifts, ensure a safe and timely handover of the work in progress to the incoming shift and TL, ensuring that adequate notes and technical advice are available.
  • Make recommendations for process improvement in Fitting techniques, where appropriate, to the Fitting Section TL.
  • Observe Quality Standards and Health and Safety procedures.
  • Undertake additional metal model making as requested by the Fitting Section Team Leader or MMC Team Leader, from time to time.

What you need to be the successful Metal Fitter:

In order to be the successful Metal Fitter and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

  • A time served, fully skilled engineer/toolmaker in the role of a metal model maker.
  • Solid understanding (at least foundation level) of other MMC skills such as EDM wiring and plunge, turning, jig boring, grinding and CNC machining.
  • Loyal, able to trust and directly support direct supervisors and line management.
  • Experienced in the effective and efficient bench fitting of components, sub-assemblies and assemblies.
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop engineering skills to full potential.
  • Willing to mentor and coach less experienced staff.
  • Flexible and positive attitude, willing to go the extra mile to ensure deadlines are met.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Drive and commitment to improve own skills, and be receptive to new ideas and ways of working.
  • Can-do attitude to overcoming technical problems as soon as they arise.

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Metal Fitter to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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