Sheet Metal Technician

Location: Salisbury, Wiltshire Salary: Negotiable
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Bradley Lamb

Sheet Metal Technician


Contract - 12 months


Sheet Metal Technician required for a globally recognised defence company who are based in Salisbury. My client is looking for a Sheet Metal Technician on an initial 12-month contract.

They're looking for sheet metal Technician to manufacture bespoke Aircraft modifications. They need you to be able to understand technical drawings & be able to make sheet metal parts and assemblies that both conform to the drawing & work.

All applicants must already be security cleared (SC) for this role.

Key Experience and Knowledge needed for Sheet Metal Technician:

  • Review design data and technical information, identify any potential issues, recommend solutions and ensure actions are carried out to meet deadlines.
  • Work to departmental key performance indicators
  • Effective management of own time in accordance with work demand.
  • Understand change control
  • Working in a safe manner and ensuring the safety of others
  • Openly share experiences and information within the team in relation to and how to complete various tasks
  • Adhering to good housekeeping within the work area
  • Using substances under COSHH regulations
  • Reporting serviceability of workshop or service equipment to the Team Leader if defects identified.
  • Openly & honestly communicating with other areas, including, but not limited to: Other Manufacturing Teams & Design Teams.
  • Complete manufacturing activities to relevant procedures, standards, methods and process sheets.

Key Capabilities and Knowledge for Sheet Metal Technician:

  • Ability to work with all types of materials including Aerospace & Marine grade materials.
  • Ability to create fine tolerance sheet metal components.
  • Ability to create developments
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and customer sketches
  • Familiar with the following machinery (CNC Brake Press, Manual Folders, Guillotine, Fly Press,)


  • Knowledge of Heat Treatment Process.
  • Working in a highly regulated industry (EASA Part 21 G)
  • Ability to find Mechanical Engineering solutions to non-standard problems and problems outside area of own expertise.

To apply for this exciting 12-month contract opportunity for a Sheet Metal Technician please press 'apply now'.

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