• Location
    Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
  • Salary
    21000 £ - 23000 £ / Year
  • Category
    Aerospace & Defence jobs
  • Contract Type
  • Shift Type
  • External Reference

Role: Machinist
Industry: Aerospace
Duration: Permanent
Salary: £21k - £23k
Shifts: Early (6-2) or Late (2-10) Shift

Job Summary
We are looking for an experienced Fitter/ Machinist to join an established team who operate at the cutting-edge of our business. Our Machinists work to exceptionally close tolerance, an essential requirement of the aerospace industry.

This is an opportunity to join an industry leading business that is renowned for the quality of our product design and manufacture. To be successful, you'll be able to demonstrate that you have experience using a range of Machines to close tolerance as well as high standards of work demonstrated by self-certification. Particular emphasis is on skills of manual honing and lapping and deburring.

Key Expertise
*Machinist with experience working to close tolerance of 2 microns or less
*Aerospace or related industry experience would be beneficial
*Experience of honing and lapping
*Experience of deburring
*Experience of grinding
*Able to read geometric, engineering drawings

Performs a range of operations on all types of BSA components on machines and processes which include manual Honing and lapping, deburring, hydraulic nulling equipment and chemical deburr equipment. Using lapping and matched air gauging equipment, fits and assembles a range of body, spool and nozzle assemblies to clearance of less than 2 microns. Makes all types of set ups for which the incumbent has had training, including fixtures, programs, tools and null specification.

Works from manufacturing documentation which includes plans, engineering processes and specifications. Observant for, and able to detect unusual conditions in the products, errors in documentation and defective material/parts.

Inspects own work for correct size, depth, position, surface finish, roundness and straightness and geometric tolerances and makes adjustments where necessary. Uses all types of inspection equipment available to manufacturing, such as micrometers, microscopes, height and depth gauges, comparators, tallysurfs and other metrology equipment for which training has been provided which includes operation of optical measurement equipment, talyrond and air gauging.

Responsible to maintain machine and coolant as required once trained in preventative maintenance sheets and keeps machines and working area to high housekeeping standard.

May be called upon to work in other areas of manufacturing where workload in other areas requires additional staffing.

The above description covers the most significant duties performed but does not exclude other occasional work assignments not mentioned. The inclusion of which would be in conformity with the skill and training assigned to this job.
In return we offer a competitive salary plus a flexible benefits package including pension, healthcare and life assurance.

Our people enjoy tackling interesting technical challenges in a culture where everyone trusts each other. Working with us can mean deeper job satisfaction, better rewards and a great quality of life inside and outside of work.

For immediate consideration please apply directly for this position. Roevin acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Roevin UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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