Mechanical Fitter / Tester

  • Location
    Wolverhampton, West Midlands
  • Salary
    17.69 £ - 21.67 £ / Hour
  • Category
    Aerospace & Defence jobs
  • Contract Type
    Contractor
  • Shift Type
    Afternoon
  • External Reference
    265018

Fitter Tester - Aerospace Industry
Wolverhampton
Initial 6 Month Contract
£17.69ph PAYE + Shift Allowances
Day Shift initially, must be flexible to work shifts

Aftermarket Fitter/Tester
Wolverhampton

Role Summary
Our client, who is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defence products, is looking to expand their current team with an additional Aftermarket Fitter/Tester, to diagnose and repair current in flight products to support a variation of worldwide customers.

The fitter role includes testing at high pressures, striping in accordance with the relevant documentation and building with reference to manuals, drawings and production planning layouts. All candidates must be able to conduct themselves in a safe and professional manner with delivering quality products to their customers at the front of their mind.

Duties include:
*Evaluate, strip and build units and sub-assemblies using mechanical and electrical techniques as required by the appropriate media (Component Maintenance Manual and Product Acceptance Test etc.)
*Adhere to the relevant quality procedures and requirements, and participate in events/ investigations as necessary
*Using appropriate test facilities, perform required tests to the relevant specification recording results as necessary
*Capable of performing any process or function within the repair route. Training will be given as required
*Able to assess manufactured features for conformance to requirements, and to declare any non-conformances
*Support the team and team leader in their objectives and to actively participate in improvements
*Control, operate and maintain stock control systems as appropriate
*Transportation of materials, tools and equipment as necessary
*Support continuous improvement deployment of ACE through active participation on Lean Events, Workshops and Continuous Improvement activities.

Experience and Personal Characteristics:
*Apprentice trained or time served (NVQ level 3 or equivalent)
*Flexible approach with a willingness to work as part of a team, actively following the ACE operating principles and the Four Gears philosophy.
*Calm under pressure and responsive to change
*Good communication skills
*An enthusiast who is able to work on their own initiative
*Previous knowledge of assembly activities, fitting and testing skills
*Mechanical minded with experience in navigating technical drawings
*Proficient in use of hand tools and measuring equipment
*Ability to communicate effectively within the working environment
*PC literacy an advantage
*Demonstrable problem solving abilities
From time to time the successful candidate may be required by the Company to perform other tasks which are not included in the above description, but are within the capabilities of the individual and, where necessary, training will be given.
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