Live Build Manufacturing Technician

  • Location

    Bedford, Bedfordshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Manufacturing

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  • Contact:

    Caroline Brooks

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months+

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Our Henlow Client has a requirements for a Production Fitter / Live Build Technician to join their existing team.

Role Purpose

The Production Fitters/Live Build Manufacturing Technicians will be responsible for carrying out manufacturing, test and inspection tasks within the Live Build Facility, in accordance with product certification procedures, allocated budgets and timescales to meet project objectives.

The Manufacturing Technician will typically be capable of certifying the product and possess a versatile skill base with a capability to apply skill across a range of tasks utilising equipment and tools, gauges and measuring instruments associated with the production, repair and modification of company products to meet defined build standards and specification requirements.
Instructions associated with the task to be carried out would normally be demonstrated by Engineering and take the form of Layouts, Schedules and Test Specifications. Equally these requirements may also take the form of a limited document set.


Certify the product in line with the product certification procedure,
Maintain product certification and approval via regular audits
Possess a versatile skill base with the capability to apply these skills across a range of tasks
Be fully conversant with all equipment, tools and measuring instruments associated with the manufacturing cycle
Ensure manufacturing build, inspection and where relevant, test times are met
Check and complete all paperwork associated with the manufacturing data pack
Maintain to the highest level, workmanship standards and product quality
Ensure compliance with all associated procedures applicable to the manufacturing process
Maintain a safe working environment
Communicate nest practice to other team members


Formal technical engineering/craft apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3 / TR23 / TR21 / ONC or good experience in a Manufacturing / Craftsman positions.