Mechanical Fitter

  • Location

    Yeovil, Somerset

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Mechanical Engineering

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    Harry Boucher

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Skilled Mechanical Fitter/Tester - HYD

We are currently recruiting for an skilled/indentured skilled fitter/tester to work on site at our offices in Yeovil. The role will involve the assembly & test of hydraulic Aerospace Equipment, in accordance manufacturing instructions, Specifications and Customer/Regulator Requirements, working within an empowered team environment to meet delivery requirements and reporting directly to the Team Lead.

The position of the Hydraulic fitter/tester holds the following responsibilities:-

Producing product to engineering drawings and instructions
Mechanical fitting of Hydraulic systems
OCQ - Operator Control of Quality
To achieve on time delivery by ensuring work is completed on time and to the required standard
Interpreting engineering drawings, following the process layout and documentation procedures

Qualifications & experience required:

Engineering Apprenticeship (Desirable but not Essential)
Knowledge of mechanical fitting applications
Knowledge of pressure testing
High standard of Health & Safety
Adhering to Company Processes & Procedures
Working in a Customer-focused environment and achieving targets
Working with Designers and Engineers

Attributes/Skills required:

The position requires the applicant to have an understanding of Aerospace practice and the significance of the safety critical work undertaken (Manufacturing experience also considered)
PC literate
Ability to read and follow instructions
The applicant should be able to display essential skills in the adherence to Health & Safety standards at all times, teamwork, flexibility and the ability to use initiative
Continuous Improvement
Any further training requirements will be provided:- PC skills (PDM & SAP), Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheels, 5 S's, Lean (KanBans, Line Side Stock, etc.) and general Health & Safety
This position is subject to meeting the eligibility conditions of export control licenses and technical assistant agreements.