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Connecting Talent to opportunity

Sheet Metal Worker / Aircraft Fitter


Job Description:

Sheet Metal Worker / Aircraft Fitter

Blackburn area - Contract/Temp opportunity

£17.00 - £20.00p/h Gross rate (Umbrella - inside IR35)

2–3-month contract, likely extension/on-going/T2P

I am working with a globally recognised organisation in the Blackburn area who are looking for Sheet metal Workers / Fitters, to work on the build of composite and aluminium/sheet metal structural assemblies for the aerospace sector. There are several positions available immediately!

For this position, you will require to conduct the following duties:

v  Ability to read complex aerospace engineering drawings to tight tolerances

v  Setting up of jigs and fixtures

v  Use hand tools and fabrication equipment

v  Compression moulding & thermoforming - Press & forming works, braising etc

v  Light hand fabrication and sheet metal work such as cutting, drilling, bending etc

v  Working with composite materials, carbon fibre and aluminium etc

v  Work to production plans and timescales

The successful person will need to have the following attributes:

v  Engineering time served ideally or min. NVQ L2 in fabrication and/or sheet metal

v  Good workshop sheet metal fabrication experience within aerospace industry or similar

v  A strong team player

v  Experience within a high precision manufacturing environment with composite materials experience ideally

v  Strong communication skills, with a keen eye for Health, Safety and Quality.

The benefits of this position:

v  Possibility of on-going work and extension, and possibly later a permanent position

v  A growing and established company, with a good positive working environment

v  Day shift working Monday to Friday (early finish Friday) 39hrs p/w, OT weekends etc.

I am looking to speak to talented Sheet Metal Workers / Fitters ideally from Aerospace, who are looking for a rewarding and challenging contract position. For more information please contact Luke Corr, Principal Contracts Consultant at ATA Recruitment.

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  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector IT & Internet