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Job Ref: 9003
Fitters

Job Description

Contracts available with an immediate start at least until the end of the year with a possible extension into 2018,  various shifts available.

This role will primarily be responsible for fitting, maintaining and repairing aircraft engine components.  Fitters need to be hands-on, efficient and work to high quality standards, working alongside and supporting other key business areas across the Site.

Responsibilities:
• Manually fit parts to required customer standards and aircraft standards, including inspection of braze joints.
• Ability to understand, interpret and work to Engineering drawings and to work to tight tolerances.
• Checking of components to verify conformity, using tooling and other measuring devices.
• Ability to use measuring equipment and inspection fixtures to ensure component conformity to drawing requirements.
• General maintenance of machinery, jigs and fixtures is required to ensure a clean, safe and healthy working environment.
• Offer improvements to methods of inspection of product whilst developing best practice techniques.
• Check parts for accurate measurements and finish pieces where necessary.
• Sharing knowledge and experience and support coaching and mentoring to new employees and apprentices.
• Support and participate in Continuous Improvement initiatives across Shop Operations. (I.e. Yellow Belt LEAN Manufacturing, 6S initiatives, cost reductions, housekeeping)
• To carry out any other duties that may be necessary to meet departmental objectives.

Skills:
• Excellent communication skills
• Team Player with the ability to work alone and use own initiative with minimum supervision.
• Flexible approach to working various shift patterns
• Flexible approach to working across multiple departments
• Willingness to be trained across departments, supporting flexible working requirements
• Pro-active approach to the future success of the business
• Knowledge and experience on high temperature alloys is a distinct advantage

Location close to Accrington area in Lancashire.

37 hour week.  O/T paid at time and a half plus shift premium rates payable.

Please contact emma.stewart@atc-belcan.co.uk