Skilled Fitter

Morson Talent
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
£30,000 - £40,000
17 days ago

Skilled Fitter

Morson Talent are currently recruiting for Skilled Fitters for exciting new opportunities on behalf of our prestigious client in Filton. We are looking for Skilled Fitters to work a 6 month ongoing contract. 


Key information:

Candidates will need a level 3 indentured apprenticeship in a relevant field or an NVQ Level 3 with 3-5 years aerospace experience.  

Candidates will need to demonstrate their skills by attending a Trade Test at the Filton site. The Trade Test is a metallics structural Trade Test whereby candidates will be drilling riveting countersinking and bolting.


Standard Hours:     35 per week

Other working hours information:      4 Day Week working Monday to Thursday could change to Tuesday to Friday with 2 weeks notice. Hours are 7am to 4.15pm.

Shift Pattern:       Core Days

Rate:    £17.93 PAYE

Weekday Overtime £22.41

Weekend Overtime £26.90

Security requirements:   Baseline Security Clearance Required usually ahead of start date



To operate as a multi-skilled, flexible worker to ensure maximum effectiveness and

efficiency. To have a wide knowledge of hand and machine tools used in the aircraft

industry including:

• Precussion riveting

• Drill/Ream/Countersink in panels with Vanmar tools

• Setting structures in build jigs

• Deburring of structures

• Fettling using approved setting tools

• Treatment touch-up in localised areas on aluminium

• Use of CNC pillar drills (DONAU)



• Ensure parts are produced on a ‘right first time’ basis

• Ensure that any calibrated equipment used is within date

• Responsible for the timely clearance of work phases using the SAP system

• Responsible for highlighting any non-conformance to the Process Team Leader

• Accountable for Health & Safety requirements under Section 7 of the HASAWA 1974

• To hold first party inspection approval (M02 status is subject to obtaining A stamp


• Responsible for general housekeeping within the area



Candidate must have a recognised indentured apprenticeship and ideally have previous manufacturing experience in an aircraft production environment.

• Ability to work to standard operating procedures

• Must be able to work in small teams with Process Team Leaders

• Knowledge of Lean manufacturing principles and techniques to support continuous improvement initiatives

• Self-motivated team player with good communication skills 




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