Aircraft Mechanical Fitter

Acorn Recruitment
06 Feb 2018
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Aircraft Mechanical Fitter - Brize Norton
12 months contract - Full Time - Competitive

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company whose focus is on the design and manufacture of advanced satellites and systems for telecommunications, earth observation, and navigation and science programmes

We are currently seeking a skilled aircraft mechanical fitter at the Brize Norton facility on a 12 months contract.

Main Responsibilities

* Host / Manage any OEM working party activities that may be required within the Workshop.
* Support on-going improvement and expansion initiatives.
* Mentor and support new staff.
* Deputise for the Bay Supervisor in his / her absence.
* Performing duties in the Role Equipment Bay that includes the provisioning of Role Equipment kits, management of assets, component inspection, test, repair and return to service of the Role Equipment. Issue a Certificate of Component Release for equipment within the Scope of approval.
* Ensuring the storage conditions of Role Equipment and components are maintained such that they meet technical and Regulatory requirements.
* Occasional support for the Aircraft Maintenance Teams within the Hangar or Line Operation.
* Undertaking scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks on TP400 engines in the Quick Engine Change Bay, which includes stripping and dressing of QEC's, receipt and despatch, modifications and repairs.

Key Requirements

* The candidate will have served a recognised engineering apprenticeship and have a minimum of 5 years' experience.
* The candidate must have a good level of education and the ability to speak and write technical English to a high standard.
* The candidate must be able to attain UK Security Clearance.
* The candidate should ideally have knowledge of the A400M aircraft, particularly its Power Plant and/or Role Equipment.
* The candidate should have experience of working closely with the UK MoD Customer on-site.
* The candidate should have experience in Continuous Improvement.
* The candidate should be flexible to be employed within a Workshop or Hangar environment with the possibility of Line Maintenance as required.
* The candidate should have the desire to develop into a Certifying Engineer.

Acorn Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy

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