Mechanical Instrument Fitter

Victoria Engineering Temp Hub
14 Feb 2019
13 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
They are a high precision manufacturer of gearboxes and actuators for the aerospace, defence and oil and gas industries. Forecasting a busy future, they are investing in machinery and recruiting staff to help them achieve this growth. Long established they are proud of their reputation for high quality reliable products.

Working in a small team you will play a key part in our production activities and will be flexible in carrying out the work involved. The products are small and light and assembled at individual benches.

Assemble precision instruments to a high standard

Fit bearings, shafts, dowels etc.

Work to drawings, procedures and specifications

Understand fits and tolerances

Use hand tools and measuring equipment

Wiring and soldering

Working to ISO 9001 and AS 9100 quality standards

Machining of small parts.

The Candidate

Must be vigilant and diligent, with a good attention to detail, and able to maintain high standards of work.

Use of literacy skills to complete route cards, records, etc on the Javelin production system.

An industrious and enquiring individual working alone or as part of a team, without direct supervision.

Proven skills within an engineering environment – expected 5 years plus experience

Must be willing to work overtime when required to achieve delivery dates


Duration Permanent with a 3 month ( 60 working days) Probation Period

Hourly Rate £12.00 - £14.00 an hour on a PAYE basis = £24,336 - £28,392 per annum depending upon skills and experience

Standard Hours 39 hours a week

Overtime When available at "Time & Half"

Times Mon -Thurs 8:00am till 5:00pm
Friday 8:00am till 1:00pm

There’s some flexibility around this as some staff start 30 minutes later in the morning and finish 30 mins later in the evening.

Annual Leave 25 days per annum plus the 8 Bank Holidays

Pension Stakeholder pension with company contributing 2

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

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