Aerospace Sheet Metal Worker

New Milton
£25000 - £32000 per annum
07 Jun 2019
05 Jul 2019
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Aerospace Sheet Metal Worker

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well established and growing aerospace engineering Company based in New Milton as a Sheet Metal Worker.

As a proactive and competent member of the company, you will be responsible for the fabrication and final fitting of multiple parts to ensure internal and customer demands are met.

Main responsibilities include the fabrication, assembly and occasional repair of aerospace sheet metal products such as:
- Ducts - 1" - 4" dia ave
- Pipe work - ¼" upwards
- Various assemblies and air frame parts in light gauge aluminium and stainless steel.

Work may include:
- Setting up and operating fabricating machines;
- Use of hand tools to cut, bend and straighten sheet metal;
- Shaping metal over blocks or forms using hammer;
- Inspecting, assembling and smoothing seams and joints of welded, brazed or burred surfaces.

The role may involve assembly fitting to complete units or sub-assemblies, using various tools and/or special equipment, bonding point preparation, the use of bonding products or adhesives, riveting and wire locking.

- Minimum 4 year sheet metal/fabrication apprenticeship or the ability to demonstrate equivalent experience.
- Knowledge of machines, tools, including use, repair and maintenance.
- The ability to read and understand technical drawings.
- Flexibility and the ability to adapt to the organisation's ever changing requirements are a priority.
- Self motivated with a drive for results and continual improvement.
- The role requires physical activity including lifting.

This is a full time permanent position, based at their main site on Gore Road Industrial Estate.

Working hours are 07:45 to 16:15 Monday-Thursday, 07:45 to 12:45 on Fridays with opportunities for overtime.

Salary is dependant on experience.

This company specialise in the manufacture of a wide variety of aerospace components including heat exchangers, water extractors and other complex or simple parts and assemblies. Established in 1961 they have over 55 years experience in sub-contract manufacturing and have outstanding Quality performance.

In-house capabilities include CNC (4 & 5 axis) machining and conventional machining, small bore tube extrusion, TIG welding, Torch and Salt dip brazing, sheet metal fabrication, heat treatments of aluminium alloys and other materials, non destructive testing (HDT & Conductivity, Penetrant), Tensile Testing and paint spraying.

Holding a range of quality and special process approvals including AS9100 Rev D, NADCAP accreditations including Weld (TIG), Braze (Dip & Torch), Heat Treatment, Paint and NDT (Penetrant) and numerous customer approvals.