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Assembly Fitter

  • Location: Nottingham
  • Salary: £13 - £15 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 2 months ago

Metalis are working with a long established company who manufacture precision-machined fabrications and assemblies for the aerospace industries.

They are looking for two permanant assembly fitters on both a days regular and a days and afters basis.


  • Assembly, Tasks to include;
    • Riveting
    • Drilling, countersinking, filing
    • Press fitting - Operating Hydraulic and fly presses
    • Bush spinning
    • Broad assembly using a range of fasteners
    • Operating a variety of bench top tools
    • Operating pneumatic tools
    • Applying surface treatments including paints, alocrom etc.
    • Bonding using sealants and over sealing
    • Low level self-inspection and setting to proven jigs
    • Semi-skilled sheet metal ability; e.g. defect removal
    • Setting products in jigs and fixtures
    • Working on larger assemblies exclusive to bench work

Qualifications, skills, attributes, experience required:

  • Relevant NVQ qualifications relevant to mechanical fitting and assembly
  • Competent in reading and interpreting engineering drawings
  • Previous experience is a similar field of work
  • Working accurately and methodically following work instructions and SWP's
  • Can be trusted to self-inspect and work under loose supervision
  • Vigilance in working sub-details for errors inflicted from previous processing

Targets/Objectives for role

  • Meet and exceed the daily requirements set by supervisor/Team leader
  • Influencing the dept. in a positive way
  • Able and willing to meet the fluctuating needs of the business
  • Build up experience to advance to higher level/promotion to team leader

This is a great opportunity to work for a strong engineering business within the aerospace industry.