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Date Added: Wed 22/05/2024

Assembly Fitter

Gloucester, GL1, UK
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Company: FIRST BASE

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Assembly Fitter

Location: Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Hours: Fulltime | Permanent
Salary: From £35,700 per annum

Our prestigious client is looking for Assembly Fitters to join their team!

You'll be responsible for assembling and testing components whilst maintaining a high standard of quality. The ideal candidate will have previous Fitting experience in an Aerospace or Automotive environment and have completed an NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship.

Please note: You'll work on a rotating shift pattern, covering dayshifts and nightshifts (which include a premium shift payment).

Key Responsibilities of an Assembly Fitter

* Read and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, and specifications to understand assembly requirements.

* Assembling and testing components using hand tools, power tools, and specialised equipment.

* Align and fit components accurately, ensuring proper clearances and tolerances are maintained.

* Maintaining a high standard of quality for each component, adhering to FOD compliance.

* Perform quality inspections to verify that assemblies meet required standards and specifications.

* Identify and report any discrepancies or non-conformities in assemblies.

* Work with engineering and quality teams to resolve issues.

* Always adhere to safety protocols and procedures, including the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and safe handling practices.

* Maintain a clean and organised work area to ensure safety and efficiency.

* Participate in training programs to enhance skills and knowledge related to assembly techniques and processes.

Key Skills of an Assembly Fitter

* Previous Fitting experience ideally in an Aerospace or Automotive environment.

* NVQ Level 3 Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, or equivalent.

* Ability to follow technical drawings, specs, procedures, and test instructions.

* Ambition to learn production flow lines and takt times.

* Knowledge of COSH and flow line methodologies is desirable
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