Production Technician

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Salary band: £19.00 - £22.80 per hour
Location: Stevenage
Job type: Contract
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Contact: Jack Shingler
Sector: Manufacturing
Job Role:

We currently have a requirement for a Mechanical/Composite Technician to work for our prestigious military and defence client based in Stevenage. This is a 6 month contract initially and will most likely require the successful candidate to work a double day shift pattern.

The double day shift pattern entails a week of earlys, 6am-2pm. Then a week of lates, 2pm-10pm. Whilst on this shift you will be earning £22.80 per hour LTD. This is a 20% uplift on the standard day shift rate of £19 per hour LTD.

Outline Job Profile

  • To work from electronic instructions and drawings to produce satellite panels and assemblies.
  • Installation of grounding points using skin to skin and riv. nut techniques.
  • Large structure assembly - fitting of cleats and brackets plus general fitting and assembly of small riveted aluminum piece parts.
  • Bonding tye-bases, plates and other equipment
  • To record information within appendices and on electronic production system.
  • To work in accordance with Local, Company and Project specific methods and procedures including relevant cleanroom and cleanliness requirements.

Qualifications and skills:


  • * Ability to work from detailed drawings and electronic work instructions
    * Knowledge of satellite structure assemblies or similar
    * Fitting, bonding, general assembly
    * Experience of working to specific methods and procedures
    * Working to procedures with checkpoints/quality gates
    * Previous experience in industries such as Space/Aerospace/Automotive/Motorsport as a mechanical fitter, close tolerance sheet metal worker or time served mechanical technician
    * Ability to work in confined spaces above floor level

Ideal for Aircraft Fitters or Motorsport Composite fitters with experience within production/manufacturing.

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