Aircraft Fitter

Job Description

Assembly Fitter / Aircraft Fitter


Our client is looking for experienced Aircraft Assembly Fitters.  This role is located at Wimborne working on the shop floor focussed on assembly / sub-assembly of Air to Air refuelling pods. This is largely focused around fuel systems but also open to other mechanical assembly e.g. looms, cabling, black box integration. As Assembly Fitters you would be working primarily within the Assembly and Test facility building air to air refuelling products. Your role will be assembling and testing products to agreed engineering methods and processes.  This is largely focussed around mechanical assembly but will also include assembly of looms, cabling & black box integration. This role offers a very attractive salary plus 25% shift allowance, overtime rate paid at time and half and double time on Sundays and Bank Holidays plus excellent benefits. Shifts are 6.00-14.00, 14.00-22.00.


As an Assembly Fitter / Aircraft Fitter your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

  • Fuel system experience

  • Recent and considerable experience in an Aerospace business or as an Aircraft Fitter

  • Aerospace sub-system assembly and test

  • Be able to read technical drawings

  • Aircraft experience from a line or base maintenance background

  • You will be a team player with a flexible approach


As an Assembly Fitter / Aircraft Fitter your main responsibilities will involve:

  • Working in a team building air to air refuelling products.

  • Assembling and testing products in a manufacturing environment

  • Adhering to processes & offering ideas for new procedures


What we will be looking for in you:

Problem solving, and teamwork are two key elements in this role and a flexible approach to the working environment.


Keywords:  Assembly, Assembler, Fitter, Mechanical, Manufacturing, Aircraft Fitter


Assembly Fitter / Aircraft Fitter

Location:   Wimborne, Dorset

Salary:  extremely competitive plus 25% shift allowance and excellent benefits

Shifts are 6.00-14.00, 14.00-22.00