Skilled Fitter

Job Type: Permanent

Merthyr Tydfil, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough

Our key Defence Client seeks skilled operatives to work in their world-class manufacturing facility.

Salary/Rate: £31,000 - £34,000/annum Excellent benefits


Our key Defence Client seeks skilled operatives to work in their world-class manufacturing facility.

This is a four day a week opportunity.

You must be capable of obtaining SC Clearance, and commit to three months (expensed) training in Bedfordshire, prior to completing the remainder of the three-year contract in Wales (Merthyr Tydfil).

As a minimum you will be a skilled fitter / assembler - perhaps from an aircraft / aerospace / vehicular / trains / coach building background.

Please read on for more, and get in touch for further details.

The successful candidate will join a thriving and modern environment, working from test procedures and engineering instructions on a programme critical to the MOD.

You will be tasked with performing precise and methodical completion of a range of test procedures on high value hardware.

  • Ability to complete set ups and perform quality and performance testing.
  • Ability to work from written instructions with limited supervision.
  • Ability to use hand tools and measuring equipment with high accuracy.
  • Ability to liaise with the test support, engineering and Quality functions.
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-inspect work to ensure quality defects are mitigated.
  • Hands-on experience in a manufacturing setting.
  • Understanding of “clean as you go”/6S/FOD/Tool control programs mandatory.
  • Experienced with quality inspection points and process documentation.
  • A very high level of health and safety awareness.
  • Must be able to take direction well and is a strong team player.
  • Extreme attention to detail and continual pursuit of perfection.
  • Excellent listening and communication skills.

Excellent organisational skills and problem-solving skills.

Please note this role requires UK defence security clearance to SC level as a minimum, you must be SC clearable to apply for this role

The above is a summary of the vacancy - if you are keen to know more, we would be delighted to assist you and furnish you with the fuller details.