First Base Employment Limited

Fitter – Nuneaton

Applications are invited for the position of a Fitter, reporting into the Tooling Team Leader.

Key responsibilities:

  • Carry out various tooling fitting/assembly duties as required in a variety of materials from metallics through to carbon.
  • Ensure achievement of the quality required by the customer.
  • Co-ordinate with the Tooling Team Leader to highlight required parts, material block ups or other materials and support required to ensure the job timing can be achieved.
  • Take instructions and assist Workshop Managers and Project Supervisors in all aspects of daily duties.
  • Play an active role in maintaining efficiency, highlighting to the Tooling Team Leader any issues that will prevent the work being carried out efficiently and on-time.
  • Work to the Health & Safety requirements.
  • Ensure thorough knowledge of and compliance with workshop rules and procedures
  • Ensure all works are carried out using the relevant personal protective equipment (‘PPE’).
  • To contribute, or otherwise assist, as required.

Key skills and experience

  • Perform hand fitting and finishing operations.
  • Able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy and ability of tooling skills
  • Able to demonstrate a good knowledge of workshop machinery to include circular saw, band saw, pillar drill, sanding disc, laser cutter, lathe and manual mill.
  • Able to use relevant tools, machinery and power equipment within the H&S guidelines as necessary for the completion of projects
  • Able to work to tight deadlines.
  • Able to work as part of an effective team assisting and supporting team members
  • Self motivated and able to take responsibility
  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure while remaining calm and professional at all times.
  • Due to nature of business there may be requirement to work additional hours as necessary.
  • Must be able to read 2D drawings and be familiar with cad models.
  • Knowledge of composites would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Reliable person who works well as part of team

Full time, permanent role

Day shift, 37 hours per week 7:30am to 4.00pm – Monday to Thursday (includes 30-minute unpaid meal break), 7:30am to 12:30pm – Friday    

£29,900 per annum

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