Bushing Machinist


Key information

Manufacture / assembly and repair
Employees / Staff
Gloucester (mro), England, UK
Regular Full time, Full-time

Job description

  • • Set up and secure cutting tools and precision components plus adjust and operate specialist machine tools in order to perform precision machining operations
  • • Monitor and adjust feed and speeds during the machining process to ensure efficiency of both the machine and speed of process
  • • Use a wide and varied range of precision measuring equipment
  • • Read component maintenance manuals, complex drawings and engineering layout information in order to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to complete repairs of parts within specified dimensions and tolerances
  • • Diagnose machine or tool malfunctions and to determine need for adjustment or repairs

Job requirements

  • • An Engineering Apprenticeship or similar ideally gained in the aerospace or the automotive sector
  • • Candidates would ideally have experience in conventional Lathe Turning and Honing
  • • Excellent communication skills
  • • Good computer skills
  • • Good mathematical skills
  • • Team working ethics
  • • Self-managing and reliant
  • • Good problem solving skills
  • • Flexibility
  • • Must be willing to train and take on board new skills
  • • An understanding of Lean Sigma disciplines and 5s principles
  • • Involvement in continuous improvement activities to reduce shop processing times and manufacturing hours
  • • You will be required to work shift rotations comprising of Days, Lates, Nights and when required Weekends
5 week holiday entitlement
4.5 day working week (role dependant)
Option to buy and sell annual leave
Pension scheme
Healthcare scheme
Company sick pay
Profit sharing
Annual bonus
Shift allowance
Free car park
On site catering facilities
Cycle to work scheme
Employee assistance programme
Study assistance

Specificity of the job


Company information

Safran Landing Systems

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 92,000 employees and sales of 21 billion euros in 2018. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes Research & Development programs to meet fast-changing market requirements, with total R&D expenditures of around 1.5 billion euros in 2018.

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

Safran Landing Systems is the world leader of aircraft landing and braking systems. The company has partnerships with 30 airframers in civil, regional, commercial and military transport, and supports 27,000 aircraft that operate around 70,000 landings daily.

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