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Assembly Fitter

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Company : Safran Landing Systems Job field : Manufacture / assembly and repair Location : Gloucester , England , United Kingdom Contract type : Permanent Contract duration : Full-time Professional status : Employees / Staff
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Job Description

Job Title Assembly Fitter
Location Gloucester
Salary Starting salary of £35,787, rising to £37,839 once you complete company training
Hours/Shifts Full Time, Permanent opportunity

What will you get as an Assembly Fitter at Safran?

• You'll work with industry leaders, and the latest equipment – you'll gain valuable experience in aircraft production, as you work on the leading A320 and A330 family aircraft, using cutting-edge tools like zero gravity lifting and snap-on computerised toolboxes
• You'll get a salary rise based on your knowledge – you'll initially receive a starting salary of £35,787, which will increase to £37,839 as soon as you complete your training, which usually takes between 18-24 months
• You'll have opportunities to learn and progress – it's an exciting time to join as our growing local team. In 2023, 25% of our Gloucester jobs were filled by internal employees, so you'll have the chance to develop your skills or try new things
• You'll get to choose from our huge range of Flexible benefits– pick the benefits that suit you best through our ‘On Board Benefits' Programme, including cycle to work, technology savings, retail discounts, access to healthcare, sports clubs and more

Who are Safran Landing Systems?

We're the world leader in aircraft landing and braking systems – and we're at the forefront of contributing to safer, more sustainable aviation for current and future generations.

In 2024, Clarivate ranked us in the top 50 most innovative companies in the world, with more than 1200 Safran group inventions patented each year.

What will I be doing?

As an Assembly Mechanical Fitter, you'll be responsible for assembling and testing Airbus Single Aisle family nose and forestay, main gears, and side stays, all while maintaining a high standard of quality for each component, along with FOD compliance.

Job Requirements

What do I need?
You'll already have Fitting experience from a previous role, ideally in an Aerospace or Automotive environment. We're looking for someone with:
• A completed NVQ level 3 Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship, or equivalent
• The ability to follow technical drawings, specs, procedures, and test instructions
• A desire to learn and understand the basic principles of production flow lines, and takt times
• Knowledge of COSH and flow line methodologies is ideal, but not essential for you to apply

Anything else I need to know?
As a valued member of our team, you'll be entitled to a range of company benefits, including:
• 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays, plus the option to buy/sell annual leave
• A generous pension scheme, up to 8% employer match
• Our Shares and profit share bonus scheme
• And much more!
We want Safran UK to be a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and reach their full potential. We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives, and are committed to building a strong, diverse, and inclusive workforce.

‘Offers of employment will be subject to a relevant level of company security vetting, which may include a criminal record check'

Specificity of the job

You'll work on a regularly rotating shift pattern, covering dayshifts and nightshifts (which include a premium shift payment of 38.5% of your salary). Occasionally, there'll be options for working bridging shifts and weekend shifts too.

Locate your future workplace

Cheltenham Road East GL2 9QH

Gloucester

England United Kingdom

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