Detailed Sheet Metal Worker

Manchester, Greater Manchester

Maintenance and Engineering

Full Time



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A unique opportunity has arisen with my client for a Detailed Sheet Metal Worker. The role of the Sheet Metal worker will be to fabricate, assemble, install and repair sheet metal products, reporting to and working with the leading mechanic/certifier.

Role: Detailed Sheet Metal Worker
Salary: Upon Application
Location: Manchester
Hours: 40 hours a week Monday-Friday


In order to manufacture/ repairs, the sheet metal workers must be able to read and understand drawings, specifications, and maintenance manuals for aircraft. The SMW will ensure that work is carried out to Aerospace standards and customer specifications. Working with a range of materials and sheet metal tools and equipment, SMW undertake a range of sheet metal tasks e.g. using a guillotine, fly press, rollers, shrinkers/stretchers, rubber presses and drills, and other tasks including:

  • The ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Be able to work with fine tolerances
  • Be able to use various sheet metal machinery
  • Be able to work with a variety of materials and thickness
  • The ability to drive efficiency whilst producing high quality work
  • To ensure work is carried out in accordance with work card instructions and associated drawings and specifications.
  • Complete routine and non-routine maintenance tasks as directed using the latest approved documentation and procedures.
  • Observe and adhere to the company Tooling Policy at all times ensuring any tooling or equipment used is duly cleaned and returned to stores.
  • Ensure all paperwork is completed in accordance with Company procedures and in line with the companies MOE/ POE.
  • Ensure that you keep your personal work area and the facility clean, tidy and FOD free at all times.
  • Complete duties in accordance with NAA regulations, Company Procedures and Company Safety Management System in place.
  • Raise a safety report on identifying any hazard or the following of an incident.
  • Maintain awareness and ensure best practises are observed for Health and Safety and Human Factors. Notify the company of any hazards/ risks associated with the work allocated or the environment the work is being carried out as soon as possible.

Essential Experience & Qualifications

  • Manufacture/ repair skill set and with 3 year’s experience in role.
  • A recognised apprenticeship within the aerospace/ engineering industry or similar.
  • Have extensive “hands on engineering” working experience.
  • Good standard of written/ spoken English including the ability to interact at a technical level.
  • Good Computer literacy with experience and knowledge of Microsoft suite
  • Sheet metal work experience essential.
  • Must hold the rights to live and work in the UK.

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Melanie Cave at Line Up Aviation –
Line Up Aviation has carved its own place in the recruitment of Aviation and Aerospace personnel all over the world for more than 30 years. We work with some of the industry’s best-known companies who demand the highest standard of applicants.
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