Grinder (Aerospace workshop)

Yeovil, Somerset


GBP 18.34 per hour


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My client is looking for a Grinder on a contract basis for their aerospace workshop.
The role will involve Grinding of Aerospace equipment, in accordance with Manufacturing Instructions, Specifications and Customer/Regulator Requirements, to meet delivery requirements.

Role: Grinder (Contract role)
Pay: £18.34 per hour (Skilled Worker) or £18.88 per hour PAYE (Indentured Skilled Worker).
Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Hours: 40 per week, Monday to Friday
Security Clearance: Full BPSS* Screening (*Baseline Personnel Security Standard), including proof of Legal Right to Work, Criminal Records Check, i.e. UK DBS and Drugs Screening

Job Profile

  • Internal/External grinding using MDI (Manual Data Input) CNC machinery, surface
    grinding and thread grinding
  • OCQ – Operator Control of Quality (i.e. Stamping to confirm quality of assemblies are to
    required standards).
  • Interpreting engineering drawings, following the process layout and documentation
  • Working effectively in a lean environment.

Skills/Experience Required

  • The position requires the applicant to have an understanding of Aerospace practice
    and the significance of the safety critical work undertaken
  • PC literate
  • The applicant should be able to display essential skills in the adherence to Health & Safety standards at all times, teamwork, flexibility and the ability to use initiative
  • Machining skills
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Any further training requirements will be provided:- PC skills (incl. Company Operating
    System), Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheels, 5S, HOS Principles and general Health &
  • This position is subject to meeting the eligibility conditions of Export Control Licenses and Technical Assistant Agreements.

Education & Training

  • Essential – Strong experience in a similar role
  • Engineering Apprenticeship (Desirable but not Essential)
  • Knowledge of grinding tolerances/ finishes to Aerospace Standard i.e. 0.0002″
    internal/external diameter, 2-4 Micro Inch surface finishes and concentricity of 0.0002″
  • Honing experience
  • Knowledge of hand measuring equipment such as digital micrometer, comparators, air
    plug gauges and surface finish measuring equipment
  • High standard of Health & Safety
  • Adhering to Company Processes & Procedures
  • Working in a Customer-focused environment and achieving targets
  • Working with Designers and Engineers

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please apply immediately.
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