Assembly Fitter

Title - Assembly Fitter

Category - Manufacturing

Location - Cambridge, United Kingdom

Type - Permanent

Status - Full Time

Closing Friday, March 30, 2018

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Vacancy Details

Marshall Aerospace and Defence Group is one of the largest independent aerospace and defence companies in the world delivering innovation and excellence in engineering, support solutions and services in the air, on land and at sea.
We specialise in the conversion, modification, maintenance and support of civil and military aircraft, defence vehicle engineering, shelter manufacture, composite solutions and the provision of personnel, training and advice. We are renowned and respected worldwide for our quality of service, engineering excellence, flexibility and reliability.
Part of the 105 year-old Marshall Group of Companies, which has an annual turnover of £1.3 billion, we have over 80 years of aviation experience and have completed over 1500 aircraft modifications in 35 countries. Within our land systems capability, we have designed, manufactured, delivered and supported more than 5000 tactical shelters in over 200 different configurations.

Vacancies exist within an award winning area of Marshall ADG for enthusiastic and committed assembly engineers. This is an exciting opportunity, working on leading edge products of high value for delivery to demanding World Class OEM’s to meet strict delivery schedules.  Those selected will be proactive, motivated assembly fitters who can work well in a team environment. Flexibility of approach and a desire to learn new processes whilst working to exacting quality standards are also key.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:
•Fitting of machined parts, sheet metal brackets, pipework, pumps and valves to panels supplied in the finished condition 
•Use of aircraft fasteners such as squeeze rivets, Hi Locs, anchor nuts, cherry rivets and torque tightened bolts and nuts
•Application of adhesive for part fixing and the critical application of sealant to prevent liquid ingress and egress
•Recording of materials used and time taken on Job Cards and on the electronic job tracking system
•Compliance with Marshall ADG H&S procedures and Safe Systems of Work at all times
•Positive input in to continuous improvement activities

The successful candidate will have: 
•Previous experience in an assembly environment where quality and schedule compliance were key.
•Preferably worked within an organization that practiced continuous improvement.
•GCSE grade C or above in Mathematics and English or an equivalent qualification.
•Skills necessary to support clear and concise verbal and written communication
•The ability to accurately follow detailed work instructions and specifications
•Be able to interpret technical drawings
•The ability to work in confined spaces for completion of the product

•Training will be available for suitable candidates who do not have experience of specialist aircraft fasteners and sealant application
•Training will also be available for Confined Spaces working

Marshall ADG offers employees an attractive reward package. This comprises:
•Competitive base salary
•Discretionary bonus scheme
•25 days holiday plus bank holidays
•Generous company pension scheme
•Access to a healthcare plan
•An excellent flexible benefit scheme
•Access to a discount scheme which offers substantial savings with a range of retailers, hotel chains, holiday companies etc.

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To apply for the Assembly Fitter job role, please email your cv with covering letter to

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