Spares Assembly Fitter

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1327237525-2
  • Date Posted: 16 May 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: Matchtech
  • Location: Gloucester, Gloucestershire
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Aerospace, Automotive, Civil Engineering, Engineering
  • Apprenticeship Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

You will:
Undertake sub-assembly work, to include: Heat & freeze bushes, wire locking, fitting wire
Undertake assembly of complex units and landing gear for legacy programmes
Perform machining operations to support the fitting role, including turning and grinding
Working in conjunction with Manufacturing engineering and quality teams, have ability to
problem solve and develop methods, and build schedules for assembly of legacy landing gear
Apply relevant sealants
Accurately complete relevant documentation and routing cards
Assembly and completion of associated production acceptance testing
Carry out some electrical and hydraulic testing
Gauge calibration
Comply to FOD requirements and ensure area meets required standards
Work to 5's standards

You will have a Modern Advanced Apprenticeship (NVQ Level 3) or equivalent
You will have previous fitting, machining and tooling experience, ideally in an
Aerospace/Automotive environment.
Ability to follow and understand technical engineering drawings, specifications, procedures,
and test instructions.
You will be self-motivated, flexible and be able to contribute fully to improvement activities.
Electrical experience would be advantageous but not essential.