Sheet Metal Worker – Aerospace Engineering 951 views0 applications

Sheet Metal Worker -Aerospace

Location: Bristol

Contract Type: Permanent / Full Time

Hours: 37.5 hours per Week

Hourly Rate: £10 to £15ph depending on experience + Bonus about £30-£60ph & overtime (Time & 1.5)

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week between the following times; Mon to Thurs = 7.15 to 16.00, Fri = 7.15 to 12.00.


·Holidays: 26 days holiday pay + statutory days

·Bonus: Between £15 to £50 per week depending on company performance (eligible after probationary period)

·Overtime: Time 1.33 x hourly rate for first 4 hours, 1.5 x hourly rate for any overtime worked after the first 4 hours.

Our client, an Aerospace Engineering company, is currently recruiting for an experienced Sheet Metal Worker to development & manufacture of make-to-print aerospace sheet metal parts from various materials ranging for thickness in thickness from 0.5 mm up to 3 mm.


•Read & interpret engineering drawings

•working within a 4 man team or using own initiative

•Set-up and operation of Amada Press-brakes (HFE100-3 & HF50/12).

•Set-up and operation of manual Pierce-All punching machine

•General hand fitting bench work, working with jigs & fixtures


The ideal person will have;

· Time served Sheet Metal Worker (City Guilds Level 2, ONC or NVQ Level 3) with Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role

· Experience of setting and operating an Amada Press brake or similar bending machine tool.

· A working knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing techniques, including product development for parts with fine tolerances +/- 0.25 mm average

· Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings.

· Ability to calculate developed blank sizes from assembly or detail part drawings.

· Ability to check own work prior to independent inspection

· Ability to re-set parts after heat-treatment etc.

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