Mechanical Assembly Operator (BBBH13218) Portsmouth, England

Salary: GBP19 - GBP22.09 per hour


On behalf of our client, we are seeking a Mechanical Assembly Technician to join on an initial 6-month contract.

Role: Mechanical Assembly Technician
Pay: £22.09 per hour via Umbrella
Hours: 16-day pattern (4 days 06:00 till 18:00, 4 days off, 4 nights 18:00 till 06:00, 4 nights off)
Contract: 6-month contract
Location: Portsmouth
IR35 Status: Inside
SC Clearance: BPSS to start, SC thereafter

Responsibilities

  • Equipment integration
  • Waveguide integration
  • Coax cable integration
  • DC harness integration and connector mating and de-mating
  • Structural component integration
  • Test instrumentation integration (thermocouples, heater circuits and accelerometers)
  • Wiring activities (crimping)
  • Use of basic hand tools (torque tools, screwdrivers, spanners, measurement tools etc.).
  • Basic engineering hand skills (filing, drilling, tapping, heli-coil installation)
  • Prepare, apply, handle, and dispose of chemical and hazardous substances in accordance with COSHH requirements
  • Ensuring workspace is kept clean and tidy in accordance with 5S policy
  • Following tool control procedures
  • Active participation in continuous improvement activities
  • Ensuring correct completion of build paperwork for all activities you have performed
  • Interpreting technical documentation (schematical drawings, wiring diagrams, 2D and 3D General Assembly Drawings, technical notes, and integration procedures)
  • 3D model navigation
  • Support movement and lifting operations using overhead crane and other MGSE (Mechanical Ground Support Equipment).



Skills and Experience

Essential –
Assembly experience of the following in high quality manufacturing area:

  • Detailed assembly and integration (equipment and processes like, or to the standard required for aerospace industry).
  • Basic engineering hand skills
  • Experience using basic hand tools
  • Tool control
  • Technical documentation
  • Handling and use of chemicals and hazardous substances
  • Harness securing methods
  • Experience use of Measuring equipment, Vernier Callipers / Micrometre



Desirable –

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Previous experience of working in a cleanroom environment
  • Machine shop trained
  • Installation and removal coaxial cables / DC harnesses
  • Experience carrying out structural activities
  • MLI (Multi-Layered Insulation) blanket installation and tailoring experience
  • Previous experience of space/aerospace inspection activities
  • Inspection of critical electronic/electrical/electro-mechanical hardware
  • ESA, aerospace, or other high quality wiring experience
  • Knowledge on RF systems
  • Must be able to work at height and in a restricted space



Education and Training

Desirable –

  • HNC or HND in an engineering production or maintenance field


Or / and

  • Apprenticeship in Aerospace/Space or other high-quality production or maintenance field



If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Ellie Laflain at Line Up Aviation
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