Metal Model Maker – Fitter


Attractive + Benefits


Sector: Aerospace
Function: Manufacturing
Contact: Chris Mead
Phone: 01384446128
Job Ref: 66656

Job details

Role: Metal Model Maker - Fitter

Do you have Model Making or Tool Making experience, and are you seeking a new job? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a leading aerospace research company recruit a Metal Model Maker to work on the testing of prototype aircraft. The role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.

As a Metal Model Maker, you will actively contribute to the hand working, fitting and assembling of wind tunnel model components, ensuring work is produced on time and within budget within the job requirements and company standards to enhance delivery in accordance with project manufacturing schedules.

In your first few weeks in this Metal Model Maker (Fitter) role, you can expect to:

  • Carry out all aspects of fitting activity, including hand-working surfaces to remove machine marks, blending component joint lines to remove steps/gaps, fitting precision components and assembling models, installing pressure tubing
  • Monitor the serviceability of Fitting Section machines, equipment and tooling, and report potential problems
  • Support on-the-job training and coaching less experienced staff working in the Fitting section

To apply for this Metal Model Maker role, you will need to be a competent Model Maker or Toolmaker with experience of making metal assemblies. You will also require the following:

  • Experienced in the effective and efficient bench fitting of components, sub-assemblies and assemblies to ensure project schedules are adhered to
  • Solid understanding of manual machining and CNC machining
  • A enthusiastic attitude to overcoming technical problems as soon as they arise

The successful candidate MUST satisfy security clearance requirements - have been based in the UK for a minimum of the last 5-years.

If you're looking to make a positive impact and create change and share and expand your skills, knowledge and experience you'll be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package.

To apply for this full-time Metal Model Maker job, please contact Chris Mead on 01384 446128 or email at Jonathan Lee Recruitment today. Please refer any friends or colleagues for this role or direct them to our Careers page on our website.

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.



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Chris Mead

Associate Director – Energy

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