Sheet Metal Worker


Attractive + Extensive Benefits


Sector: Defence
Function: Manufacturing
Contact: Chris Mead
Phone: 01384446128
Job Ref: 66876

Job details

Do you have sheet metal fabrication experience, and are you seeking a new job in Portsmouth? Jonathan Lee Recruitment is helping a defence company recruit a Sheet Metal Worker, and the role comes with an excellent salary and benefits package including overtime.

The work will be completed in various workshops throughout the dockyard. Within this role, you will demonstrate your skills in plate work and be able to demonstrate the various techniques used in the ship repair industry.

In your first few weeks in this Sheet Metal Worker role, you can expect to:

  • Use guillotines, rolling machines, drilling machines and folding machines, including CNC operation
  • handle tack welding (training/qualification can be provided)
  • Perform accurate marking off using measuring tools
  • Accurately mark out sheet plate extrusions.

To apply for this Sheet Metal Worker role, you will need basic hand skills, i.e. burning and chamfering of various gauges and types of plate and extrusions. You will also need the following:

  • The ability to understand and follow written and/or oral instructions
  • Accurate marking off skills using measuring tools, being familiar with the use use of straight edges, sprit levels, set squares, chalk/string lines, plumb bobs, etc.
  • Experience using sheet metal working equipment


You will also need to meet UK Security Clearance requirements including the last 5 years continuous residency in the UK.


In return for your dedication and commitment, you'll receive a generous salary and benefits package including overtime, flexible working and staff discount schemes.


Please reach out to Chris Mead, 01384 446128 , to apply for this full-time Sheet Metal Worker position in Portsmouth. We'd love to help you get your next role and enable you to fulfil your professional ambitions.

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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