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Model maker/Fitter - Aerodynamics

  • Location

    Bedford

  • Sector:

    Automotive

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £28k - 32k per year

  • Contact:

    Jeff Lane

  • Contact email:

    jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01384 446108

  • Job ref:

    52566

  • Duration:

    Ongoing

Model Maker - Bedford - Permanent - £25-£32k DOE & benefits

I am seeking a Model Maker for an independent research and development organisation who are experienced in providing a range of specialist services to the worldwide aerospace industry including aerodynamic design, CFD, wind tunnel model design and wind tunnel test.

The Model Maker will work as part of a determined and professional team, fitting and assembling wind tunnel components on a range of aircraft models which are assembled together and tested within the onsite wind tunnel.

What You Will Do:

As Model Maker you will;

  • Carry out all aspects of fitting activity; hand working surfaces to remove machine marks, blending component joint lines to remove steps/gaps, fitting precision components and assembling models
  • Monitor the serviceability of Fitting Section machines, equipment and tooling
  • Ensure a safe and timely handover of the work in progress to the incoming shift and Teamleader ensuring that adequate notes and technical advice are available
  • Make recommendations for process improvement in Fitting techniques
  • Undertake additional metal model making as requested

What You Will Need:

As Model Maker

  • A time served, fully skilled engineer/toolmaker in the role of a metal model maker.
  • Solid understanding (at least foundation level) of other skills such as EDM wiring and plunge, turning, jig boring, grinding and CNC machining
  • Experienced in the effective and efficient bench fitting of components, sub-assemblies and assemblies.
  • Self-motivated and keen to develop engineering skills to full potential

What You Will Get:

As Model Maker

  • Employment with this centre of excellence in aerospace engineering, design, test and development
  • Competitive salary & benefits & overtime & shift premium
  • Working on many prestigious projects for the world's major civil aircraft and defence system manufacturers

Applications

Suitably qualified and experienced Model makers should apply today by either calling Jeff Lane on +44 (0)1384 446108 or by emailing their CV and covering letter to jeff.lane@jonlee.co.uk

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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