GE Skilled Aircraft Fitter in Hamble-le-Rice, United Kingdom

Job Number



GE Aviation

Business Segment

Aviation Supply Chain

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Posted Position Title

Skilled Aircraft Fitter

Career Level




Function Segment

Shop Operations

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United Kingdom



Postal Code

SO31 4NF

Relocation Assistance


Role Summary/Purpose

There is a vacancy for a skilled aircraft fitter working within the A350 metallic assembly area. This operator will be expected to manufacture complex aircraft assemblies to customer drawing requirements and specifications. The successful applicant will need to be a time served aircraft fitter having successfully completed an NVQ level 3 in Aeronautical/Mechanical engineering or similar field.

Essential Responsibilities

The skilled aircraft fitter will manufacture a variety of metallic/ composite sub-assemblies whilst ensuring they maintain a safe working environment at all times. They will be expected to use various fitting techniques such as drilling, reaming, honing, electrical bonding and application of sealants and paints. The skilled aircraft fitter will be expected to have an understanding of the various manufacturing techniques and be able to read and interpret drawings, specifications and other engineering documents.


• NVQ level 3 or similar qualification in an engineering/manufacturing discipline.

• Have an awareness of quality systems such as FOD prevention

• Have an understanding of EHS

• Be pro-active and work as part of a team

• Basic IT knowledge

• Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy.

• Positive approach to problem solving.

• Ability to understand verbal and written instructions.

• Indentured qualification

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance