UK Wide
Salary Upon Application
Date Posted
21 October
Closing Date
30 November


Purpose of role and key accountabilities:

To carry out assembly of aircraft components to customer defined specification and standard.

Core skills/attributes needed:

  • Ability to work on assembly of new parts with solid rivets using hand & air riveting tools & other equipment for the purpose required.
  • Visual inspection of completed products
  • Full knowledge and experience of using Vernier’s and other specialist measuring tools
  • Experience of working to adjust sheet metal parts for assembly
  • Current experience of the use of air tools i.e. drills / rivet press / rivet guns
  • Experience of using sealants
  • Engineering background ideally in aerospace industry
  • Experience of reading, interpreting engineering drawings and specifications
  • Experience of working with a number of different materials and finishes
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem solving skills
  • Utilising a range of hand tools
  • Finish precision engineering products

The employee must also strive to support the elements of the SQCDP framework of the wider Gardner business;

  • Safety: work in line with all accredited company safety standards in order to provide a safe working environment for all
  • Quality: support the quality accreditations across the business to ensure the delivery of a ‘right first time’ performance
  • Cost: support the continuous improvements in cost reduction activities across the company in order to deliver increased profitability and value for money to our customers and stakeholders
  • Delivery: drive improvement in delivery performance to continually exceed customer expectations and targets
  • People: support organisational capability and influence cultural change by embracing diversity, inclusion, wellbeing and community


Measurable performance indicators/objectives of role:

  • Quality standards
  • Output targets
  • Flexibility to undertake a range of activities
  • Maintenance of health and safety/housekeeping standards within the team to required standard

Gardner Aerospace is an active supporter of the Armed forces Covenant and a silver award holder in the employer recognition scheme.