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Workshop Technician – Aerospace Component (All disciplines)

We are currently recruiting for workshop technicians in all disciplines based at our head office in Great Dunmow, Essex. This is a permanent position
The role will be to support the workshop production team, repair and overhaul aerospace components in either electronic, electrical, hydraulic or mechanical disciplines

Preferred Experience

Knowledge and understanding of basic engineering principles in chosen field

Experience repairing complex systems to component level

Experience using schematic and exploded parts diagrams

Good academic results with a minimum grade C or 4 GCSE in Mathematics and English or equivalent.

Recognised engineering qualification in chosen field

Literate and proficient in Microsoft Office

Able to produce accurate and neat maintenance records and to be able to read, write and understand English

Comfortable working with computers and software in general.

Proven track record of working to deadlines and have a positive and flexible approach to problem solving.

Good communication and organisational skills and a keen eye for detail.

Hardworking and conscientious approach to a career in aerospace engineering

Keen to be part of a successful team and to help our business succeed.

Benefits

Working with a small, friendly and professional group of individuals in a professional environment.

Full component specific training provided

Opportunity to develop own skills within a growing company

Working with advanced test equipment

Town centre location

Immediate start date

Company pension

The role will be to support the workshop production team, repair and overhaul aerospace components and liaise with direct supervisors on a daily basis.

What you will learn

Along with extensive hands-on experience, our apprenticeships cover:

Electrical/mechanical skills
Practical and theoretical engineering knowledge
Company systems knowledge, national and international regulations
Health and safety regulations and behaviour training

Future Prospects

Apprentices are professionally trained to become highly skilled in aircraft mechanical or electrical/avionics trades or electrical/avionics design engineers. Some apprentices go on to study for degrees and other professional engineering qualifications. All of our apprentices have the potential to become top engineering professionals at Skysmart.

This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and gain the skills to become a professional and competent customer services and business support executive. The apprenticeship program will be tailored to give you all the underpinning education and knowledge to successfully complete an Apprenticeship.

 

The administration and customer support apprentice will work closely with our commercial team to provide essential business support for both our customers and our workshops. This is a varied and interesting role within a friendly and helpful team.

 

Day to day tasks will include;

  • Customer updates, customer liaison
  • Progress chasing of jobs in the workshops, liaison with staff
  • Updating of the internal computer system
  • producing quotes for our customers
  • Managing jobs that have been sub-contracted
  • Reviewing and authorising time sheet entries
  • Filing of completed work packs

 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Computer literate
  • Ability to learn new systems
  • Good standard of Numeracy and Literacy
  • Confident on the phone
  • Good prioritisation skills

Personal qualities

  • Self motivation
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Positive attitude
  • Good work ethic
  • The drive to make a difference

Desired qualifications

  • Good GSCS results preferred, maths, English to be at a minimum of Grade C/5 level

Future prospects

We are looking to train the apprentices to convert into a permanent post. The business is in a large growth stage and it is very likely other opportunities will become available in different areas

Things to consider

Long periods working on the computer, but there will also be a lot of moving about within the building to liaise with all the staff which provides natural breaks from the computer screens

If you are interested in applying for this position, send your CV and a covering letter via the form below.