Skilled Aircraft Fitters / Sheetmetal Workers

Belfast (County)
Closing date
30 Jun 2022

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Engineering, Manufacturing
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Spirit AeroSystems is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of aerostructures for commercial airplanes, defence platforms, and business and regional jets. For more information, visit:

Spirit AeroSystems are now recruiting direct to the permanent workforce to support the ramp up of production across our range of products including our award winning, composite aircraft wings.

We are actively seeking skilled aircraft fitters and sheet metal workers to join the team. You'll earn £27,163, rising to £29,774, with overtime and shift premiums potentially available. 

To join this growing family, you’ll have:

  • completed a recognised mechanical engineering apprenticeship.
  • at least one of the following:
  • City & Guilds Parts 1 and 2
  • NVQ Level 3 in a mechanical engineering discipline
  • equivalent qualification; and
  • aircraft-fitting experience in the last four years is preferable but not essential as full training will be provided

After initial product training your role will involve checking kit parts to drawing schedules, manufacturing a range of aerospace hardware to a high standard and maintaining a safe and healthy working environment. 

You’ll also need to be able to read and interpret engineering drawings and be happy to work a range of shifts plus overtime, as required, at any of Spirit AeroSystems Northern Ireland sites.

Spirit AeroSystems offer an attractive package of pay and benefits including a 36-hour working week, generous holiday allowance, attractive overtime rates and shift allowances.

If an opportunity to work with one of the world’s leading aerospace brands in a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility sounds like it could be the next move for you, please get in touch with us on (email address) to hear more about how you could join the team!

Note: Manpower is acting as Spirit AeroSystems recruitment partner in this process


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