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Grinding/Honing Operatives

Undisclosed Company
Somerset, Yeovil
£18.44 - £18.88 per hour + Depending on Experience
Closing date
4 Jul 2024

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Role: Grinding/Honing Operatives

Location: Yeovil

Salary: £18.44 - £18.88

About the Role

Honeywell Aerospace is a leading provider of integrated avionics, engines, systems and service solutions for aircraft manufacturers, airlines, business and general aviation, military space and airport operations. The Aerospace Yeovil site includes Integrated Supply Chain operations and Engineering & Technology, as well as other support functions. It specializes in several product lines including: Environmental Control Systems, Life Support Systems, Hydraulics Systems and Control & Data Systems.

We are currently recruiting for Skilled/Indentured Skilled workers to work on site at our offices in Yeovil. The roles will involve Grinding & Honing of Aerospace equipment, in accordance with Manufacturing Instructions, Specifications and Customer/Regulator Requirements, working within an empowered team environment to meet delivery requirements and reporting directly to the Team Lead.

The position of Grinder/Honing Operative holds the following responsibilities
* Internal/External grinding using MDI (Manual Data Input) CNC machinery, surface
grinding and thread grinding
* OCQ - Operator Control of Quality (i.e. Stamping to confirm quality of assemblies are to
Honeywell and Customer standards).
* To achieve on time delivery by ensuring work is completed on time and to the required
* Interpreting engineering drawings, following the process layout and documentation
* Working effectively in a lean environment.

Qualifications & Experience Required:
* Engineering Apprenticeship (Desirable but not Essential)
* Knowledge of grinding tolerances/ finishes to Aerospace Standard i.e. 0.0002"
internal/external diameter, 2-4 Micro Inch surface finishes and concentricity of 0.0002"
* Honing experience
* Knowledge of hand measuring equipment such as digital micrometer, comparators, air
plug gauges and surface finish measuring equipment
* High standard of Health & Safety
* Adhering to Company Processes & Procedures
* Working in a Customer-focused environment and achieving targets
* Working with Designers and Engineers

Attributes/Skills Required:
* The position requires the applicant to have an understanding of Aerospace practice
and the significance of the safety critical work undertaken
* PC literate
* The applicant should be able to display essential skills in the adherence to Health &
Safety standards at all times, teamwork, flexibility and the ability to use initiative
* Machining skills are desirable
* Continuous Improvement
* Any further training requirements will be provided:- PC skills (incl. Company Operating
System), Manual Handling, Abrasive Wheels, 5S, HOS Principles and general Health &

This position is subject to meeting the eligibility conditions of export control licenses and technical assistant agreements.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Full BPSS* Screening (*Baseline Personnel Security Standard), including proof of Legal Right to Work, Criminal Records Check, i.e. UK DBS and Drugs Screening

Manpower UK is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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