Detail Fitter

The main purpose of this role is:

The manufacture of components as detailed within Land Systems Manufacturing route cards, work requests and verbal instructions in accordance with internal and external processes and procedures, including certification of own work when applicable.

Supervision of Apprentices / Trainees when required.

Main duties:

Operation/setting of CNC and manual machine tools (brake presses, saws and laser cutters).

Machining of composite/metallic components to a high standard.

Carry out planned maintenance of machinery in accordance with maintenance schedules.

Tooling Modifications and repairs as detailed within manufacturing job cards and verbal instructions.

To ensure all work is carried out safely and in line with local risk assessments and current health and safety legislation.

(Training will be available to allow all staff to gain more skills within the department outside the requirements of this job profile).


You will have: –


Significant experience using press brake machines and manual machine tools


Extensive experience in Component Part Manufacturing/Assemblies within an Engineering/Manufacturing environment


NVQ level 3 or equivalent or time-served apprentice


Good communication skills


Demonstrate high standards of quality at work


Ability to plan own work load and prioritise


Experience of machining composite materials would be beneficial


Flexible approach to work