Tooling Maintenance Fitter

  • Job Reference: R13599
  • Date Posted: 18 July 2022
  • Recruiter: AWE
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  • Location: Reading, Berkshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Precision Tooling Maintenance Fitter to undertake the maintenance, modification, repair, and piece part manufacture of in-process tooling and to undertake any precision machining and fitting operations on fixed processing equipment.

Location - Reading / Basingstoke Area

AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) offers an attractive array of benefits which include:

  • Market leading contributory pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement 270 hours a year (inclusive of Bank Holidays) plus every other Friday off
  • Flexible working hours
  • Salary sacrifice scheme
  • Consideration for either full time or part time hours. Just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time
  • Enhanced relocation package available (terms and conditions apply)

We are interested in hearing from candidates with varying levels of experience who are looking to further their career.

Ideally, you will have demonstrable experience using machine tools such as; both computer numerical control (CNC) and manual lathes and milling machines and Standard workshop tooling (pillar drill/fly press/etc.).

To be considered for the role you must have served a recognised engineering apprenticeship and be qualified to NVQ level 2, City and Guilds Part II or Ordinary National Certificate.

All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role and be willing and able to work in designated facilities.