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Hydraulic Fitter - Assembly & Test

Location: Coventry, WSTMID, United Kingdom
Job Family : Manufacturing
Job Type : Regular
Posted : Feb 29, 2024
Job ID: 45937

Job Description
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Welcome to the heart of cutting-edge aerospace innovation, where precision meets excellence in our world-class manufacturing plant. As a Hydraulic Fitter, you are about to embark on a journey that merges the art of hydraulic systems with the forefront of aerospace technology. Within these state-of-the-art facilities, we redefine the boundaries of what's possible in flight, crafting the essential components that propel us into the future

Role Summary:

Join our dynamic team as a Hydraulic Fitter, playing a crucial role in the efficient and effective operation of various assembly and testing techniques. As part of a multidisciplinary team, you'll contribute to achieving performance measures, continuous improvement, and first-line maintenance objectives.

Core Responsibilities:

Assemble and test components of the Braking System, from simple sub-assemblies to complex hydraulic control units.

Maintain component traceability throughout the manufacturing assembly process.

Attend and contribute to Daily Layered Accountability meetings.

Assess, repair, retest, and/or modify production returns.

Responsible for inspection and associated paperwork supporting manufacturing documentation.

Work within a team-oriented approach, actively participating in continuous improvement processes.

Technical Requirements:

Ability to read and interpret Engineering drawings.

Knowledge of equipment: Linear and pressure transducers, load cells, flow meters, multi-meters, dielectric testing, bonding meters, power packs, hydraulic pressure rigs, etc.

Understanding of torque values and/or equipment.

Basic soldering skills desirable.

Knowledge of DATA acquisition testing systems desirable.

Ability to use basic inspection equipment.

Desirable experience:

Experience with LabView/data acquisition.

Hands-on experience in building complex hydraulic assemblies and sub-assemblies.

Lee Pin plugging and threaded insert experience desirable.

Familiarity with test equipment: pressure transducers, linear transducers, flow meters, load cells, multimeter, bonding meter.

Experience using basic inspection equipment: Vernier caliper, micrometer, slip gauges.


Engineering apprenticeship (City and Guilds in Engineering) with operational experience in an assembly environment (desirable, training will be provided).

Join us in a challenging and rewarding role where your skills contribute to cutting-edge technology.

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