Mechanical Fitter

Website Hudson Shribman

Hudson Shribman are seeking a Mechanical Fitter for leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices for an Aerospace & Defence organisation.

Job Purpose: To overhaul and repair of Hydraulic / Mechanical Components; to include disassembly, cleaning, inspection, fault finding, repair, re-assembly and testing in accordance with procedures from CMM’s & Overhaul Manuals.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To disassemble Hydraulic / Mechanical components down to their sub / individual components.
  • Carry out inspections duties which range from:

(1) Interpreting technical data
(2) fault diagnosis
(3) identify component wear, damage, or corrosion
(4) Using precise calibrated measuring equipment
(5) Populate and complete computer-generated documentation

  • Working from Technical data carry out assembly of various Hydraulic and Mechanical assemblies, components ready for final testing / final inspection
  • Working from Technical data support the test bay engineer by testing various hydraulic / pneumatic units using test procedures and populating test reports on completion.
  • Maintain and ensure implementation of all standard operating practices and procedures.
  • Ensure strict compliance and implementation of all safety standards.
  • Ensure quality standards are maintained in accordance with CAA, EASA, FAA and company procedures.
  • Support the Production Supervisor and Hydraulic Team Leader with delivering the day to day needs of the Hydraulic Workshop operations.
  • Comply with health, safety, and environmental regulations.
  • Other duties as required related to Operations or the business needs.
  • Ensure quality requirements are always met.
  • Ensure all training both internal and external is recorded and passed to the Quality Department.
  • Ensure all your team are aware of the relevant Environmental, Health and Safety requirements for working in FPBU, paying attention to areas of high risk or containing significant hazards.


  • Proven knowledge and understanding in the disassembly and assembly of Hydraulic and Mechanical assemblies, components. (desirable).
  • Proven knowledge within the Aerospace industry (desirable).
  • Previous experience of in a production workshop environment repairing and overhauling Hydraulic and Mechanical assemblies, components (highly desirable).
  • Background in mechanical or hydraulic engineering (essential).

Qualifications & Competencies

  • Computer and Microsoft Office literate (desirable)
  • Numerate and literate – minimum GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English (essential).
  • Relevant professional qualification, BTEC ONC / HNC Mechanical Engineering or equivalent (desirable).
  • A high level of numeracy and literacy is required, as well as an ability to interpret and follow in detail compliance manuals.
  • An ability to work to tight deadlines is essential, whilst maintaining a high degree of quality, workmanship and compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Ability to work well in multidiscipline/cross-functional teams.
  • Customer focused and able to build and maintain robust customer relationships.
  • Strong analytical, administrative and organisation skills and excellent attention to detail.
  • Capable of communicating accurate and concise information at all levels.
  • Strong communicator (written and verbal).
  • Well organised and self-motivated.

Salary up to £29,000

If interested in the Mechanical Fitter role, please contact Cameron Anderson-Lee at Hudson Shribman

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