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Contractor-Assembler Operator/Tester

Requisition ID:  117589
Business Unit:  Engine Systems Basingstoke (1205)

Fareham, HAM, United Kingdom, PO15 5TT

We are a global leader in the research, design, integration, manufacture, certification, and lifetime service of flight control, hydraulic, fuel and inerting, fluid conveyance, thermal management, lubrication, and pneumatic systems and components for aerospace and other high-technology markets. We supports the world’s aircraft and aeroengine manufacturers, providing a century of experience and innovation for commercial and military aircraft.


Joining our team means you’re helping to deliver our purpose of ‘Enabling Engineering Breakthroughs that Lead to a Better Tomorrow. A career at Parker Meggitt offers boundless potential for professional and personal growth. You will work alongside the brightest minds in the world, help develop innovative technology and products, and contribute to our company’s goal of solving the world’s greatest engineering challenges.

Role Summary

Parker Meggitt are excited have an opportunity within their Fareham site for a contractor Assembly Operator/Tester. The successful candidate will be responsible for manufacturing & testing of various components and assemblies using recognised processes / skills.  Producing quality finished components and assemblies in accordance with drawings and manufacturing build specifications to aerospace standards.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manufacturing & testing of various components & assemblies using recognised processes & skills
  • Producing quality finished components and assemblies in accordance with drawings
  • To work efficiently within agreed standards, without supervision (once trained).
  • To work accurately and pay attention to detail.
  • To be able to set up jigs, fixtures and equipment for assembly or test purposes.
  • Regular consistent and punctual attendance is required.
  • To be pro-active in aiding the Team Leader / management team in improving the efficiency of the operation in terms of Safety, Quality, Cost and Delivery.
  • Raising Quality notifications, MIGOing production orders in SAP, etc
  • Working with the PE team to improve tooling, processes and work instructions, including making prototype tooling and parts and writing draft work instructions.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • ​​​​​​​Experience of performing manual assembly operations
  • Skilled in the reading and interpretation of engineer drawings and work instructions
  • Practical manufacturing experience
  • Solid experience of Manufacturing Operations within a Safety critical environment
  • Skilled in manufacturing processes of aerospace or automotive industry and experience in Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma process improvements
  • Ideally (but not essential) experience of the following processes:
    • Manual Machining, e.g. Turning
    • Soldering (J-STD 001)     
    • Coil Winding
    • Induction brazing
    • Resistance Welding

Parker Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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