Fitter & Fabricator – J1309HF

Fitter & Fabricator – J1309HF

Job Reference: J1309HF
Job Location: Hastings
Salary: Salary: £24-£30k
Job Type: Permanent
Contact: Harriet

Our client is a leader in the design and manufacturing of niche technology solutions for research and production applications. From simple components to precision and computer-controlled systems, our client works to devise sound, economical solutions for all of their clients engineering. They are currently looking for a Fitter / Fabricator to join their team in Hastings.


To layout, cut, fit and tack various assemblies using the Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) process. Verify that fabrications meet required drawing tolerances and complete inprocess inspection reports. Additional components will include half and full nipples, all sizes of tee’s, gas fittings and adapters. The post holder will be required to support all other functions within the manufacturing operation.

Key Job Elements:

  • Ability to layout, position, and secure parts and assemblies to meet drawing requirements, using straight edges, squares, angle plates, blocks, clamps and pointers
  • Fit and tack tubes and fittings for vacuum chambers in various positions
  • Reads and understands technical prints
  • Understands and works to technical prints including weld symbols
  • Thorough understanding of measuring tools such as calipers, rules, feeler gauges, and pi tapes
  • Entering time through shop floor control
  • Multi-task within a Manufacturing Cell
  • At all times promote and maintain a Safe and Clean Work environment
  • Flexible Approach to work extended hours and/or weekends at peak levels
  • Other Duties as assigned



  • GCSE’s or Equivalent
  • Solid understanding of mathematics, and the ability to read mechanical drawings
  • Proven experience of assembling Vacuum Chambers or related Components.


  • Supervisor Experience
  • Fork Lift License
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • First Aid Training
  • Manual Handling

Standards of performance:

  • Be polite, informative and have a professional attitude towards customers, coworkers and personnel
  • Perform duties in a timely, logical and organised manner
  • Be adaptable to change
  • Accept training where needed
  • Safeguard company information and observe company policies at all times
  • Work consistently towards achieving departmental and corporate KPIs
  • Actively take part in the company continuous improvement program (CI)
  • Conduct yourself at all times in line with our client’s H&S Policy
  • Demonstrate knowledge of and works within our client’s Quality Management
  • System, including the Quality Policy and Quality Objectives

Salary: £24-£30k

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Application Notes

Click the link below for an application form. Please forward with your up to date CV – ideally in Word format.

Application Form in Word format



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