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Operator - Non-Certified x 10

Date: Jul 15, 2021

Location: Portsmouth, GB

Company: GKN Aerospace Careers

About Us

GKN Aerospace is the world’s leading multi-technology tier 1 aerospace supplier. With 50 manufacturing locations in 15 countries, we serve over 90% of the world’s aircraft and engine manufacturers. We design and manufacture innovative smart aerospace systems and components. Our technologies are used in aircraft ranging from the most used single aisle aircraft and the largest passenger planes in the world to business jets and the world’s advanced 5th generation fighter aircraft.

About the opportunity

GKN Aerospace is a global engineering business. Every time you travel by air almost anywhere in the world, it is likely that GKN is helping you on your way. We design, manufacture and service systems and components for original equipment manufacturers around the world. We are continuously evolving, pioneering new technologies and reinventing existing ones, stretching ourselves to be better in everything we do.

We are looking for people who want to make a difference, talented members with the skills and passions to become the best of the future in what they do.


Job Summary

GKN Aerospace Portsmouth is a leading technology provider for the aerospace, marine and military markets.

GKN Aerospace Portsmouth are recruiting for Process Assembly Operators to work for a leading Aerospace Manufacturing Organisation in Portsmouth.

Job Responsibilities

Previous experience in the aerospace industry is not required as training will be provided. Previous experience in a manufacturing environment or a role which has involved the use of intricate hand tools is an advantage.

This role is based in Hilsea Portsmouth. This will be to make and assemble fuel tanks/ floatation for aircraft and helicopters. Ideally the suitable candidate will have factory/manufacturing experience in a fast paced working environment, however full training provided.

Duration: 3 month Review – than permanent contract / Immediate start working

Working 7.30am to 4.15pm, every second Friday OFF, 3 break times during a shift

Rates: £9.79 * any overtime in first 12 weeks paid at £9.79 -( After 12 weeks if probation passed rate increases to £10.20 per hour with weekday overtime paid at £14.28 instead of flat day rate)

Job Qualifications

Additional Benefits:

3 breaks during the shift

25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays (33 days in total)

Employed Status

Pension Scheme

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for stable and long term employment and wants to be part of a successful and global, independent company.

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging (DIB)

As a global engineering company, innovation is what differentiates us from our competitors and is central to our success.

A balance of cultures, ethnicities and genders help bring new ideas and creativity to GKN. We need people of different backgrounds, with different skills and perspectives to spark originality, imagination and creativeness in our teams around the world.

GKN is an equal opportunity employer.

We treat all our employees and applicants fairly and are committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination or harassment against any employee or qualified applicant on the grounds of age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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