Repair Assistant

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9 days ago

Job Title: Repair Assistant

Duration: 6 months

Location: Coventry

Salary: £16.44 P/H PAYE

Our client who produces components, sub systems, aerospace defence and selective energy markets are looking for a Repair Assistant to join their ever growing team.


  • Moving wheels / tyres / brakes and other components around the work area using a picker truck and pedestrian truck to assist.
  • To clean and perform basic maintenance on machinery used.
  • To clean wheels / brakes and parts removed operating all machinery involved with cleaning
  • To maintain housekeeping in work area in accordance with the Environmental policy of the company
  • Remove paint and corrosion from wheels and brakes using a chemical dip and media blast method
  • Use air tools and assist in removal of bolts from wheels and brakes
  • Removal of worn brake pads by drilling out of old rivets
  • To liaise with Team Leader for requirements
  • Complete training to gain stamp in respect of limited assembly operations (W4)
  • Follow instructions to carry out limited assembly operations (W4)
  • Record completion of task accordingly (W4)
  • Re-treating Wheel and Brake components with Paint, following instructions given in documents such as Component Maintenance Manuals and Drawings

Technical Requirements:

  • Education: A good standard of general education; able to follow written instructions and complete simple paperwork
  • Experience: Up to 4 months experience using hand tools and/or working in an engineering environment
  • Complexity of Work: Detailed work procedures available to give clear instructions on tasks required
  • Control of Accuracy: Components must be disassembled accurately, and care is required in the use of hand tools
  • Physical Skills (Co-ordination): Good hand eye co-ordination in use of hand tools.
  • Physical Handling: Considerable physical demand lifting and handling wheel, brakes, and other materials
  • Mental Effort: tasks are largely performed in line with laid down procedures and prioritising workload
  • Working Conditions: General factory conditions
  • Use of: Picker/Pedestrian trucks, cranes, assembly equipment and other machinery and cleaning chemicals.

If this role is of interest, please submit your CV for review.

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