Esterline Semi Skilled Operative in Stockton on Tees, United Kingdom

Job Description

Summary Manufactures quality products in line with company and customer requirements, following agreed protocol and procedures, within agreed timescales. Fits, aligns, calibrates and adjusts parts and mechanisms to meet product operating procedures.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Select gauge and type of sheet metal such as stainless steel, mild steel, aluminum, titanium or non-metallic material such as fibrous insulation according to product specifications.

  • Layout and mark dimensions and reference on material to develop and trace patterns of product or parts, or uses templates.

  • Set up and operate fabricating machines such as shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, or straighten materials.

  • Shape metal material using jigs and fixtures.

  • Trim, file, grind, deburr, buff and smooth surfaces.

  • Weld, solder, bolt, rivet, screw, clip or bond component parts to assemble products

  • Repair and maintain sheet metal products

  • Inspect products for compliance with specifications and quality requirements.

  • Reinstate the work area following engineering activities

  • Perform activities to standard operating procedures, product specific


  • Experienced operator of metalworking equipment e.g. hand jennys and pedestal drills.

  • Experienced metalworking hand tool operator, e.g. tinsnips, nibblers, hand shears, grinders/cutters, linishers and hand drills.

  • Knowledge of riveting and welding desirable.

  • Product specific knowledge through training.


  • Good communication skills and ability to work as part of a team

  • Ability to carry out tasks, within given tolerances

  • Keen attention to detail

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Product specific training will be provided

Job Title: Semi Skilled Operative

Req ID: 11437BR

Location: Darchem Engineering

City: Stockton-on-Tees

State/Province/County: Co Durham

Country: United Kingdom

Full/Part-Time: Full-Time

Position Type: Temporary