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Job Title:  Fitter (SEBU)


Stansted, ESS, GB, CM241RB

Business Unit:  Maintenance & Repair Europe
Posting Date:  Aug 5, 2022
Job Description: 

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with annual sales of approximately $5 billion.


AMETEK is well positioned in highly competitive market segments, each with compelling growth characteristics. We expect continued business growth through the execution of our four key strategies: Operational Excellence, Strategic Acquisitions, New Products, and Global & Market Expansion. Supporting those strategies are 18,000 associates employed across 30 countries.


At AMETEK, we are committed to a corporate culture that values diversity and fosters a work environment that enables colleagues to develop meaningful and rewarding careers. We consider ourselves responsible corporate citizens and are committed to operating our facilities in an environmentally responsible manner. We also are sensitive to the needs of our communities, and, as a company, support programs that help those communities meet their health, education and social needs.


AMETEK is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AME) and a component of the S&P 500.


AEM Limited has been Europe's leading independent overhaul and repair facility for more than 60 years. The company has a solid reputation in the aerospace industry for providing a broad range of services to international and regional airlines, helicopter operators and airframe manufacturers. Conducting business from three sites in the United Kingdom, AEM offers specialist services for in excess of 5,000 components over a variety of aircraft systems with capabilities covering aircraft windings, electrical power, hydraulic components, landing gear and safety equipment. In 2007 AEM Limited was acquired by AMETEK Inc, a global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices as a unit within AMETEK MRO’s Aerospace and Defense Division, a recognized global provider of third-party MRO services to commercial, regional and general aviation customers as well as military, helicopter and business jet markets.


Job Purpose

Overhaul and repair of various aircraft safety equipment and associated sub-assemblies; which include escape slides, rafts, life jackets, survival kits, water makers, valve & cylinder assemblies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • To disassemble, test, fault find and repair various safety equipment for slides, rafts and their sub components.

To reassemble a variety of safety equipment, slides, rafts and their sub components in accordance with CMM’s / OHM’s and OEM packing instructions



Qualifications and Experience


  • Numerate and literate – minimum GCSE (or equivalent) Maths and English
  • OEM training in maintenance and overhaul of safety equipment (highly desirable)


  • Experience of repairing and packing aircraft safety equipment (highly desirable).
  • Previous experience of working in an engineering/workshop environment (highly desirable)

Prior experience working of interpreting and following in detail compliance manuals.



  • ability to work well in multi-discipline/cross-functional teams
  • Working within a small team of skilled fitters, reliability, flexibility and team work are key skill requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build close-knit relationships
  • Strong organisation skills and excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines and multi task whilst maintaining a high degree of quality, workmanship and compliance with health and safety regulations.
  • Strong communicator (written and verbal)
  • Creative and outgoing
  • Positive, enthusiastic, confident and motivated

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK (NYSE:AME) is a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.