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FPI NDT Technician

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Job Title:             NDT FPI Technician
Sector:                 Aerospace Manufacturing & Engineering
Salary:                 £40,022.45 – £41,623.35 Including Shift Premium
Location:             Sheffield, South Yorkshire, UK
Contract:             Full Time, Permanent
Shifts:                  Mornings, Afternoons & Nights
Are you a Level 2 NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) Technician with experience in FPI (Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection), DPI (Dye Penetrant Inspection), or LPI (Liquid Penetrant Inspection)?
Would you like to work for a global manufacturer that prioritises its people and offers continuous support and training?
We are presenting a fantastic opportunity for an NDT Level 2 FPI/DPI/LPI Technician to join a leading company in the aerospace sector. This role is not just a job; it’s a career path in an environment that values expertise, safety, and continuous improvement.
Our client, a significant player in the aerospace and manufacturing industry, adheres to the highest standards, including compliance with EN 4179 and in this role, you will play a crucial part in inspecting and testing aerospace products, ensuring the highest standards of quality and safety.

What you will be doing:

  • Inspection and Testing: Provide FPI/DPI/LPI inspections and testing on aerospace products, adhering strictly to EN 4179 Level 2 standards.
  • Operational Proficiency: Understand products, set up equipment correctly, and perform NDT operations effectively.
  • Evaluation of Test Results: Interpret and evaluate test results, making informed decisions based on your findings.
  • Equipment Maintenance: Ensure all equipment is well-maintained and in good order.
  • Process and Control Checks: Assist with process and control checks to maintain operational efficiency.
  • Data Management: Generate new and amend existing Data Cards as required.
  • Training Support: Contribute to the training of trainee NDT Operatives.

About You:

We are looking for a highly skilled NDT Level 2 FPI Technician who is self-motivated and possesses excellent planning and organisational skills. You should be adept at problem-solving, multitasking, and have a proven track record in the aerospace, military, or automotive industries.
This role will involve working 3 shifts once trained, with a 2-shift pattern during the training period. **Please note that the night shift will be 1 in 5 weeks**
Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • NDT Experience: Demonstrated experience as an NDT technician with logged hours.
  • Qualifications: Ideally holding or have held EN4179 or NAS410 certification.
  • Technical Interpretation: Capable of interpreting standards and specifications.
  • Independence and Teamwork: Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Communication: Excellent communication skills are essential for effective teamwork and documentation of processes.
  • Shift Work: Adapt to a 3-shift work pattern, maintaining flexibility and reliability.    

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive starting salary £35,575.51 plus shift premium.
  • The role is a 2-shift pattern during training (Mornings and afternoons) and includes a 12.5% shift premium, taking your salary to £40,022.45.
  • Once training is completed, you will move on to a 3 Shift Pattern (1 Nights in 5 weeks) and this will take your salary to £41,623.35.
  • Overtime available.
  • Free Parking.
  • 185 hours holiday allowance plus bank holidays.
  • Opportunity to buy an additional 37 hours or sell 37 hours of holiday every year.
  • Christmas shutdown where no holiday leave needs to be used.
  • Access to a 5% Pension-matched employer/employee scheme.
  • YuLife© app to earn coins for every step/cycling/meditation minute you complete in a day which turns into vouchers for Amazon/all major supermarkets / Halfords / Argos / ASOS / IKEA / B&Q at the touch of a button.
  • Access to a GP 24/7 through our YuLife© app.
  • Bravo benefit offering discounts on things like gym membership and shopping.
  • Westfield Health Scheme.
  • Salary Sacrifice scheme for Electric/Hybrid Cars/Critical Illness Cover.
  • Annual bonus based on site/company performance.
  • Free Vend Friday – on hot drinks in the canteen paid for by the company.
  • Working for a fantastic forward-thinking engineering business who are fast-paced and forward-thinking with innovation at the forefront of everything they do.

For more information, please get in touch with our Sheffield Team on 01143 830 046

***Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer***

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