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NDT FPI Operative

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Job Title:              NDT FPI Operative (EN4179 or NAS410 level 2)

Sector:                  Aerospace & Manufacturing

Salary:                   £25,000 – £30,000 depending on experience.
Location:              Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Contract:             Full Time / Permanent

Verus Recruitment Partners are pleased to be supporting a South Yorkshire based leading international aerospace & automotive manufacturer. We are supporting the Recruitment of an NDT (Non-Destructive Testing) FPI (Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection) Operative on a full-time basis due continued growth and projects.

Job Purpose:

  • The predominant focus of this role will be to provide technical support in inspecting and testing the company’s products using FPI techniques in accordance with EN 4179 Level 2.
  • You will understand the products, equipment set-up, and NDT operations.
  • Be able to follow specific operating procedures.
  • Follow and promote Health & Safety practices.
  • Interpret and evaluate test results.


  • Review routers, procedures, specifications, and other instructions for completeness and instructions to perform the operation.
  • Maintenance of all equipment, making sure it is in good order to use.
  • Assist with all process and control checks
  • Generate new and amend Data Cards as required.
  • Interpret, evaluate and report evaluation results as required and outlined.
  • Support with training of trainees.
  • Work a 3-shift pattern.

About You:

  • Be able to provide logged hours as NDT FPI technician.
  • Currently or previously held EN4179 or NAS410 level 2 FPI
  • Be capable with interpreting standards and specifications.
  • The ability to work in a team and autonomously.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent communicator and a Team player.
  • The ability to work in a fast paced and high-pressured environment.
  • Aerospace and or/ automotive experience ideally.
  • Ability to work shift patterns in line with company policy.


What’s in it for you?

  • £25,000-£30,000 per year (Salary dependant on experience)
  • Free Parking.
  • Working for a fantastic business.
  • Pension scheme and other benefits


For more information please contact 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***

Keywords: FPI, NDT, Non-Destructive Testing, NDT FPI, Aerospace, Engineering, Manufacturing. Sheffield, South Yorkshire, EN4179, NAS410, Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection, FPI level II.



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