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  • Location

    Saffron Walden

  • Job title:

    Mechanical Tech - Seat Bay

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  • Salary:

    Rate of pay to be discussed on application

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  • Contact phone:

    01992 501111

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MPI are currently assisting our client with a requirement for a full time Mechanical Technician to join their Seat Bay team based in Wendens Ambo, near Saffron Walden. The role holder will report to the Mechanical, Seat and Cargo Bay Team Leader and the primary purpose of the job will be the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, repair, part replacement and re-assembly of aircraft seats in order to reduce costs and add value to our customers.


· Inspection and diagnosis of seat repairs and parts replacement requirements

· Disassembly and cleaning of aircraft seat sets

· Repair and parts replacement of aircraft seats

· Reassembly of aircraft seat sets to required standards and timeframe

· Work in accordance with technical publications

· Correlate all work carried out in accordance with part 145 requirements.

· Adheres to all Company standard operating procedures

· Adheres to all health and safety procedures

· Meets workshop quality and housekeeping standards

· Ensures all activity and works delivered meets the Company quality standards

· Ensures all administration and systems inputs meets agreed standards


Ideally, the successful candidate will be an experienced Mechanical Technician, ideally with specific experience in trimming and upholstery in aviation or motor manufacturing. You will also have an understanding of technical publications and knowledge of Commercial Aerospace working practices. A recognised engineering qualification such as BTEC, BNC, ONC or HNC/HND is desirable but not essential. IT literate with the ability to use Word and Excel and a willingness to learn an industry software package (Aerotrac). The individual will be a team player, willing to learn, disciplined, with an eye for detail and a self-starter.


  • · Competitive Salary

  • · Annual Profit Share Scheme

  • · Overtime paid at 1.5 times hourly rate

  • · 29 days holiday including Bank Holidays

  • · Nationally recognised Training provided and career development opportunities

  • · Company Uniform Provided and all necessary PPE

  • · Employee Assistance Programme

  • Company pension

  • Free parking

  • Health & wellbeing programme

  • On-site parking


Monday to Friday


Supplemental pay types:

Bonus scheme