Job Type
Full-Time Regular
United Kingdom

Position Summary

Magellan Aerospace Blackpool has an exciting opportunity for a Unit 2 Operator.

  • Full Time Permanent Contract
  • 38 hours per week
  • Job location: Blackpool Business Park, Amy Johnson Way, Blackpool, FY4 2RP
  • Unionised site – works in partnership with Unite the Union
As part of the Unit 2 Team you will be working closely with colleagues in General Warehouse duties including, but not limited to, goods in / out of the business, supporting manufacturing through movement of material and part finished goods, light assembly work on finished aircraft parts and deburring / fettle / buffing / filing of post machined parts.

Perks and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension plan
  • On site bonus scheme
  • Excellent career progression opportunities
  • Discounts available with selected mobile companies
  • Employee Advantages Scheme
  • Long Service Awards
  • Occupational Health and ergonomics focused
  • Extended paid Holiday Entitlement based on length of service
  • Free parking

Essential Responsibilities

  • Issuing of materials to the shop floor as and when required in line with company policy
  • Basic stock management including the movement and handling of stock and materials to required locations
  • Data input and maintaining accurate computer and manual records
  • Responding to system generated messages taking the appropriate action where required
  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records of materials and stock control via SAP as and when required
  • Responsible for receiving deliveries including checking for damage, quality standards and specifications before stamping and endorsing the driver’s delivery paperwork
  • Checking the accuracy of incoming / outgoing certificates of conformity and liaising with the appropriate departments in the case of discrepancies
  • Archiving of aviation records in line with company requirements
  • Benching / Fettling of components including the removal of sharp edges and cleaning of holes using orbital sanders and hand de-burring equipment to achieve ‘as drawn’ features and SOP requirements
  • To part mark or ident products as per specifications / instructions provided
  • To carry out aircraft sub-assemblies accurately and in accordance with required process timings and to customer specifications, ensuring compliance with Quality standards
  • To communicate efficiently and effectively with the supervisor and manager at all times ensuring issues relating to deliveries, stock and quality are raised in a timely manner
  • Maintain good housekeeping in work area
  • Work in a safe manner complying with all risk assessments and procedures in line with company Health and Safety policy, reporting any Health and Safety incidents that occur
  • Any other reasonable duties required by management in support of the business

Position Requirements


  • Basic level of education


  • Working experience within a stores/warehouse environment
  • Working knowledge of a SAP or similar operating system
  • Working knowledge of specifications, SOP’s and Work Instructions
  • Experience in aircraft assembly processes ( preferable but not essential)
  • Experience in fettling/benching ( preferable but not essential)

Key Competencies:

  • Competent in Microsoft Excel
  • Good attention to detail
  • Good communicator
  • Organized
  • Punctual
  • Problem solver & decision maker
  • Customer focused

Other skills/Abilities


  • Be able to communicate in both written and verbal format in a clear and concise manner


  • Must be willing to work as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
Personal Attributes:
  • Ability to build relationships
  • Willing to learn and take on new tasks

About us:

Magellan Aerospace is a global, integrated aerospace company that provides complex assemblies and systems solutions to aircraft and engine manufacturers, defence and space agencies worldwide. The organization officially adopted the name “Magellan Aerospace Corporation” in 1996; deriving it from the intrepid explorer Ferdinand Magellan. His global exploits at the turn of the 15th century established a number of firsts, so the company’s vision has been to carry this same legacy into the future of the aerospace industry.

At Magellan, we have over 80 years of collective knowledge and experience in the aerospace industry, and believe one truth: People create value. Employees are our greatest resource in working towards a successful future, and together we build professional relationships that thrive. We know that personal development is fundamental to the success of every individual, and every individual is fundamental to the success of our business, so we invest in our employees and provide excellent career progression opportunities. When you are part of Magellan, you are part of the team!

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