Fuel Tank Technician

Time added: 24.08.2021

Aero Tec Laboratories craft flexible fuel tanks for many industries, including motorsport, automotive, marine, defence and aviation. We are the leading manufacturer in our field and currently supply Formula One and Le Mans.

We are looking for enthusiastic, hands on individuals who are looking to progress in a growing company. You might have a hobby such as baking, model making, welding, jewellery making, woodworking, mechanic, car/bike repairs or just enjoy hands on DIY!

You probably will not have experience in this industry, but we do request individuals to be able to demonstrate dexterity and attention to detail, be that in a hobby, education or work. You will be fully trained in this role and define your own progression within the business depending on how motivated, committed and driven you are.

See below a more detailed job description for this role.

Job Purpose

  • Liaise with the Production Manager to develop their skills in bladder manufacturing with the aim to consistently produce work un-aided and to schedule on all types of bladders;
  • Liaise with the Production Manager to maintain their schedule and inform them of any imminent job requirements.

Main Duties

  • To aid the Production Manager by completing general duties, whilst gaining on-the-job training in bladder manufacturing processes;
  • After receiving basic bladder manufacturing training, the technician will be responsible for manufacturing basic bladders to the required quality and timeframe levels;
  • Required to have learnt a strong foundation of bladder manufacturing with increasing quality and efficiency levels, requiring decreasing levels of supervision and assistance to keep up with their schedule. Have decreasing levels of non-conformances throughout the bladder manufacturing procedure for basic and medium difficulty level bladders;
  • Required to build basic to medium difficulty level bladders with all material types, with some progression onto higher difficulty level bladders;
  • Required to display good time management skills, keeping tasks progressing effectively and regularly hitting scheduled targets.

Other jobs within your capabilities may be requested by Senior Management from time-to-time including any other role that you possess experience in that the Company may require you to fulfil.

Responsibilities & Competences

  • Full training provided;
  • Ability to commit to a fair and demonstrated work schedule;
  • Ability to follow instructions;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Dexterity;
  • Relevant hands on experience (work experience or recreational).


  • Competitive salary 
  • Overtime / Bonus scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • 28 days’ annual leave (incl. bank holidays) increasing to 36 days with service
  • Holiday purchase scheme option
  • Company sickness pay
  • 40 hours per week including paid tea breaks
  • PPE / Uniform provided
  • Free parking
  • Central location
  • Good transport links

ATL do not offer Tier 2 Sponsorship. Applicants must have a right to work in the UK prior to application.
If you require any reasonable adjustments to be made during the application process, please get in contact with us either via email or telephone.

No agencies please.

Expected start date of 10/01/2022

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £21,000 to 32,000 per annum

Additional pay:

  • Bonus scheme


  • Company pension
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
We have provided extra supplies of gloves, tissues, anti-bacterial wipes and hand santisers. We have staggered shift start times and complied with social distancing rules.


  • GCSE or equivalent (Required)


  • Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (Required)

Work remotely:

  • No

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