Aircraft fitter at Airbus

People in this role may also be known as mechanical fitters or mechanical fitter.

6 workers in this role at Airbus have taken the survey.

How much does Airbus pay aircraft fitters?

Aircraft fitter at Airbus
£14.92–23.08
Typical range
£9.14–21.00

Aircraft fitter employees at Airbus are typically paid £14.92–23.08 an hour, based on data from 6 employees.

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What is management like for aircraft fitter employees at Airbus?

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Not great
  • Head office doesn’t understand the frontline

    Do aircraft fitters think Airbus head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work

    How we know this

    33% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

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What are the hours like for aircraft fitter employees at Airbus?

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  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do aircraft fitters at Airbus get to choose the shifts they work?

    People don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work

    How we know this

    17% report that their manager gives them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

Not great
  • Less than 4 weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do aircraft fitters get of their shift pattern at Airbus?

    Most people don’t get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 0% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 17% report getting three weeks notice
    • 33% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 50% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for aircraft fitters to book a holiday at Airbus?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    83% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for aircraft fitters to take sick leave at Airbus?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    83% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Airbus managers change aircraft fitters shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    0% of people say their manager changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do aircraft fitters at Airbus get proper breaks?

    People get proper breaks

    How we know this

    83% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do aircraft fitters at Airbus do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    0% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

What is career progression like for aircraft fitters at Airbus?

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  • No career progression

    Are aircraft fitters given support to progress at Airbus?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 40% of people report being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

Excellent
  • Enough training

    Do aircraft fitters get enough training when they start at Airbus?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    100% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

Latest reviews from aircraft fitters at Airbus

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  • Best thing

    Shift times, people, the job

    Worst thing

    Got to take most holidays on certain dates,

    7.4

    Aircraft fitter, July 2020

How Airbus ranks

Airbus ranks joint 1st to work for in mechanical fitter employers

  1. 1= Airbus
    8.4
  2. 1= Rolls-Royce
    8.4
  3. 3 BAE Systems
    8.3