Mechanical Fitter

Full Time Permanent

Role: Mechanical Fitter – Days based role (moving to double days)

* Salary: £15.00 (+ Shift allowance (20%)) + 23 days holidays + overtime (OTE £40,000 – £45,000)

* Company: An engineering company that specialises in bespoke components

* Location: Chester, Ellesmere Port, Deeside, Birkenhead and Wrexham area

We are working with a world class engineering and manufacturing business that has been supplying components and engineering expertise to companies across the UK. This business is experiencing an aggressive period of growth due to increase in sales and new customer wins within Food & Beverage, Rail and Energy from Waste markets. A number of positions have now become available across the business including a number of Mechanical Fitters and Fluid Power Fitters to join the Mechanical Assembly team.

As the Mechanical Fitter, you will join a busy department and can fully develop your skills across a range of processes and equipment. Everyone within this team is fully trained to help provide support across all areas of the business making this role enticing for someone who is tired of doing the same thing every day.

The Role

As the Mechanical Fitter, you’ll effectively assemble, strip and overhaul a range of specialist equipment. You’ll need to problem solve while utilising engineering drawings and schematic diagrams in a manufacturing environment.

You will also be responsible for:

* Ensuring company health and safety policies are adhered

* Comfortable working within company workshop or off-site customer facing

* Knowledge of predictive techniques

* Knowledgeable in heavy engineering, including factory maintenance

* Experience in multi sectors of manufacturing

* Dealing daily with pumps, motors, gearboxes, bearings and general mechanical assets

* Inspect own work to confirm it adheres to drawing specification

To be successfully as the Mechanical Fitter, you’ll need to have the following skills and experience.

* Time served mechanical fitter

* Enthusiastic and persistent, with drive for continuous improvement

* Strong communication skills, demonstrable at all levels

* Team player, able to work on own initiative

* Organised and efficient; within a busy Machine Shop environment

* Flexible working attitude, where and when needed

* A proven track record in Mechanical Fitting covering assembly/maintenance working with hand tools, pipe fittings and pipe cutting machines

* Good communication skills and ability to meet deadlines

* Required a knowledge of Risk Assessments

* Experience with conveyors and other material handling units

* Read and understand technical drawings (CAD and manual)

* Can work comfortably with a range of materials

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Fitter who has a proven track record, to develop a long-term career in an excellent business that can facilitate constant learning and progression opportunities.

The Package and working conditions for this role includes the following:

·Monday to Friday 07.30 to 15.30

·Salary up to £45,000


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