Mechanical Fitter

We have an exciting opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter based at our Duport Tipton site. The successful applicant will carry out maintenance to mechanical equipment and assist the team with optimisation through efficient fault diagnosis. The role holder will also play an active part in all mechanical plant installation and modification work to support the team. A positive and flexible attitude is an absolute must, overtime and change toworking hours at short notice to accommodate business needs may be requested.

Your bit…

  • To carry out scheduled preventive maintenance checks and procedures, record and report any adverse signs, symptoms or trends and instigate and/or implement appropriate corrective action
  • Perform diagnostic checks on faulty plant and equipment and strip down, replace/repair and re-assemble as necessary
  • Attend machine breakdowns to support Design, Electrical and Maintenance Engineers.
  • Liaise with the fabrication shop for the manufacture of fabricated items to fulfil maintenance duties and for modifying manufacturing facilities for operational and/or safety purposes
  • Interpret engineering specifications and drawings with the ability to work from hand sketches and verbal instructions to carry out repair and maintenance
  • Maintain adequate stocks of materials, parts and equipment to fulfil maintenance duties
  • To ensure cost effective and timely ordering and supply of spares and critical equipment
  • Carry out acetylene burning, gas welding and electric arc welding as necessary to fulfil maintenance duties
  • Assist management in the programming of scheduled maintenance aligned to production requirements
  • Use of hand tools and equipment appropriately and safely for carrying out maintenance activities
  • Follow company safety regulations and codes of safe working practice at all times

What you need to do it…

  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering
  • Previous experience of working within a foundry setting would be advantageous, shot blast and core machine knowledge would be a definite advantage
  • Previous heavy industrial maintenance experience
  • Uphold the highest standards of health and safety at all times
  • Can work to demanding and changing priorities
  • Confident, highly organised with a pragmatic approach to problem solving
  • Good communication capability

Our bit…

  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Salary reflecting experience
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Bi annual profit related pay incentive
  • 25 flexible day’s holiday + Statutory
  • Social events


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