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Mechanical Fitter

Posted 22 July 2024
Salary £45,300 including shift allowance
LocationDurham
Job type Permanent
Industry Sector TechnicalManufacturing
ReferenceJ15022
Job FunctionMechanical Design

Job description

Rewards and Benefits on Offer;

  • 25 days holiday plus statutory holidays, increasing to 27 days after one complete calendar year.

  • Sick Pay, dependent on length of service.

  • Employee Assistance Program. 

  • Life assurance, including death in service.

  • Employer contributory Pension. 

  • Income Protection.

  • Branded work wear and PPE.

  • Competitive salary

  • Permanent employment.

  • Immediate start.

MTrec’s New Opportunity;

MTrec Technical are proudly representing our prestigious manufacturing client, based in County Durham, with their plans for growth and expansion, by recruiting a permanent Mechanical Fitter to join their team. You will be joining a fast-paced, dynamic company, with an excellent team-based culture and huge opportunities to progress your career. Our client is a major international player in their specialist industry sector and supplies its quality products globally. You will be joining a very secure and expanding business, where you will enjoy a varied working environment, a great team culture and a great new career move.

If you are a Mechanical Fitter, with time served in a manufacturing environment, apply now for an immediate response.

The Job You’ll Do;

  • Carryout fault-finding activities and undertake timely repair of equipment in the following areas; Conveyor systems, fluid tanks, pumps, motors, bearings, electrical systems

  • Undertake planned preventative maintenance activities on automated production facilities. (PPM)

  • Fault diagnosis, servicing, and repair of the paint, etch and wash facilities across the site

  • Able to prepare shift reports to highlight the shift problems and communicate this to the team in a shift handover.

  • Drive improvement activities and work with external suppliers to deliver projects on time

  • Ensure strict adherence to safe working practices and observe safety rules at all times.

  • Responsible for the maintenance of Coating and Washing facilities

About You;

  • To have served an apprenticeship in maintenance or fitting, preferably in an automated manufacturing environment.

  • Educated to HNC level or equivalent.

  • Possess a good mechanical knowledge of pumps, motors, conveyor systems including pneumatics, hydraulics and electrical.

  • Ensure strict adherence to safe working practices and observe health and safety rules at all times.

  • Flexible, team orientated and self-motivated approach to work.

  • Highly organised with the ability to effectively manage their own time and prioritise workload.

  • Must be an effective communicator with strong interpersonal skills, open to change and have a can-do approach.

  • Possess a good knowledge of fabrication and welding techniques

  • Able to produce technical reports with good working knowledge of maintenance systems.