Mechanical Fitter
  • Permanent
  • Coleford
  • Days (8am–4pm with one 6am-6pm shift per week)
  • Callout week and 1 weekend in 5 (6am–12pm)
  • Paying circa £38,000
We are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Fitter for a manufacturing company that’s expanding their team. 
The main purpose of the role is to provide preventative maintenance / mechanical breakdown service and support to the relevant department functions which will enable the department to operate at a level of availability and performance within agreed standards.
Duties & responsibilities as a Mechanical Fitter:
  • To carry out preventive maintenance routines
  • Transmission belt inspection, tensioning and changing,
  • Inspection and replacement of bearings and couplings including alignment checking.
  • Installation and maintenance of rotating equipment including pumps, refiners, paper machine rolls, agitators, fans.
  • Removal and fitting of bearings and couplings.
  • Repair and maintenance of all types of seals and packings.
  • Turning, milling and grinding of components.
  • General fabrication work.
  • Rigging and lifting of heavy equipment.
  • Fault finding on, and repair of Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems.
Skills and Attributes:
  • Strong Drive, Motivation and Commitment: the extent to which the individual is self-starting and self-motivated and the degree and consistency of energy / enthusiasm which is committed in the pursuit of objectives and business goals.
  • The post holder should have good analytical skills and the ability to assimilate, organise and analyse pertinent information for logic-based problem solving.
  • Ability to meet deadlines.
  • Able to communicate in clear concise manner, both in writing and orally
  • Computer literate with practical experience of CMMS systems.
  • A team worker, with a flexible approach to work.
This position is easily commutable from Newport, Gloucester, Ross-on-Wye and Monmouth.
How to Apply:
Contact Mark Watton at Micron Recruitment on 01527 759120, or simply click apply.
Due to the sheer volume of applications, we receive, we will only contact successful applications. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 10 working days, please deem your application as unsuccessful.  
Candidates must be eligible to work and live in the UK.
Micron Recruitment is working as a recruitment agency in relation to this vacancy.