Mechanical Fitter
  • Permanent 
  • Stoke-On-Trent
  • Days Mon – Fri 7:30am – 15:30pm (plus overtime)
  • Salary circa £28,000 - £30,000
We are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Fitter working within the machine manufacturing industry.
This role will require a candidate to have a great hands-on approach and require previous work/knowledge of mechanical stripping, rebuilding, repairing.
Duties and responsibilities as a Mechanical Fitter:
  • Assembly of machines, conveyors and drum coolers plus some ancillary equipment
  • Refurbishment of gearboxes, extruder barrels and screw shafts
  • Some pre-delivery testing/commissioning of machinery will be required
  • Understanding of 5S principles
  • Working with close tolerance components is essential
  • Installation of bearings and seals
  • Fitting of gears and bearing/ refurbishing of gearboxes
  • Hydraulic pipework, water hoses and some pipefitting plus some pneumatic pipework
  • Fitting of guards, brackets etc. often in stainless steel
  • Capable of working independently or in a team and able to coordinate with other to meet delivery targets and deadlines
  • Willingness to travel to global destinations if required for machine commissioning and start-ups
  • To attend appropriate training, as and when requested
  • To adhere to and maintain the company quality policy to ISO9001:2015 and to comply with all documentation and systems
  • To adhere to and maintain the company health and safety policy and to comply with the health and safety at work act 1974 and all current health and safety legislation
Experience / Qualifications required:
  • High proficiency in SolidWorks or other equivalent software
  • Technical knowledge of the make-to-order design process
  • A comprehensive knowledge of relevant legal regulations
  • The ability to work within budgets and to deadlines
  • Creative and innovative with a desire to improve continuously
  • Effective organisational skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Flexible and dependable
  • Good team-leading and team building
Job reference: 1530
How to Apply:
Contact Jack Packwood 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.