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Mechanical Fitter / Installation Engineer

Posted on Jan 27, 2019 by Bennett & Game Recruitment

Northumberland, Northumberland United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£25k - £25k Annual

Mechanical Fitter / Machine Assembler required to join established manufacturer of production machinery and equipment based in the Tyne and Wear area. It is envisaged that the successful candidate will have a strong background in mechanical assembly and mechanical fitting of industrial machinery or related products. Experience of working with various hand tools and machinery would be an advantage but not essential. Almost all products are built to a bespoke specification, all projects are in house and ran from conceptual phase through to delivery and aftercare.

Mechanical Fitter Position Overview

The key responsibility to this position is the mechanical assembly and building of plant and industrial machinery. Some works may require electro-mechanical assembly, although this will be simple connection work.

Other key responsibilities will include but not limited to:

  • Ensuring all machinery is fitted correctly before testing and commissioning work is begun.
  • To maintain a clean and safe working environment in the factory.
  • To progress jobs so they meet timescales given.
  • Adhering to engineering drawings.

Mechanical Fitter Position Requirements

  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years of working experience in mechanical fitting/machine building.
  • Previous work using hand held tools and machinery would be advantageous.
  • A HND/HNC or Apprentice Served Qualification in a Mechanical Engineering field of study would be advantageous but is not essential.
  • Happy to be hands on and a high attention to detail required to ensure quality.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure.
  • Able to read technical/engineering drawings.
  • Maintaining Health and Safety Standards and promoting safe working conditions and practises.
  • Based within a commutable distance of the Tyne and Wear area.

Mechanical Fitter Position Remuneration

  • Salary £22,000 - £25,000pa dependent upon experience
  • Overtime usually available although not guaranteed
  • 33 Days holiday including Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme

We, Bennett and Game Recruitment, a technical recruitment agency based in Chichester are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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