Mechanical Fitter

Location: Salford, Greater Manchester Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Sector: Engineering Type: Permanent
Contact: Jodie Stevens Job Published: 17 days ago

Mechanical Fitter

Mechanical Fitter needed for a multinational financial organisation based in Salford who are looking to employ an experienced Mechanical Fitter with an interest in the design, manufacturing process and supply of a range of static tension and/or compression testing machines to work alongside the existing team in mechanical fitting team to assist in the assembly and fitting of parts and machines.

The successful Mechanical Fitter will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:
* Salary: £21,000 - £26,000 per annum
* 25 days annual leave
* Life Insurance
* Onsite Parking
* Company Clothing
* Pension Plan
* Career Progression

What the role entails:
Some of the main duties of the Mechanical Fitter will include:
* To mechanically assemble and build "testing" machines and other accessories, mechanically fitting parts including wiring looms and electronic displays
* Competent use of Pillar Drill, Manual Lathe, Manual Milling machine and Horizontal Grinder, and other associated tool room equipment.
* To complete all paperwork and documentation required, such as Employment, Time sheets, works orders, etc
* Fabricate and construct special tools when required
* To arrange and ensure tooling is kept in good order
* To assist with stock counts
* To liaise with other Department Managers and company members, communicating in a polite manner and offering aid to other staff
* Ensure targets are met or improved upon where set by departmental supervisor
* Report when work is completed or any issues to departmental supervisor
* Ensure parts are collated, fitted, and adapted where necessary to equipment ready for testing
* Report to departmental supervisor any changes necessary on drawings to ensure full records are kept and maintained
* To monitor and check quality assurance of products being fitted
* To ensure compliance with Company Health and Safety procedures
* To maintain compliance with company systems and procedures

What you need to be the successful Mechanical Fitter:
In order to be the successful Mechanical Fitter and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:
* Apprentice trained time served, NVQ / HNC / HND in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant discipline
* Time served in a mechanical apprenticeship
* City and Guilds, NVQ or BTEC qualifications or equivalent of ONC standard minimum.
* Ability to work both as part of team and under their own volition
* Solid Mechanical Engineering background
* Close tolerance assembly skills in a machine build environment
* Able to read and interpret engineering drawings, general assembly drawings and geometric tolerances
* Able to operate a variety of hand/machine tools
* References and confirmation of previous experience
* Working knowledge of all relevant current Health and Safety best practice

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Mechanical Fitter to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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