Maintenance Fitter

E3 Recruitment
12 Jan 2018
11 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
E3 Recruitment have a fantastic opportunity for experienced Maintenance Fitters in the West Yorkshire area to join a heavy industry client specialising within the aggregate industry. Key Duties * Responsible to personally carry out Daily, Weekly & Monthly preventative planned maintenance (PPM) activities, in line with the manual and manufacturer's instructions and that they are recorded in the site logs. * Responsible for the workshop area, and tracking/replenishing consumables. * Responsible for the spares and sourcing suppliers to ensure spares are readily obtainable, with the longer lead-time critical spares held in stock, resulting in minimal plant downtime. * Hands on guidance and training, to assist the teams with both preventative and reactive maintenance requirements associated with the plant and equipment at Leeds. * Responsible for the continual operation of the plant, fault finding and breakdowns repairs. * Take a proactive approach to providing improvements resulting in minimising downtime and optimising production. * Flexible to cover staff shortages and call outs to deal with breakdowns and operational problems, and to carry out other reasonable duties required by the Site Manager. Key Skills / Experience * At least 5 years' experience within a heavy industry (aggregates, concrete, mining or waste) maintenance environment with the ability to fault find and repair electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic issues. * Knowledge and experience in but not limited to: - Conveyor belt systems - changing bearings and rollers, fitting skirts Pan mixers - Replacing arms, tips and wear plates, gearbox repairs Hydraulics - servicing hydraulic packs, replacing ram seals, valve and hose servicing /repair Pneumatics - Airline replacement, compressor servicing, valve replacement. * Ability to carry out basic welding and fabrication repairs and improvements as required. * Strong team worker with the ability to train and motivate others in the understanding of plant and machinery maintenance. * Ability to review and improve PPM systems and processes within a growing business, and (in conjunction with the Site Manager and Senior Supervisor) * Willingness to be innovative, work under their own initiative, with strong organisational skills, being able to plan, prioritise and organise various tasks at the same time. * Must have a flexible approach to work and be contactable out of hours. Desirable Skills / Experience * Experience within an aggregates, concrete, mining or waste environment. * Knowledge of waste industry / environmental legislation. * Fabrication and welding experience. * Holder of a IOSH or NEBOSH * Hold appropriate mobile plant operating certificates, ideally with the ability to train others. * Confident and diplomatic communicator, both written and verbal