Mechanical Fitter (Apprentice/Trainee)

Luton Bennett Limited
01 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Fitter (Apprentice/Trainee)

Ilkeston, Derby

£20,000 + Overtime Opportunities (£28,000 OTE) + Pension + Holidays + Bank Holidays


Trainee mechanical fitter required an expanding company who offer training opportunities both internally and externally and progression into a mechanical fitter/maintenance engineer.

To apply for this role, you must have an awareness of basic mechanical principles. Applicants from a manufacturing background either production/operators with basic maintenance experience or an apprenticeship level with a willingness to progress are invited to apply.

In this position you will be paired with a fully trained mechanical fitter and predominantly involve basic pre planned maintenance on production machinery. You will be working on hydraulics, pneumatics, gears, conveyors and bearings. As you progress, you will be required as part of your role to operate a range of machinery to assist with your work i.e. Forklifts and mobile plant. You must be willing to work in a fast-paced environment with some outdoor work.

The company offer steady employment with plenty of overtime opportunities to boost potential earnings. The company are expanding and are willing to offer full training and progression to the successful candidate.

The Role:

* Predominantly pre planned maintenance on production machinery

* Operation of heavy plant machinery

* Must be willing to work outside

* On Average you will be working 60 hours per week – some Saturday morning work will be required.

The Person:

* Understanding of basic mechanical principles

* Must have a desire to progress into a mechanical fitter/engineer role

* Must live within a commutable distance to Ilkeston

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