Mechanical Fitter

Recruiter
Manchester
Location
Altrincham
Posted
16 Mar 2019
Closes
27 Mar 2019
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Specification Position: Fitter - Mechanical Location: Altrincham Department: Production Department Reports to: Production Manager Main Job Functions 1 The applicant should be experienced in all aspects of mechanical engineering from bench assembly work to using small basic machine tools. He/she should be experienced in working with pneumatics, hydraulics and competent with basic electrics. Knowledge of working and assembling servo motors, gearboxes and associated equipment would be an advantage. 2 The fitter is employed to carryout assembly of any of the company’s equipment in line with guidelines and instructions. 3 The fitter will be required to operate tools, including a centre lathe, milling machine, grinders, drills etc. and to carry out simple modification work of parts manufactured by subcontractors if required. 4 The fitter will carry out simple welding as part of a drum assembly process. 5 The fitter will assist other members of the production team when required. 6 Carry out installation and service work in accordance with the company guide lines and procedures with consideration to the budgeted costs in any country worldwide to which machines are supplied. Overseas travel of approximately 10 weeks per year will be required. 7 All Production Department personnel will give assistance to any other task required to ensure that the Production Department meets the delivery targets of the company. 8 The applicant must be able to work with others in a team environment. 9 Display a professional approach and follow the company rules as specified in the Employment Handbook. Qualifications / experience required Salary and remuneration details Salary: £28,041.17 per annum before overtime and overnight allowances when travelling. Pension Scheme: The Company operates a contributory pension scheme, the Company’s contribution rate is 3% of annual salary. Hours of Work: Factory based hours of work for the Production Department are 8.00 a.m. to 4.45 p.m Monday to Thursday and 8.00 a.m. to 3.45 p.m. on Fridays. Holidays: There are 33 days of paid holiday per year including public holidays. The company usually shuts down between Christmas and New Year and you are required to reserve an appropriate number of days to cover this break. Sick Pay: Statutory sick pay applies. Other: There are DIS (Death in Service) and PHI (Permanent Health Insurance) schemes in operation. The employee is also entitled to join the Healthsure scheme.

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