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31 Jan 2022

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15ten15 are currently recruiting for a Fitter on behalf of a leading global manufacturing company based in Dewsbury.


Duties and Responsibilities
  • Adhere to safety policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to Personal Protective Equipment requirements.
  • Inform maintenance manager or Shift Manager of problems and operational concerns.
  • Participate in troubleshooting and problem resolutions.
  • Participate in continuous process improvements.
  • Perform other duties as required, including clean-up duties.
  • Always ensure correct handover between shifts has been done efficiently and smoothly, and all relevant information communicated and written down, reporting to the maintenance manager
  • Regularly check the computer SFOL ( shop floor online ) to ensure current machines are all running
  • High standards should always apply to your working area and environment
  • You should always prioritise production stoppages over daily duties or discuss with your maintenance manager or shift manager priorities
  • Maintain Regular communication talks with the machine foreman and other team leaders to discuss any relevant issues.
  • always communicate with the appropriate machine foreman if dealing with any mechanical breakdown
  • You must always follow the correct SSOW ( safe system of work) procedures during any mechanical breakdown when working on machines.
  • Health and Safety to yourself and others must always be a priority
  • you must never use any tools or equipment out of their specification
  • routine maintenance schedules will be carried out to maintenance schedule plan PPM ( preventative planning maintenance)
  • Follow the correct check procedure for use of any lifting aids or ladders
  • You may be required to undertake weekly audits and stock checklists for priority parts
  • Your KPI board must always be up to date with relevant information to pass on to your work colleagues


  • Have good practical skills for using tools
  • Be good at problem-solving
  • To understand technical manuals and engineering diagrams
  • Have good communication skills
  • Able to work quickly, under pressure and to deadlines
  • Be able to work on your own or as part of a team
  • Be aware of health and safety issues.

Knowledge Experience & Qualifications
  • Apprentice trained fitter
  • GSCE (or equivalent) In Maths and English Language.
  • Demonstrated proficiency, through pre-employment testing, in reading comprehension, writing and basic maths calculations in the English language.
  • Knowledge and use of computerised equipment and machinery are preferred.
  • Experience in textiles carding machines would be an advantage but not necessary
  • Previous experience in a production/manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Able to use problem-solving techniques to help minimise production downtime
  • Good absence and attendance record


This role operates on a fixed night shift working Monday to Friday with a competitive salary and additional available hours. Our client offers twenty-two days holiday plus eight statutory days along with saving and pension schemes. You have the option to cover holidays and sickness or cover any operational demands on the business with some weekend cover. Punctually and excellent timekeeping with reliability are key drivers.
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