Mechanical Assembly Fitter

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Purpose of the Job

To effectively build, test and repair all equipment produced by the client to the required quality and timescale and in accordance with the job specification/drawings and works order. To provide an effective and efficient mechanical installation maintenance and fault finding service on customer’s sites

Key Responsibilities

  • Check contents of issued material/components in accordance with drawings/parts list prior to start of build and report any deficiencies to Team Leader.
  • Build equipment using the materials/components supplied within the specified timescale and in accordance with the drawing/specification ensuring all necessary documentation is completed and that finished work is clean, grease and free from scratches and sharp edges
  • Appraise hire machines and take appropriate action to bring the machines’ condition/functionality to the current or required standard ensuring work is tested for functionality
  • Complete inspection of machines and tooling taking action to resolve any problems identified
  • Conduct a final inspection of mechanical aspects and ensure compliance in accordance with the inspection sheets
  • Attend customer sites with the necessary tools and components to carry out service/fault finding activities with minimum disruption to the customer
  • Represent the Company in an efficient and professional manner, including adherence to the Company Code of Practice for conduct, appearance and transport
  • Assist customers and colleagues with problems that arise offering practical and appropriate solutions.
  • Deal professionally, competently and courteously with customers, suppliers and colleagues in verbal and written communications.
  • Adhere to customer’s factory rules and hygiene regulations and read their Health and Safety Notices to Contractors where appropriate
  • Resolve situations as quickly and efficiently as possible liasing with the customer
  • as required and report findings to the Customer Service Manager/Design as appropriate
  • Maintain all appropriate documentation and ensure that all unused components are returned to stores
  • Ensure that, where appropriate the escalation procedure is implemented
  • Ensure that the PA service desk is continually aware of progress and issues on site and future plans
  • Pursue personal development of skills and knowledge necessary for the effective performance of the role
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Adhere to health and safety policies and procedures and carry out all activities in a manner which is responsible and safe to yourself and others.
  • Develop positive relationships with all you come into contact with.
  • Contribute positively to team and company morale and spirit.
  • Accept responsibility for the quality of work and get it right first time.
  • To carry out any other duties as requested.


  • Salary £25,000 – £26,000 pa (dependent on experience and qualifications)
  • Hours of work 8.00am – 4.30pm Mon – Fri (30 min lunch) – 40 hours
  • Rest room with TV, drinks and snacks machine, fridges, microwaves and sandwich ordering service.
  • 20 days’ holiday plus bank hols – increasing one day/year to maximum of 25 days plus bank hols.
  • Group Personal Pension Plan – Company contributes 5% after three pension years of service Company contribution is backdated to start date. Employer currently contributes 3%, Candidate has to put in minimum of 4% under auto enrolment.
  • Availability of bonus depends on company performance and is discretionary.

If you are interested in the above position feel free to give me a call on 01744 454300 or email cfoster @ gpwrecruitment . co . uk

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