Mechanical Fitter

Full Time Permanent

Manchester Jobs Board

Mechanical Fitter
Heywood, Manchester
Salary IRO £28K PA
Our client is a leader in their field of manufacture, supply, installation & maintenance of special purpose machinery supplying organisations worldwide. The mechanical fitter’s role is to assist the production team in building world class machinery. There will also be the opportunity to travel overseas to supervise the mechanical installation.
Team Working:
Ensure that production targets are met safely and efficiently within the working environment
Work closely with the rest of the team to ensure targets are met.
Update the Mechanical Charge hand regarding any issues with the immediate task at hand.
Actively assist in continuous improvement and standardisation projects and processes
Acknowledge and promote the company’s responsibilities to the local environment as a whole.
Focus on improving quality and reducing build hours through efficiency gains.
Work cross functionally with design and technical teams, on build issues, to produce a superior product.
Supervise or assist with company projects at customer sites in the UK or abroad.
You will be based at 1 of 2 plants in Heywood, but on occasion you will be required, sometimes at short notice, to travel on a worldwide basis to assist in installation and service of a company machinery. On these occasions you will be representing the company and your presentation, attitude and behaviour is expected to be of the highest professional standard.
Assist with the introduction and induction of new starters to company procedures and ways of working.
Actively engage in continuous improvement of yourself
Critical Skills and Personal Attributes
Functional and personal skills:
Leads by example
Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both internally and externally
Able to interface personably with customers – ambassadorial skills
Has good time management capabilities
Able to develop and maintain, mutually beneficial relationships with team members and colleagues
Demonstrates flexibility in order to address business needs
Education and Experience:
Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering – must be time served
BTEC ONC or equivalent
Computer literate in Microsoft applications
Previous experience of working in a team
Proven experience of working in a Manufacturing / assembly environment
Has experience of working to engineering drawings
Has experience of using Mechanical Engineering processes in assembly and fitting
Desirable Skills / Experience which would be useful
Has experience of working away from home overseas
Experience in working with pneumatics and or hydraulics
Experience of lean production methods; PDCA / Cost down activities
Capital machinery experience
Paper / converting machinery experience
Process / vacuum system experience
To be considered for this fantastic opportunity please submit your CV ASAP via the online instructions


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