Maintenance Fitter

England, Lancashire, Colne
£24000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
22 Dec 2020
19 Jan 2021
Jordan Stevenson
Contract Type
Full Time

Working for an established manufacturer in the Colne area, providing relevant fitting and maintenance support

Your new company
They have been in the area for over 20 years and have numerous long term contracts spanning over the next 2 years at least. They provide high spec products to a number of established clients across the UK.

Your new role
You will be providing support to plant equipment through PPM and reactive maintenance to reduce downtime on the production line. You will be responsible for installation, day to day maintenance, repair and refurbishment of the plant and equipment, including hydraulic presses, lathes, milling machines, pneumatically/hydraulically controlled machinery. This position also involves monitoring, troubleshooting, testing and repair of equipment to identify preventative action to maximise up time of all production facilities. You will work from 8am - 4:45pm Monday to Thursday with Friday being a 12:30pm finish time equating 37.5 hours per week.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need a recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship. You should have experience in a maintenance/fitting environment previously within manufacturing or engineering companies. Plant machinery knowledge is important in this role and electrical ability would be an advantage. Bench fitting skills are required and some welding experience and general workshop equipment would be beneficial. Understanding and ability to produce engineering drawings is also required to be successful in your application.

What you'll get in return
You will receive an hourly rate of £12.56. You will also receive 33 days annual leave a year including bank holidays. You will be put into the company pension scheme, given life insurance and eventually health care after passing the qualifying period. An early finish on a Friday is provided and potential overtime as well.

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