Assembly Fitter (Special Purpose Machinery)

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    Bedfordshire, England

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    Automation & controls, General engineering & manufacturing

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    Julian Maynard

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    almost 2 years ago

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We are currently seeking an experienced Assembly Fitter for a role with a Special Purpose Machinery company based in Bedfordshire.

Responsibilities and Duties

To work as part of the machine build assembly team

To fit and assemble sub-assemblies and incorporate these into complete machines

To build pneumatic equipment used to control the machines and cap transport systems.

To build cap transport systems.

To ensure that all parts and assemblies are correctly fitted and assembled together in accordance with the agreed tolerances and procedures.

Skills Required

General mechanical hand fitting skills. Fitting bearings.Alignment of shafts.Marking out, drilling and tapping.

Experience in building assemblies and special purpose machinery

Ensuring assemblies are built to drawing and are aligned correctly

Machining skills, although not part of the normal build process, the need for some turning and milling is occasionally required.

Welding Skills (Stainless/Aluminium)

Desirable background

Ideally served an apprenticeship with a complementary type business- Desirable to have had some Testing, installation and commissioning experience

WORKING HOURS:Normal hours of work will be 7.45 a.m. to 4.15 p.m. Monday to Thursday with 30 minutes for lunch each day, and 7.45 a.m. to 12.45 p.m. on Friday. (Nominal 37 hours). When required, you will be expected to work any additional hours which may become necessary from time to time and will receive overtime payments in accordance with the agreed rates.

This a a great opportunity to work for a growing company with great products and a large order book going forward.

Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience.

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