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Mechanical Assembly Fitter

  • Salary: £30k - 33k per year per annum
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

Role: Mechanical Assembly Fitter

Location: Stoke on Trent

Salary: £28,000 - £30,000 plus

Hours: 7:30am - 15:30pm Mon-Fri

Overtime paid at x.15 after 40 hours

The business:

We design and manufacture special purpose machinery, and export worldwide.

We are growing rapidly and expanding our engineering teams to meet this increasing demand for our machinery.

We have a vacancy for an experienced Mechanical Assembly Fitter. The candidate must have a....

  • Broad experience in new machinery build.
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Knowledge of working with close tolerance components is essential, some electrical experience will be useful but not essential. i.e fitting switches, basic electrical fault finding
  • Key factors are self-motivation and the competence to work unsupervised.
  • Some overseas retrofitting work experience would be beneficial

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assembly & refurbishment of special purpose machinery plus some ancillary equipment
  • Will be working to tight tolerances


  • Time served experienced Assembly Fitter / Engineer
  • A broad experience in new machinery build
  • Working with close tolerance components is essential
  • Installation of bearings and seals
  • Fitting of gears and bearing / refurbishing of gearboxes drive chains, sprockets
  • Hydraulic pipework, water hoses and some pipefitting plus some pneumatic pipework
  • Fitting of guards, brackets etc. often in stainless steel
  • Highly organised and conscientious with a keen eye for detail.
  • Self-motivation and the competence to work unsupervised
  • Capable of working independently or in a team and able to coordinate with others to meet delivery targets and deadlines.
  • Willingness to travel to global destinations if required for machine commissioning and start-ups travel will be 2-3 times per year with a maximum of 2-3 nights away each time

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.