Mechanical Fitter

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    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £25k - 29k per year

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    Kulbir Samra

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    about 2 months ago

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Role: Mechanical Fitter

Location: Ipswich

Salary: £12.50-£14.50 p/h (c£25’000 - c£29’000)

Shift: Days

In this role you will be accountable for:

  • Dismantling & Assembly to rotating equipment, set-up and carry out machining activities to support mechanical workshop
  • Dismantling and assembly of motors, gearboxes, and pumps
  • Measuring and recording build tolerances and ability to determine parts that require repair
  • Assembly and fitting of white metal bearings
  • Calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and instruments such as micrometers and vernier calipers
  • Measure, examine, and test completed components in order to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications

To succeed in this role, you will need:

  • Recognised Mechanical apprenticeship (Preferred)
  • Experience with working with all types of mechanical (electrical – motor components) rotating equipment 
  • Balancing and aligning experience, as 80 % of our fitters get involved in site work
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings 
  • Proven experience within a mechanical (electrical) workshop environment  
  • Strong and proven background working with rotating mechanical equipment
  • Experience preferred in dismantling and assembly of motors, gearboxes

Your benefits: 

  • 33 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays) + service days
  • Defined contribution pension scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site car parking
  • Access to a wide range of discounts on Everyday Shopping, Entertainment and Lifestyle
  • Long service awards

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.

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