Vehicle Assembly Fitter

  • Location

    Sherburn-in-Elmet, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £14.00 - £14.71 per hour

  • Contact:

    Matt Johnson

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    3 months

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Job title: 7 Vehicle Fitters

Salary Range: £14.00 - £14.71 per hour

Hours: 7:30 - 15:45 Monday to Thursday

7:30 - 11:30 Friday

Overtime: Time ½ after 38 hours

Time ½ Saturday

Double Time Sunday

Location: Leeds

3 month rolling Contract working for a leading Truck and Bus manufacturer

An extra 7 vehicle fitters are required with knowledge of fitting, building, maintaining, servicing and repairing heavy goods, buses or commercial vehicles. Candidates with experience of HGV/PSV servicing would be well received.

Due to four large orders this client based in Leeds requires 7 dynamic, leading vehicle fitters with fitting, maintaining, servicing and repairing experience to undergo a 3 month rolling contract role. As a vehicle fitter you will be required to:

  • Fitting parts to large transportation vehicles
  • Assembling a variety of parts for large transportation vehicles
  • Using hand tools, band saws and machinery in preparation for assembly
  • Assisting and working with skilled vehicle fitters
  • Flexible, positive attitude and the ability to work well within that team and be able to communicate well across functions and you will know your customers well. Initiative and drive are essential.
  • Work within a continuous assembly process with the ability to work with all tools and machinery needed for the job
  • Working from basic assembly drawings

The Vehicle Fitter should have the following skills or experience:

  • You will ensure that Health & Safety requirements are met at all times
  • A formal apprenticeship is not essential; however, vehicle body building experience is desirable
  • You will highlight quality problems and participate in solving problems
  • You will be experienced in the use of machinery e.g. band saws, grindstones, handsaws etc.
  • You will be able to read engineering drawings and layouts

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of maintaining, servicing and repairing heavy goods or public service vehicles (HGV/PSV) to develop your career. In return for your experience, this Leeds Truck and Bus manufacturer will offer you:

  • 3 month rolling contract position
  • £14.00 - £14.71 per hour
  • 7:30 - 15:45 Monday to Thursday
  • 7:30 - 11:30 Friday
  • Overtime: Time ½ after 38 hours
  • Time ½ Saturday
  • Double Time Sunday
  • Lots of Overtime available

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Vehicle fitting on commercial vehicles, HGVs or PSV and you want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Vehicle Fitter role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446116

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