Mechanical Maintenance Fitter – Full Time –

  • Permanent
  • Thatcham
  • Country: United Kingdom
  • Address Region: Berkshire
  • Salary: £36000/annum Contributory Pension, Death-in-Service, Overt


We are recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter to join an established production company based in the Thatcham area.        
The company is a leading heavy industry manufacturer with £3million recently invested in machinery      
THE ROLE:            
Your key responsibilities will be to provide Mechanical Maintenance support alongside your electrical opposite on shift.  
Duties will include:-         
– Ensuring performance of all production machinery.        
– Prompt attendance to machinery failures / breakdowns which will include fault finding on mechanical systems, hydraulics & pneumatics, gearboxes, Motors, bearings etc.      
– PPM’s which will be planned in to your daily responsibilities      
– Continuous Improvement activities; spotting areas of the site and manufacturing area’s to improve, creating solutions and implementation including project based work.       
– Adherence to H&S on site. The company has strict health & safety guidelines and adherence to these are paramount      

THE CANDIDATE:            
– The successful candidate will be a qualified Mechanical engineer and will have preferable gained at least C&G or NVQ mechanical qualifications.      
– Your experience will be gained from an automated, production environment but specific industry is open.      
– You will be a logical thinker, with an autonomous approach to resolving issues and faults, a self-starter with the ability to prioritise urgent or non-urgent work. You must be a team player with sound interpersonal and enjoy being part of a small close-knit team.        
– You MUST be able to demonstrate a good awareness of H&S and be knowledgeable of how this would be applied in a manufacturing environment including a “Lock Off / Tag Out” system.      
Shift Pattern: Panama shift pattern (3’s & 2’s) incorporating days & Nights 12 hrs      

Salary circa £36,000 + Opportunity for overtime when off-shift      
Contributory Pension      
Holidays: 18 days holiday (due to shift rotation)      

This position will suit candidates with the previous titles of: Mechanical Technician, Mechanical Fitter, Maintenance Technician, Shift Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Production Support Engineer, Multi-skilled Engineer, Production Technician,

Salary: £36000/annum Contributory Pension, Death-in-Service, Overt

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Thatcham

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