Mechanical Fitter

Job Reference: BBBH72191

Posted by: Carl Delaney

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Industry: Engineering
Bolton, UK
£24.46 – £25.74 per hour

Description of role:

World Class Defence Organisation based in Bolton is currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Fitter on initial 12 month contracts and then ongoing and long-term thereafter.

Contract Duration: 12 Months (initially and then ongoing thereafter)
Hourly Rate: Hourly Rate: £24.46ph for the first 12 weeks and then £25.74 after week 13 (Umbrella)

Mechanical Fitters Job Description:

The Mechanical Fitter will be responsible for carrying out manufacturing and test tasks within the mechanical department, in accordance with product certification procedures, defined workmanship standards, allocated budgets and timescales to meet project objectives.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Certify the product in line with the product certification procedure.
  • Maintain product certification and approval via regular audits.
  • Possess a versatile skill base with the capability to apply these skills across a range of tasks.
  • Be fully conversant with all equipment, tools and measuring instruments associated with the manufacturing cycle.
  • Ensure manufacturing build times are met.
  • Check and complete all paperwork associated with the manufacturing data pack. Maintain to the highest level, workmanship standards and product quality.
  • Ensure compliance with all associated procedures applicable to the manufacturing process.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintain a good housekeeping policy.
  • Communicate best practice to other team members.
  • The successful candidate should be a team player who is able to demonstrate customer focus.
  • They should also have proven planning and organising skills and be flexible and adaptable.
  • Formal technical engineering/craft apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21.
  • Formal further education certificate to HNC or equivalent certificate.
  • Manual handling training. Lifting & Slinging training (Including overhead cranes).
  • ESD training.

Education Requirements:

Any 1 of the below qualification is required….

  • Approved Apprenticeship/Apprenticeship Framework/Modern Apprenticeship
  • Vocational G or H Units with Further Education, City & Guilds Parts 1, 2 & 3
  • Vocational TR23 Units with Further Education, ONC or City & Guilds Parts 1, 2 & 3
  • Vocational NVQ3 with Further Education, BTEC ONC/HNC

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