Posted: July 14, 2020

Mechanical Fitter

  • Full Time
  • Blackburn
  • Posted 4 weeks ago
  • Salary: £13.33 - £16.00/hour
  • Division: Industrial

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Mechanical Fitter


Rate of pay £13.33 – £16.00 / hour – negotiable dependant on experience

Hours – Full Time – 39 hours / week

7.30am – 4.30pm Mon – Thurs,

7.30am – 12.30pm Fri


  • Experience of building and assembling brand new machinery, working with stainless steel.
  • Experience and ability in reading and understanding mechanical detail and assembly drawings.
  • Experience of mechanical fault-finding down to component level.
  • Have a good understanding of electro-mechanical, thermal and conveyor systems and experience in assembling and setting such systems.
  • Experience of sheet metal fitting and assembly.
  • Capable of using engineering machinery such TIG Welding equipment (desirable not essential).
  • Proven experience of working as a Mechanical Fitter within an Engineering / Manufacturing / Automotive environment
  • Capable of providing build-time estimations to aid in project planning.
  • Self-starting and proactive with an eye for detail.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of assembling special purpose machinery.
  • Experience of assembling automation equipment and machinery, particularly for the food industry.
  • HNC/D qualified or Time Served Mechanical Fitter.

Mechanical Fitter Responsibilities:

  • Reporting to the Technical Director.
  • Work independently and as part of the team to meet project delivery dates.
  • Required to read and interpret engineering drawings to build special purpose machinery.
  • Making adjustments where required.
  • May be required to use various engineering machinery (eg TIG Welder) during builds.
  • Responsible for reporting issues/shortages/delays etc. during assembly, to the Technical Director
  • Work in a clean and tidy manner.

If you’re interested please apply online or call Ideal Recruit Burnley 01282 430 138.

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