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Mechanical Fitter

Horizon Search & Selection Ltd

Stanton, Suffolk

Published
20-03-2017
Job ad details
Published
20-03-2017
Expires
17-04-2017
Job ID
329650065
Job type
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering, Manufacture, Production

We are currently seeking a Mechanical Fitter to join a highly regarded and very well-established engineering firm close to Stanton in Suffolk. This is a superb opportunity to join a very stable workforce within an expanding firm, in a full-time permanent capacity.

Our client have been designing and manufacturing machinery and accessories (on both a small and large scale) for global agricultural markets for over 40 years and have achieved enormous success in their field due to their reputation for quality products and on-site engineering expertise. They are also a very stable employer, with high retention rates of staff and an excellent friendly, tidy and safe working environment.

Within the team of 90 production staff; the team of 16 fitters are in need of an additional Mechanical Fitter to work on the accurate fitting of their machinery, both on larger machines and also within sub-assembly too.

Within this role, the main duties and responsibilities will consist of:

  • Working from manuals and engineering drawings to accurately fit a wide range of agricultural machinery from parts kits. Finding viable engineering solutions to fitting issues and communicating these with the Manager for further review/inspection
  • Working both independently but also within a team (on larger builds or during busy periods), communicating with other Fitters and Managers to ensure they are kept up to date with progress, issues and anything else as appropriate
  • Movement of items, large and small; physically lifting/moving machinery during the fitting process
  • Being a good team player and working well as part of the team to maintain a happy and productive working environment

It is important to note that although our client operate a standard day shift only at present (8am 4:30pm Monday to Thursday, 8:00am 3:30pm each Friday), there may be the possibility of shifts being implemented in the future (either permanently or just occasionally during busy times). Although there are no plans to implement a shift at all; it is something our client are aware they may need to look at should workload increase rapidly. As such, it is important to our client to only consider candidates who are willing to accommodate this shift pattern if need be. Please contact our office for more information on potential shift times.

Our client are seeking an open, friendly and reliable team player with some good solid experience in mechanical fitting; ideally working with agricultural machinery, or at least products of a similar nature which are mechanical and involve hydraulic systems too.

The ability to accurately read and interpret engineering drawings is also key to the role, and is an essential requirement for our client. Anyone wishing to apply must also have their own tools as well as transport as our client are in a rural location where public transport is very infrequent.

To be considered for this great opportunity, please apply through our website or alternatively email Kate Dyer with an up-to-date copy of your CV on kate@horizoneast.co.uk

Due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis unfortunately we are unable to provide specific feedback on each application. If you have not been contacted after two weeks from the date of your application unfortunately you may have been unsuccessful. We strive to deliver an excellent service to all of our candidates and as such, should you wish to discover the reason you may have been unsuccessful please dont hesitate to get in touch with us on 01379 898474.

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Job ad details
Published
20-03-2017
Expires
17-04-2017
Job ID
329650065
Jobtype
Full-time
Permanent
Job sector
Mechanical/Engineering, Manufacture, Production
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