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Mechanical Fitter

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Mechanical Fitter - Cirencester

£12-13 per hour - Engineering
Ref: 773 Date Posted: Wednesday 18 Apr 2018
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Mechanical Fitter

Our well-established client based near Cirencester are looking to recruit a Mechanical Fitter.

MECHANICAL FITTER JOB OBJECTIVE

  • Accurate and complete build of pumps and pump sets to an agreed build schedule and standard build time

MECHANICAL FITTER REQUIRED SKILLS / EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONS

  • Qualified to City and Guild / NVQ level 3 standard on Mechanical Engineering / Fitting
  • Ability to identify problems and resolve at a high technical level
  • Ability to hydraulically / duty test pump sets would be an added advantage but not essential
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to use a crane

MECHANICAL FITTER KEY COMPETENCIES
Key attributes of the physical requirements of the position:

  • Move pallets using a manual pallet truck (pulling weight up to 900 kgs),stack and relocate empty pallets & collars to designated areas
  • Place slings around pump which involves bending, stretching and reaching
  • Use of a crane to move items on and off workbench
  • Cleaning components using a wire brush, deburrer and solvents (moderately strenuous)
  • Carry bearings to bearing heater (up to 5 kgs)
  • Build pump from a set of loose components which include metal castings
  • Standing at a workbench to build product (all day)
  • Bending and lifting smaller components out of pallets
  • Use of spanners, wrenches and air operated equipment
  • Manually torque to 120 ft lbs (strenuous)
  • Carry nuts and bolts from the Just In Time work bins
  • Use of brushes / brooms to clean work area on a daily basis
  • Maintain LSS intitiatives

MECHANICAL FITTER LOCALLY REQUIRED INFORMATION

  • Work performed in a workshop divided into work areas equipped with standard hand tool shadow boards and special tooling
  • Travel: As required to fulfill the duties listed above. Other travel as needed or required by the company

MECHANICAL FITTER DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build pumps and pump sets ensuring the build is to the highest standard of quality achieving tolerances and testing parameters
  • Achievement of the build schedule timescales based on standard build times
  • At all times work constructively within the Bareshaft Fitting Shop team to identify and progress problems impacting the product build or schedule