Bench Fitter

Location Castle Donington
Job Type Permanent
Salary £22000 - 22000 per year training
Contact James Campbell
Call 07827 256 652
Reference JC/BF/CD/i

Role – Bench Fitter

Location – Castle Donnington

Salary - £22,000 per annum

The Business

Our client specialises in the design, manufacture, installation and service of special purpose manufacturing machinery for the Furniture manufacturing industry. The business operates worldwide, with sites across Europe, Asia and the Americas, turning over £1 Billion a year.

Their UK division has seen significant growth over the last 2 years thanks to the boom in furniture sales due to the pandemic. As such they are now looking for an additional Bench Fitter to join their Workshop Team in Castle Donnington.

The Role

The Bench Fitter will be responsible for stripping down and refurbishing the automated gluing systems used on a variety of their machines. This will require the Bench Fitter to fully strip down the unit, clean, degrease and shot blast individual parts, then reassemble. All units have full schematics to work follow. This will be done using various hand tools and presses for the bearing assemblies.

Electrically, the Bench Fitter will need to disconnect electrical connections to and from the heating element and distribution board. This may require new wiring to be installed, which would need to be crimped and attached securely. Electrical insulation tests will also need to be conducted, but the machine will not be live.

Once the machine has been reassembled it needs to be put on the test rig and run through it’s normal operating processes. The Bench Fitter needs to ensure the reassembled machine performs correctly and log the test results on the system.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will require:

  • Previous experience stripping down and refurbishing mechanical equipment
  • Ability to use hand tools and a multimeter
  • Ability to fault find and replace faulty components
  • IT literate

The business are open to candidates from a wide variety of industries as they can provide specific product training to the successful applicant.

ATA is committed to creating a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of age, disability, gender, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation