Mechanical Fitter

Location Northamptonshire
Job Type Permanent
Salary £30000 - 35000 per year 1.5x Overtime Rate, Company Pension
Contact Stewart Jackson
Call 07827 295 740
Reference SJ-MF

Mechanical Fitter

Afternoon Shift 1pm – 9pm

£30-35k Basic Salary + Paid Overtime x1.5 + Death in Service x3 + Company Pension + EV Salary Sacrifice Scheme

South Northamptonshire

The Company

Our client are part of a world leading test and inspection organisation with some 25,000 strong global presence. With a focus on providing the world’s best test and inspection, they are growing, adding further independent businesses into their fold and growing their presence very effectively.

The role of Mechanical Fitter will be working for a company, having recently moved into a brand new, purpose-build laboratory, with a focus on specialised environmental and automotive testing. You’ll be joining this business at a very exciting time, as they build the team, there will be ample opportunities for you to learn and develop your skills within a niche, challenging environment.

The Role

The Mechanical Fitter will be setting up the tests on the specialised equipment at the laboratory.

The role will involve:

  • Setting up test rigs according to specifications given by the Test Engineer
  • Fitting sensors required for test rig set up.
  • Checking that bolts are torqued and to the correct tension for test set up.
  • Use of hand tools and some power tools
  • Drilling and tapping holes required for test rig set up.
  • Monitoring the test equipment during test processes and reporting any events to the Test Engineers
  • Fabrication in the workshop – equipment includes Vertical drill, bandsaw, sander, mag drill and grinding/cutting equipment.
  • Main fabrication activities are to fabricate supports for test equipment and to fix any set up issues with mis alignment of fixtures.

The Candidate

Our client are flexible with their requirements for Mechanical Fitter. This role could suit a hands-on, mechanically minded person looking for an exciting, stable role where they can work in a hands-on, fast paced environment.

It would be ideal to have:

  • Practical hands-on experience
  • Basic fabrication experience
  • Ability/experience using hand-tools
  • Experience in a mechanical fitting related role

The Benefits

For this Mechanical Fitter role you will receive:

  • Basic salary between £30,000 and £35,000 dependant upon experience
  • Company contributory pension scheme
  • Salary sacrifice electric vehicle purchase option
  • Paid overtime at 1.5X standard rate

In return, our client are offering a competitive package and a friendly, stable working environment. Please click “apply” to begin your application process.

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