Mechanical Fitter operator

Location Peterborough
Job Type Permanent
Salary £42500 - 42500 per year OTE - 46K (inc production bonus) + 15% pension
Contact Ashton Kenney
Call 07814 905 283
Reference AK.MFO

Mechanical fitter operator, £42,500 + Local production bonus, Peterborough, 4 on 4 off days only.

Fantastic training / industry leading pension/ generous holiday

About company

Calling all Mechanical Fitter operators!! ATA are helping a national manufacturing group in their search for an experienced fitter to join their team in Peterborough.  

The company, who turn over near £400million per annum are a specialist within the production of buildings materials and have an impressive 18 manufacturing sites across England. Having been there since the 50s, this is one of the groups most established sites and is a very important cog in the company wheel, producing over 80 million units per annum.  Due to the boom within the construction industry, my client is going from strength to strength and have seen their turnover increase 100 million within 3 years.

They don’t foresee this slowing down anytime soon and have huge growth plans. This includes opening three brand new supersites over the next 10 years which will cement their foothold in the market.  

About the role

As a Mechanical fitter operator your job responsibilities will sit between production and maintenance, reporting into the respective managers of each department.

80% of your time will be spent setting operating Fanuc controlled robotics to perform tasks that help achieve production targets.

  • Monitoring production lines.
  • Completing quality checks.
  • Daily record keeping.

The other 20% of your time will be spent completing daily maintenance activities which will include planned preventive maintenance, reactive breakdowns, remedial repair and project work.

  • Maintaining automated plant machinery.
  • Keeping daily records of maintenance activities.

You will also have the responsibility of keeping breakdown time to a minimum, improving machine efficiency and working in conjunction with the groups LEAN and continuous improvement plans.

About you

As a mechanical fitter operator, you should have the following;

  • Experience operating automated machinery (desirable)
  • Excellent mechanical knowledge, ideally from working within a manufacturing environment (Essential)
  • Fantastic fault-finding ability, ability to use various tools and understand engineering drawings.
  • Recognised engineering qualification (Level 3).
  • A methodical mindset, with the ability to problem solve and adapt with short notice.
  • The ability to work within a proactive nature.

The benefits

ATA have worked with this business for the last 5 years and have always been impressed with the benefits package on offer. This includes a production bonus, 10% matched pension, fantastic holiday allowance, overtime rates paid up to double time, life assurance and excellent training.

Not only this, you will be joining a company that has seen an impressive increase in their profit over the last 5 years which has allowed them to acquire some of their competition, build new sites and invest within training and development of their staff.

If you think you are the right mechanical fitter operator for this market leader, please press apply, or email your CV to