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Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitter
Merthyr Tydfil
Salary: Up to £13.44 per hour
Job Type: Temporary
Start Date:
Job Reference: 212624
Added: 04 Jun 2021
Job Description

Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitter (Mechanical / Electrical) - Merthyr Tydfil - ongoing/long-term (temporary)

Rates - £13.44 per hour day shift

Enhanced rates for overtime, between Monday and Sunday when available.

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company providing land, air and marine solutions and support.

We are currently seeking a number of Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitters who have a mechanical and electrical background gained from fitting and repairing heavy vehicles, large plant or aircraft.

Role purpose

The Assembly Fitter is responsible to the Cell Leader / Production Supervisor to perform a wide variety of electrical, electronic, mechanical or hydraulic product assembly operations on product assemblies or sub-assemblies in Merthyr Tydfil.

Job description

· Installing mechanical, electrical or electronic products, fitting electrical harnesses in a production environment.Working from technical drawings.

· Support the day-to-day activities of the manufacturing team, operating within Health and Safety practices of the company

· Record keeping, including recording of serial numbers to support "As Built" records

· Adhere to manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

· Understand and comply with policies and, procedures carry out work in a safe and diligent manner with minimal supervision

· Participation as a member of continuous improvement initiatives

Essential Skills and Abilities

· Good Mechanical and/or electrical aptitude

· Ability to read assembly documentation such as drawings and work instructions

· Experienced in the safe use of hand and power tools

· General knowledge of assembly operations

· Ability to work within a team environment

· Ability to work in a complex production environment

· Ability to work at heights, in restricted spaces and with cranes

· Good understanding of Health and Safety regulations

· Familiarity with workmanship criteria and the ability to distinguish acceptable vs. unacceptable product

· Good interpersonal, verbal communication skills to explain general information and effectively communicate with peers and management

· Hold, or be capable of holding, security clearance to the level of basic check

Desirable skills and abilities

· Experience of manufacturing environments, building large mechanical or automotive products

· Experience of maintaining, repairing or fitting out track vehicles is advantageous

· Prior electro / mechanical assembly experience is essential

· This is physical role and you will be required to work in confined spaces and at height

Additional information

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a UK Security Clearance check prior to commencing duties.

Must be flexible to work a range of shifts and overtime when required.

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