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Mechanical Fitter
Salary: £33000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Job Type: Permanent
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Job Reference: BBBH33010
Added: 22 Nov 2022
Job Description
Job Title: Mechanical Fitter
Location: Caerphilly, South Wales

Acorn is currently recruiting on behalf of their client for a Mechanical Fitter. Reporting to the Maintenance Engineer, you will support the Operations Team by performing repairs; undertaking preventative maintenance activities and facilitating the promotion of engineering solutions for process improvement to ensure process availability, quality and productivity are optimised.

The client specialises in the manufacture and supply of quality building materials, including its brand-leading steel lintels and an extensive range of plaster bead, metal mesh and building components. Based in Caerphilly, they are recognised as being one of the strongest brands in the construction industry and supplies builder's merchants, housing developers and distributors throughout the UK and overseas with technically superior products.

Role duties:

* Maintain and repair processing machinery and ancillary equipment in a safe and productive manner in order to maximised availability at optimum cost; to good standards of workmanship and in conformance with all Company standards and procedures
* Contribute to the determination and coordination of preventative maintenance programmes to ensure that unplanned downtime is avoided
* Understand, deploy and seek to recommend improvements to production control procedures to support team performance objectives
* Ensure that team operations, including those undertaken on the Company's behalf by third party service providers, are conducted in a manner that fully complies with Tata health & safety, quality, environmental and corporate policies
* Be actively involved in own personal development plans to maximise performance in the role and the contribution to succession requirements of the business
* Where required, contribute to team level annual operational and financial budgets that secure the resources necessary to achieve agreed work programmes
* Liaise with Line Management, other Catnic functions, and third parties to deliver the teams objectives overcoming any issues that may occur

To be considered for this opportunity, you will be time served, with the ability to demonstrate initiative, drive and commitment. You will ideally be qualified to HNC level in an appropriate Mechanical engineering subject or equivalent.

In addition to this, you will require the following:

* Flexibility and an ability to adapt to ever changing demands
* Ability to work safely under pressure and to tight timescales
* Good all round education with string numeracy and literacy
* Broad knowledge of Mechanical engineering
* Must be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to safety
* Welding/Fabricating skills desirable
* Good working knowledge of both Hydraulic & Pneumatic equipment
* Good Knowledge of Chiller units and Compressors
* Good understanding of Brake presses, Hydraulic presses

For this role, you will benefit from:

* A market competitive salary
* Annual Pay Review
* Bonus scheme
* One of the UKs leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)

Acorn Recruitment also has an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services!

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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