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Mechanical Fitter

Company Overview:
We are currently working with one of our prestigious textile clients to recruit for a Mechanical Fitter.  This role is to carry out mechanical fitting activities including, defect identification and repair, on systems within a textiles manufacturing environment.


This role is a full time, temporary position, for three months.


Hours of work are:

Monday – Thursday 7.30am – 4.45 pm

Friday 7.30am – 12noon


Role Specification:

  • General maintenance of factory equipment and site facilities
  • Investigate failures and complete repairs efficiently to minimise production downtime
  • Carry out installations, refurbishment and commissioning of mechanical plant to specification within agreed timeframes
  • Inspect, repair, install and test mechanical equipment ensuring mandatory legislative requirements are met
  • Maintain an inventory of spares and materials and complete requisition orders
  • Implement and maintain Company procedures at all times


Person Specification:
The successful candidate will have the following:


  • Sound knowledge and experience of mechanical fitting
  • High degree of Health & Safety awareness, with a safety first approach
  • Use standard engineering tools including: drills, lathes, milling equipment, press, hacksaw, files, marking and measuring equipment, torque wrenches
  • Excellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise and multi-task
  • Demonstrate good working mechanical and electrical assembly methods and practices
  • Excellent communication and team working skills


Recognised Engineering Apprenticeship & Qualification or equivalent


Any Other Business:
Please note, only shortlisted will be contacted, if you do not hear from us within 5 days of submitting your CV please assume your application has not been successful this time.

  • Contract Type: Temporary
  • Salary: Negotiable DOE
  • Areas: Rochdale
  • Sectors: Industrial, Warehouse & Production, Manufacturing & Engineering
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