Mechanical Engineer / Fitter

27000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
24 Nov 2016
09 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Mechanical Engineer / Fitter
GBP28,000 - GBP30,000

I am recruiting for a Mechanical Engineer / Fitter to work for a production company based in Wellingborough.

As a Mechanical Engineer maintenance fitter, you would install, service, repair and maintain production machinery and equipment, of which a considerable amount is bespoke to the company. You could work on mechanical, electrical, pneumatics systems and PUR hotmelt machines in support of the manufacturing operations.

• Maintain the company's assets to the highest standards and improve reliability and up time.
• Respond immediately to production machinery breakdowns, fault finding and fixing faults.
• Improve asset reliability by implementing regular maintenance programs including "Preventative Maintenance" and "Total Predictive Maintenance" schemes.
• Ensure that all production assets meet the current Health & Safety legislation.
• Maintain "Vital to Production" spares inventory at agreed costs.
• Work closely with the Engineering Department on all future asset based projects.
• Investigate ways to reduce overall maintenance costs within the organisation.

• Experience of working with PUR hotmelt machines would be a distinct advantage
• Mechanical aptitude to be able to carry out mechanical repairs on equipment breakdowns.
• Must have logical approach to fault finding and a methodical approach to their work
• Able to carry out general fitting
• Be able to undertake either on site or off site training as required
• Ideally with knowledge of injection moulding equipment, including robots
• Basic machining skills would be an advantage.
• Be flexible with shift patterns and work to business needs - May involve weekends
• Knowledge of the following, Packaging Systems, Hot Melt Glue Systems
• Conveyor Systems and Waterjet Cutting Systems, would be considered an advantage.
• Knowledge of PLC controlled machinery would be an advantage

Please send an updated CV for further details of this Mechanical Engineer / Fitter role