Mechanical Fitter

Pirelli Recruitment
Burton upon Trent
Market related
04 Aug 2017
01 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

With the support and direction of the Maintenance Leadership Team, Maintenance Fitters will ensure all equipment is operating to the required standards to ensure safe operation and to maintain production.

Role responsibilities


Reporting directly to the Maintenance Supervisor, main duties will include:

The repair and maintenance of rubber processing machinery and supporting services including mechanical transmissions, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and components as required.

Diagnosis/Fault Finding of malfunctioning mechanical systems, equipment and components

Routine maintenance, lubrication schedules and safety related parts of machinery checks

Assist other electrical and mechanical team members to complete required maintenance work

Effect repairs using techniques including MIG/MMA/TIG welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, fabrication skills, manual machinist skills (lathe and vertical/horizontal milling and bench fitting and assembly.

Carrying out safe lifting operations using overhead cranes, hoists and other lifting appliances

Comply with all safety norms and regulations of working

Complete all tasks as assigned by the supervisor

Following all standard operating procedures of working

Attending relevant training and development activities

The particular duties and responsibilities attached to posts may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibility entailed. All employees are required to undertake the following general duties:

 Carrying out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the line manager, or any senior manager

Awareness of the Equality and Diversity Policy and targets, and actively promoting equality of opportunity


Health, Safety & Environment (HSE)

Is responsible for his/her own health and safety, demonstrating personal regard towards safety.

Ensures that his/her actions do not compromise the health and safety of other workers.

Maintains a safe and risk-free workplace.

Responsible for all HSE related items/incidents are reported correctly with appropriate actions implemented.

Ensure participation in safety meetings

Ensure that he/she has a basic understanding of HSE principles, including housekeeping standards to be maintained within the office areas.

Follows the company’s Golden Rules for Safety, Life Saving Rules and conforms to its stated vison and values.

Will always wear appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for any task being performed.

Quality Assurance

Respect the company rules and procedures relating to quality, ensuring that any anomalies observed are reported.

Participate actively in the continuous improvement activities.


The successful candidate should be able to demonstrate the following abilities:

Time served Mechanical Fitter with appropriate Technical qualification

Strong understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic principles and ability to read and understand complicated schematic drawings

Good aptitude for mechanical repairs including manual machining, bench fitting, welding and fabrication skills.

IPAF 3a and 3b license and accredited counterbalance FLT license desirable, willingness to undertake training and put into practice essential.

A sound problem solving ability

Good communication

Sound technical knowledge of the processes and machinery

Self-motivated, focussed and able to work on own initiative

High level of resilience and able to work effectively under pressure