Fitter – Quarrying

Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Attractive salary + comprehensive benefits
13 Jul 2018
10 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Aggregate Industries is part of the LafargeHolcim Group. It is a leading supplier of traditional and sustainable construction materials to major building and construction customers. With operations across the UK, we’re committed to helping create a better built environment. 

As a Maintenance Fitter you will report to the quarry management and supervisors, as part of a team of three. You'll primarily be involved in fixed plant maintenance - planned and reactive, including welding, gas cutting and fabrication. Working on processing plant such as crushers, screens and conveyor belts, you’ll be involved in Planned Preventive Maintenance covering routine tasks but will also deal with breakdown situations to from time-to-time. The workshop team, of which you are a part, are involved in reviews of plant operating efficiency and consequent modifications or alterations as appropriate, together with relevant recording and documentation. Much of our mobile plant is serviced by third party contractors.

An experienced fitter, skilled in welding, cutting and fabricating techniques, ideally with a technical qualification, together with excellent communication and team-working skills, although you’ll also need to be able to work individually exercising reasoned initiative. With a sound understanding of the importance of safe working and the willingness to be actively involved in the risk assessment process, you’re able to follow clearly laid out safety rules. You must also be willing to:
• proactively contribute to maintaining and improving site performance
• be flexible towards working hours to suit production and maintenance needs
• participate in training and development for our mutual benefit.

With a salary based on 48 hours per week, you’ll be entitled to 25 days holiday per year. Typical working pattern is Monday to Friday, on a 2 week rota: ie week 1 0600 to 1630hrs, week 2 1030 to 2000hrs. With occasional additional overtime to suit business needs. 

So if we’ve just described you and your aspirations then, to apply for this Maintenance Fitter role, please click on the APPLY button.

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