Mechanical Fitter

19 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Liberty Merchant Bar PLC is the UK's largest hot rolled steel manufacturer of Merchant Bar. With annual capacity in excess of 300,000 tonnes the business supplies customers across the UK and Europe with hot rolled steel bar products. Our facilities house two fully automated steel rolling mills that utilise state of the art technology providing efficient steel production.


Liberty steel Scunthorpe is currently expanding the Engineering department and has vacancies for experienced and dedicated Mechanical & Electrical craftsperson's. Working a 3-shift rota as part of a team, you will be responsible for the day to day maintenance of the two rolling mills and associated equipment and report to the senior technicians and Engineers. Should be time served and qualified to ONC/HNC in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering.

Experience of maintenance within a steel Rolling Mill environment or other medium to heavy sectors would be an advantage and ideally should have at least 5 - 10 years post Apprenticeship experience.It is important that you are a strong team player, a good communicator at all levels, IT literate and capable of working with production, electrical, mechanical and management staff. This is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join the developing engineering department.

Mechanical Fitter

Must have experience of reactive breakdown maintenance and will require strong problem solving skills.

Your technical experience will include excellent fitting abilities, with good knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, maintenance welding & machining.
Should be confident to read and utilise Engineering drawings to assist with component assembly and fault finding techniques on all equipment.

You will be expected to work on a broad range of equipment across the site, such as pressure systems, process water systems, overhead cranes, furnaces, automated stacking machines and various mechanical drives.

  • Competitive salary + shift premium + company benefits
  • Shifts 6-2, 2-10, 10-6
  • Holidays 28 days including Bank Holidays (rising to 34 days)