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Mechanical Assembly Fitter

Role Type: Permanent

Location: Tyne and Wear, Washington,

Salary From: £28000

Salary To: £29000

Contact Name: Major Recruitment

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A Mechanical Assembly Fitter is needed by an Engineering company in Washington

You will be responsible for the building of specialist production equipment and machinery and will have the following duties

  • Read and interpret engineering drawings, identifying components and assemblies
  • Inspection, modification and fitting of sub-assemblies and final assemblies
  • Work as part of a team on overall and final machine assembly and installation
  • Carry out testing and commissioning of final machine build
  • Assembly of mechanical systems – gearbox, pumps, rotating equipment, bearings
  • Attachment of electronic components / circuit boards
  • Mechanical strip down, inspection, part modification and refit of current machines
  • Use of a range of measuring tools and hand tools
  • Complete all technical documentation as required
  • Ability to travel throughout the UK to support onsite build, testing and commissioning
  • To provide guidance and support to apprentices

We are looking for the following skills and personal qualities from the successful candidate: –

  • Time service mechanical fitter, mechanical / engineering apprenticeship or similar
  • Previous experience working in a similar mechanical fitting role
  • Understand and interpret engineering drawings
  • Experience of installation and commissioning of mechanical systems
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an ISO 9001 environment
  • Strong understanding of safe working practices
  • Welding / machining / fabrication experience would be advantageous
  • A practical and logical approach to work
  • Good manual dexterity – handling small and large component parts

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing and successful company with good career prospects and benefits package

For more information call Adam Jones at Major Recruitment or click Apply Now to send your CV

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