Mechanical Fitter / Fabricator

Recruiter
Wilcox Commercial Vehicles Ltd
Location
Peterborough
Posted
12 Mar 2019
Closes
21 Mar 2019
Mechanical Fitter / Fabricator (Market Deeping, Lincolnshire) Mechanical Fitter / Fabricator LOCATION: Market Deeping, Lincolnshire SALARY & BENEFITS: Salary depending on experience - paid at an hourly rate – Up to 10.5 hours per week overtime available. WORKING HOURS: Monday – Friday 37.5-hour week THE COMPANY: Our Client, based in Market Deeping, they are one of the market leaders in their industry. They have been a major player in the building of aluminium bodies for commercial vehicles and have come a long way since the company was formed in 1947. They cover a range of different designs to effectively cater for almost any kind of bulk load transportation requirements. As one of the UK’s leading manufacturers of aluminium bodies for rigid trucks and tipping trailers you can rest assured that all work carried out will be not only to the highest industry standards and comply with European whole vehicle type approval, but also that it will meet our clients own stringent in-house quality assurance tests. THE ROLE: Reporting to the Works Manager and Production Supervisors the main purpose of the Mechanical Fitter / Fabricator role will be to undertake fitting work to new tipper trailer and rigid bodies, using all appropriate fitting techniques to a satisfactory standard, following all relevant engineering documents and drawings to meet defined production targets. You will work on your own or in a pair. Key Responsibilities of a Mechanical Fitter / Fabricator to include:- Check drawings, measurements and kit lists prior to production. Implementing Health and Safety policies. Manufacture and assemble quality parts from jigs and fixtures. Fit components and systems to Engineering drawings and standards. Support the quality system with respect to timely reporting of fabrication issues by using the relevant Non Conformance reporting system and by ensuring that job route cards are completed for every job. Focus on time and productivity targets. Ensure that all electrical appliances, including welding equipment is turned off at the end of each day and that the bay is left in a clean and safe condition. Maintain a professional and responsible attitude at all times. Reporting equipment defects for maintenance. Actively participating in the reduction of waste, and in the management of waste through separation of waste products. Management, care and use of your own personal protective equipment. THE CANDIDATE: The successful Mechanical Fitter / Fabricator will have previous experience working in a similar role or environment. You will be a competent Fitter and any Fabrication and Welding experience is desirable. The successful candidate must be able to speak fluently in English. Due to the physical demanding nature of the job you must consider yourself physically fit. Ideally you must be flexible to carry out overtime as per business needs. Key experience essential for the role of Mechanical Fitter / Fabricator: Must live within a commutable distance of Market Deeping, Lincolnshire Will have experience of mechanical fitting Any experience of pneumatic and hydraulic experience advantageous Any experience working on HGV vehicles advantageous Any type of Welding experience is advantageous but not essential The company promotes good Health & Safety practices; it is every employee’s responsibility to work in line with Health & Safety regulation and company policy and to report any unsafe practices. It is the management responsibility to ensure that employees follow Health & Safety rules and policies. The job holder may from time to time have to carry duties which are not directly within his/her job description, as reasonably requested by the management. Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button. You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps. REFERENCE: TSLGJ18 TSL4

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