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Mechanical Fitter (DAYS)

Mechanical Fitter (DAYS)

  • Location

    Preston

  • Sector:

    FMCG Food Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Paul Bradley

  • Contact email:

    paulb@scantec.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8943

  • Job ref:

    maintfitter

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    n/a

  • Expiry date:

    2019-05-06

  • Start date:

    ASAP

Mechanical Fitter

DAYS, Monday - Friday

Are you an experienced Mechanical Fitter / Machine Minder looking to get off shift work and work Days, Monday to Friday? If so, then this may be the role for you…

A leading FMCG Food Manufacturer based in Preston is seeking an experienced Mechanical Fitter / Machine Minder to join their team. This is a great opportunity to join an expanding business who are currently going through a huge phase of investment and growth.  They can fully support your own progression and development.

Mechanical Fitter Responsibilities:

  • Carry out planned maintenance activities as scheduled by the maintenance plan and support the mechanical engineering teams on site
  • Support with breakdowns as required, and strip, fault find, and repair machinery and report all actions carried out and any further actions required
  • Be proactive in preventing equipment failures and improving overall equipment performance by generating and implementing ideas and modifications
  • Maintain and help improve health and safety standards and ensure that staff work in a safe environment by eliminating, minimising and controlling risks to themselves and others
  • Undertake training as required to further enhance individual’s skills and knowledge so that the level of support to the front line operations remains effective and efficient
  • Identify performance issues and implement appropriate and pragmatic solutions through the use of problem solving skills, tools and techniques
You will ideally be time served with a Mechanical Bias. You will have a minimum of 2 years experience working within the Food Manufacturing industry. You will also hold a recognised engineering qualification.



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