Job Title – Mechanical Fitter
Location – Lichfield
Salary -£30,000, plus overtime OTE 35K
Shifts – 3 Shift Monday - Friday 6:00am - 2:00pm, 2:00pm - 10:00pm, 10:00pm - 6:00am
Our client manufacture plastic bottles for the drinks, FMCG markets across 7 manufacturing plants, on 5 sites. Normally positioned at the end users site, they will match production volumes and supply their bottle and containers in real time.
Their lines consist of multiple bespoke injection blow moulding and stretch moulding machines that are custom designed and built by a subsidiary to their business. These completely unique machines are capable of producing up to 500 billion bottles a year.
Are you a Mechanical Fitter or Mechanical Maintenance Engineer looking for an immediately available role in a fast growing, prestigious FMCG company? Do you have previous experience working on general mechanical fitting on manufacturing machinery?
My client are a market leader in the products they produce. They are going through a period of exponential growth and have a back log of work to remedy.
The ideal candidate for this position, will be an ambitious skilled mechanical fitter who has experience within the FMCG, food or other similar environments with the ability to weld
The Mechanical Fitter will be focused primarily on Breakdowns, which account for 90% of the work day to day. The PPM system is fully computerised, with a full Continuous Improvement program running to further reduce downtime, however this is dealt with by the dedicated PPM Team
Mechanically the successful candidate will be fault finding and changing mechanical components like Hydraulic pumps, hoses, cylinders and rams, valves, pneumatic cylinders and rams, hoses, valves and actuators, bearings, rollers, conveyors, slats, gearboxes, shafts, trunking, pumps and pipework, plastic pellet screw injectors, injector nozzles and vacuum transfer systems. There will also be Oil and filter changes, general greasing, strip down and rebuilding of pneumatic and hydraulic systems. No machining, welding or fabrication is required.
Must be able to read engineering drawings
- Mechanical fitting experience on production machinery/presses/ etc
- Experience in preventative maintenance, repairs, breakdowns on heavy machinery
Thanks to their excellent training program and the bespoke nature of their lines, the client is able to take candidates with no experience within an automated manufacturing environment. As such they are keen to speak to candidates who are looking to break into an automated production.
As a Mechanical Fitter you will expect
- Salary - £31,00 Basic - £32K OTE Mid 30s
- Will look at candidates who are in engineering roles and want to step up into leadership in the future.
- Excellent training
- Company pension plan available.
- Continuous progression opportunities and training available.
Our client will offer training/development and possible progression for the right candidate.
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