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Mechanical Fitter

  • Location

    Thetford

  • Sector:

    Food and Agriculture

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Sydoni Dixon

  • Contact email:

    sydoni@compasspoint.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    01284 765700

  • Job ref:

    J34283

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-11

  • Start date:

    2020-07-06

  • Consultant:

    Sydoni Dixon

Compass Point Recruitment is excited to be working with a Suffolk based, family run agricultural business in their search for a Mechanical Fitter. This is a permanent, full time position and a fantastic opportunity for someone looking to join a welcoming and diverse team and step into a role offering great future career prospects!

Previous experience working as a Mechanical Fitter is essential and ideally Industry experience would be beneficial also. The successful applicant will be expected to provide high quality repair and maintenance services and become an integral part of the service team, ensuring that all servicing; repairs and maintenance tasks are carried out to fully support our agricultural team. This position offers a competitive salary, depending on experience.

Responsibilities & Duties:

•Day-to-day responsibility (including Health and Safety) for the effective maintenance of the equipment, this includes good housekeeping and correct use of personnel protective equipment
•Ensure all assets have 3 monthly planned preventative maintenance
•Ensure reactive jobs are completed in an efficient, safe and cost-effective manner
•Be experienced in Fabricating and Welding
•Ensure that maintenance records are completed and administered correctly
•Flexible, will be required to work extra hours during peak season, and occasionally working off sites

Work Experience & Skills:

•Clean driving licence
•Forklift driving qualification
•Hydraulics experience
•Appropriate Mechanical Engineering Qualification
•Previous experience of servicing equipment
•Welding and fabrication
•Abrasive Wheels
•General maintenance experience
•Electrical experience/qualification

Personal Qualities & Behavioural Traits:

•Ability to be reactive and punctual
•Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
•Ability to work as part of a diverse team
•Flexibility and adaptability and able to use initiative
•The ability to work alone or as part of a team.

If you are interested in being considered for this position and feel you have the relevant skills and experience, please get in touch today by applying with your CV and Covering Letter.

This role is based locally to Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk and is commutable from Thetford, Mildenhall, Brandon, Lakenheath, Attleborough, Diss and other surrounding villages. Please note you will need a full driving licence and your own transport due to the rural location of this positon.