Position: Mechanical Maintainer / Fitter

Industry: Industrial > Engineering

Location: Newark, Nottinghamshire

Job Type: Full Time

Salary: £27K - £28K

Job Description

Mechanical Maintainer / Fitter
Newark, Full Time, Permanent
Salary - £22,800 plus 20% shift allowance

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Carry out mechanical installations, modifications and maintenance tasks (breakdown & preventative) within a computerised job control system, ensuring prompt response to breakdowns & effective fault diagnosis to minimise downtime
  • Ensure that all work is carried out in accordance with the statutory regulations ensuring compliance with Health, Safety, Environmental policies and to the required quality
  • Communicate between and across all levels of the organisation to share knowledge, understanding and concern. Ensure job recording procedures are followed
  • Must be willing to facilitate transfer of knowledge and skills to staff and apprentices, to ensure vital knowledge and skills are maintained to ensure business continuity
  • Contribute to engineering/improvement actions required in the development and improvement of manufacturing facilities
  • Improve customer service through team problem solving work and innovation
  • Assist in the maintenance of site services such as compressed air/space heating etc

Job Content

  • Carry out mechanical maintenance tasks within a computerised job control system. Including breakdown tasks and scheduled preventative maintenance tasks. Diagnose process faults and identify appropriate repairs. Identify required materials and spare parts. Repair to required standard. Maintain site services such as compressed air/space heating etc
  • Ensure own compliance with H.A.S.W policy and statutory regulations
  • Communicate with managers and team leaders to assess requirements and priorities. Maintain contact with colleagues for exchange of knowledge and resources
  • Recommend and carry out minor improvements to processes. Work to be carried out to agreed schedules and timescales



  • BTEC, ONC or City & Guilds qualification in Mechanical Engineering
  • Recognised Apprenticeship

Skills & Knowledge

  • Good communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of health, safety and other company procedures
  • Good mechanical comprehension skills
  • Good numerical & organisational skills
  • Ability to follow instructions


  • Ideally a minimum of 2-3 years post apprenticeship experience
  • Electrical competencies an advantage
  • Must have machine tool experience on either grinding machines or turning machines or both
  • Hydraulics and pneumatic systems

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