Mechanical Fitter

  • Job Reference: SWR2296
  • Date Posted: 4 February 2020
  • Recruiter: Spider
  • Location: Thetford, Norfolk
  • Salary: On Application
  • Bonus/Benefits: Negotiable (depending on experience)
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Mechanical Fitter - Spider is advertising on behalf of a well-known family farming business, established in 1939, that grow combinable sugar beet, crops and early new season root vegetable production for all year-round supply. They are looking for an experienced Mechanical Fitter to join their team on a full-time, permanent basis, based in East Wretham just outside of Thetford, Norfolk. 

As a Mechanical Fitter you will be responsible for helping maintain our extensive range of agricultural machinery. The successful applicant will provide a high-quality repair and maintenance service and be part of our maintenance and service team who ensure that all servicing, repairs and maintenance tasks are carried to fully support our agricultural team. 

Other key Responsibilities and 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 able to work under pressure and to deadlines.
  • Be experienced in Fabricating and Welding,
  • Ensure that maintenance records are completed and administered correctly.
  • Able to work and operate well within a team but also confident to use own initiative when required.
  • Flexible, will be required to work extra hours during peak season, and occasionally working off sites.

    The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes: 

  • 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

This Mechanical Fitter position is a Full-Time position. The salary is negotiable (depending on experience), as well as excellent benefits including: 28 days holiday (including bank holidays), training and progression opportunities. 

If you have the relevant skills and experience and would like to be considered, please apply by forwarding an up to date CV as soon as possible. We look forward to hearing from you. 

This vacancy is being advertised and handled by Spider, an Online Job Advertiser, and Specialist Recruiter. We provide an online recruitment advertising and employee selection service in Suffolk, Norfolk, Essex, Cambridgeshire and beyond.

Additional keywords: mechanics, mechanical engineers, maintenance, repair, machinery

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