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DATE ADDED: Wed 10/10/2018

Mechanical Fitter

Basingstoke, UK

JOB TYPE: Permanent

SALARY: £30000/annum Overtime + 33 Days Holiday

A business that supplies special purpose machinery worldwide is seeking a Mechanical Fitter to join their production team in Basingstoke. The company work with major companies brands across the globe and are continuously developing their products to meet the market demand. You will join the Machine Build Assembly Team; building, setting up and testing the completed systems. You will need to have experience of pneumatic assembly and pipework, working from engineering drawings and carrying out maintenance and service work. Mechanical Fitter Requirements: The Skills required are those of a flexible mechanical fitter who, under supervision, will be involved with the building, set up and testing of specialist systems. Essential: * An Engineering Apprenticeship within a manufacturing environment, or another relevant industry qualification (or extensive industry experience) * A minimum of 5 years post-education experience within a Manufacturing / Engineering environment * Special purpose machinery building experience and experience of working from Engineering drawings * Knowledge of using hand tools and machinery – own tool kit is essential * Being able to work with minimal supervision Beneficial: * General mechanical hand fitting skills - Fitting bearings, Alignment of shafts etc * Marking out, drilling and tapping * Cutting forming setting up for welding air rails (6mm stainless steel tube) * Final straightening and fitting of air rails following welding * Pneumatic assembly and pipe work, working to pneumatic drawings * Building of sub-assemblies and incorporating these into complete machines * Ensuring assemblies are built to drawing and are aligned correctly * Setting up and running of completed machines in readiness for final testing * Machining skills; although not part of the normal build process, the need for some turning and milling is occasionally required Mechanical Fitter Responsibilities: * To work as part of the Machine Build Assembly Team * To fit and assemble sub-assemblies and incorporate these into complete machines * To build pneumatic equipment used to control the machines transport systems * To ensure that all parts and assemblies are correctly fitted and assembled together in accordance with the agreed tolerances and procedures * To set up and test completed systems in readiness for final testing * Carry out routine maintenance and unplanned service work as and when required * Be willing to attend customer sites from time to time (domestically and internationally) to perform repair and service activities To be considered for this position, hit Apply now
Role: Mechanical Fitter
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire,

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