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Date Added: Wed 07/02/2024

Mechanical Fitter

Milton Keynes, MK9, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, Full Time

Ford & Stanley Talentwise are currently working with a large Rolling Stock Maintenance and Overhaul business who are actively recruiting for multiple Vehicle Builders to join them on a permanent basis out of their facility in Milton Keynes.

The Situation

Currently going through a period of significant growth with an extremely full order book this business are looking to train and develop the next generation of rail/ rolling stock professionals who are keen to see long term success within a growing and profitable business.

They have significant investment being made into their current site, with plans for further transformation and development of the facilities and workshops.

They require a team of vehicle builders with a range of skill sets to complete various modifications and overhaul projects on the UK's Rolling Stock fleets.

The Role

Removal of all interior components, including seats, flooring/ carpets, piping etc.
Refitting of all components - Seats, Grab Rails, Poles etc
Work from written instruction (VMI)
Work from Mechanical Engineering drawings working to specific measurements
Replacing mechanical components to correspond to engineering drawings
The Candidate

The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, looking to develop their current skillset with a view to further their career in the UK rail industry. You will either already work in the Rail industry and be looking to join a business that can offer you further development, or you will be working in an industry with transferable skills and be looking to take the leap into a career in Rail.  Experience or abilities in the below:

Experienced using torque tools.
Ability to read and understand technical drawings and instructions.
Ability to use various power tools such as a monobolt gun and rivet gun.
Experience performing safety critical tasks.
Experience cutting and laying flooring/ floor coverings.
Experience working on commercial vehicles (trains, buses, etc)
Transferable skills - pipe fitting, mechanical fitting, carpet fitting etc.

Mon to Thurs - 6am - 2pm / 2pm - 10pm
Fri - 6am - 11am / 11am - 4pm
OT Available (50-hour weeks)


Competitive - banded depending on experience.


28 days holiday
Life Assurance
Glasses Voucher
Flu Voucher
Cycle to work scheme.
Company shut down over Christmas.
Pension 4.4% EE 6% ER

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership, and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy
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