Mechanical Fitter

Market related
09 May 2017
13 May 2017
The successful applicant will start on Mon-Fri Days during the training period and then move on to a 4 week rotating shift pattern. Shift System: Sat & Sun 18:00 - 06:00 hours; Mon - Fri 21:00 - 06:00 hours Sat & Sun Rest Days; Mon - Fri 06:00 - 13:00 hours Sat & Sun 06:00 - 18:00 hours; Mon - Fri 13:00 - 21:00 hours Sat - Fri Rest Days Working within the Mixing Department the successful applicant will join the Pirelli Tyres Ltd Engineering team as a Mechanical Fitter dealing with various types of machinery (Rubber Mixers, Two Roll Mills, Batch Off's, Calenders and supporting machinery). The ideal candidate will be qualified to HNC level in an appropriate Mechanical Engineering discipline, with a minimum NVQ level 3 in a Mechanical Plant / Maintenance related subject although related and comparable vocational experience and academic qualifications will be considered. An IPAF 3a and 3b license and accredited counterbalance FLT license is desirable, however, a willingness to undertake training and develop within the role is essential. With the support and direction of the Maintenance Leadership Team, Maintenance Fitters will work to ensure optimum machinery availability for production whilst prioritising safety standards and quality related parameters. Main duties include (but are not limited to): - The repair and maintenance of rubber processing machinery and supporting services including mechanical transmissions, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and components as required. - Diagnosis/Fault Finding of malfunctioning mechanical systems, equipment and components - Routine maintenance, lubrication schedules and safety related parts of machinery checks - Assist other electrical and mechanical team members to complete required maintenance work - Effect repairs using techniques including MIG/MMA/TIG welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, fabrication skills, manual machinist skills (lathe and vertical/horizontal milling and bench fitting and assembly. There is a requirement for the individual to have a strong understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic principles, with the ability to read and understand complicated schematic drawings. A good aptitude for mechanical repairs, including manual machining, bench fitting, welding and fabrication skills is also required.