Mechanical Fitter (DAYS – South Derry)

Location UK / Antrim

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 2 weeks ago

Reference 1366263

 Job Description

Salary will be pitched to attract a very good, dependable, hands-on Maintenance Engineer. Opportunity to possibly work an alternative: Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday Consideration may also be given to commencing early at 7am to finish at 4pm each day

Ref:  C47-S8346

We have an excellent opportunity for a mechanically biased Maintenance Engineer to secure a long term future with a progressive organisation who is undergoing significant expansion plans year on year.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Assuming  autonomy for the maintenance function throughout the plant
  • Setting up and running an effective Preventative Maintenance Schedule and  carrying out routine hands on  maintenance
  • Maintain conveyor belts, repairing and changing belts and bearings as required
  • Oversee all day-to-day maintenance of all plant and equipment

The Person:

The successful candidate would possibly come from the Quarrying or heavy manufacturing sector in Co Tyrone, who is looking to secure a day role closer to South Derry/Co Antrim.      This is an interesting role, offering great security and autonomy as well as providing training and development within a Day based role with limited weekend working expectations.

Ideal candidates will:

  • Be 70/80% mechanical bias but with an appreciation of electrical maintenance
  • Have the ability to use electrical expertise gained from others in the factory
  • Have experience of maintaining the likes of quarry, shredding, recycling plant/machinery
  • Have previously worked in a stand-alone Fitter / Plant Maintenance role
  • Be a hands-on “true engineer” to put their stamp on the engineering and maintenance function
  • Possess a formal qualification in Fitting/Plant Maintenance
  • Candidates with the ability to work on lorries, fork lifts and lifting equipment would be very suited, but not essential

Hours:

There will be some flexibility of shifts:

  • Opportunity to possibly work an alternative: Monday to Friday or Tuesday to Saturday
  • Consideration may also be given to commencing early at 7am to finish at 4pm each day
  • Over time will be paid at time and half
  • Salary will be pitched to attract a very good, dependable, hands-on Maintenance Engineer.

To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided.

TechMet is a dedicated Engineering and Technical Recruitment Consultancy.  

The consultant managing your application will be an MEng or MSc qualified Engineer with experience in industry.  They are professionally qualified to advise on your technical suitability for this role or other vacancies.

To apply please forward your CV (in Word format) using the link provided, or for a confidential conversation on this or any other roles in the pipeline please telephone Sean Metrustry  (Director) on 028 9446 2620.

Key words:   Mechanical, Fitter, Maintenance, Maintenance Fitter, Mechanical, Electrical, Quarrying, Conveyor Belts, Fitter, Mechanical Fitter.