Shift Mechanical Fitter

Direct workforce
9.75 GBP Hourly
11 Aug 2017
24 Aug 2017
Contract Type

Overview of the role:

Direct Workforce are working with our well established client to recruit for an experienced Shift Mechanic to work in a busy manufacturing environment in Cradley Heath.The Shift Mechanic monitors production machinery, diagnoses faults and carries out repairs as required.

Duties and responsibilities of the successful candidate:

• Diagnose faults and carry out the necessary repairs.

• Provide quick and efficient mechanical assistance on production equipment.

• Continually monitor equipment looking for issues and faults.

• Monitor the production computer, making notes of fluctuations and acting accordingly.

• Use the SAP system throughout the performance of the roles duties.

• Communicate with Shift Supervisors and other mechanics regarding issues.

• Assist in the maintenance of major production process equipment and attend to faults.

• Complete all relevant paperwork, ensuring compliance to a variety of standards and procedures.

• Maintain production efficiencies by monitoring and adjusting cycle times as required.

• Advise senior management on issues in production when required.

• All employees are responsible for product safety, quality and legality.

• To work within the Companies top four priorities of Safety, Quality, Service and Efficiency.

• To comply with all Company Policies and General Manufacturing Processes.

Skills and experience required:

• GCSE's or equivalent in English, Mathematics & Science

• Problem solving and mechanical comprehension skills

• Qualifications in engineering, plumbing, or electrical maintenance would be considered

• Forklift truck certificate including counter balance & a MEWP licence is desirable

• Demonstrable experience in a factory or general maintenance role, engineering, mechanics or setting & tool making will be taken into consideration

• Dart machinery knowledge would be desirable

• Knowledge of Valves and solenoids is desirable

• Ability to read drawings and schematics

• Ability and willingness to learn

• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team


Monday- Friday 2-10pm

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