Mechanical Fitter

Posted 3 days ago by Jonathan Lee Recruitment
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Job title: Mechanical Fitter

Salary Range: £13.65 - £15.57 per hour PAYE

                        £19.16 per hour Umbrella

Hours: 37.5-hour week

Location: Bolton

6 month rolling contract working for a leading defence design and development client.

A Mechanical Fitter is required with knowledge of carrying out manufacturing and test tasks within the electrical department, in accordance with product certification procedures, defined workmanship standards, allocated budgets and timescales to meet project objectives

Candidates with knowledge of mechanical fitting from engineering drawings using hand tools with a Formal Technical Engineering/Craft Apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21 would be well received.

Due to ongoing new projects this client based in Bolton requires a dynamic, leading Mechanical Fitter on a 6-month rolling contract basis. As a Mechanical Fitter, you will be required to:

  • Certify the product in line with Product Certification procedure.
  • Demonstrated ability / willingness to certify own work in line with company quality standards.
  • Maintain product certification and approval via regular audits.
  • Possess a versatile skill base with the capability to apply these skills across a range of tasks.
  • Be fully conversant with all equipment, tools and measuring instruments associated with the manufacturing cycle.
  • Ensure manufacturing build, inspection and where relevant test times are met.
  • Check and complete all paperwork associated with the manufacturing data pack.
  • Maintain to the highest level, workmanship standards and product quality.
  • Ensure compliance with all associated procedures applicable to the manufacturing process.
  • Maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintain a good housekeeping policy
  • Willing to contribute to an environment of process improvement

The Mechanical Fitter should have the following skills or experience:

  • Formal technical engineering/ craft apprenticeship to NVQ Level 3/TR23/TR21.
  • Formal further education certificate to HNC or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in the aerospace or defence industry would be desirable.
  • Manual handling training.
  • Lifting and slinging (including overhead cranes) training
  • ESD training.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone with knowledge of Mechanical fitting. In return for your experience, this Bolton based defence design and development specialist will offer you:

  • 6 month rolling contract position
  • 37.5 hour working week with overtime available
  • £13.65 - £15.57 per hour PAYE - £19.16 per hour Umbrella
  • Great working conditions

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have knowledge of Mechanical fitting as a Mechanical fitter and want to be considered, please apply today. If you have any questions about the Mechanical fitter role, please contact Matt Johnson at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.

Reference: 40422013

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