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Fitter / Assembler

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Salary: £13.33 - 13.33 per hour + Shift Allowance

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Job Type: Temporary

Date Listed: 15 Dec 2021

Reference: 5228

The Fitter/ Assembler reports to the Assembly Supervisor via one of the Assembly Shop Team Leaders. Fitter/assemblers are responsible for the assembly of sub-assemblies or the finished machine assembly of both manufactured and bought-out supplier components.

38 hours a week –Would be starting on day shift for 12 weeks for training before moving onto rotating weekly shifts

Day’s hours 8.00-17.00 Monday-Thursday 8.00-12.00 Friday £13.33

Shifts hours 06.00am – 14.30 pm Monday to Thursday/06.00am-12.00pm on Friday and 14.30pm – 23.00pm Monday to Thursday/12.00-18.00 Friday  

Job Type: 12-week Temp to permanent

Pay Rate - days £13.33/Shifts £19.76


 Fitter/Assembler duties:

  • Uses own skills and hand-held tools to assemble painted steel components and supplier components in an efficient manner to maximise production
  • Operates all equipment in a safe manner and reports hazards associated with the equipment or its operations to the Fitting Shop Team Leader
  • Fitter/Assembler produces finished sub-assemblies and machines to the required quality standard
  • You will also be involved in the inspection of the machine
  • Self-inspects own work to set quality standards
  • Follows required procedures that are provided to assist in the assembly process
  • Maintains and produces a level of output that will minimise production delays
  • Cleans and maintains an orderly work area
  • Communicates effectively with other workers in the process workflow
  • Assists others in the area when needed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of vehicle hydraulic systems
  • Knowledge of vehicle electrical systems
  • Good mechanical skills
  • Ability to read and work to drawings and standard operating procedures
  • Physical ability to work in awkward positions such as kneeling, lying down and overhead
  • Ability to climb and work from a ladder or platform
  • Ability to operate hand-held tools, including air operated wrenches
  • Trained in the use of overhead cranes

Experience and Qualifications

  • Mechanical apprenticeship training preferred
  • Previous experience in the assembly of components for heavy industry or off-road vehicles

Other requirements

  • Must have own transport because of poor transport links in the area