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Salary: £32,250.09 - 32,250.09 per year + Shift allowance

Location: Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

Job Type: Permanent

Date Listed: 26 Mar 2024

Reference: 6347 LR

Fitter / Assembler

Leamington Spa

Day shift/Flexibility with rotating shifts in the future

Salary £32,250.09 per annum + shift allowance (where applicable)

Our client is a world leading, manufacturing company based in Leamington Spa. They specialise in heavy duty vehicles and are looking for a Fitter / Assembler to join their team on a permanent basis.

As a Fitter /Assembler you will be responsible for the assembly of sub-assemblies or the finished machine assembly of both manufactured and bought-out supplier components. This is a varied and challenging position for the successful candidate, which will draw from a broad range of skills including problem solving, multitasking, teamwork, and attention to detail.

The successful Fitter /Assembler would ideally have experience within a manufacturing, engineering, or Automotive environment and confident with reading and working to technical drawings.

Fitter / Assembler – Role & Responsibilities:

  • 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.

Fitter / Assembler - Key Skills Required:

  • Must have Assembly experience within a manufacturing or engineering environment.
  • Ideally knowledge of hydraulic and 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.
  • Flexible attitude to working hours.

Working hours:

Day shift:
08.00-17.00 Monday – Thursday and 08.00-12.00 on Friday

Rotating weekly shifts:

06.00-14.30 Monday to Thursday and 06.00-12.00 on Friday

14.30-23.00 Monday to Thursday and 12.00-18.00 on Friday