Mechanical Assembly Fitter

From £26,000 - St Albans

Posted: 19th, Sep 2021

Reference N°: 41009

Type: Permanent

The minimum salary offered for this position is £23,000 pa however the client may pay up to £25,000 pa to those candidates who can meet all key qualifications and abilities

The Company

The role of Assembly Shop Foreman is to assemble a range of temperature control valves, subassemblies, actuators and controllers to a consistently high standard and in a cost-effective manner.

The successful candidate will be an adept all-rounder, capable and experienced in mechanical assembly but with all-round hands-on ability - an individual who likes to keep busy and can offer support to other areas of the business when required.

The job-holder will be required to work co-operatively with the existing Assembly Shop Foreman prior to his retirement, and will take over his full responsibilities at that time.

The Role

The post-holder is responsible for:

Assembly of the Companys products in accordance with the relevant engineering drawings, specifications and assembly procedures

Setting up and pressure/function testing finished assemblies and products in accordance with the relevant procedures and work instructions

Overhauling and repairing used equipment and products

Overseeing the cleaning, painting and packing of products

Ensuring all job-related documentation and assembly checklists are completed as each job progresses

Maintaining a clean, safe and tidy environment in the Assembly Shop at all times

Working constructively with the Engineering Manager in the scheduling and prioritisation of work

Adhering to the Companys health and safety procedures, and working at all times in a

safe and environmentally-friendly manner

Adhering to the requirements of the Companys quality management system, including eradicating potential areas of non-conformance and implementing process improvements

Working co-operatively with other staff and in particular the current Assembly Shop Foreman, the Chief Inspector and Engineering Manager

Supervising any other staff who may be seconded into the Assembly Shop to support the assembly function during periods of high workload

Participating in the Companys staff appraisal and training processes

Essential requirements

Ability to read, understand and interpret engineering arrangement drawings, part lists and procedures

Time served mechanical fitter with at least 10 years hands-on experience of mediumheavy metallic product assembly

Ability to use pillar drilling machines and hand tools

Capability to manually lift components and assemblies up to 25 kilos in weight

Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly

Ability to diagnose and solve problems

Flexibility to multitask and adapt to changing priorities

High attention to detail

Ability to work on own initiative and maintain self-motivation

Willingness to help out in other areas of the business when necessary and be a good team player

Desirable but not essential

NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering (or other similar qualification)

Experience of simple electrical product assembly

Experience of pressure testing valves, pipes or other flange-connected products

Ability and experience of using manual (non-CNC) lathes milling machines or radial drills

The Package

The client is willing to pay a minimum of £23,000 p.a but may pay up to £25,000 p.a for a candidate whom can demonstrate all key skills and experience

Hours: 39 hours per week Monday-Thursday: 7am - 12 noon & 12.30pm - 4pm Friday: 7am - 12 noon

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