Mechanical Fitter


£16.15 per hour

Permanent, Full Time

21st February 2024

KPJ Group are looking for a Mechanical Fitter to join a global leader in steel manufacturing based in Chapel-en-le-Frith, High Peak.

The candidate we are looking for will have a level 3 NVQ Mechanical/Maintenance Apprenticeship or equivalent, as well as experience with hands on mechanical assembly.

What’s on offer?

  • £16.15 per hour
  • Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 4:30pm
  • Overtime available (paid at enhanced rate)
  • Employee pension contribution scheme
  • On-site parking

What will you be doing a Mechanical Fitter?

  • Assembling a wide range of mechanical products, including hoists, gearboxes, and smaller sub-assemblies
  • Using engineering best practice, drawings, and SOPs to ensure work produced conforms to relevant drawing specifications/tolerances or limits
  • Performing daily health and safety checks on specific equipment of use, such as cranes
  • Ensuring that all calibrated equipment used during assembly operations is in good condition and within calibration date
  • Recording labour hours spent against relevant production jobs

What do you need?

  • NVQ Level 3 Mechanical/Maintenance Apprenticeship (or equivalent)
  • Hands-on mechanical assembly experience
  • Confident to read engineering drawings
  • Confident in using IT equipment to access information
  • Comfortable with multi-tasking and prioritizing workload
  • Able to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Experience of building/maintaining electromechanical products or vehicle mechanics (desirable)
  • Previous background in Police or Armed Forces (desirable)
  • Previous experience of using cranes and slinging (desirable)
  • Experience of 5S, KanBan, Visual management, and other Lean tools (desirable)


If you are a reliable, self-motivated, and detail-oriented individual with the essential experience and skillset that we are looking for, apply today for consideration get in touch with Gail for more information.

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