Maintenance Fitter

Location Newry, County Down
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 5 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Gillian Baxter
Job Ref MF/GB_1552573162

Job Description

Maintenance Fitter



The Client: Located in Newry, the company are one of the top veterinary pharmaceutical manufacturers, supplying countries globally.

The Role: Based within our Maintenance Department the successful candidate will be responsible for carrying out day to day mechanical maintenance within a manufacturing facility comprising of both preventive and reactive duties.

The Maintenance Fitter is a critical member of Central Services Maintenance team and will focus on maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing machinery in our manufacturing facilities as well as being actively involved in our preventative maintenance programme.

Hours of work: Full-time

Essential Criteria:

  • Must have served a recognised mechanical apprenticeship within a manufacturing industry;
  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant post apprenticeship experience in a manufacturing environment - fitting, repair and installation;
  • Strong technical skills;
  • Confident in reading and understanding engineering drawings to include hydraulic and pneumatic diagrams;
  • Experience in carrying out fault finding
  • Logical and well organised approach to problem solving;
  • Ability to work on your own or as part of a team;
  • Computer literate.

  • Desirable criteria:
  • BTEC qualification in mechanical/electrical engineering;
  • A good understanding of electrical systems and electronic controls would be advantageous
  • Ability to deliver in a fast-paced environment, to operate under time pressure;
  • Previous experience in a regulated environment or Pharmaceutical industry.

In Return:

  • Excellent salary & performance-related bonus
  • Free Life Assurance, Paid Holidays, On-site Parking, Pension Scheme, Canteen Facilities, Healthcare plan, Childcare Vouchers, Discounted Car Insurance, Perks Scheme
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