Mechanical Fitter

Location Newtownabbey, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 8 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Jordan McMaster
Job Ref JM322_1554476022

Job Description

Mechanical/Maintenance Fitter


May require working rotational days / nights and weekend depending on shift pattern worked

Salary: 30-34k DOE

My client is a leading local brand within the manufacturing/engineering sectors and specialise in plastic extrusion. Known locally as a leading employer, they seek to add experience to their Engineering Maintenance department and are in the market for an Electrical bias Maintenance Engineer.


  • Ensure all tasks undertaken are completed in accordance with the appropriate and necessary regulations e.g. IEE, Electricity at Work Regulations and HASAW Regulations;
  • Act as a member of the electrical maintenance team providing relevant information as the basis to future planning.
  • Through good housekeeping procedures ensure that a safe and clean working environment is kept at all times;
  • Ensure that the Health & Safety Policy of the company is operated to ensure compliance with statutory regulations as they change from time to time.


  • Have completed a recognised apprenticeship as a Mechanical technician
  • Have a minimum of 5 years post apprentice experience as a Mechanical technician in a manufacturing environment
  • Extensive experience of fault diagnosis in mechanical systems and equipment.
  • Have an established track record in delivering equipment reliability improvements.
  • Have experience of a wide range of hydraulic, pneumatic, process temperature control systems.
  • Have experience of equipment installation
  • Be able to demonstrate an ability to work to the required regulatory and safety standards on your own initiative, with minimum supervision within expected timescales
  • Be an active team player, comfortable liaising with a number of functional groups, including: production management, electrical technicians and process technicians
  • Have basic welding and fabrication skills
  • Be available to work a variety of shift patterns, including weekend working

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