Job Description

Job Vacancy - Shift Mechanical Fitter

A family owned company located in West Bromwich, West Midlands that specialise in organo-sulphur synthesis.

They manufacture intermediates for the Pharmaceutical, Agrochemical and Speciality Chemical industries as well as many.

A vacancy has arisen to join the Mechanical Department. This is an excellent opportunity to work as part of a highly skilled Mechanical Engineering team within a lower tier COMAH facility. The successful candidate will be an experienced, qualified Mechanical Fitter. You will need to demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively with a range of departments to ensure that daily goals are achieved.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience listed below:-

Mechanical preventative and reactive maintenance work in an industrial environment working on equipment such as gearboxes, pumps, mechanical seals, pipework etc.
Mechanical plant installation and modification work.
Statutory inspections - pressure testing, plant integrity and commissioning work.
The use of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems.
The ability to use and interpret equipment drawings, manuals and other technical information to assist with all works.
Work in accordance with the company safe systems of work and permit to work systems.

Qualifications/Training

You will need to have a recognised mechanical apprenticeship and educated to ONC or City and Guilds level 3 (RQF level 3) in Mechanical Fitting/Engineering as a minimum.
Ideally you would also have training with MEWP's, abrasive wheels, welding equipment and confined spaces.
Career development will be possible with both internal and external training courses available.


The position works on the 5-shift system, working 2 days, 2 nights, 4 days off shift pattern. Each working shift is 12 hours. Day shifts at 06:00 - 18:00 hours, night shifts are 18:00 - 06:00 hours.

This pattern includes weekends and most bank holidays with the exception of Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. Every 8 week rotation there is an 18 day break with 1 day allocated to training. There is a 1 hour paid break during each 12 hour shift.

Interviews will be held once suitable applications are received.

If you have the skills listed above and interested in the vacancy please apply now below or call the Dudley office of Workforce Recruitment & Training.
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