Specialised Mechanical Fitter

  • Job Reference: C230526B
  • Date Posted: 26 May 2023
  • Recruiter: Acapella Recruitment
  • Location: Irthlingborough, Northamptonshire, England
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Perm
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description


Department:  Fabrication Shop and Fitting shops.

Our client is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of air and gas compressors, vacuum pumps and gas boosters.  They are currently seeking a Specialised Mechanical Fitter to join their team in Irthlingborough.

Main Purpose of Job:

To prepare, assemble and test company products and sub-assemblies. Also assemble complete pump packages when required.


                a)            Responsible to:  Operations Manager / Section Supervisor

                b)            Responsible for:  Quality and Standards of Products

                c)            Location:  Factory Fitting Shop and Fabrication Shop

Main Tasks of Job:

  • To build complete system packages to Company drawings, including pipework, fabricated frames and bases.
  • To kit up and prepare all components for assembly.
  • To build a range of pumps or sub-assemblies to company standards and specifications.
  • Rectify, modify or repair any fault occurring during assembly and test, as required.
  • Carry out various test procedures as required by the customer or company specifications using various test methods and rigs, as required by company specifications.
  • To work on customer’s site if required.
  • Undertake basic machining operations as required by the job or workload.
  • Undertake all mechanical and manual lifting in a safe manner including slinging, weight estimation and manual handling.
  • Work from and interpret engineering drawings and use inspection/measuring equipment to company standards
  • Allocate and store components to various areas within the factory (i.e. storage).
  • Carry out routine maintenance as required or on a daily basis.
  • Ensure machines and work area are cleaned and tidied on a routine basis.
  • Complete any documentation relevant to the department on a routine basis, as required.
  • Comply with all Health and Safety Regulations within the company.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as dictated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation. Any other reasonable tasks by mutual agreement.

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply ASAP.

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