Skilled Fitter

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  • Location:

    Portsmouth, Hampshire

  • Sector:

    Project Services

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £24000 - £28000 per annum + Good benefits

  • Contact:

    Phil Johnson

  • Email:

  • Published:

    over 2 years ago

  • Start date:

    April 2019

  • Consultant:


Skilled Fitter

+ Turning, Milling, Metal Fabrication, Welding

+ Salary: £24-28k +

+ Leading manufacturer of pipeline drilling & equipment

+ Hampshire based

My client is a leading manufacturer and supplier of Under pressure drilling and pipeline equipment supplying the Gas & Water Industries in the UK and export to 105 countries worldwide.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the company due to continued expansion. They require a Skilled Fitter to join the team at Fareham. Looking for an ambitious, self-motivated, reliable and experienced individual who will be working within a small team.

The successful applicant should have a very good mechanical engineering background ideally having served a recognised engineering apprenticeship and possess knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing techniques including Turning, Milling, Pipe & Sheet Fabrication and welding.

Day to day duties

The ideal candidate will have a versatile and adaptable skill set and would be expected to:

Liaise with production Control with builds, deliveries etc.

Look after the Inspection & testing of subcontracted machined parts

Build and test in house manufactured products

Ensure build & delivery deadlines are met

General assistance with site management

Essential Skills

Strong mechanical engineering and knowledge of techniques stated above

Experience of overhaul, repair and maintenance of mechanical machines

Stock Management

Identify workshop tooling and resource requirements

Clean Driving License

Desirable skills

Experience of providing support to sales department UK & Export

Provision of Support to Design / R&D Department

IT literate with a good understanding of MS Office Applications

The candidate will have the opportunity to join a well-established and growing business with a competitive salary and excellent benefits package