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  • Job reference: RMS0197275

Mechanical Fitter

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: York, North Yorkshire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 24/08/2018
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Delivery of Production Schedule
* Undertakes mechanical fitting activities allocated on the production schedule / work-to list to meet production targets.
* Precision fitting, assembly and testing of manufactured equipment.
* Feedback to engineering design including attending design reviews as required.
* Site working when required.
* Defining assembly methods from engineering drawings.
* Sourcing and operating test equipment for various testing activities.
* General report writing for recording tests, troubleshooting and assembly procedures.
* Analysis of parts lists and BOMs to track parts.
* Maintenance of factory machine tools and equipment.
* Fault-finding and repair of mechanical equipment.
* Support routing estimation activities.
Continual Improvement
* Ongoing assessment of fitting processes and procedures to identify and implement improvements.
* Identifying new working methods, tooling or other systems that may improve efficiency.
* Implementation of continual improvement initiatives such as visual management tools and tool box talks.
* Identify Lean and 5S opportunities.
* Awareness and knowledge of hazards, PPE requirements and emergency procedures.
* Responsible for house-keeping of allocated work areas.
* Promote adherence to my clients Health and Safety Policy, for example:
o Reporting near misses and accidents.
o Point of work risk assessments and method statements.
* Promote adherence to my clients manufacturing processes and procedures to support consistency and quality of manufacturing work.
* Work with Production Engineer(s) and Inspectors to resolve quality issues.
* Complete self-inspection of produced components prior to final Inspection.

The Company:
Our client has been established for over 20 years locally and is focused on delivering design solutions to the nuclear industry, specialising in the design of mechanical handling plant and equipment, the design and installation of plant control systems and the provision of support to plant safety reviews.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* A wide range of precision fitting and assembly skills with experience in mechanical and hydraulic systems.
* Capability of reading and interpreting mechanical drawings.
* Must have a very high attention to detail.
* High level of initiative and comfortable working without supervision.
* Good written and oral communication skills.
* Logical, precise and methodical approach to problem solving.
* General competency in use of computers.
* Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and 5S principles.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
HND / Higher Apprenticeship in a related discipline.

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