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Mechanical Fitter

Reference Number: 7638

  • Job LocationLocation: Gainsborough
  • Job SalarySalary/Rate: Negotiable / Hour
  • Job Contract TypeContract Type: Temp To Perm
  • Employment TypeHours Type: Full Time
  • Job Shift TypeShift Type: Monday To Friday

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Job Description

Our well establish client; sector leaders in their field, have a great opportunity for a MECHANICAL FITTER JOB IN GAINSBOROUGH. They are seeking to recruit a versatile Mechanical Fitter with packaging, robotics and electrical experience to join their engineering team.

Salary Negotiable

You will be joining a team of engineers to support in the planning, design of new and existing products and equipment. Primarily performing various fitting and assembly tasks in a busy, modern manufacturing facility.

You will be enthusiastic, energetic, motivated and hard working with excellent time keeping skills who enjoys working as part of a team as well as organised. This role will suit you if you are keen to maintain high standards and have a hands-on approach.

Diverse Employment are working on behalf of the advertised position so should you wish to apply, we would be pleased to hear from you.

Job Summary

Hours of Work

  • Monday to Friday, days (overtime available outside of these hours)


The following are a list of responsibilities for the Mechanical Fitter jobs in Gainsborough :

  • Mechanical assembly of component parts, in sub-assemblies as well as overall machine builds, and pre-delivery testing of them
  • Ability to read and understand technical drawings, models and BOM’s, and to build assemblies and machines from the information provided
  • Ability to dismantle and overhaul used assemblies and machines
  • Knowledge of pneumatic / hydraulic systems
  • Maintaining a clean, organised and productive work area
  • Completing given tasks safely and efficiently
  • Ability to work to deadlines to meet business objectives
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Interaction with other departments such as design, electrical etc
  • Option to travel in the UK or overseas for machine commissioning


  • A relevant mechanical Apprenticeship and / or industry experience
  • Knowledge of conveyor systems
  • A knowledge of equipment, processes and materials
  • Knowledge of pneumatic / hydraulic systems preferable
  • Electrical knowledge would be an advantage but not essential


  • Packaging, Robotics and Electrical experience required
  • Previous mechanical engineering experience
  • Relevant previous mechanical fitting experience
  • Experience of working in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven record of maintenance, problem solving and installations
  • Experience working on packaging machines (DESIRABLE)

Desired Skills / Qualities

  • Ability to work to close tolerances
  • Able to overcome problems, spotting errors quickly, analysing them to establish the root cause and resolve
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Must be practical
  • A good eye for attention to detail
  • 100% committed & ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Must be a good team player
  • Have stamina and good hand-eye coordination, due to timing, heat and other variables
  • Be hands on and flexible in your approach to work
  • Work to high standards
  • Ability to be proactive and work with minimal supervision

Job Benefits / Perks

  • Statutory Holidays
  • Free parking
  • Pension Scheme
  • Overtime available
  • Social events

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