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Mechanical Maintenance Fitter (Weekends) - Livingston

Pension, 33 Days holiday, Bonus - Engineering
Ref: 91 Date Posted: Monday 07 Oct 2019
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Due to recent large-scale business wins a successful engineering manufacturer based in Livingston, West Lothian is seeking to recruit a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter. Working at the weekends, the shift pattern is 3 days on, and 4 off, so the opportunity presents to have 4 days off per week (see shift pattern below) and will suit and engineer who values a three-day working week. This role will be working with the Weekend Maintenance Team.  

You will also receive excellent benefits that includes 33 days holiday (25 days plus 8 stats rising to 35 after 5 years’ service), an employer contribution pension (matching up to 10%), and a company discretionary bonus paid quarterly.

The employer is progressive, stable and has world class engineering companies as its customers.  

Your duties will include:

  • Working as part of the mechanical maintenance team performing duties in a heavy engineering environment on manufacturing plant and Mechanical destitution and utilising systems.
  • Actioning planned mechanical maintenance schedules with a view to maximising manufacturing up time.
  • Dealing with manufacturing breakdowns of plant systems in a heavy engineering environment, with a view to minimising downtime.
  • Working: Week 1. FSS 6am to 6pm. Week 2. FSS 6pm to 6am. Week 3. FSS 6am to 6pm.

To be successful in this engineer role you will have the following skills and experience:

  • Be a time served mechanical maintenance fitter with relevant qualifications.
  • Breakdown and preventative maintenance activities within manufacturing /mid to  heavy engineering environments.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and fault find on mechanical/plant equipment.
  • Ability to work at heights and enclosed spaces with good communicate and teamwork skills.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, machine tools, and high voltage distribution systems is also desirable

In return, you will receive an excellent starting salary and benefits package that totals £ 32,598.37 (Base salary: £26,288.20, shift allowance - £5,272.67, Holiday Allowance-£1,037.50). There will also be very good overtime opportunity at excellent OT rates.

This role presents an excellent engineering career opportunity to further enhance knowledge and your manufacturing skills in a highly interesting and vibrant sector.

Please apply online immediately for your CV to be considered for this excellent role.