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Mechanical Fitter/Tester

Mechanical Fitter/Tester

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    Engineering & Technical

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    Bethan Griffiths

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    28 days ago

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Mechanical Fitter/Tester



Days - Monday - Friday (12pm finish Friday)

Yolk Recruitment is excited to be working with an established engineering company who are looking for an experienced Mechanical Fitter/Tester to jo join their team. As Mechanical Fitter/Tester you will be responsible for assembling valves utilising machined and purchased components which are compliant to drawing against the production plan.

This is a great opportunity to join a company experiencing a particular period of growth.

This is what you'll be doing as Mechanical Fitter/Tester:

  • Assemble valves to latest issue drawing
  • Material Handling up to 5 tonne (Heavy Industry)
  • Ensure components prior to assembly are as per latest issue drawing
  • Ensuring all check/inspection gauges are used in line with check procedures
  • Recording of manufacturing data i.e. serial number, shop order Etc., on Valve Assembly Material Index. Plus Valve ID stamp serial number on body (& disk)
  • Shrink fitting of components using Liquid Nitrogen
  • Modify parts to fit using power tools and off line machine(s)
  • Recording and reporting Non Conformance to component/drawing or p.list
  • Feedback to engineering any assembly process improvement idea's drawing tolerance amendments required
  • Hydrostatic Shell & Seat High Pressure Testing
  • Pneumatic/Gas Testing
  • Fugitive Emissions Testing using 99% Helium
  • Continuous improvement and maintaining of housekeeping
  • Ensuring protective work wear is worn
  • Ensuring that any lifting equipment/straps are within safety procedure before use
  • Ensuring compliance with company health & safety requirements
  • Problems arising from incorrect machining

The experience you'll bring to the team as Mechanical Fitter/Tester:

  • Able to demonstrate a minimum of two years' experience working in a manufacturing/engineering discipline, preferably within a "bespoke" mechanical engineering environment
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Using measuring equipment, Vernier, callipers, micrometer, hole gauge Etc.
  • Use of lathe, milling m/c, drill
  • Mechanical assembly techniques/capabilities/workshop practices
  • Experience of exotic metals (Stainless, Super Duplex, Inconel Etc.)
  • Measurement techniques

And this is what you'll get in return:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • 37 hour working week with an early finish on a Friday
  • Comprehensive benefits package.
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technology in a dynamic team.

If you feel you have the skills, experience and passion to be successful in this Mechanical Fitter/Tester role apply now.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

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