Job Details
Job title
Mechanical Machine Setter
Machinery Manufacturer
£25,000 - £30,000
Paid Overtime, Holiday & Pension
Job type
Job Ref.
Date posted
Sharon Hill


Automation Experts Ltd –

Immediate Job Opportunity


Mechanical Fitter


£25k - £30k

Paid Overtime, Holiday & Pension

Ref SJH 20923


Our client a market leader in the development of automated machinery requires an experienced Mechanical Fitter with the ability to set machines up and test them through to Factory Acceptance Testing.


The successful fitter will be responsible for:

·         Machine set up and commissioning ready for customer factory acceptance trial

·         Conduct and/or assist Project/Applications team with customer factory acceptance trial

·         Complete dispatch checks and relevant paperwork

·         Occasionally attend site to conduct machine set up and factory acceptance trial

·         Mentor, coach and oversee the work of the apprentices within the manufacturing team

·         Accurately and systematically troubleshoot during the machine build and set up to determine the cause of the problem and present or implement workable solutions

·         Assists Engineering with workable solutions to problems that inhibit build or performance of a machine


The successful Mechanical fitter will possess the following:

·         Qualified preferably to ONC/HNC in a mechanical engineering subject or completion of a recognised engineering apprenticeship

·         3 years of experience in machine building and set up in a manufacturing environment

·         Experience in the operation of machine tools such as milling machines and lathers

·         Experience preferably in the packaging industry with emphasis on machine build

·         Fork lift truck licence


This is an excellent opportunity to join a global player with genuine opportunity for progression, you will be engaged in the business by actively participating in company events, training, education and lean manufacturing. The end goal in this position is to reach a level of experience and knowledge to perform customer demonstrations and final acceptance testing.


Located in the North West this role is commutable from within and around the following areas: Manchester, Stockport, Salford, Warrington, Rochdale, Bury, Bolton, Rochdale, Wigan and Leigh.


For further information call Sharon Hill on 01902212000 or 07764208419. Alternatively, email a copy of your current CV to quoting the above reference number. 


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