Mechanical Fitter

Permanent / Full Time
£14.00 Per Hour

Main Duties

  • To carry out all production operations in accordance with the company health & safety policy. Ensuring your personal safety and that of others working in your area;
  • Prepare fabricated tanks to production priority schedule for installation of core and winding assembly. Pre-fitting of gaskets, bushings, instruments, conservator, lid, wiring bars, etc;
  • Prepare core and winding assemblies for installation to fabricated tanks. Ensuring core and windings are free from damage and debris contamination, and all mechanical clamps and fixings are torque tightened to specification;
  • Install core and winding assemblies to fabricated tanks. Ensuring secure slinging of core & winding assemblies and safe positioning to pre-determined dimensions inside the tank. Secure core & winding assembly in position and make internal electrical connections;
  • Fill fabricated tank with insulation oil. Ensuring that core & winding assembly is totally covered within the specified period of leaving the oven stoving operation;
  • Fit the transformer lid assembly and all other ancillary equipment required for test;
  • Complete final assembly operations by fitting all remaining equipment, radiators, conservator, and any associated connection pipework, switches, valves, nameplates, etc;
  • Ensure all quality control and customer specific documentation has been completed to specification.
  • Periodically, work to tight deadlines and show commitment to get the “job done”;
  • Carry out any reasonable ad-hoc duties requested by your direct Line Manager or the Management Team

Requirements to carry out the role

  • GCSEs High school or equivalent (Desirable);
  • Apprentice trained in mechanical engineering ( Not Essential);
  • Experience of reading, understanding and interpreting mechanical drawings;
  • Crane, slinging and lifting experience;
  • Experience of working on electrical transformers (Desirable but not essential as training will be given).
  • Be flexible as the job may involve unsociable hours;
  • Good communication skills and the ability to connect naturally with people;
  • To be able to work well using own initiative and as part of a team;
  • Ability to ensure the work gets done in a timely and effective manner;
  • Ability to follow all Company policies and procedures;
  • Ability to understand and implement written and verbal instructions given;
  • Self-motivated.

Benefits

  • 25 days holiday per year plus bank holidays;
  • Company pension scheme;
  • Death in service scheme;
  • BUPA mental wellbeing package;
  • Staff Discount Service;
  • Career development including additional academic/training courses;
  • Rotating shift patterns Monday to Friday 6-2, & Monday to Thursday 12:30pm-10pm (Fridays off)
  • Onsite Welfare facilities;
  • Onsite Parking;
  • Bike to work Scheme.
  • Working in fast growing industry.

If you are interested please send your CV to vacancies@winder.co.uk