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Mechanical Fitter


Regular weekend overtime paid at 150% & 200%, a pension scheme paying up to 15% and 33 days holiday are just a few of the perks that the Mechanical Fitter will enjoy whilst working with this globally operating Engineering business.



Because of heightened demand of their products & services, this long established, globally operating business are now recruiting a number of positions, including a Mechanical Fitter for their new build department.

The successful candidate will be responsible for building & assembling industrial rotating equipment directly from technical drawings.



Based in Rochdale, this employer is easily commutable from surrounding towns & cities including Halifax, Oldham, Manchester, Bury, Bolton and Todmorden.



The successful Mechanical Fitter will:



  • Hold formal qualifications within Mechanical Engineering or similar (Apprenticeship, NVQ Level 3, City & Guilds, BTEC, HNC, HND etc.) OR come with strong & stable career history within a similar position

  • Have previous experience building/assembling, servicing, maintaining or working with rotating equipment (gearboxes, pumps, motors, compressors, turbines, valves etc.)

  • Ideally have experience within a heavy engineering/manufacturing environment and be comfortable using overhead cranes




Working Hours of the Mechanical Fitter:



  • 35.5 Hours per week based on a rotating AM & PM shift pattern:

    • AM: Monday - Thursday 06:00 to 14:00 / Friday 06:00 to 11:00

    • PM: Monday - Thursday 14:00 to 22:00 / Friday 11:30 to 17:00



  • Weekend overtime offered (1 in 2 weekends) paying 150% on Saturdays & 200% on Sundays - on average employees here work an average of 12 hours on a fortnightly basis




In return, the Mechanical Fitter will receive:



  • Renumeration: £27,773.07 (£23,536.50 Base salary + 18% shift allowance)

  • Holiday Allowance: 33 Days per annum

  • Company Pension Scheme: Up to 15% combined contribution

  • Permanent employment with a stable organisation that employs over 2500 people worldwide




To apply for the Mechanical Fitter role, please click “Apply Now” and attach a copy of your CV.

Alternatively, please contact Callum Good at E3 Recruitment for more information.


  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: Up to £27773.0700 per annum + 33 Holidays + 15% Pension
  • Location: Oldham, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Engineering
  • Recruiter: E3 Recruitment
  • Tel: 01484 645269
  • Fax: 01484 500385
  • Email: to view click here
  • Posted: 2021-11-10 16:32:09 -

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