Mechanical Fitter.

  • Newport
  • Up to £35000.00 per annum

Mechanical Fitter

  • Newport
  • Up to £35000.00 per annum
  • Posted January 22, 2024

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter
Location: Newport
Salary: Depending on the experience (flexible)

Hours: Full time, Mon-Thur 08:00 – 16:45, Fri 08:00-12.00

Here at The Recruitment Co we are currently recruiting a Mechanical fitter to work for a company based in Newport on a full time and permanent contract.
Your job will be to assemble valves utilising machined and purchased components which are compliant to drawing against the production plan.

Main Job Roles:

  • Assemble valves to latest issue drawing
  • Material Handling upto 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
  • Any other reasonable request within the job scope

Required Experience

  • Preferably a qualification in a mechanical engineering discipline OND/HND/HNC
  • Able to demonstrate a minimum of two years’ experience working in a manufacturing/engineering discipline, preferably within a “bespoke” mechanical engineering environment
  • Time served mechanical fitter/mechanical assembler
  • Mechanical assembly techniques/capabilities/workshop practices
  • Experience of exotic metals (Stainless, Super Duplex, Inconel Etc.)
  • Measurement techniques
  • Data manipulation
  • Problem solving
  • PED awareness

If you are interested please apply now!


The Recruitment Co. is an equal opportunities employer and we’re committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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