Mechanical Fitter

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
Salary: Up to £13.43 per hour
Start Date: asap
Reference: 202678_1550838700
Contact Name: Robert Cain
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 12:31

Job Description

Acorn is currently looking to fill Mechanical Craft positions for a Major Client Tata Steel at the Port Talbot plant.

Must be Time Served/NVQ level 3

Location: Port Talbot

Rate: £13.43 per hour - days

Holiday allowance: 35 per annum

Contract hours: 40 per week

The role:

To support shift operations by maintaining plant availability and reducing plant downtime.
Based in the Engineering workshops

Role responsibilities will include, but not be limited to the following:

· Diagnosing and repairing equipment breakdowns. Identifying failure modes of plant equipment and returning the equipment to operate safely and in a reasonable timescale. Heavy Industry experience desirable.

· Carrying out maintenance routines on plant and equipment

Use of Overhead Crane & Forklift

· Complete repairs on Conveyor systems, Heavy Machinery and Gas cleaning By Products plant

Knowledge of Drive Shafts , Gearboxes , Couplins , Lubrication Systems , Hydraulics , Cranes/Bogies

· Diagnosing and repairing equipment failures as required.

· Obtaining maintenance schedules from the maintenance management system (SAP) and feeding back work carried out. Work arising to be recorded using notifications.

· Locating spare parts using the maintenance management system. Collecting and returning spares to stores.

· To work under the permitry rules. Issuing certificates / permits as and when required.

· To assess all engineering plant changes using the Management of Change (MOC) system.

· Installation and testing of equipment.

Personal specification:

Good understanding of Health & Safety

Respect for others - To recognise and value others in all that we do, by having respect for our colleagues, customers and our environment.

Communication - To give and receive clear, concise and accurate information in a manner that is relevant to achieve understanding for all. The ability to communicate ideas and directions clearly, both in writing and orally.

Analytical and problem solving - The ability to assimilate, organise and analyse pertinent information for logic based problem solving.

Impact and influencing - Uses a variety of skills to build commitment for own ideas. Influences people in a way that breaks down barriers and builds lasting relationships and networks. Adaptability -

Ability to remain effective within a changing environment such as when faced with new tasks, responsibilities or people.

Drive, motivation and commitment - The extent to which the individual is self starting and self motivated, and the degree and consistency of energy / enthusiasm which is committed in the pursuit of objectives and business goals.

Managing people - Managing subordinates effectively to optimise commitment and productivity, devising and implementing planned training and development for self and subordinates.

Planning - To take a structured approach to organising work by establishing future priorities and requirements, setting clear goals, interim milestones and reviews. Sets plans to meet objectives, and champions continuous improvement