Mechanical Fitter

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Newport
Salary: Up to £13.43 per hour
Start Date: asap
Reference: 199710_1550839488
Contact Name: Robert Cain
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 22, 2019 12:44

Job Description

Acorn is looking to fill Mechanical Fitter positions for a Major client (Tata Steel) at the Llanwern plant

Job Title: Engineering Workshop ..Mechanical Fitter

Hourly Rate: £13.43

Contract Length: 12 Month Agency Temp

Hours Per Week: 40

Business: Llanwern, Strip Products UK


Engineering Purpose of Role: Purpose of the position is to cover all areas of Llanwern, as required, providing a complete range of Engineering activities, Although based in the Engineering Workshop.


The main responsibilities of the job holder are:

  • To ensure that all activities comply with the Health and Safety requirements
  • To participate in all team activities utilising inherent and/or developed skills aimed at achieving set objectives
  • To react to engineering, quality and safety issues as they arise
  • To utilise the knowledge, experience and skill to initiate corrective actions
  • To work to high standard in supporting the Engineering departmental objectives
  • To have a full understanding of electrical systems to be authorised to issue permits to systems, as required
  • To actively contribute to all team activities aimed at improving plant performance

Work with the Engineering Inspector in the area to :

  • Minimise unplanned downtime , perform the required maintenance tasks and carry out the required Engineering checks to plan.

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Completed an approved mechanical apprenticeship/ or NVQ level 3 achieved
  • Experience in a relevant position and flexibility to undertake other discipline skills
  • Full understanding of fluid/power permit systems(authorised and issue)
  • Welding and Fabrication Skills are desirable
  • Knowledge of mechanical maintenance procedures and practices. SAP notification/feedback required
  • Self-motivated to learn new skills, and process understanding
  • Understand Permit system - Fluid power - Electrical - ATW/PBS - CSOetc
  • Capable of operating Overhead Cranes & Forklift is an advantage