Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitter - Merthyr Tydfil - 208666

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£12.85 per hour


Mechanical Engineering

Job Description
Job Description:

Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitters required in Merthyr Tydfil

Contract: Long Term Temporary (Initially 6 months, will be reviewed for extended period).

Rates: £12.85 per hour

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a well-established international company providing land, air and marine solutions & support.

We are currently seeking a number of Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitters who will be responsible for harness, LRU and component installation along with other fitting activities that are required to assemble military vehicles.

Role Purpose:

The Assembly Fitter is responsible to the Cell Leader/Production Supervisor to perform a wide variety of electrical, electronic, mechanical or hydraulic product assembly operations on product assemblies or sub-assemblies in Merthyr Tydfil, this includes the possibility of support to manufacturing activities overseas.

Job Description:

- Installing mechanical, electrical or electronic products in a production environment

- Support the day-to-day activities of the manufacturing team, operating within Health and Safety practices of the company

- Record keeping, including recording of serial numbers to support "As Built" records

- Adhere to manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's)

- Understand and comply with policies and, procedures carry out work in a safe and diligent manner with minimal supervision

- Undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required

- Participation as a member of continuous improvement initiatives

Additional Information:

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a UK Security Clearance check prior to commencing duties.

Person Specification
- Ability to work within a 'team' environment

- Good interpersonal, verbal communication skills to explain general information and effectively communicate with peers and management

Qualifications & Experience
Essential Skills and Abilities:

- Good Mechanical and/or electrical aptitude

- Ability to read assembly documentation such as drawings and work instructions

- Experienced in the safe use of hand and power tools

- General knowledge of assembly operations

- Ability to work in a complex production environment

- Ability to work at heights and in restricted spaces

- Good understanding of Health and Safety regulations

- Familiarity with workmanship criteria and the ability to distinguish acceptable vs. unacceptable product

- Minimum of a high school education or equivalent (appropriate work experience may be substituted for educational requirement)

- Hold, or be capable of holding, security clearance to the level of Basic check

Desirable Skills and Abilities:

- Experience/knowledge of military vehicles or HGV vehicles

- Experience of manufacturing environments

- Experience of maintaining, repairing or fitting out track vehicles is highly desirable

- Prior electro/mechanical assembly experience preferred
Hold a current Track vehicle 'H' driving licence (desirable but not essential)

Salary Package
- Up to £12.85 per hour