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Mechanical Fitter

Newton Abbot, Devon
Job Type
1 Sep 2022

Mechanical Fitter - Heathfield, A38 near Newton Abbott

Competitive Salary, Benefits and Overtime

About us and this role

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide we are leaders in 80% of our markets. Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods.

You will work as part of a small team and carry out planned maintenance to process equipment, conduct breakdown repairs and be involved in some installation work. This is a varied role and you will maintain mills, pumps, conveyors, bagging equipment and other process plant. You will be supported by an experienced manager and following your induction and training be given autonomy and be expected to fault find and solve problems in clean and modern workshops.

What's in it for you?

There are lots of reasons to join us - this is a hands-on role and every week you will tackle a variety of tasks, using your mechanical engineering skills and experiences. The health and safety of our colleagues is at the forefront of everything we do. You will have the opportunity to be part of a friendly team, learn about our diverse range of equipment and also develop valuable new skills.

Imerys is a successful business which provides its employees with a positive working environment and a range of workplace benefits and support including canteen areas, secure lockers and weekly workwear laundry service . Our workplaces are diverse and inclusive and we foster a collaborative work culture which helps us continually drive innovation in our fields.

On offer is a competitive salary, a pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays as well as an excellent reward hub for savings on things like everyday purchases and more.

This is a permanent position, on a regular day shift, 7.30am to 3.30pm Monday to Friday. There is the opportunity for overtime with enhanced rates at weekends.

In return we ask for

You are an experienced mechanical engineer with a mechanical engineering apprenticeship or equivalent Level 3 qualification. In your apprenticeship or career to date you have had exposure to welding and ideally broader electrical engineering, pneumatics and hydraulics experience. As this is a wide ranging role we are looking for a flexible approach and someone who enjoys learning new skills. To drive our Land Rovers and vans around the sites you will need a driving licence and ideally additional Fork-lift and cherry-picker licences, though training is available.

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  • Job Reference: 699490186-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Imerys
  • Location: Newton Abbot, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent