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Mechanical Fitter

  • Location: Leeds
  • Salary: £29000 - £32000 per annum + Overtime per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 22 days ago

Metalis are working with a well established company based in Leeds who manufacture machinery. They are looking for a mechanical fitter to join their team on a permanent basis.

General duties to include:

  • Machine assembly experience including power press machinery.
  • Including assembly of gears, bearings, seals, linkages etc.
  • Power press operation including principles and systems (beneficial but not essential)
  • Inspection and test of safety devices and guarding
  • Detection of defects
  • Tool setting
  • Safe working methods

Ideal Candidate:

  • Apprentice trained in mechanical engineering, fitting duties, or have demonstrable experience.
  • Experienced in detail fitting of components. Including use of hand tools, drilling, tapping, filing etc.
  • Machine assembly experience, including assembly of gears, bearings, seals, linkages etc.
  • Overseas travel to install and commissioning machinery is a possibility as is travel within the UK.
  • Press setting qualification would be beneficial but not essential.


  • 4 day working week (Mon-Thurs 7am-4:45pm)
  • Overtime payable time and a third Monday to Thursday and time and half Friday, Saturday and Sunday.