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Mechanical Fitter

  • Location: Leeds, Leeds, England
  • Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Salary dependent on role,OTE £45 000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: General Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Contact: Luke Dugdale
  • Contact Email: luke.dugdale@metalis.co.uk
  • Start Date: Asap
  • Expiry Date: 23 July 2021
  • Job Ref: BBBH169_1624436831

Working for a leading company in Huddersfield who are looking for several Mechanical fitters to join their team, the roles available are either Service engineer(20% travel to customers site) or Mechanical Fitter (no travel)

Both roles are fully permanent with very good earning potential.

Service Engineer

Days regular Starting salary £30 000 + huge uplifts of up to 75% of salary for hours worked not on site.On site in Huddersfield roughly 80% of the time with the potential of site based work either in the UK or abroad



Mechanical Fitter

Double days position- Starting salary of £38 000 with huge overtime opportunities paid at a premium rate. this is 100% based in the manufacturing facility in Huddersfield

All roles have the option to earn much more money than basic salary with extra hours and bonus should the successful person want it

The role:

  • Security Clearance (SC) to be gained
  • Heavy Industrial Gearbox experience prefered but not essential
  • Rotating equipment experience essential
  • Knowledge of Bearing applications- especially white metal prefered
  • Gantry & Jib crane experience prefered
  • Lifting and slinging of loads up to 80t experience prefered
  • Stripping, cleaning, rebuilding gearboxes
  • Diagnosing faults - problem solving
  • Testbed experience prefered but not essential
  • Working to technical drawings
  • Familiar with measuring equipment- Slipblocks, internal/ external micrometers etc...
  • Compiling reports on the quality of components on gearboxes essential, recording serial/ cast
    numbers numbers keeping all documents in order.
  • Double Day, Night Shift & weekend working- a flexible attitude towards working hours
  • Maintaining a high quality of work within the department under pressure
  • Good house keeping is essential
  • To work as part of a team, good communication skills- compile shift hand over notes.
  • Willingness to learn and gain new skills



  • 226 hours holiday per year
  • Holidays increase 7.5 after 4 years employment and an additional 7.5 after 8 years
  • Free Parking
  • On-site gym
  • Shopping discount portal
  • Good Pension scheme
  • Clean environment with a renowned well-known manufacturer
  • Vast amount of progression and job changes available