Assembly Fitter

  • Location
    Birkenhead, Merseyside
  • Salary
    £ 12 - £ 13 / Hourly
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Manufacturing & Production Engineering
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JN-092021-205339

My client is currently recruiting for an experienced Assembly Fitter with knowledge of Valves, to work as part of their fantastic team, based in Birkenhead. This is a temporary, ongoing position with the potential to turn permanent for the right person.


Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:15am-3:45pm with a 12:15 early finish on a Friday.


Pay: £12.00 starting hourly pay which will increase when training is successfully completed.


The key aim of this role is to safely dismantle rail equipment ensuring key parts are not damaged.


Job Description:



  • Overhaul, repair, assemble and test a variety of equipment, including warranty returns, refurbished and new: calipers, actuators, discs, couplers, brake control equipment, etc.

  • Build test installations in line with test specifications and schematics. Operate the same, interpreting results and adjusting units to required settings to achieve required outputs

  • Where equipment does not achieve required outputs, does not fit together, etc. investigate, fault find and diagnose likely causes and where possible correct the fault.

  • Work on own initiative or as part of a team within a dedicated team of fitters working to production deadlines.

  • Operate monitoring, measuring and diagnostic equipment.

  • Perform tasks within the assembly areas

  • To be flexible and work in any assembly area

  • Undertake any necessary training

  • Ensure quality requirements are met by working to technical documents and work instructions.

  • Ensure that any relevant information is passed over to the next shift to aid a smooth changeover

  • Carry out minor maintenance tasks

  • Ensure that tools, gauges, measuring equipment, etc. are properly stored


It would be beneficial if you had Mechanical experience and knowledge of Valves.


If you feel you have the skills and experience for this role please apply.


Adecco aim to respond to all applicant's, however due to the large volume of applications we receive this may not always be possible. Should you not receive a response within five working days please accept this as notification that you have not been short-listed on this occasion.


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