Maintenance Fitter

  • Location
    Swansea, Swansea
  • Salary
    £19.69/Hourly
  • Category
    Engineering, Aerospace, Automotive - Machinery Service & Maintenance
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Industrial and Manufacturing
  • External Reference
    JR/002

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Shift Maintenance Fitter to join our client on a 12 month contract.


maintain uptime of the production equipment through both preventative and reactive maintenance. It is to progress key maintenance and production performance metrics over time through self-driven improvement initiatives and support of MT projects. And it is also to support the machine operation to ensure continuity of supply.


Key responsibilities:



  • Provide timely resolution of machine breakdowns across site.

  • Complete efficient product change over procedures.

  • Develop standards for changeovers with a view to seek improvement opportunities.

  • Carry out routine maintenance of production equipment and support systems across site.

  • Identify, prioritise, lead and contribute to improvement activity within maintenance and production, working closely with the MT group.

  • Support the maintenance improvement A3.

  • Develop standard work for maintenance activity.

  • Ensure high safety standards by developing and maintaining risk assessments.

  • Responsible for management of change (MOC) documentation.

  • Responsible for corrective action, preventative action (CAPA) task completion.

  • Develop solutions that prevent reoccurrence of faults.

  • Provide holiday and absence coverage for line operating in line with people movement meeting. Retain operating knowledge base.

  • Provide DR coverage for contractors (in future pending training).

  • Develop skills (i.e. PC literacy, data analysis, project management) and support initiatives such as PM Fiori, lean, Total Productive Maintenance (TPM), etc.


Candidate skills:



  • Time served mechanical tradesperson with appropriate academic standards.

  • Proven history of being able to trouble shoot to root cause.

  • Ability to lead projects to successful implementation.

  • Ability to develop innovative solutions to fix faults to root cause.

  • Willingness to develop their skill set and incorporate new technology into their daily routine.

  • Computer literate, ability to efficiently use MS software and SAP.

  • Work under own initiative and minimal guidance.

  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.

  • Driven to make change for the better.


Position to start ASAP


pay rate for this role is £19.69 per hour.


This rate includes shift premium for working a 23-day rota for 12 months.












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