Maintenance Fitter

Ref: 282| Posted: 23rd Mar 2021

Maintenance Fitter

Are you looking for your next challenge? Baxi Heating is a leading provider of environmentally friendly and efficient heating solutions across a range of leading domestic and commercial brands. We have over 150 years of experience, pride ourselves on our values and strive for earning lifetime loyalty with our customers.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and well-motivated individual to join our Maintenance team in Preston as a Maintenance Fitter. 

The successful applicant will have responsibility for various duties including:

Planned maintenance routines, fault finding and corrective activities on a wide variety of automated industrial plant and process equipment including foundry process, CNC machinery, metal forming/press tool machinery, assembly plant, powder coating paint plant etc.

Reporting to the Maintenance manager/supervisors, the ideal applicant should possess the following attributes or work experience:

  • Qualified in a relevant mechanical discipline.

  • Proven mechanical fitting experience in an industrial maintenance engineering environment.

  • Able to read and follow mechanical drawings.

  • Competent with bench and machine fitting.

  • A proven working knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics.

  • Basic welding competence (preferable but not essential).

  • Competent with lifting/slinging.

  • FLT driving license/experience (preferable but not essential).

  • IPAF license to drive MEWP’s i.e. scissor/boom lifts (preferable but not essential)

  • Capable of working unsupervised when required - alone or as part of the team.

  • Flexible to all aspects of maintenance with an appreciation of electrical control systems to enable basic electrical isolation/repair assistance (preferable but not essential).

  • PC literate.

  • Current driving license.

We offer a competitive salary alongside 25 days holiday per annum not including UK bank holidays. We also offer a contributory pension and sick pay schemes, staff discounts and more.

Does this sound like you? If so we would love to hear from you!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status.

Recruitment Agency notice

We operate a strict Preferred Supplier List (PSL) for the provision of recruitment services.  Only agencies on our PSL may provide CVs via our online recruitment system.  We will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL. We explicitly reserve the right to add candidate details from unsolicited CVs from non-PSL agencies into our own candidate database and to pursue/hire such candidate(s) without any obligation, financial or otherwise, to the agency concerned.