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Recruiter: BluetownOnline Ltd
Listed on: 24th June
Location: Long Eaton
Salary/Rate: £22,000 - £25,500
Type: Permanent
Start Date: ASAP

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Job Title: Mechanical Fitter

Location: Long Eaton, Nottinghamshire

Salary: £22,000 - £25,500

Job Type: 37 hours per week - 8.00am to 4.30pm Mon-Thurs (30 mins lunch), 8.00am to 1.00pm Fri (no lunchbreak)

TecQuipment is the leading provider of high-quality educational equipment for engineering disciplines. The company's laboratory products are used by students and educators across the world, in over 1500 establishments in more than 100 countries.

Be part of a world-leading company that puts employees first.

We have recently become Employee-Owned. This move secures the longevity of the company and means that customers purchasing their best-in-class laboratory teaching products and software will be supported for many years to come. An Employee-Owned Trust has been set up that puts the TecQuipment employees in the driving seat of managing the company's future.

An Employee Forum that consists of members of each department within the company represents the employees as the primary shareholders in the business. Two members of this Forum have been appointed to the TecQuipment Trustees Board of Directors.

The role:

Due to continued growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably experienced Mechanical Fitter to join our busy and highly motivated multi-disciplinary team.

The work is varied, interesting and demanding as we expect high standards for quality and performance. With good practical knowledge, you will join our mechanical assembly department in order to build products within set timeframes whilst ensuring that quality standards are met on all products, processes, and procedures. Our products are designed to support the teaching of engineering principles, and all the finished work is visible to the end customers, therefore it is imperative that you have great attention to detail and work to a neat standard.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Building products to the required standard (in accordance with ISO9001 quality standards)
  • Assembling products that prove engineering theories
  • Working from mechanical drawings/diagrams
  • Work from a BOM (Bills of Materials)
  • Gluing, soldering, fitting of bearings, using hand tools
  • Self-inspection of all work produced
  • Maintain accurate bookings within a computerised system
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment

Essential Experience from Candidate:

  • Relevant experience and a strong mechanical background
  • Able to work accurately to deadlines
  • An understanding of mechanical drawings/diagrams
  • An enthusiastic team player with a can-do/flexible attitude
  • Work alongside/with electrical fitters
  • Continual process improvement attitude

Desirable Experience from Candidate:

  • Relevant qualification
  • Experience with HVAC/air conditioning systems
  • A willingness to help out in other areas of the factory should the demand arise
  • Experience of building educational equipment/products


  • Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Clean working environment
  • Free parking

Please click the APPLY button and to submit your CV and Cover Letter.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Mechanical Engineer, Mechanical Fitter, Technician, Technician, Electrical Fitter, Gluing, soldering, fitting of bearings, Welding, Electro-Mechanical Systems Engineer may also be considered for this role.