Mechanical Fitter / Service Engineer
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Job Title: Mechanical Fitter / Service EngineerLocation: Leeds, West YorkshireSalary: £30,000 per annumJob Type: Full Time, PermanentWorking Hours: 36 hrs per week - Mon-Thurs 7.30 - 4.00pm, Fri 7.30 - 11.30am + overtime & field service premium rate when working off siteHolidays: 30 days per year, increasing to 33 daysOilgear UK is part of the international Oilgear group producing High Pressure Hydraulic equipment and systems in the UK with facilities located strategically around the globe. Oilgear have been producing electronic control systems for over 40 years within a business that was created in 1921.About the Role:Oilgear Leeds is currently recruiting Mechanical Fitters to join our team. You will work as a Mechanical Fitter including assembly, testing, fault finding and repair of valves, pumps and manifolds. You will also support our Field Service Engineers to ensure that Oilgear provides an excellent, efficient and effective service to our customers, if you are required to work at a client site you will receive a field service premium rate.This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a proactive and positive approach, a keen, hands-on problem solver with previous experience in a similar role who thrives in a team working environment.The Company will invest in your development, equipping you with the technical skills for the present and ensuring you have a fulfilling, long-term career.The site is conveniently situated approximately 1 mile from the centre of Leeds, we have our own parking and it is located with easy transport links to both the city centre and the motorway.Main duties will include:Carrying out assembly, test and repair activities on valves and pumps for the power generation, aerospace and steel making industriesInterpret system / circuit drawings and mechanical engineering drawingsTrouble-shooting & fault-finding, strip/inspect and repair hydraulic machineryIdentify component needs & liaise with purchasing department & storesAssembling and testing pumps & valvesUse industry standard testing equipmentOversee & be responsible for the calibration of the testing equipmentComplete test reports & produce test cardsDevelopment work and project working with design & electrical engineersContributing to project review and other related meetingsHighlight issues on build, raise NCR's and find solutions to problemsBe involved in, monitor, review the Health & Safety processes & procedures in the department including general housekeeping, PPE, complete Audits & Maintenance SchedulesPerson Specification:Technical/Job Specific:You must be computer literate and have good levels of numeracy and literacyYou will be experienced in engineering, manufacturing or similar environmentCore Skills:Attention to detail and good communication skills both written and verbal are essentialExcellent organisation skillsExcellent problem-solving skillsPersonal Qualities:The company operates within a dynamic and fast paced environment; to thrive in this role you will need to have a positive and friendly approach, flexible, team playerYou will be someone that is open to learn new skills and adapt to the company's processes, systems and procedures, whilst also suggesting improvements where neededYou must have ability to work as part of a team to ensure the overall objectives are metStrong personal accountability with a team working ethic for timely completion of tasksBenefits:30 Days Holiday per year, increasing to 33 DaysPension SchemeDIS SchemeContractual Sick Pay SchemeFree ParkingPlease Note:When applying you should provide a covering letter detailing your salary expectations and availability to commence work.All candidates must be currently eligible to both live and work in the United Kingdom.Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Maintenance, Engineering Installations, Multi-skilled Engineer, Mechanical Fitter, Technical Engineer, Mechanical Support Technician, Service Engineer, Field Service Engineer may also be considered for this role.