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Plant Fitter - Permanent - Expired

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Dutton Recruitment (Sheffield Engineering) are currently recruiting:

We are looking for Plant Fitters for permanent positions in Rotherham.

Immediate starts available (subject to interview process).

Maintenance personnel are responsible for maintaining both mobile and fixed plant to agreed standards, working in a safe manner following agreed work instructions. Customer focus is also of paramount importance.

Working as a part of a team, excellent communication and teamwork skills are critical to facilitate the efficient operation of the maintenance function; as is the accurate capture and reporting of information regarding maintenance activities.


* Minimum 3 year's experience in their specialised field in a large mobile and fixed plant environment as a mechanical engineer (fitter)
* Ideally be educated to City & Guilds (or equivalent) in a mechanical engineering discipline and served a full relevant apprenticeship.
* Have a proven experience of carrying out maintenance activities preferably in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
* Be able to diagnose process faults and identify appropriate repairs.
* Be able to perform maintenance of plant and equipment in accordance with manufacturer's recommendations and manuals with a focus on maintaining safety and maximizing production:
* Previous experience in conducting and adherence to both preventative and reactive maintenance activities
* Previous OEM (main dealer experience) in the repair and maintenance of heavy mobile equipment.
* Clean driving license

Interpersonal Skills

* Demonstrable experience in working as part of a team that delivers in line with defined objectives and targets
* Is approachable to other team members and shares relevant information with the team
* Presents information in a way that is easy to understand.
* Is willing to listen to ideas, questions and concerns.
* Keeps management informed of all relevant issues.
* Responds positively to requests from others.
* Is open-minded when encountering different views and attitudes.
* Responds to the immediate needs of customers (operations).
* Is polite, professional and helpful to co workers
* Follows through on customer problems and requests.
* Sees things from the customer's (operations)
* Seeks assistance from the right people to solve problems.
* Goes the extra mile to deliver excellent customer service.

Technical Skills

* Keeps up to date with specific and functional skills.
* Maintain site equipment such as conveyors, screens, crushers, silo's, mixers, hydraulic pneumatic systems and mobile plant such as loading shovels dump trucks 360 excavators etc
* Able to understand equipment schematic and technical drawings

Other Skills

* Approaches challenges with energy and enthusiasm
* Overcomes obstacles to meeting goals or standards, referring to others only when necessary
* Deals effectively with several tasks and priorities at the same time in order to manage expectations and meet deadlines
* Maintains own effectiveness through periods of change within the business.
* Learns from experience, success and failure.
* Thinks through basic, familiar problems in a structured way.
* Takes responsibility for delivering own work to the required standard.
* Writes in a clear and concise manner
* Presents information clearly and respond to questions
* Deals politely and professionally with operations and/or coworkers
* Is a good role model and representative of the company

Key Results Areas

* Understands and follows safe working procedures and performs 'point of work' risk assessments for all unique tasks.
* Understands and follows all mandatory company policies covering all aspects of the operation.
* Management of ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001 obligations pertaining to the maintenance function to ensure accreditation is maintained
* Adheres to health and safety policy

Responsibilities and Duties

* Perform routine and non routine maintenance activities according to a defined shift plan, following the safe working procedure (work instruction) for the task
* Use the right parts, equipment and PPE for the task and adopt a 'right first time' approach to all activities
* Follow the work order to ensure that all work is completed and checked prior to re commissioning the asset
* Accurately capture and record all work done including time taken, parts used, and asset worked on
* Return all unused/repairable parts to the stores
* Complete all necessary paperwork supporting the work performed and submit on a timely basis to the supervisor/workshop administrcator

This will be working a 4 on 4 off (Days/Nights) rotation and rate of pay is £15.27 per hour.

In the first instance, send CV's to or call 0114 2200888 (option 1) for Engineering.

Dutton Recruitment are working as an Employment Business on behalf of our client.

Up to £15.27 per hour

South Yorkshire,


IMC 991/2