10 miles

Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitter

Merthyr Tydfil

Up to £12.51 per hour


Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitter Merthyr Tydfil Long term Temporary (Initially 6 months, will be reviewed for extended period).

Rates £12.51 per hour

Acorn Recruitment is working on behalf of a wellestablished international company providing land, air and marine solutions and support.

We are currently seeking a number of Heavy Vehicle Assembly Fitters who will be responsible for harness, LRU and component installation along with other fitting activities that are required to assemble military vehicles.

Role Purpose

The Assembly Fitter is responsible to the Cell Leader / Production Supervisor to perform a wide variety of electrical, electronic, mechanical or hydraulic product assembly operations on product assemblies or subassemblies in Merthyr Tydfil, this includes the possibility of support to manufacturing activities overseas.

Job Description

Support the daytoday activities of the manufacturing team
Installing mechanical, electrical or electronic products in a production environment
Operate within Health and Safety practices of the company
Record keeping, including recording of serial numbers to support As Built records
Adhere to manufacturing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Understand and comply with policies and, procedures carry out work in a safe and diligent manner with minimal supervision
To undertake additional duties in line with capabilities as required
Participation as a member of continuous improvement initiatives

Essential Skills and Abilities

Good Mechanical or electrical aptitude
Good interpersonal, verbal communication skills to explain general information and effectively communicate with peers and management
Ability to read assembly documentation such as, drawings and work instructions
General Knowledge of assembly operations
Ability to work within a team environment
Ability to work in a complex production environment
Ability to work at heights and in restricted spaces
Good understanding of Health and Safety regulations
Familiarity with workmanship criteria and the ability to distinguish acceptable vs. unacceptable product
Experienced in the safe use of hand and power tools
Minimum of a high school education or equivalent (appropriate work experience may be substituted for educational requirement)
Hold, or be capable of holding, security clearance to the level of Basic check

Desirable Skills and Abilities

Experience of manufacturing environments
Experience/knowledge of military vehicles
Experience of tracked vehicles is desirable
Prior electro/mechanical assembly experience preferred
Hold a current Tracked vehicle driving licence ( desirable but not essential )

Additional Information

Successful applicants will be required to undertake a UK Security Clearance check prior to commencing duties.

Posted 29 days ago

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