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Mechanical Fitter


Salary Package: Negotiable
Location: Newport, Wales
Consultant: Dave Smith
Posted: 20/03/2024


Berry Recruitment are working with a production company in Newport who produce valves and export them worldwide. Having over 70 years industry experience they are a stable, established and a leader in production.

They are currently seeking a Mechanical Fitter to join them in the Newport facility. As a Mechanical Fitter your job role will include:

  • To assemble valves utilising machined and purchased components which are compliant to drawing against the production plan.

  • Shrink fitting of components using Liquid Nitrogen.

  • Modify parts to fit using power tools.

  • Hydrostatic Shell & Seat High Pressure Testing.

  • Recording and reporting Non Conformance.

  • Material Handling upto 5 tonnes (Heavy Industry)

To be considered for this Mechanical Fitter role it is expected that you will have the following skills and attributes:

  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings

  • Using measuring equipment, Vernier, callipers, micrometre, hole gauge Etc.

  • Use of lathe, milling m/c, drill

  • Safe use of liquid nitrogen

  • Basic Maintenance

  • Use of overhead crane

  • Preferably a qualification in a mechanical engineering discipline OND/HND/HNC

As you will be joining a company that values its work force, if you are the successful candidate for the Mechanical Fitter position you can expect the following benefits:

  • 37 hours per week, with an early finish on a Fridays

  • Contributory membership of Pension Scheme

  • Death in Service Benefit (linked with Pension Scheme) of 3 x annual salary

  • Free car parking (plus secure parking for motorbikes, etc.)

  • 25 days of holiday per full year of service plus 8 Bank Hols

  • Good safe working environment

  • Annual eye test paid for if working on screens continuously

  • £60.00 contribution towards new specs if prescription changes

  • Christmas Saving Club

  • PPE provided (including safety boots)

If you are interested in the Mechanical Fitter position, based in Newport, please apply on line or contact Dave Smith at Berry Recruitment in Newport.

Please note that no terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of a person's gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation. Every candidate will be assessed only in accordance with their merits, qualifications and ability to perform the duties of the job.