Posted 19 March 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
ReferenceKYLE - NEWPORT_1710853776
Contact NameKyle Smith

Job description

Job Title: Fitter/Tester

Location: Newport

Employment Type: Full-time / Permanent]

Working Hours: The role is 37 hours per week, with an early finish on a Friday.

Salary: competitive and will be dependent on experience

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Fitter/Testerto join our well-established client based in the Newport area.

This role presents a unique chance to become a part of a dedicated team within a well-established company.

Job Description:

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assemble valves to latest issue drawing

  • Material Handling up to 5 tonne (Heavy Industry)

  • Ensure components prior to assembly are as per latest issue drawing

  • Ensuring all check/inspection gauges are used in line with check procedures

  • Recording of manufacturing data i.e. serial number, shop order Etc., on Valve Assembly Material Index. Plus Valve ID stamp serial number on body (& disk)

  • Shrink fitting of components using Liquid Nitrogen

  • Modify parts to fit using power tools and off line machine(s)

  • Recording and reporting Non Conformance to component/drawing or p.list

  • Feedback to engineering any assembly process improvement idea's drawing tolerance amendments required

  • Hydrostatic Shell & Seat High Pressure Testing

  • Pneumatic/Gas Testing

  • Fugitive Emissions Testing using 99% Helium

  • Continuous improvement and maintaining of housekeeping

  • Ensuring protective work wear is worn

  • Ensuring that any lifting equipment/straps are within safety procedure before use

  • Ensuring compliance with company health & safety requirements

  • Problems arising from incorrect machining

  • Any other reasonable request within the job scope


  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings

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

  • Use of lathe, milling m/c, drill

  • Safe use of liquid nitrogen

  • Basic Maintenance

  • Crane

  • Time served mechanical fitter/mechanical assembler

  • Mechanical assembly techniques/capabilities/workshop practices

  • Experience of exotic metals (Stainless, Super Duplex, Inconel Etc.)

  • Measurement techniques

  • Data manipulation

  • Problem solving

  • PED awareness

  • Health & Safety


  • Qualification in a mechanical engineering discipline OND/HND/HNC

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to leverage their skills and expertise in a stimulating work environment while contributing to the continued success and growth of the organisation. If you are a motivated professional seeking to take the next step in your career journey, we encourage you to apply today!

How to Apply:

Contact Number: 01633 741000

Email Address:


We thank you for considering Candour Talent Recruitment for your career aspirations and encourage you to continue exploring opportunities with us in the future. Good Luck with your application and we look forward to receiving your CV.

Who are we at Candour Talent?

At our award-winning recruitment agency, we pride ourselves on building strong connections with both our clients and candidates. We operate as both a recruitment specialist for permanent recruitment and a recruitment business for the supply of temporary workers, ensuring that we can effectively meet the diverse needs of our clients and candidates. With a dedicated and passionate team of professionals, we're committed to taking time to understand your unique skills, experiences, and aspirations ensuring that we match you with opportunities that not only align with your professional goals but also inspire you to thrive. Whether you're seeking a career change, advancement, or a new challenge, we're here to support you every step of the way.

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While we strive to respond to all applicants promptly, please note that only candidates with the relevant skills and experience will be contacted for further consideration. If you do not hear back from us within 7 days of your application, we regret to inform you that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.