Mechanical Fitter

Posted 19 March 2024
Salary Up to £37000 per annum
Job type Permanent
Discipline Manufacturing
ReferenceKYLE - NEWPORT_1710849261
Contact NameKyle Smith

Job description

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter

Location: Newport

Employment Type: Full-time / Permanent]

Working Hours: 3 Shift Pattern, Starting on a Sunday Night 22:00-06:00 (Sun to Thursday Night), Days 06:00-14:00 (Monday to Friday), Afternoons 14:00-22:00 (Monday to Friday), Overtime Available on Saturday and Possibly Sunday

Salary: £37,000 PA

Candour Talent Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Mechanical Fitterto join our well-established client based in the Newportarea.

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

Job Description:

To assist with the maintenance and day to day running of all fixed plant and machinery to best practice standards, ensuring that equipment reliability is maximised, and that production is maintained at the highest possible level

Key Responsibilities:

  • Report to Maintenance Manager and Site Manager

  • Immediately respond to and assist in the correction of plant breakdowns

  • Responsible for the repair of plant machinery and the maintenance of plant facilities, tooling, and equipment

  • Identify and bring to the attention of Site Management, opportunities for improving the reliability, efficiency, and performance of site equipment.

  • Provide technical support to Supervisors in plant operation


  • Exceptional organisational skills

  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated, flexible, and adaptable

  • Integrity and confidentiality

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work in fast-moving, ever-changing production environment.

  • Ability to work as part of multi-disciplined team and on own initiative.

  • Logical approach to practical problem solving.

  • Basic welding/fabrication skills an advantage

Electrical and Mechanical skills required (HNC or HND)


  • Experience in medium to heavy industry

  • Knowledge of health and safety

  • FLT License an advantage.

  • Welding/fabricating experience and qualifications would be an advantage.

  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent required.

Electrical qualifications, Time served or equivalent, PLC qualifications

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.

Rest assured that when you apply for a role through Candour Talent Recruitment, your details will be handled with the utmost confidentiality and in accordance with our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, outlining how your information will be used.

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.