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Machine Tool Fitter

Job Type:
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
Salary Description:
£25000 - £27000
04 Mar 2019
Job Ref:

Highly successful engineering firm near Rochdale is looking to recruit a Time Served Machine Tool Fitter for a permanent role.

The role:
As a Mechanical/ Machine Tool Fitter you will perform general fitting and assembly duties. You must be able to produce high-value precision engineered capital equipment and assemble it from the component level.

Previous special purpose machine build experience is vital and you must be able to read and understand engineering drawings.

You must be able to use various measuring tools set up fixtures. You should have practical experience in a machine tool build role including hand scraping, close fit assemblies, and be able to read from build charts.

Experience in hydraulics or pneumatics would be an advantage

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has held a position as a Mechanical Fitter, or similar role, working on heavy or complex machinery either in machine manufacturing or maintenance.

You must be flexible and be willing to travel on occasion, including internationally, to assist with machine installations.

Job Details:
The rate of pay is £25,000 to £27,000 per year, working a 4½ day week (37 hrs) with an 11.45am finish on a Friday.

Other package benefits include premium overtime rates, life assurance, a pension of up to 6% matched contributions, 25 days holiday increasing with service, plus 8 days statutory.

To apply for this exciting role, please forward your CV to Lewis at Ambitek.

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Giving 110% to every task we undertake and being PASSIONATE


Admitting when we have been WRONG and doing our utmost to put it RIGHT

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What Candidates Say

I'd also like to take the chance to thank you for all your help during my time with Ambitek. I have always been paid on time and any worries I had were sorted out incredibly quickly either by yourself or your colleagues. Thank you for making my time as a contractor as painless as possible. I would certainly have no qualms about being employed by your agency again sometime in the future. Although obviously not any time soon!!!!

I contacted Ambitek last year about employment. They quickly responded and helped me get a job! I now have a full time job thanks to Ambitek and their staff. They have always paid me on time and have always been there to help me if I needed any advice! Now me and my family are doing great all thanks to Ambitek.

"Hi, hope your all set for Xmas just wanted to say thanks to you and all the staff at Ambitek. You have all been ace this year sorting out my wages and holiday pay and the rest, it's been a real pleasure working for you this year and can't thank you enough for getting me the job in the first place it really pulled me out of it when I was down and to say I appreciate it is an understatement

Hi, thank you for having me work for Ambitek, it’s been a pleasure

Hi, just wanted to say thank you for all your help placing me, as today I signed a permanent contract. The agency have been fantastic and in the future I wouldn't hesitate in contacting you if I need a job or recommending you to others. Once again, thank you and I would like to wish you all the best for the future. (One happy customer!)

Hi, don't know if they informed you but I got a full time contract this week, thanks to you and your team for everything mate I'd be nowhere without Ambitek.

Wish everyone looked after us like you.

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