The Weir Group PLC

  • 2018-19889

    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/5/2018 9:12 AM)
    Mechanical Maintenance Fitter
    Job Location
    Shift Schedule
    Rotation 3 Shift
    Manages Others
  • Company Profile

    Weir has been in business since 1871 and our sustainability and success has been built on attracting, retaining, and developing exceptional people.


    As a global company, employing around 15,000 people in over 70 countries, we reflect the diversity of our customers in the diversity of our people and ensure everyone is given the opportunity to flourish regardless of their gender, race, beliefs or background.


    Weir is an inclusive and innovative organisation where you can be your authentic self. We continually develop our talent and diversity of thought to keep our business relevant, innovative and successful for the future.






    Enabling our people to unleash their full potential is central to ‘We are Weir’, our vision, mission, and strategic priorities. We aim to be the most admired engineering business in our markets and we'll achieve that ambition by being the employer of choice in our markets.


    We offer a wide range of career opportunities across a variety of technical and business roles in engineering, manufacturing and service locations worldwide.

    Business Need / Purpose of Role

    We have a vacancy for a Mechanical Maintenance Fitter who specialises in the manufacturing industry.


    To ensure mechanical preventative maintenance duties are carried out across the site. Duties could include; attending breakdowns, carrying out overhauls on machinery, completing remedial correctives and improving the plants availability and reliability.

    Objectives & Measurement - Key Responsibilities

    Ensuring planned preventative maintenance (PPM) is carried out, reducing risk of downtime.

    Job Knowledge / Education and Qualifications

    Good mechanical maintenance background and be competent to work on bearings, couplings, gearboxes, hydraulics, conveyors, overhead cranes, jib crane, centrifugal pumps, hydraulics and pneumatics.


    Timed served Mechanical Engineer.  You must hold mechanical qualification (ie. City & Guilds / BTEC / NVQ Level 3).


    A minimum of 3 years relevant industry experience within a manufacturing environment. 

    Core Competencies

    • Team working and flexibility with an open attitude
    • Capable of effective prioritisation of tasks and personal time management
    • Able to work unsupervised and prioritise their own time and activities
    • Have strong analytical skills supporting fast and effective problem solving.
    • Experience in installation and commissioning of new equipment.
    • Machine tool experience



    Regional Specific Job Information (if applicable)


    -£13.50 per hour and shift premium

    -25 days holiday plus 8 days Bank Holiday

    -Free Parking

    -Pension scheme

    -Cycle to work scheme

    -Employee Reward scheme

    -Flexible to work across all three shifts(6am-2.15, 2pm-10.15 and 9.15pm-7am)


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