Fitter / Plater

Germany - Stockport


Our client, who has a reputation for working closely with the military has over a century of engineering excellence and innovation, they are now looking to add and experienced Fabricator to their team, with the first 6 months you will be working at their sister company in Germany, returning to Stockport in this permanent role.

Main purpose of the job: To read and understand engineering drawings and Weld Sequences to achieve the final component and ensure each component conforms to set Specifications.

Main Duties:

  • To comply with the Environmental, Health and Safety Policy and identify health and safety hazards prior to the commencement of work
  • To set components to achieve the drawing and planning specification.
  • To calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and precision instruments.
  • To work with written Work Instruction to ensure the final component conforms to the drawing and planning specification.
  • To select appropriate tools, equipment, and materials in preparation of fitting operation.
  • To position and fasten work pieces.  
  • To measure, examine, and visually inspect components to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications using precision instruments such as micrometres and verniers.
  • To input their production tickets on to SAP on completion of their operations.
  • To report any equipment fault or unusual occurrence.
  • To ensure their personal safety and the safety of all other employees is not compromised by their actions and to apply all applicable safety requirements to comply with the regulatory agencies.
  • To meet deadlines, be flexible, dependable and time conscious and to work with minimum supervision
  • To maintain a clean and orderly work area as required in line with 5S.
  • To conduct daily duties in a highly professional manner.

Experience & Qualifications:

  • Recognised time served apprenticeship in a Welding or relevant discipline
  • Practical welding or fitting experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment
  • Knowledge of key production processes and procedures
  • Willingness to attend six months training in Germany

Whilst in Germany for 6 months - the info is as follows:

  • Germany rate of £18.11 per hour
  • Daily allowance of 20 Euros for subsistence
  • Accommodation provided
  • Monthly flight 
  • Working hours shall be 35 working hours and 5 days per week: 
  • Early Shift: Monday to Friday 06:00 to 13:45, 1st break: 09:00 - 09:15, 2nd break: 11:45 - 12:15 and
  • Late Shift: Monday to Friday 14:00 to 21:45, 1st break: 17:00 - 17:30, 2nd break: 19:45 - 20:00

Forward Assist Recruitment is operating as an employment agency. Forward Assist Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities employer; we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

For further details and / or to apply for this job, please contact us today quoting Ref: JB-2084

07748 707550

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