Fitter


Company 

Sims Metal

Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£18 Per Hour

Job Requirements/Description

This position is working in a metal recycling shredder plant, assisting with maintaining fixed plant machinery to best practice standards and keeping production at the highest possible level. Working in the Avonmouth engineering team, supervised by knowledgeable and supportive Site Manager.

Shift Pattern

  • 2 weeks days (40 hours, 8hr shifts, Monday Friday)
  • 2 weeks nights (40 hours, 10 hr shifts, Monday Thursday)
  • Overtime and weekends regularly available
  • Basic rate of £17.45 / hour paid weekly (Basic annual £42k, average £55k+)
  • Premium Shift Rate x1.33 for Nights
  • Overtime Shift Rate x1.5 for Saturdays, x2 for Sundays

Additional Benefits

  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • 6% Pension Contribution
  • Simply health (gym and lifestyle discounts, contribution to dental/ medical/ physio/ etc.) life insurance, advice & counselling, virtual GP, and more!
  • Cycle2work (huge discounts on bikes/equipment, 12 monthly payments 0% interest)
  • Training provided as needed.

Key Responsibilities

  • Immediately respond and assist in the correction of plant breakdowns.
  • Provide technical support to Supervisors in plant operation.
  • Assist site to maintain plant availability and production at highest possible level.
  • Take personal responsibility for all Safety, Health, Environment, Community, and Sustainability policies, procedures, and initiatives.
  • Support diversity and inclusion, positive employee relations, and teamwork.
  • Support cost management measures and effectively adhere to budgetary requirements.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives and quality requirements.
  • Support training and performance-management initiatives.

Key Skills/Competencies

  • Good organisational skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated, flexible, and adaptable
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Logical approach to practical problem solving
  • Ability to work in fast-moving, ever-changing production environment
  • Ability to work as part of multi-disciplined team and on own initiative
  • Integrity and confidentiality

Qualifications

  • Any qualification in mechanical engineering/welding & fabrication
  • Experience in medium to heavy industry
  • Knowledge of health and safety
Company 

Sims Metal

Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

£18 Per Hour

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