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Maintenance Fitter


Hanson Contracting
Location: Purfleet
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Production Jobs
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Maintenance Fitter

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK
A vacancy has arisen for a Maintenance Fitter to work at our Purfleet works in Essex. Reporting to the Mechanical Supervisor, you will be responsible for the maintenance of mechanical installations, fault finding, repairing defects and ensuring that a high standard of safety, relating to mechanical and fabrication installation is maintained. The applicant should be a qualified mechanical fitter to City & Guilds standards or equivalent. Experience of working with mechanical process equipment will be a distinct advantage. As part of multi skilling criteria, the applicant will be required to operate mobile plant if necessary, and assist with production duties, appropriate training will be provided. This position is a key appointment and the applicant must demonstrate competency through relevant experience and qualifications. Additionally the applicant should be reliable, flexible, organised and be able to work as part of a skilled team. Electrical knowledge and training would be an advantage. Applicant will also be required to cover out of hours mechanical breakdowns on a callout rota.

Description of Team / Department

Cement / Regen

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

To ensure that work areas are in a clean and safe condition at all times

Ensure that all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with the schedules and procedures.

Ensure that all maintenance carried out is accurately recorded for reference purposes.

Ensure that workshops, equipment and facilities are adequate and maintained.

Skills / Experience

Mechanical Maintenance skills. (Apprentice trained, ONC, IEE 18th Edition)

Operational Knowledge of the production plants.

Systematic approach to problem solving and solution finding.

Full understanding of electrical isolation and permitting procedures.

Possess fault finding skills

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: Purfleet
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 40.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: Monday - Friday 07:30 - 16:00
Company Vehicle: none
Maintenance Fitter

Job Description

Working at Hanson is about being part of One Team. We operate around 300 manufacturing sites in the UK and employ over 3,500 people in a wide range of roles from production workers, plant operators, technicians and drivers to sales, IT, engineering and finance managers.

We are part of the HeidelbergCement Group, one of the largest building materials manufacturers in the world, employing over 45,000 people at 2,300 locations in 40 countries.

Our aim is to be a leading sustainable business and we are committed to being fair, respectful and inclusive and are an equal opportunities employer. We exceed customer expectations through an engaged team that is professional, responsible and reliable.

We believe in working safely and sustainably, focusing on a zero-harm workplace and our ambitious target to reduce our CO2 emissions by 50 per cent by 2030. Our employees understand that we do much more than just produce materials: we are vital to ensuring roads can be built and maintained; we manufacture the concrete foundations for buildings such as schools and hospitals; and we are part of major infrastructure projects that will shape the future of the UK
A vacancy has arisen for a Maintenance Fitter to work at our Purfleet works in Essex. Reporting to the Mechanical Supervisor, you will be responsible for the maintenance of mechanical installations, fault finding, repairing defects and ensuring that a high standard of safety, relating to mechanical and fabrication installation is maintained. The applicant should be a qualified mechanical fitter to City & Guilds standards or equivalent. Experience of working with mechanical process equipment will be a distinct advantage. As part of multi skilling criteria, the applicant will be required to operate mobile plant if necessary, and assist with production duties, appropriate training will be provided. This position is a key appointment and the applicant must demonstrate competency through relevant experience and qualifications. Additionally the applicant should be reliable, flexible, organised and be able to work as part of a skilled team. Electrical knowledge and training would be an advantage. Applicant will also be required to cover out of hours mechanical breakdowns on a callout rota.

Description of Team / Department

Cement / Regen

Purpose of / Responsibilities of the role

To ensure that work areas are in a clean and safe condition at all times

Ensure that all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with the schedules and procedures.

Ensure that all maintenance carried out is accurately recorded for reference purposes.

Ensure that workshops, equipment and facilities are adequate and maintained.

Skills / Experience

Mechanical Maintenance skills. (Apprentice trained, ONC, IEE 18th Edition)

Operational Knowledge of the production plants.

Systematic approach to problem solving and solution finding.

Full understanding of electrical isolation and permitting procedures.

Possess fault finding skills

Excellent Remuneration and Benefits

* 27 days holiday

* Leading pension scheme offering with generous contributions from Hanson.

* 24/7 access to an online employee discount platform. Save money on everything from groceries, electronics, fashion, holidays and much more.
* Ongoing training and development and opportunities to help further your career.
* A comprehensive structured induction programme.
* Experience within a well-respected global market leader.
* Benefits supporting you and your family, such as Cycle to work, voluntary Life assurance.
* Access to discounted private medical benefits
* Paid day off to Volunteer every year
* Holiday Purchase Scheme
* Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice

Additional Details

Location: Purfleet
Full Time / Part Time: full time
Working Hours: 40.00 hrs
Contract Type: Permanent
Shift Description: Monday - Friday 07:30 - 16:00
Company Vehicle: none
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