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Skilled Fitter

  • Job reference: 928568
  • Location: Renfrewshire
  • Salary: Up to GBP116 per day + holiday pay and overtime rates
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Production and manufacturing
  • Date posted: 16/01/2020


Skilled Fitter

Location - Renfrew

Contract - 3 months fixed term contract with possible extension

Pay rate of £14.55 per hour + holiday pay and overtime at £19.40 per hour & £24.25 per hour

Experienced and skilled Fitter required for a contract role based in our client's Service Centre.

Main purpose of job

  • Assembly components within company product range
  • To work within a multi-disciplined team, producing quality products to time scales as directed.
  • Strip down and repair a variety of rotating equipment for a variety of products.

Essential Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Recognised Engineering apprenticeship
  • Experience of working with hand tools
  • Experience of grinding, drilling and tapping
  • Experience of working with bearings and induction heaters
  • Engineering drawing interpretation ability
  • Previous experience of precision manufacturing & assembly
  • Good communication skills

Desirable Skills

  • Lean Manufacturing Skills
  • Lifting & Slinging certification
  • Forklift cert
  • Working at Height cert


  • Work to Engineering drawings
  • Assemble components to required quality and technical standards.
  • Strip down and repair of a variety of rotating equipment products.
  • Adhere to relevant instructions contained within WSI's on the assembly of components to ensure that each is built to specific standards.
  • Conform to all aspects of HUK's Quality Management System including the fulfilment of all relevant procedures, to ensure conformance to international standards.
  • Deliver quality components in a timely manner whilst contributing to efficient and effective manufacturing principles to ensure compliance with cost predictions.
  • Provide training support for Apprentices and work colleagues to improve shop floor skills.
  • Interact & respond to all aspects of continuous improvement activities supporting cost reduction, efficiency, delivery and quality improvements.
  • Ensure adherence to Health and Safety standards in compliance with Company policy to ensure safe working environment.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.