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Mechanical Fitter

£28,000 - £32,000 a year - Full-time, Permanent

Job Description


Contribute to meeting production team targets, assembling and servicing of products when appropriate.



  • Prepare, fit and repair component parts and equipment including all aspects of metal-work, hand / power tools and typical workshop equipment.

  • Maintain departmental tools, ensuring all are kept in a good state of repair for and receive regular maintenance.

  • Liaise with management and technical colleagues regarding prototype production and testing

  • Manage individually assigned workload, working with departmental team leader to ensure that production targets are met.

  • Ownership of production quality checks before distribution or progressing to another department acting as a witness when required.

  • Assist with the delivery of customer product and servicing training at Didsbury Engineering.

  • React quickly to changing demands, re-prioritise own workload as required based on production and sales information.

  • Occasionally delivering practical training to customers covering operations and maintenance of equipment.



  • Proven mechanical fitting / production experience acquired within an engineering environment.

  • Interpersonal skills including good spoken and hand-written communication.

  • Adequate level of physical fitness, mobility and dexterity for fitting and customer training.

  • High levels of attention to detail with the ability to read, understand and follow technical drawings.

  • Positive approach / attitude to customer service (both internal and external customers).

  • Good with workload management with the ability to react positively to changing demands.



  • Time-served / Apprentice trained mechanical fitter with 10 years’ experience.

  • Previous experience working in a SME / engineering company.

  • Customer facing and/or product training experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £28,000.00-£32,000.00 per year



  • Company pension

  • Enhanced maternity leave

  • Enhanced paternity leave

  • Life insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Profit sharing

  • Sick pay



  • Monday to Friday


Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus scheme


Work Location: In person


Application deadline: 31/05/2023

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