Tool Fitter

Water & Utilities
  • UK, West Midlands, Walsall
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • from £27,000 to £34,000 per year
Our client is a water and civil engineering contractor with many years’ experience delivering world class projects across the UK and they are currently looking to recruit a Tool Fitter located in Walsall. The Tool Fitter is responsible for the service and maintenance of company assets. To prepare equipment...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Julian Taylor

Quote ref: 513/26509

Quote ref: 513/26509

Job description

Our client is a water and civil engineering contractor with many years’ experience delivering world class projects across the UK and they are currently looking to recruit a Tool Fitter located in Walsall.  

The Tool Fitter is responsible for the service and maintenance of company assets. To prepare equipment ready for hire and sale and to pick and pack following orders received.  

 

Key Responsibilities:  

- Complete audits as requested and contribute to the annual stock check.  

- Working as part of the Tool department operations team and providing full operational support to all areas of the business.  

Hire, Sale & Utilisation:  

- Confirm hire availability with the sales team for incoming enquiries. Maximise on all hire opportunities to assist with hire utilisation.  

- Pick and pack equipment and stock for hire and sale orders. Enter plant numbers in the system and confirm hires in a timely manner.  

- Liaise with the relevant sales coordinator to inform them of potential issues with equipment availability.  

Service & Maintenance:  

- Complete inspections for air, fuel and electric tools following manufacture guidelines and company processes.  

- Raise workshop jobs in the system detailing hours and parts used for all service, maintenance and repair work completed.  

- Document work completed on system generated service checklists and hand in for scanning.  

- Request parts for workshop jobs to be ordered using the workshop module in the system.  

- Ensure damage repairs are processed as rechargeable in the system where applicable and photographs are submitted to support charges.  

- Request purchase orders to be raised for parts for stock, and suggest stock holding requirements to management.  

- Monitor equipment available in the depot and ensure they have a range of equipment available for hire.  

- Identify equipment for disposal and highlight to management.  

Commercial:  

- Maintain accurate stock levels within the system by ensuring orders are picked accurately.  

- Report stock issues and highlight where customer orders could potentially be delayed.  

- Complete stock audits as requested, feeding back to management and Quality Team.  

- Support the business during annual stock checks.  

Health and Safety:  

- Complete tasks in accordance with depot risk assessments, notify the Team Leader of any potential noncompliance.  

- Report accidents and near misses using the correct methods.  

- Ensure the correct PPE is used in the depot at all times.  

- Maintain excellent levels of housekeeping, ensure areas are free from waste and trip hazards.  

- Complete weekly checks for all equipment used within the depot as listed in department file.  

Quality:  

- Ensure works are carried out in accordance with processes.  

- Contribute to continuous improvement by providing suggestions and feedback to Management.  

- Work to agreed timescales updating the Sales Team Leader where required. Maintain good communication with Team Leaders and Management at all times.  

 

Key measures & targets:  

- Quality of workshop area  

- Efficiency of workshop jobs completed in the system  

- Quantity of equipment in quarantine area and duration left in quarantine area  

- Hire utilisation

Requirements

Person Specification:  

The successful candidate is likely to meet all of the following criteria:  

Essential:  

• Previous experience working as a Tool Fitter  

• Computer literate  

• Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures  

• Ability to work well within a team, offering support to others  

Desirable:  

• Experience working with plant equipment

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