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  • UK, West Midlands, Walsall
  • from £30,000 to £40,000 per year
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Eligibility to work: UK
  • Years Exp: 8

The Role:  


As a Plant Fitter you will be responsible for the service, maintenance and repair of company assets within our hire fleet based from our depot in Walsall.  

You will also from time to time be required to travel to different customer locations, attending breakdowns, carrying out scheduled services, capturing machine damage, completing and keeping accurate and comprehensive equipment maintenance records at all times.  

Communicating effectively is a key part of this role, ensuring that your line Manager and Customers are kept informed as required. Working as part of the Plant department operations team and providing full operational support to all areas of the business as required.  


Key Responsibilities:  


Service & Maintenance  


 Complete service and maintenance for mechanical and non-mechanical plant and specialist equipment, following manufacturer guidelines and company processes.  

 Raise workshop jobs in the system detailing hours and parts used for all service, maintenance and repair work completed saving the updated certificates on the shared drive.  

 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.  

 Maintaining stock of tools, spares and consumables held in the depot and vehicles. Request purchase orders to be raised for stock shortfalls or parts required, and suggest stock holding levels requirements to management.  

 Identify equipment for disposal and highlight to management.  

 Create workshop jobs for all scheduled on site work.  

 Complete documentation for all scheduled and unscheduled work completed. Accurately record of hours and parts used on return to the depot.  

 Liaise with the customer during all on site work to ensure they are aware of progress and potential down time of equipment.  


Key measures & targets:  


 Standards of workshop area and vehicle  

 Efficiency of workshop jobs completed in the system  

 Quantity of equipment serviced, maintained and repaired  

 Hire utilisation  


Key relationships:  


 Plant Manager  

 Plant Team Leader  

 Depot yard team  

 Fitters




 Previous experience working as a Plant Fitter/Engineer  

 Computer literate  

 Attention to detail and ability to follow procedures  

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

 Flexible and self-motivated  

 Great communication skills, verbal and written  

 Full Driving licence  




 Forklift licence  

 NVQ or City and Guilds qualification in plant maintenance

  • Contact: Julian Taylor
    020 7531 5757 (Offline)
  • Date: 30.11.2022
  • Deadline: 14.12.2022
  • Quote ref: 513/24128

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