Mechanical Fitter - COMAH

Widnes Permanent £35,000 - £39,000
  • Top Tier COMAH site
  • Monday to Friday 7-3 OT available

About Our Client

Top Tier COMAH site based near Widnes - producing speciality chemicals.

Job Description

Mechanical Fitter - COMAH

To be responsible for the safe and effective maintenance of the facilities within the scope of the

mechanical discipline. Assist with the completion of Preventative and Predictive Maintenance Schedules

and the development of forward plans to improve the reliability of critical assets.

To assist the Mechanical Supervisor in the execution of his daily tasks and step up to provide absence

cover for aspects of the Mechanical Supervisor's role.


· Execute the mechanical maintenance tasks as required, including both planned and emergent work.

· Tasks will include but are not limited to, installation of pipework and fittings, installation of screwed

and bolted joints, installation and alignment rotating machinery (pumps, agitators etc.), condition

based monitoring, pump and valve overhauls/repairs.

· Identify any parts required, collating the relevant details and where appropriate, contacting the

supplier for a quotation.

· Experience of fitting glassware would be an advantage.

· Assist in the development of Predictive and Preventative Maintenance Routines (PMR) and write

appropriate routines so that others can carry out the task.

· Contribute to Root Cause Analysis of failures both formally and more generally through discussion

with others and the Maintenance Supervisor in order to improve the reliability of equipment.

· Ensure the Mechanical section of the Workshop Tier Board is up to date, clearly identifying both

planned and breakdown work, indicating the current status and who is working on the task.

· Recommend and monitor workshop spares holding, ensuring any parts used are replenished.

· Record all work in the Computerised Maintenance Management System (MMS) currently MP2.

· Assist where required in the training of others on site in order to increase the skills and knowledge of

the workforce in order to better execute their roles.

· Ensure all work is carried out in a safe manner and without harm to others or the environment, in line

with Company policies.

· Provide cover for the Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor during absences and at other times as


· 5S champion for Workshop, assisting where necessary.

The Successful Applicant

Mechanical Fitter - COMAH - Near Widnes - Manufacturing and Production of speciality chemicals.

Experience: (industry and job specific)

· Served a recognised apprenticeship scheme or equivalent training.

· Experience and knowledge of rotating equipment (centrifugal pumps, mechanical seals etc.)

· Experience and knowledge static equipment (flanges, pipework, valves, PVVs, RVs, flame

arresters, etc.).

· Knowledge of predictive techniques.

· Experience in a similar environment, ideally a Top Tier COMAH site.

· Basic knowledge of relevant legislation, e.g. LOLER, PUWER, PSSR, HASAWA, COSHH and


Education & Qualifications:

· Maths, English, IT Literate

· NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline.

What's on Offer

Mechanical Fitter - COMAH - Near Widnes - Manufacturing and Production of speciality chemicals.

£35,000 - £39,000

Overtime available

Monday to Friday 7am - 3pm

Aidan Dean
Quote job ref
Phone number
+44 113 388 9028

Job summary

Contract type
Consultant name
Aidan Dean
Consultant phone
+44 113 388 9028
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