Mechanical Fitter

Job location:
Cornwall, United Kingdom
Created moment:
January 6, 2023
Job reference:
REQ - 06305

The Company

The world leader in mineral-based specialty solutions for industry, with over 16,000 employees and over 200 sites worldwide, Imerys delivers high value-added, functional solutions to diversified set of industrial sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its knowledge of applications, technological expertise and its material science know-how to deliver solutions based on beneficiation of its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. These contribute essential properties to customers’ products and performance, including refractoriness, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.

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The Position

Mechanical Fitter

Job Summary

Are you looking for a new opportunity where no two days are the same? Where variety really is the spice of life?

Then Imerys UK has the job for you…

We’re currently recruiting a Mechanical Fitter to join our family feel team, this team provides essential support ensuring the smooth and efficient running of our plant machinery.

Why join Imerys?

Based from our busy mining and refining sites, within 10 miles of St Austell, you will join an experienced and supportive team. This team is invaluable to the success of our day-to day site operations.

This role is offered on a permanent basis, working 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 7am -3pm or 7:30pm – 3:30pm

You’ll benefit from a competitive salary, a pension scheme, life assurance, 25 days holiday a year plus bank holidays as well as an excellent reward hub for savings on things like everyday purchases and more.

The role

Because of the nature of the role, we require experience in a similar role of a background in mechanical engineering. You will be the ‘go to’ for the maintenance and repair of our process equipment, ensuring that our plant machinery continues to run at an optimal level through prevention and successful fault diagnosis. Work can be simple jobs through to relatively complex mechanical problems.

Main responsibilities:

  • Maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment. Including preventative inspections, reactive repairs, and fault-finding activities

  • Participate in the operation of CMMS by updating task status, completion reports and updating technical details

  • Health and safety is a huge priority, you will be adhering to company health and safety policies and procedures

About you

To be considered for this role you will be able to demonstrate experience in a similar role, where you have carried out maintenance on process machinery, within an industrial environment.

Additionally, you will have experience of fault finding, diagnostic and problem-solving skills. NVQ level 3 (or equivalent) in mechanical engineering or similar field would be ideal, though lower level qualifications will be considered, with a view to training you up to NVQ level 3.

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Position Type

Full time



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