Location Lancashire
Job-type Permanent
Salary £41,250 per year + Good Benefits
Contact Giles Churchill
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Reference 103081

Mechanical Maintenance Fitter – Days


 The client is a market-leading presence in a wide range of sectors associated with the food chain. The Group’s companies manufacture quality products for use in human and animal foodstuffs, agriculture, aquaculture, and industrial applications. The company also produces biofuels and renewable energy and provides services for farming and the food industry. The company has a UK annual turnover approaching £280 million and employs around 1,000 people at 19 sites across the country.

Please apply if you are a maintenance fitter, mechanical maintenance engineer, pump fitter, maintenance technician.


Pay – Salary of £41,250 per annum (793.27 per week)  

Overtime Rates - £165.00 per 8-hour shift Monday to Sunday

Holiday Allowance – 20 days that will increase with length of service.

Pension – Auto-enrolment - 5% employee contribution and a 3% employer contribution.

Private Healthcare - after 2 years’ service

Death in Service – 3x annual salary

Employee assistance programme

CSP after qualifying period

As a Maintenance Fitter your duties and responsibilities will vary based on the Company’s requirements but will include:

  • Maintenance and repair of a range of mechanical plant, a good knowledge of Pneumatics & Hydraulics.

  • Good knowledge of all pump types (centrifugal, positive displacement, self-priming etc.).

  • Completion of Planned Preventative Maintenance activities.

  • Undertaking surveys and reports as required.

  • To evaluate performance and ensure the proper servicing and maintenance of equipment under contract to the company is carried out.

  • To be able to carry out a reasonable standard of welding, MMA & MIG.

  • Completion of steam raising works and boiler house routine checks.

  • Assist in meeting all legislative requirements in respect of environment and health and safety, including maintaining accurate records.

  • Cover in the plant for sickness/holidays.

  • Any other ad hoc duties as required.


  • Had a time served apprenticeship or recognised Mechanical Engineering certification/qualification, or equivalent.

  • Previous engineering experience within a process/factory environment.

  • To be able to work on own initiative and take ownership of projects within an agreed timescale.

  • Take a pro active approach to problem solving and produce appropriate solutions to reduce disruption to working processes.

  • Have a calm and methodical approach to work and be able to work under pressure within time constraints.

  • Manage a number of projects effectively and troubleshoot as and when required.

  • Must be a team worker and help the team to be developed and maintained.

Please apply if you are a maintenance fitter, mechanical maintenance engineer, pump fitter, maintenance technician.

For more information please call Giles Churchill at Omega Resource Group on  01453 829794 or 07966 971648

Omega Resource Group is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.