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Title:  UK - Maintenance Fitter, Burton on Trent

Requisition ID:  16605
Location:  Burton on Trent
Function:  Operation
Contract Type:  Permanent
Experience:  --

Maintenance Fitter


Pirelli Tyres Ltd – Burton–on-Trent


The successful applicant will work 40 hours per week, from 08:00-16:30 Monday to Friday


Working within the Maintenance and Engineering Department, and with the support and direction of the Maintenance Leadership Team, the Maintenance Fitter will ensure all equipment is operating to the required standards to ensure safe operation and to maintain production.


The ideal candidate will be a time served Mechanical Fitter with the appropriate Technical qualification. They will have a strong understanding of hydraulic and pneumatic principles, with the ability to read and understand complicated schematic drawings. Candidates must have a good aptitude for mechanical repairs including manual machining, bench fitting, welding and fabrication skills.  IPAF 3a and 3b license and accredited counterbalance FLT license is desirable, along with the willingness to undertake training and put this into practice.


Main duties include (but are not limited to):

  • The repair and maintenance of tyre building and rubber processing machinery and supporting services including mechanical transmissions, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment and components as required.
  • Diagnosis/Fault Finding of malfunctioning mechanical systems, equipment and components
  • Routine maintenance, lubrication schedules and safety related parts of machinery checks
  • Assist other electrical and mechanical team members to complete required maintenance work
  • Effect repairs using techniques including MIG/MMA/TIG welding of ferrous and non-ferrous metals, fabrication skills, manual machinist skills (lathe and vertical/horizontal milling and bench fitting and assembly.
  • Carrying out safe lifting operations using overhead cranes, hoists and other lifting appliances
  • Complying with all safety norms and regulations of working
  • Completing all tasks as assigned by the supervisor
  • Following all standard operating procedures of working
  • Attending relevant training and development activities


There is a requirement for the individual to have a good communication skills and a sound problem solving ability. They will also have sound technical knowledge of the processes and machinery.  Candidates will be self-motivated, focussed and able to work on their own initiative. A high level of resilience and the ability to work effectively under pressure is also essential.


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Applications close on Friday 25 June 2021.

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