Machinery Mechanic / Mechanic / Fitter

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Grangemouth, Scotland
Job Type
Full Time
£26,500 - £33,000 Per Year
Date Posted
6 days ago

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Job Title: Recycling Plant and Machinery Mechanic

Location: Grangemouth

Salary: Competitive

Job Type: Full Time

Sportex Group is a multi-discipline company based in Grangemouth. Our Contract, Maintenance and Recycling Divisions install and maintain the very best in artificial sport surfaces and offer a recycling solution when the surfaces reach the end of their usable life.

We are thrilled to be offering the opportunity to join us as a Recycling Plant and Machinery Mechanic at our facility in Grangemouth.

As an organisation, we have the capability of a Group and yet with the agility of a family-owned company. Our success relies on having an Innovative and supportive workforce, and we are offering the opportunity for a skilled Mechanic/Fitter to assist us in achieving our ambitious sustainability and performance targets. You will be a leading member of our maintenance team, taking responsibility for all repairs and within the Recycling Plant and within our Maintenance Plant and Equipment.

Key Responsibilities:

This role is based on a 5-day week with overtime available depending on company requirements, so a flexible and proactive approach is required. Reporting directly to the Transport and Asset Manager/Managing Director, the ideal candidate will:

  • Carry out Inspections, Servicing and Repairs - Including fault finding and troubleshooting activities around the machinery and equipment
  • Conduct all planned maintenance across both the Maintenance and construction machinery and the recycling site in a timely and safe manner ensuring maintenance procedures are followed.
  • Update records of work activities, tasks carried out, and parts used.
  • Respond to and diagnose equipment breakdowns, resolving issues and actioning repairs.
  • Welding skills would be advantageous. (MIG/ARC)
  • Fault finding and resolving of electrical issues. Ensure all work is carried out in line with relevant health & safety legislation and company processes and procedures
  • Accepting and sorting inbound delivery
  • Upkeep and organisation of the Working Yard/Warehouse
  • On occasion assist with site visits for machinery breakdowns
  • Where appropriate assist Sportex in other duties, within the Recycling plant or maintenance tasks.

The Candidate:

  • The successful candidate will have all the relevant qualifications or a minimum of 3 years' experience within the mechanical engineering industry with good knowledge in mechanics, hydraulics, and electrics - Level 3 Mechanical Qualification would be advantageous.
  • You will have been educated to GCSE standard or equivalent.
  • Experience working on rollers, dumpers, loading shovels and 360s would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Experience within a recycling waste management plant as a fitter or mechanic would be advantageous
  • Experience working in busy Warehouse/Yard environment.
  • You will need to be competent computer user.
  • You will need to be flexible and have a 'can-do' attitude and be able to manage your time efficiently along with working to tight deadlines.

For the right candidate, significant training will be given in all aspects of the proposed job. The role is extremely varied; every day has the potential to be something new. The progress and development of the recycling plant is dependent on the input for our employees, which this role will be very influential in changes to processes and procedure, it an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to apply their current knowledge within a new industry.

We are looking for a team player but also require someone that can work alone and use their initiative and be willing to undertake other reasonable duties when required

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Heavy Goods Vehicle Technician, HGV Technician, Maintenance Engineer, Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Heavy Goods Vehicle Maintenance, Heavy Goods Vehicle Mechanic, Repairs Technician, Maintenance Mechanic may also be considered for this role.


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