Factory Fitter

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Bradshaw Electric Vehicles is seeking an efficient and reliable Vehicle Fitter to work in our factory, near Peterborough. The role requires a minimum of 5 years mechanical engineering experience. A good understanding of basic electrical circuitry is required and welding would be a distinct advantage, but is not essential.

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Job Description:

As a Fitter for the UK’s largest manufacturer of industrial electric vehicles, you will work in our Factory team, producing a wide range of vehicles. The role reports into our Factory Manager (or Factory Foreman in their absence).

Working on the front line of production, you will help maintain the high standards our customers expect. The job is challenging and interesting, with a lot of variation. Not only will you be responsible for building our own vehicles, but also for the maintenance and repair of our rental fleet.

Bradshaw vehicles are used across a wide variety of industries, anything from oil rigs to motor manufacturing, airports to hospitals, golf courses to wildlife parks, atomic plants to power stations and more.

Day to Day Duties:

  1. Actively participate in the on-the-job training program
  2. Build production vehicles as per given job cards
  3. Prepare or repair rental vehicles, as per given job cards
  4. Meet production build target hours
  5. Ensure you are aware of and comply with the company Health and Safety Policy
  6. Ensure the factory and surrounding areas are kept smart, clean and safe
  7. Adhere to, and participate in, our 5S program
  8. Help us achieve ongoing improvements in our build times and quality performance

Experience and requirements:

  1. You will have 5 years of mechanical engineering experience, gained in an automotive, power generation, aviation or manufacturing environments.
  2. You will be experienced in electrical fault finding, repair and general maintenance of machinery.
  3. Welding experience is an advantage, but not essential
  4. You can communicate clearly on technical issues
  5. You are comfortable prioritising tasks in a changing customer-driven environment
  6. You can work on your own and as part of the team, when required
  7. Clean driving license
  8. The role would suit a positive ‘can do’ attitude, underpinned by an active ‘roll the sleeves up’ style

The job description is not an exhaustive list. Employees are expected to take a responsible attitude towards duties which are not specifically listed but which should, in the company’s best interests, be performed by themselves, particularly when circumstances change for any reason.

Pay structure:

  • Competitive salary
  • Auto enrolment pension based on whole salary.
  • Profit Share Bonus – This is a variable % of the basic salary paid quarterly if the company achieves its targets. It starts after 12 months continuous employment with the company.

If you would like to apply for this job, please send us your CV with a short covering email, outlining why you would be suitable for the role. Click on the green button below.