Machine Tool Fitter

  • Sona Resourcing
  • Chessington KT9, UK
  • 15/03/2019
Engineering

Job Description

Our client a large manufacturing and engineering company, are looking for a Machine Tool Fitter /Service Engineer on a fulltime, permanent basis. You must possess the ability to assemble from component level using hand tools and standard measuring equipment, working to tight tolerances and appreciate the need to maintain a very high standard of workmanship.

Basic salary + Benefits + Overtime Options

What we can do for you:

  • Basic salary circa £30,000 - £35,000 depending on experience.
  • Scope for significant overtime - approx 25%+of basic salary
  • Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Participation in company bonus scheme
  • 5 weeks holiday

What does the role require from yourself?

The ideal candidate will be an apprentice trained or time served engineer educated to City & Guilds or BTEC level with relevant experience and a strong understanding of precision machine tool fitting practices.

Applicants must be able to plan and work on their own initiative with minimal supervision and accept some flexibility of working hours if required to meet customer deadlines. The individual must also be hard working and extremely reliable, possessing a proactive problem-solving approach and be a strong team player.

You must be able to communicate both verbally and in writing with colleagues and when required with customers at their premises in a professional manner.

Additional skills required/expected:

  • Hand scraping
  • Machine alignments
  • Installation and commissioning of machines
  • Ability to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Use of standard measuring equipment working to tight tolerances
  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Surface grinding
  • Hydraulic and pneumatic circuits.
  • Basic electrical circuits and fault finding
  • Experience of CNC and PLC controls
  • Understand all aspects of engineering drawings and processes


The ideal candidate will have relevant knowledge & understanding. As well as proven people, performance and Tool Fitting skills within a targeted environment.