Mechanical Fitter / Service Engineer


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Bluetownonline Ltd
£30,000 - £39,999
Engineering Consultancy
Contract Type:
Full Time
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About the job

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter / Service Engineer

Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

Working Hours: 36 hrs per week - Mon-Thurs 7.30 - 4.00pm, Fri 7.30 - 11.30am + overtime & field service premium rate when working off site

Holidays: 30 days per year, increasing to 33 days

Oilgear UK is part of the international Oilgear group producing High Pressure Hydraulic equipment and systems in the UK with facilities located strategically around the globe. Oilgear have been producing electronic control systems for over 40 years within a business that was created in 1921.

About the Role:

Oilgear Leeds is currently recruiting Mechanical Fitters to join our team. You will work as a Mechanical Fitter including assembly, testing, fault finding and repair of valves, pumps and manifolds. You will also support our Field Service Engineers to ensure that Oilgear provides an excellent, efficient and effective service to our customers, if you are required to work at a client site you will receive a field service premium rate.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a proactive and positive approach, a keen, hands-on problem solver with previous experience in a similar role who thrives in a team working environment.

The Company will invest in your development, equipping you with the technical skills for the present and ensuring you have a fulfilling, long-term career.

The site is conveniently situated approximately 1 mile from the centre of Leeds, we have our own parking and it is located with easy transport links to both the city centre and the motorway.

Main duties will include:

  • Carrying out assembly, test and repair activities on valves and pumps for the power generation, aerospace and steel making industries
  • Interpret system / circuit drawings and mechanical engineering drawings
  • Trouble-shooting & fault-finding, strip/inspect and repair hydraulic machinery
  • Identify component needs & liaise with purchasing department & stores
  • Assembling and testing pumps & valves
  • Use industry standard testing equipment
  • Oversee & be responsible for the calibration of the testing equipment
  • Complete test reports & produce test cards
  • Development work and project working with design & electrical engineers
  • Contributing to project review and other related meetings
  • Highlight issues on build, raise NCR's and find solutions to problems
  • Be involved in, monitor, review the Health & Safety processes & procedures in the department including general housekeeping, PPE, complete Audits & Maintenance Schedules

Person Specification:

Technical/Job Specific:

  • You must be computer literate and have good levels of numeracy and literacy
  • You will be experienced in engineering, manufacturing or similar environment

Core Skills:

  • Attention to detail and good communication skills both written and verbal are essential
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent problem-solving skills

Personal Qualities:

  • The company operates within a dynamic and fast paced environment; to thrive in this role you will need to have a positive and friendly approach, flexible, team player
  • You will be someone that is open to learn new skills and adapt to the company's processes, systems and procedures, whilst also suggesting improvements where needed
  • You must have ability to work as part of a team to ensure the overall objectives are met
  • Strong personal accountability with a team working ethic for timely completion of tasks


  • 30 Days Holiday per year, increasing to 33 Days
  • Pension Scheme
  • DIS Scheme
  • Contractual Sick Pay Scheme
  • Free Parking

Please Note:

When applying you should provide a covering letter detailing your salary expectations and availability to commence work.

All candidates must be currently eligible to both live and work in the United Kingdom.

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; Mechanical Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Maintenance, Engineering Installations, Multi-skilled Engineer, Mechanical Fitter, Technical Engineer, Mechanical Support Technician, Service Engineer, Field Service Engineer may also be considered for this role.

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