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Production Fitter


Production Fitter


MacTaggart Scott are recruiting for a Production Fitter to work in our Assembly Department.


This role reports into the Assembly Team Leader. The purpose of the role is to assist in the manufacture of hydraulic and mechanical equipment. The role requires an understanding of hand and power tools, calibrated tools such as torque wrenches, Micrometres, Vernier Callipers etc., along with a thorough understanding of customer quality requirements.

Duties will include:

  • Assembling components for Submarines and Aircraft carriers.
  • Assembling components to detailed 3rd angle drawings and process plans.
  • Using a wide range of hand tools and powered tools to perform tasks such as filing, deburring, pipe bending, hydraulic assembly and mechanical assembly.
  • Being responsible for ensuring that all departmental policies and procedures are documented, maintained, communicated, understood, and adhered to.
  • Communicating with team members on a regular basis. Feeding back to supervisor of any requirements.
    Ensuring the accurate completion of all documentation to schedule.
  • The successful candidate may also be asked, from time to time, to work with the Production Management & Planning teams to implement methods to improve efficiency, quality and production lead times whilst reducing costs. In addition to this, they may be requested to assist with conducting trials for new processes ensuring the fitting team conforms to procedures.

Essential skills, experience and knowledge requirements:

The successful candidate must;

  • Have completed a mechanical engineering apprenticeship (additional training may be given).
  • Good all round knowledge and experience of hydraulic systems/equipment.
  • Efficient in reading/understanding 3rd angle engineering drawings.
  • Capable of following manufacturing processes and plans.
  • Have the required work ethic and attitude towards working and learning.

The successful candidate must hold or be able to meet the appropriate Security Clearance as required.