Mechanical Fitter

Date: 28 May 2024

Location: Caerphilly, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Mechanical Fitter

Department: Catnic

Location: Caerphilly (CF83)

Salary: £36,000 + Benefits

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd June 2024


We believe that our strength is not just in our steel but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.


What you will do

At Catnic, we are recruiting for a Mechanical Fitter to join the team. In this capacity, you will report to the Maintenance Engineer, and support the Operations team by performing necessary repairs; undertaking preventative maintenance activities and facilitating the promotion of engineering solutions for process improvement to ensure process availability, quality and productivity are optimised.


The Mechanical Fitter will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties:

  • Maintain and repair processing machinery and ancillary equipment in a safe and productive manner in order to maximised availability at optimum cost; to good standards of workmanship and in conformance with all Company standards and procedures.
  • Contribute to the determination and coordination of preventative maintenance programmes to ensure that unplanned downtime is avoided.
  • Understand, deploy and seek to recommend improvements to production control procedures to support team performance objectives.
  • Ensure that team operations, including those undertaken on the Company’s behalf by third party service providers, are conducted in a manner that fully complies with Tata health & safety, quality, environmental and corporate policies.
  • Be actively involved in own personal development plans to maximise performance in the role and the contribution to succession requirements of the business.
  • Liaise with line management, other Catnic functions and third parties to deliver the teams objectives overcoming any issues that may occur.


What you will need

To be considered for this opportunity, you will be time served as a Mechanical fitter to ONC/HNC level.

In addition to this, you will require the following:

  • Flexibility and an ability to adapt to ever changing demands.
  • Ability to work safely under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Good all round education.
  • Broad knowledge of Mechanical engineering
  • Must be able to work on their own and within a team environment in a busy manufacturing plant.
  • Must be able to demonstrate a proactive approach to safety.
  • Good working knowledge of both Hydraulic & Pneumatic equipment


For a full job description or if you’d like an informal discussion, please contact:


What we can offer you

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:


  • A market competitive salary
  • 35 days holidays per annum
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Company Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)


We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services.


Why us?

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.


Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today.


Tata Steel in the UK is committed to our ambition of reducing energy consumption and to becoming a carbon neutral steelmaker by 2045, to find out more about our journey click here Stoves cooking less carbon – YouTube


To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video: Tata Steel – A place you can thrive – YouTube 

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