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Mechanical Craft Team Member / Mechanical Fitter

Date: 19-Jun-2021

Location: Corby, East Midlands, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description


Job Title:         Mechanical Craftsperson / Mechanical Fitter

Location:         Corby

Function:         Tata Steel Tubes

Salary:              £33,216 (inclusive of shift allowance)  + Benefits  

Closing Date:  11:00pm on Friday 2nd July 2021


We currently have the opportunity to recruit a number of experience Mechanical Fitters into a  Mechanical Craft role at our Tubes site in Corby, East Midlands.

Tata Tube Products are one of Europe’s leading pipe suppliers with a long and successful track record in the energy industry. We offer products and services that enable energy resources to be extracted, transported, processed and distributed all the way to the final consumer. Our products and services are specially packaged to meet our client’s needs whether they are in the Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG), Offshore Pipeline, Process Plant or Onshore Pipeline sectors of the industry.

The Role

As the Mechanical Fitter (Craftsperson) you will be required to perform preventative maintenance and inspection work, providing expertise and resource to identify and rectify faults in complex systems to ensure manufacturing continuity.

Your key responsibilities, will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • Provide engineering expertise & advise in order to diagnose and correct complex faults in the manufacturing process equipment.
  • Ensure that mechanical maintenance work undertaken is completed to time and to appropriate safety and Engineering standards.
  • Develop expertise and keep up to date in maintenance techniques and equipment development applicable to a heavy manufacturing environment by self-study and attendance on appropriate courses.
  • Provide comprehensive reports on breakdowns, repairs and related engineering activities where appropriate recommending improvements to equipment or systems.
  • Undertake training as required for new specialists, other engineering grades, and manufacturing teams.
  • Supervise Tata or contract personnel and where necessary issue certificates of isolation as part of the safe system of work.
  • Where necessary to provide cover for shift specialists.

Be specifically familiar with many mechanical systems including pneumatics, hydraulics, hand fitting skills and be able to read and interpret mechanical drawings. 
You will be responsible for ensuring all activity is undertaken within Health, Safety and Environmental requirements, in Compliance with company and legislative requirements. Working as part of a team, you will ensure manufacturing performance is maintained on an ongoing basis and support manufacturing development plans, identifying opportunities for improvement. 

What we’re looking for?

As a Mechanical Craftsperson, you will ideally be qualified to HNC level, which will normally have obtain through a craft apprenticeship in mechanical engineering, or hold a Modern Engineering Certificate.
You will require relevant plant experience in mechanical systems and be capable of supervising personnel in the safe execution of engineering repair work.
The Benefits

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 (may vary if on particular shift pattern)
  • Quarterly Bonus – subject to business performance
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services

You may be also interested to know that we have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including childcare vouchers, free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services. 
We can offer opportunities for individuals who are looking to develop their skill set within a varied manufacturing environment. Tata Steel have committed to key investments in their UK operations over the next 5 years. We are building for the future and investing heavily in our operations. We can offer support to employees who are also looking to develop their professional qualifications through an established, internal development centre.

The Business

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined group has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and 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.
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:

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