Agricultural Fitter

Location Norfolk, England
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming, Machinery, Technical & Engineering
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Hourly Rate To Be Discussed DOE
Contact name: Richard Gilbert

Contact email: Richard@agriFJ.co.uk
Job ref: 14715 RG
Published: 8 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

Job Title: Agricultural Fitter

Vacancy Ref No: 14715 RG

Location: Norfolk, UK

The Company:

Our client is an 3rd generation extremely well-established family farming business growing combinable crops, sugar beet, specialising in root vegetable production with year-round supply. Production is currently more than 100,000 tonnes of root vegetables, supplied direct to major multiples, packers, wholesale, and processing outlets, together with other arable crops. Due to consistent growth and expansion, they are seeking to recruit a new Agricultural Mechanical Fitter.

The Industry: Agriculture, Agricultural, Agricultural Supplies, Farming, Farming Supplies, Agricultural Fitter, Fitter, Mechanical Fitter, Agricultural Maintenance, Mechanical Maintenance

The Job Role Details:

Our client is seeking to recruit an Agricultural Mechanical Fitter, to help maintain their extensive range of agricultural machinery. The successful applicant will provide a high-quality repair and maintenance service and be part of their maintenance and service team who ensure that all servicing; repairs and maintenance tasks are carried to fully support the agricultural team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day responsibility (including Health and Safety) for the effective maintenance of the equipment, this includes good housekeeping and correct use of personnel protective equipment.

  • Ensure all assets have 3 monthly planned preventative maintenance.

  • Ensure reactive jobs are completed in an efficient, safe, and cost-effective manner.

  • Be able to work under pressure and to deadlines.

  • Be experienced in Fabricating and Welding,

  • Ensure that maintenance records are completed and administered correctly.

  • Able to work and operate well within a team but also confident to use own initiative when required.

  • Flexible, will be required to work extra hours during peak season, and occasionally working off sites.

  • Complete and oversee team’s training and development.

Ideal Person Skills and Qualifications:

  • Clean driving licence required.

  • Forklift driving qualification desirable; however, training can be provided.

  • Hydraulics experience desirable

  • Appropriate Mechanical Engineering Qualification desirable

  • Previous experience of servicing equipment in an agricultural setting

  • Welding and fabrication experience desirable

  • Abrasive Wheels desirable

  • General maintenance experience required.

  • Electrical experience/qualification desirable

Personal Qualitied & Behavioural Traits:

  • Ability to be reactive and punctual.

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team.

  • Flexibility and adaptability and able to use initiative.

  • The ability to work alone or as part of a team.

  • Any other ad hoc duties appropriate for the position.

Salary package:

£ Hourly rate to be discussed DOE

Plus Company Benefits

How to apply: Interested candidates should email their CV and a brief covering letter outlining their experience in agriculture, any previous work experience and why they believe they are suitable for the role to; Richard@agriFJ.co.uk

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