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Mechanical Fitter



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Centrica Business Solutions (part of Centrica) is a leading provider of sustainable and energy efficient solutions to clients in many private and public sector industries. We have a history of sustained growth and we have excellent opportunities for further significant expansion both in the UK and overseas.

Centrica Business Solutions (Europe’s leading Combined Heat and Power supplier) is recruiting and currently looking to fill the position of Mechanical Fitter at our manufacturing facilities in Salford, Manchester.

  • Salary: £25,600 plus excellent company package
  • Location: Salford, Manchester

The Role

The role is a superb opportunity to work as a part of the Production team. The role is to build Combined Heat and Power (CHP) products in line with new and existing designs using both mechanical and electrical skills.

As a Mechanical Fitter you will be responsible for the overall build quality of the CHP unit which includes preparation of the engine in fitting standard and contractual equipment, preparation of the bedframe in fitting cable looms and small bore pipework, assembly of engine and alternator to bedframe, fitting and wiring of control panel and fitting of acoustic enclosure. You would also be responsible for the recording of serial numbers and completion of the engine build documentation.

Occasional visits to sites around the country will also be involved on units that are required to be split down for site access.

The Person

To be considered for this role you will have proven skills in Mechanical and Electrical assemblies and:

  • Have an awareness of H&S in industry
  • Awareness of PPE regulations
  • Ability to read and follow mechanical and electrical drawings
  • Problem solving skills
  • Self-motivated with good communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Have a full clean UK driving licence
  • Be eligible to work in the UK
  • Training provided

The Company

  • Salary: Competitive plus excellent company package
  • Location: Salford, Manchester

Centrica plc, a FTSE 100 company, has operations in UK, North America and Europe. With 30+ million customer-product relationships, Centrica's vision is to become the leading integrated supplier of energy and related services for its chosen markets and maximise value to shareholders. Centrica's brand names include British Gas, Direct Energy (North America). At Centrica, our purpose is to help people today and secure energy for tomorrow.

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE by hitting the 'Apply' button. Please upload your cover letter and CV as one document.

Applications will ONLY be accepted via the ‘Apply’ button.

To request an update on this role, or if you have any problems uploading your CV please email Andy.Malyon@centrica.com typing ‘Update required: Mechanical Fitter R9939520’ in the subject title.

Agencies: Centrica operate a preferred supplier arrangement, however if you wish to be considered at the next review session please submit a brief overview of your capability to PSL@centrica.com.