Press Setter / Operator / Mechanical Fitter

Posted 10 months ago

Wentworth James Group are an experienced engineering and technical recruitment agency, we are currently working with an automotive client who are looking for a Press setter/operator/Mechanical fitter.

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and established power press fitter to join our team. This is a varied role where you can add value to the company’s growth.

The role will be supporting our operations teams by performing necessary breakdown repairs, leading PPM and reactive maintenance activity.


  • Additional duties of the role will typically include, but are not limited to:
  • Service and maintain Plant, machinery, and ancillary equipment to ensure the smooth running of production within the plant.
  • Attend machine breakdowns and fault find any mechanical issues and basic hydraulic/electrical to reduce downtime.
  • Support installations of new machinery.
  • Liaise closely with your Maintenance Leader on maintenance issues regarding machine downtime, planned preventative maintenance.
  • Keeping stock lists up to date.
  • Fully supporting the Production Leader, Supervisor and Senior Operators in their efforts to maintain a stable and safe production environment.
  • Physical and visual inspections on all machinery.
  • Support continuous improvement of all processes. Comply with all H+S standards and procedures.
  • Maintain in good working order, all personal tools, work wear and PPE.
  • Actively get involved with risk assessments.

Our presses range from 40-1000 tonnes, including progression, transfer and 6-stage line.

Salary up to £38000


Hours Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 16.30pm then Friday 7.30am to 12.30pm

Company pension

Holidays 25 days + 8 Bank Holidays

Potential career progression

Bonus Scheme

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Job CategoryEngineering

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