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Mechanical Fitter Job

Date: 08-Oct-2021

Location: Sheerness, GB, ME12 1RS

Company: Peel Ports

Vacancy - Mechanical Fitter


At Peel Ports we’re already one of the UK’s leading port and logistics companies with ambitious plans to grow and transform the supply chain to benefit our customers. With multiple settings across the UK and a huge choice of career paths, our business offers exciting opportunities. Much of our success depends on our unrivalled facilities and technology. But in our sector, it always comes down to having the right talent. So, if you’ve got what it takes to rise to the challenge, then a potential future with Peel Ports could be for you.



Applicants are invited to apply for the above vacancy within the Engineering Department based at the Port of Medway.



Role Purpose: To support the Business Unit Manager and Team Leaders in their objectives and be responsible for ensuring that day to day maintenance functions within the given role of the business unit, operate safely and efficiently, providing operational areas and the port estate an on-time service.



This role will include the following responsibilities:


- Carry out hands on preventative maintenance work on all mechanical and non-mechanical equipment in accordance  with the Mechanical Site Safety Rules set out by Peel Ports Group

- Attend to unplanned failures in a timely manner to meet reliability targets

- Carry out shift workload as stipulated by the Team Leader/Planner

- Report parts and materials deficits to the Team Leader/Planner without delay

- Demonstrate commitment to multi-skilled activity where appropriate

- Deliver a safe personal working culture

- Suggest tactical decisions to Team Leader/Planner to stay on schedule


Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience:


- Be mechanically biased with a strong understanding of hydraulic systems and excellent fault finding skills

- Capable of working effectively under pressure in a critical, busy environment

- Understand and demonstrate commitment to safety policies and procedures

- Fundamental understanding of electrical equipment e.g. logic controllers, instrumentations

- Must be willing and able to use fault finding diagnostic equipment to ensure reactive maintenance impact in minimised

- Knowledge of effective maintenance strategies, i.e. RCM, PM, CBM & TPM

- An assertive individual who demonstrates willingness to progress within the Company

- Demonstrate a commitment to maintaining Peel Health and Safety standards


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