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Lead Fitter

Job Introduction

At Tarmac, ‘who you are’ matters.  We want to get to know you.  If you share our values and are proud of a job well done, collaborative in working well with others and ambitious to make things better, then have a read of what we have on offer.  

We are currently recruiting for a Lead Fitter to join our fantastic team based in Bayston Hill Quarry, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Here at Tarmac, we are working hard to create a dynamic and inclusive environment and it’s important that our people come from a variety of different backgrounds

Role Responsibility

Reporting directly to the Site Manager, you will be required to oversee the inspection, planning and execution of all mechanical maintenance tasks at Tarmac Bayston Hill Quarry.

You will lead by example and drive the site preventative maintenance strategy to enable continuous improvement of reliability, performance and availability of all fixed plant. 

You will be responsible for the supervision of any maintenance carried out; you will be expected to use the CMMS system from start to finish ensuring as much detail as possible is recorded. 

Recording all actions taken, modifying the preventative maintenance plan as required and suggesting improvements to avoid re-occurrence 

You will be responsible for ensuring the correct resources are distributed on outage days best utilising the wider teams available. 

Maintain a high standard of housekeeping keeping areas clean, tidy and hazard-free and in line with 5S standards. 

Respond to plant breakdowns – ensuring it is returned to production in a timely manner. 

As well as this you will develop, manage and support “One Team” that executes the maintenance schedules across the site, in the most efficient manner recording success in KPI’s showing Bayston Hill Quarry reliability and maintenance performance. 

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate proven experience working within an Industrial, Factory or a similar environment as a Lead Fitter. As well as possess Line management, leadership and communication skills with sound knowledge of operational production plants and material handling equipment.

Specific Requirements:

  • Time served mechanical apprenticeship.
  • Mechanical engineering experience
  • ONC/HNC or equivalent in mechanical engineering is essential.
  • NEBOSH and/or IOSH Managing Safely.

Why Tarmac

We offer an extensive range of career development opportunities and industry-leading rewards, incentives and benefits.

Some of the range of benefits on offer to employees include:

  • Bonus scheme
  • Enhanced holiday entitlement
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Access to the Tarmac Reward website with discounts on retailers, holidays, etc.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance helpline for free and confidential advice.
  • Training and development opportunities

Interested? Why not click here to find out more?  Go on… are you ready to build your future?


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