Mechanical Fitter Ref# V-32633

  • South East, West Sussex, UK
  • £28000 - £32000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • V-32633

Join a Leading Electro-Optics Company as a Mechanical Fitter in West Sussex

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment working with cutting-edge technology?

Holt Executive is looking for a skilled Mechanical Fitter to join their innovative partner company, a leader in electro-optics design and manufacturing. Due to continued growth, they have an immediate requirement for a Mechanical Fitter to join their team in West Sussex.

The successful Mechanical Fitter will have a good understanding and experience in prototype and production assembly and the ability to use manual machine tools.

This is an opportunity to join an established, growing business where no two days are the same. Working on cutting-edge technology, you will join an experienced team who all work together to achieve their goals.

Key Responsibilities for the Mechanical Fitter:

  • Prototype and production assembly of machines to Engineering drawings and procedures.
  • Ensuring all modifications during the build process are documented and change request forms completed.
  • Liaise with production control with kits are incomplete.
  • Modifications to existing parts using basic machine tools such as drills, lathes and mills.

Skills and Experience for the Mechanical Fitter:

  • Level 3 qualification in mechanical engineering or manufacturing.
  • 3 years of previous experience in a similar position, ideally within a MoD workshop environment.
  • Ability to use manual machine tools and hand tools is essential. Experience using manual lathes and mills is desirable.
  • Ability to read and interrogate complex technical drawings.

Work-Life Balance:

  • 37.5 hour working week.
  • Hybrid/ flexible working arrangements.
  • Lunchtime finishes on a Friday.
  • 28 days annual leave.
  • Christmas closure.
  • Holiday purchasing scheme.

Company Benefits:

  • Group pension plan – matched contributions up to 5%.
  • Income protection scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Employee Help@Hand service gives you and your family access to 4 key services including remote GP service, second opinion, mental health pathway service and physiotherapy consultations.
  • Life assurance policy, including bereavement counselling and probate helpline.
  • Company shares incentive plan and save-as-you-earn scheme.
  • Group electric vehicle salary sacrifice scheme.

If your skills and experience match this Mechanical Fitter opportunity, we encourage you to apply by sending your CV to

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