Mechanical Fitter - Hydraulic Cylinder Test Engineer

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    Clitheroe, Lancashire

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    Maintenance Fitter

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    Ian C Hull BA (Hons) Dip RP

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    about 1 year ago

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Fitter / Hydraulic Cylinder Test Engineer

Our Client have been designing and manufacturing bespoke hydraulic cylinders from their base in Clitheroe for over 60 years. Within the company there exists a core of highly skilled, experienced, loyal and committed individuals many of which have been with the company for a number of years. We are in need of a new member of staff in our finishing area testing/assembly in order to increase production levels.

The Role
Main duties will include pressure testing hydraulic cylinders and general engineering fitting. The role entails setting up hydraulic cylinders on the company test rig and pressurising the cylinders to ensure they are leak free. You will also be building hydraulic cylinders whilst checking all measurements match engineering drawings, ensuring the cylinders have been manufactured to a high standard. Another duty within this role will be to fault find and repair hydraulic cylinders.

Job Skills and Requirements

Previous mechanical fitting experience essential.
Must have experience of working in an engineering environment.
The ability to understand and use various measuring equipment.
The ability to understand and read engineering drawings.
-A hands on methodical worker with high standards.
-Previous experience with hydraulics preferred.
-Must be able to work to tight deadlines and high targets due to the fast paced nature of the role.
Maintain good housekeeping.
Adhere to health and safety regulations and rules.