45 Hours per Week

Good Hourly Rate & Overtime Pay

Employee Benefits Package


We are one of the world’s largest metal recycling companies with over 170 sites worldwide. We have the capability to recycle anything from a toaster to an aircraft carrier and invest heavily in developing our own technologies in our quest to be the global leader in sustainability. We also invest in our people, as they are the driving force of our success.


Who are we looking for?


Our Fitters are the key people who ensure all our different plant and machinery is working to its full capacity so that our depot teams can get their job done. Without their hard work, skills and forward planning, our depots wouldn't be the successes they are today.


As a Plant Fitter, you will use and build upon your solid foundation of knowledge and expertise of plant maintenance and repair. You will be supported with training and development along the way so that you can expand your skills and responsibilities further.


If you have any type of experience in working on/carrying out maintenance on varied plant machinery, heavy engineering equipment, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, conveyor systems, shredders, motors, 3 phase system and power supply we want you to apply.



What you will be doing:


·        Assessing, fault finding, and problem solving to ensure minimum downtime of fixed plant.

·        Carrying out maintenance and servicing duties in outside conditions.

·        Working on all aspects of plant during periods where breakdowns or maintenance does not occur.

·       Working on a variety of bespoke fixed plant emanating from the coal and aggregates industry.

·        Carrying out some burning, welding and grinding when required.

·        Actively participating in our strong safety culture.

·        Ensuring the company Health & Safety and environmental policies are strictly adhered to.

·        Monitoring all visiting suppliers – including PPE compliance.

·        Assisting Department management as required.


About you:


·        Demonstrable experience in fitter role is essential.

·        Mechanical, welding/fabrication and electrical skills/qualifications are essential

·        Ability to operate safely and effectively in a large industrial environment.

·        Adaptable to meet business priorities.

·        Organised, safety conscious and motivated.

·        Comfortable working outside.

·        Availability to work Saturdays mornings.



For the successful candidate, we can offer a thriving and stable working environment as well as opportunities to develop.


How to apply:


Please apply with an up to date CV, including your email address, contact number and details of your salary expectations. Alternatively an application form can be downloaded from our website.


Direct candidate applications will only be accepted for this vacancy.

Applications or speculative CV’s via agencies will not be accepted.



EMR Group and its subsidiaries are committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer, and value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.



Keywords: Fitter, Maintenance Fitter, Mechanical Fitter, Electrical Fitter, Plant Fitter, Yard Fitter, Engineering Fitter, Plant machinery, Heavy Engineering Equipment, Pneumatic Equipment, Hydraulic Equipment, Conveyor Systems, Shredders, Motors, 3 Phase System, Power Supply, Metal Recycling, Recycling, Waste, Sustainability, Career Development.



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Are you authorised to work in the UK and able to prove this by holding a British, EU or EEA passport, or have a visa or other authorised document, confirming your right to work in the UK?
Our contracts are based on a 45 hour working week, and there may be a requirement to work on weekends. Would you be happy to agree to this if you were successful?
Some of our sites are difficult to access to access through public transport. Do you have the means to get to the site you are applying for?
Will you be happy to undertake a financial background and criminal background check as part of our process?
Are you a current EMR Employee?

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Do you require any reasonable adjustments to be made to the recruitment process, due to a particular pre-existing condition or circumstance?
A difficult customer comes to site. They start becoming aggressive and challenging. How do you react?
You notice someone acting unsafely on site. What do you do?
You are asked to cover some overtime due to a large volume of goods arriving at site. What do you do?
A customer offers you a gift to give them a favourable price for their materials. What is your position?

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