Fitter

Date: 4 May 2024

Location: Newport, Newport, GB, NP20 2NQ

Company: simsmetalm

Sims Metal (Sims) is a global leader in metal recycling. With facilities across the globe, Sims plays an intrinsic role in the circular economy by making resources available for future use. As a responsible corporate citizen, we continuously seek new ways to broaden our participation in the environmental sector, ensuring that our future is as bright, safe, and secure as at any time in our long history.

 

Sims is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value the diversity of all of our employees, and we are committed to creating a working environment that is built on a foundation of respect and inclusion where everyone can contribute, advance on merit, and realize their full potential.

 

 

We are looking for Fitters who will assist with the maintenance and day to day running of all fixed plant and machinery to best practice standards, ensuring that equipment reliability is maximised and that production is maintained at the highest possible level. You will be working in our Newport Fridge Plant site and will be part of a team working under the supervision of a knowledgeable Site Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Immediately respond to and assist in the correction of plant breakdowns
  • Responsible for the repair of plant machinery and the maintenance of plant facilities, tooling and equipment
  • Identify and bring to the attention of Site Management, opportunities for improving the reliability, efficiency and performance of site equipment.
  • Provide technical support to Supervisors in plant operation
  • Assisting in the operation of the Site to ensure plant availability and production is maintained at the highest possible level
    • Committed to achieving plant availability and production targets
  • Comply with legislation and company standards.
  • Perform such other duties as the Company may from time to time reasonably require
  • Comply with all Company policies related to Code of Conduct, Environmental, Health and Safety and Community.

 

 

Key Skills/Competencies

  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, flexible and adaptable
  • Integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in fast moving, ever changing production environment
  • Ability to work as part of multi-disciplined team and also on own initiative
  • Logical approach to practical problem solving
  • Basic welding/fabrication skills

 

Qualifications

  • Experience in medium to heavy industry
  • Knowledge of health and safety
  • FLT Licence an advantage
  • Welding/fabricating experience and qualifications would be an advantage
  • Time served apprenticeship or equivalent required
  • Electrical qualifications an advantage

 

 

With a promote-from-within philosophy and a variety of programs available to support continuous learning, Sims offers the opportunity for a rewarding career. We are committed to the ecologically sound and sustainable use of resources and strive to operate in a manner that minimizes waste and protects the environment.

 

A career with Sims provides you with the opportunity to work with an organization whose goal is to be the world’s safest and most responsible recycling company. Our people achieve this by creating a zero-harm workplace, being exemplary members of the communities in which we operate, and being responsible stewards of the environment. We also offer competitive pay and a range of attractive benefits.

 

Find Out More…

Please visit www.simsltd.com for more information on Sims and its commitment to sustainability.

SIMS LIMITED IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. WE VALUE THE DIVERSITY OF ALL OF OUR EMPLOYEES AND ARE COMMITTED TO CREATING AN INCLUSIVE WORKING ENVIRONMENT WHERE EVERYONE CAN CONTRIBUTE, ADVANCE ON MERIT, AND REALISE THEIR FULL POTENTIAL. SIMS LIMITED DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE ON THE BASIS OF AGE, GENDER REASSIGNMENT, BEING MARRIED OR IN A CIVIL PARTNERSHIP, BEING PREGNANT OR ON MATERNITY LEAVE, DISABILITY, RACE INCLUDING COLOUR, NATIONALITY, ETHNIC OR NATIONAL ORIGIN, RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX, SEXUAL ORIENTATION, OR ANY OTHER BASIS COVERED BY APPROPRIATE LAW. ALL EMPLOYMENT IS DECIDED ON THE BASIS OF QUALIFICATIONS, MERIT, AND BUSINESS NEED.