Mechanical Fitter (Ref: 9971)

Lafarge Cement is part of Aggregate Industries with over 4,000 employees and operations across the UK and Northern Europe. We are committed to helping create a better built environment.


Lafarge Cement, currently have exciting opportunities for suitably qualified, experienced and motivated candidates to join the world leader in cement, aggregates, and concrete solutions.  


Mechanical Fitter

Working as part of the on-site Maintenance team, the mechanical fitter will play a key role in maintaining the sites fixed and portable assists.


Tasks and Responsibilities 


  • Mechanical strip down, inspection, modification and fitting of main and sub assembly components
  • Disassembly, Cleaning, Inspection and Re-assembly of mechanical systems, particularly transmission systems, gearboxes and rotating equipment
  • Use of technical drawings to interpret the presented information into an inspection report and subsequent assembly
  • Use of engineering measuring equipment such as micrometres and DTI's to check tolerances against a specification and report findings
  • Use of overhead and Jib cranes to move heavy equipment safely
  • Read drawings, identify components, assemble, repair or modify mechanical equipment
  • Ability to complete technical documentation as work progresses
  • Maintenance mobile plant checks in line with suppliers guidelines
  • Work closely with the Operations Team to understand their needs implementing any necessary remedial actions
  • Ensure all daily, weekly and monthly checks are carried out as per manufacturer’s recommendations, supplementing these checks where viable to improve reliability and implement best practice. 
  • Ensure workshops, plant rooms and other areas associated with maintenance are kept to an acceptable (clean and tidy) standard. 
  • Completing daily log sheets and booking out of parts using SAP
  • Carry out lubrication activities across the plant in line with PM schedule and follow up on all necessary repairs to ensure the lubrication strategy is fulfilled.


What you will bring


  • Strong mechanical fitting and/or HME experience
  • Completed a recognised Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship or hold a mechancial engineering qualification
  • Responsiveness to customer queries with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • A practical and logical nature in order to gain full knowledge and understanding of the products
  • Experience with mechanical fitting work, within an industrial and/or manufacturing environment
  • Machinery maintenance experience
  • Proactive work attitude and friendly and adaptable working attitude


No agencies please.


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About Aggregate Industries

We’re at the frontline of the construction and infrastructure industries, producing and supplying an array of construction materials. With over 330 sites and more than 4100 dedicated employees, we’re home to everything from aggregates, asphalt, ready-mixed concrete and precast concrete products. On top of that, we produce, import and export supply materials for cement and offer national road surfacing and contracting services.