Fitter - small plant & tool hire

  • Vacancy Title
  • Fitter - small plant & tool hire
  • Company
  • Vp plc
  • Division
  • Brandon Hire Station
  • Location
  • Trafford park - Manchester
  • Closing Date
  • 30/04/2021
  • Job Description
  • Attracting the best people supports our aims of exceeding our customers’ expectations and enhancing shareholder value.

    Our continued business success is reliant upon the skills, talent and commitment of our workforce. As well as developing and promoting talent from within the business, our recruitment practices are designed to attract the very best from the pool of available talent.

    Brandon Hire Station offers the youngest hire fleet in the industry with a wide range of high quality supporting equipment to a broad customer base both regionally and nationally. Recognised as experts in our field, we have a growing portfolio of satisfied customers, many of whom are market leaders and household names in their own right.

    We are committed to continuous improvement, dedicated to excellent customer service and stimulate those who enjoy working in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment.

    As a Fitter, you will be responsible for carrying out high standard repairs to own and customers’ machines according to manufacturer’s specifications.You will ensure that spares are requested in order to facilitate the speedy repair of equipment and that damaged/worn stickers are replaced.

    Equipment will be tested in line with test and run procedures, making sure it’s clean and fit for purpose whilst identifying repairs and status allocating correctly on the system. We are also interested in applicants who may have an interest and some basic knowledge of working with machinery & repairs who are looking to progress in to this role.


    You may be required to attend breakdowns at customers sites when required.

    The role requires an effective people person with the ability to work to objectives and assess your own progress but also to ensure that you are fully trained and developed in order to carry out your duties.

    Taking your own responsibility for the health and safety within your branch, you must make certain that the business is compliant with HSE legislation and offers a safe working environment for the branch team as a whole, but also for individual employees within their roles.

    Candidates for this position must have basic numeracy and literacy, preferably with a relevant mechanical or electrical qualification. but not essential . The candidate will be IT literate with a full UK driving licence, and have some knowledge of repairs and machinery.