Plant Fitter/Mechanic

CSS Recycling are the leading processor and recycler of WEEE waste in the UK, through the expertise of our people and the investment in technology we promote and deliver a sustainable solution for the recycling of WEEE.

Established for over 35 years, we have major contracts with local authorities, utility companies and businesses alike.

As a result of continuous business growth, we are looking to expand our team and recruit an additional experienced Plant Fitter/Mechanic. This is an exciting opportunity to take the next step in your career and join a well- established and successful team.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday: 45 hours, Plus 4 hours Saturday mornings totalling 49 hours

Main Duties

  • Inspect and troubleshoot industrial shredders, granulators, conveyor belts and other plant machinery
  • Fixing faults on plant machinery or arranging for replacements to be installed
  • Carrying out inspections on plant machinery
  • Carrying out routine scheduled maintenance work for Lorries
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Welding activities when necessary
  • Dealing with breakdowns, unplanned problems and repairs
  • Check functionality of safety systems
  • Fitting new parts and making sure equipment is working correctly


Attributes and Experience

  • Previous mechanical and electrical experience
  • Experience in repairing mobile plant such as forklifts, Lorries;
  • Background in Lorries (HGV) maintenance or any vehicle maintenance; – not mandatory, however   represents an advantage
  • Experience in repairing any machinery such as conveyor belts, industrial shredders, granulators;
  • Experience in repairing/maintaining any industrial machinery
  • Basic knowledge of electrical systems – represents an advantage, but not essential
  • Welding skills
  • Fault find skills
  • Good problem-solving
  • Fluent English Required
  • Physically fit
  • UK driving licence

Competitive Salary

Company Vehicle

Training Available

Great opportunities within the company for the right candidate

Salary £36,000 – £40,000 per annum depending on experience





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    Our address:

    5 Abex Road, Bone Lane Industrial Estate, Newbury, Berkshire, RG14 5EY

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