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 recycling of WEEE. Established for over 25 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 the career and join a well- established and successful team.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday: 45 hours – Plus Saturday mornings totalling 49 hours per week

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

. Physically fit

. UK driving licence

. Competitive salary

. Training available

. Great opportunities within the company for the right candidate


Salary £14.50 per hour

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    Contact us today to find out how we can help you and your business.

    Our address:

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

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    01635 552666

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