Back to jobs list
Posting date : 04/08/2024

Reference : GBR11796

Mine Mechanical Fitter

  • United Kingdom , South East , Robertsbridge
  • Permanent / Regular
  • Technical Production

Why do we need you ?

At Saint-Gobain we pride ourselves on being innovative, customer focused, agile, open and engaging and entrepreneurial. We are also proud to have been named a ‘Top Employer’ for 5 consecutive years. If you’re qualified mechanically, have experience working on heavy plant equipment and production machinery, and you want to know what it’s like to work for a top employer that is working hard to make the world a better home; then please read on to find out more about this exciting opportunity to join us as a Mine Mechanical Fitter.

You’ll be working with British Gypsum in Brightling Mine, East Sussex. British Gypsum is the UK’s leading manufacturer of interior lining systems.


What you'll do:

  • Respond to break down situations of the production machines in the mine.
  • Assist with and carry out the installation and maintenance of rock handling equipment to efficiently support production operations.
  • Assist and carry out the maintenance & installation of Mine district services.
  • Assist and carry out the maintenance & installation of Mine District mechanical and ventilation schemes in accordance with the mine plan.
  • Assist with and carry out the planning and preparation of mine maintenance to minimise downtime.
  • Conduct routine maintenance on diesel-powered mining and construction equipment and machinery.
  • Be required to complete end of shift reporting to the company standard.

Is this job for you ?

What we’re looking for:

  • Experience in the maintenance of heavy plant equipment and production machinery (ideally in a mining or quarry setting).
  • Experience of hydraulic systems and Proven experience as a Diesel Mechanic, preferably in a mining, construction, or heavy plant equipment environment.
  • A recognised mechanical apprenticeship or technical certification with relevant qualifications in diesel mechanics or a related field (Minimum requirement Level 3).
  • Knowledge of Risk assessment process and able to carry out dynamic on the job risk assessments.
  • Knowledge of LOTO systems.
  • Willingness to work a staggered shift pattern that includes day, afternoon & may include night shift and some weekend working.
  • Strong diagnostic and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage time efficiently.
  • Proficiency in using tools and diagnostic equipment.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and guidelines.
  • Good knowledge of plant/machine hydraulic & electrical systems.

A little more about us

Are British Gypsum and Saint-Gobain inclusive employers?

Saint-Gobain is the worldwide leader in light and sustainable construction improving daily life through high performance solutions. From wherever you are, let your unique personality and our values guide you every day to invent a more sustainable world. We understand that a diverse workplace is not only a more enjoyable place to be, but also facilitates better decision making and innovation. So, whoever you are, and whichever Saint-Gobain business you join, you can be sure of a warm welcome with us.

And what about flexibility?

The world of work is changing. At Saint-Gobain, we’re always open to new ways of working. Everyone has different needs and commitments. We’ll happily discuss any need you might have for this role: flexible hours, job-sharing, part-time working, or anything else that matters to you. We can’t promise to meet every request when we’re recruiting. But we do promise to listen. If you match our criteria, we will be in touch to discuss your experience and find out more about you as a person, we look forward to hearing from you!

If you match our criteria, we will be in touch to discuss your experience and more about you as a person, we look forward to hearing from you!

These offers may interest you

Published : 03/25/2024
United Kingdom , East Midlands
Permanent / Regular
Published : 03/25/2024
France , Ile-de-France
Published : 04/04/2024
Canada , Alberta
Permanent / Regular
Published : 04/05/2024
United Kingdom , North West
Permanent / Regular
Published : 04/05/2024
United States , Wisconsin
Permanent / Regular
Published : 04/12/2024
United States , New York
Permanent / Regular