Skilled Mechanical Fitter

19th January 2024 | Heywood, UK

We are currently looking for a Skilled Mechanical Fitter with a strong mechanical background to join a growing team, assembling patient critical equipment for the medical/pharmaceutical industry.

As part of this skilled team, you will have the opportunity to drive the success of an integral business function, which in turn, will make a positive impact on our organisation.

The Benefits

  • Competitive salary, depending on experience
  • Overtime available at higher rates
  • Hours are Monday – Thursday 7am – 3.30pm and Friday 7am – 1pm
  • Annual bonus based on company performance
  • Annual holidays 24 days plus bank holidays
  • Shopping & Leisure discounts


Our clean, bright 63,000 sq.ft site in Heywood, Lancashire is the largest containment factory in the North West, just minutes from the M66 and M62. We have invested £1m in our facility, with state of the art machinery and great staff facilities including showers, canteen and plenty of on-site parking.

About us

Envair Technology has been manufacturing world class clean air and containment equipment for the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries since 1972. Our mission is to engineer controlled environments that keep people and products safe from airborne hazards.

Our products, including isolators, laminar airflow cabinets and microbiological safety cabinets, are used to prepare chemotherapy treatments for cancer patients, discover new therapies for Alzheimer's or test samples in hospitals. It means you’ll always finish the day feeling you’ve contributed to something really valuable, supporting our NHS and private hospitals throughout Europe.

We’ve enjoyed strong growth in demand for our products for the last few years, and as industry leaders, are always looking to bring new innovations to the market. It’s why we look for people who share our values of taking pride in your work, being ambitious and inventive, nurturing the people around you and collaborating as a team.

Your Role

As Skilled Mechanical Fitter, your role will include:

  • Using static machinery, battery powered tools including drills and general hand tools.
  • Working in a safe manner, achieving a high level of quality
  • Notifying the team leader of any shortages in regular materials used
  • Completing projects successfully and following instructions from your manager
  • Working with other teams to minimise delays and meet high standards.
  • Assembling a full range of metalwork enclosure products manufactured by the company.
  • Ensuring all test certificates and serial number logs are completed and kept up to date.
  • Some travel to work at client sites across the UK, to fit and install the products.
  • Liaising with the tradesman and contractors at client sites as required.

About You

The ideal candidate should come from a strong mechanical background and preferably be familiar with working to a very high standards in the aerospace, nuclear, medical, or pharmaceutical sectors.

  • It’s essential to have previous mechanical assembly experience.
  • Ideally you will have a City & Guilds, NVQ 3 or equivalent (ideally time served).
  • You will be required to travel to do ad-hoc installation work and will require a valid driver’s licence (company vehicle is supplied for work purposes).
  • Experience in working with and understanding detailed drawings.
  • Previous experience of working to processes and defined quality systems.
  • Working to high levels of accuracy and standards of finish.
  • To be able to work independently and as part of a team.

Envair are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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