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Location: Inverness

Type: Full Time

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, the company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips and renewable energy.

Our UK-manufactured products are used extensively in the construction, DIY and furniture sectors. Our brands, SterlingOSB Zero, CaberFloor and CaberWood MDF, are well known in the construction industry and are commonly specified by architects, national housebuilders and specifiers.

We are proud that as a certified net carbon negative company we lock up more carbon in our products than we emit making them, helping the UK construction sector comply with net zero targets and beyond.

An opportunity has become available for a Mechanical Fitter at our Inverness site. 

Reporting to the Mechanical Supervisor, this role will be responsible for providing maintenance and mechanical support throughout the site, ensuring reliability of equipment, maintenance of assets in a safe condition as well as developing and maintaining preventative maintenance schedules.

Other duties include:

  1. Identify MIP initiatives to supervisor.
  2. Identifying and implementing improvements
  3. Daily checks of workload at the start of each shift and ensure they are completed as required, signing off on all jobs.
  4. Complete all tasks in an efficient and effective manner.
  5. Assist through performance the achievement of area goals.
  6. Liaison with other departments to ensure safe and efficient running of the plant.

We are looking for someone with a minimum of City & Guilds / ONC Level of education in a mechanical discipline who has completed a four-year apprenticeship, with relevant industry experience.

A full job description is available from HR.

To apply, please send your current CV and a letter of interest to our HR Department[email protected]

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