Workshop Fitter / Mechanical Assembly Technician

Posted: Wed 27 March 24

Due to a very full order book and continued growth Power Jacks is looking for a time-served Fitter / Mechanical Assembly Technician to support our Assembly and Test facility in Westhill


This role, reporting directly to the Production Supervisor, involves working within a small team of team of machinists, fitters and warehousing staff. This is a key role for the business where a high level of diligence, accuracy and quality of work is required. Ideally the role will require the individual to be competent in forklift driving and overhead crane usage. Working in a continuous improvement / 5S workshop environment would be a great advantage to the successful applicant.


  • Strict conformance to the assembly and testing of all PowerJacks products using technical specifications, engineering drawings and customer requirements.
  • Ability to question and engage with engineering and best practice methodology to ensure Right First Time.
  • Acute awareness of minimising waste – scrap, rework and lost time.
  • Produce products with a high degree of accuracy and finish, ensuring Power Jacks quality standards are achieved.
  • Support the manufacturing of product – use of drills, saws, shot blasting, fettling.
  • General workshop activities.
  • Complete company documents / job sheets, etc as appropriate.
  • Ensure all required documentation is completed on time and accurately.
  • 5S Audits and CI Support.
  • Liaise/work with any other department as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Candidates should be able to work in a busy environment, have excellent communication skills, have a flexible approach to work be reliable and be able to work on in a team or on their own initiative.
  • Fully competent in all standard Microsoft packages with previous experience of MRP systems.
  • Forklift and Overhead Crane Experience.
  • Excellent team working skills, working effectively within a team environment and providing support to other team members during periods of high activity.
  • Previous experience of working within an engineering based manufacturing environment is essential.

Our Offer To You

  • A competitive salary.
  • 25 days annual leave + 8 Statutory.
  • Enhanced Sickness Pay.
  • 36-hour working week, with Mon – Thu 08.00 – 16.30 (30 minute lunch) Fri 08.00 – 12.00 Noon.

Further Details:

To apply, please forward your CV to
(All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK)

Closing date: 30th April 2024

About Power Jacks

Power Jacks is a British design and manufacturing company, based in Scotland, specialising in electro-mechanical actuation, lifting and positioning equipment. The business has 6 complimentary areas of expertise including screw jacks, bevel gearboxes, electric linear actuators, lead screws, planetary roller screws and jacking systems. Our products are engineered to the highest standards and deployed in a multitude of applications in over 80 countries worldwide.

Power Jacks
Kingshill Commercial Park
Prospect Road, Westhill
AB32 6FP
Scotland (UK)
+44 (0)1224 968968
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