Maintenance Fitter

BSW Timber Ltd.

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Full Time Permanent Contact: BSW Recruitment Team Reference: MA337710ForMF / 229

As the largest integrated forestry business in the UK, with 1700 employees and operations spanning the forestry, sawmilling, timber manufacturing and energy sectors, BSW Timber Group is a rapidly developing multi-site business with a turnover in excess of £500m.

With 7 sawmills in the UK and one in Latvia, manufacturing and supplying a wide range of quality sawn products for a variety of industries, we’re constantly working together to create a sustainable future for British forests and woodlands.

Maintenance Fitter

  • Based Corpach, Fort William – PH33 7AP
  • £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
  • Rotating Shifts

Working on a shift basis, you’ll be a key member of our busy maintenance team, directly responsible for providing a prompt and responsive breakdown fault diagnosis and repair service & undertaking routine mechanical maintenance, across a range of plant and machinery.

Some responsibilities of a Maintenance Fitter include:

  • Installation of machine parts such as chain drives, gearmotors, valves and pumps.
  • Carrying out planned maintenance checks, finding and fixing any faults.
  • Responding to emergency breakdowns on our production lines.


About you:

Alongside your solid background in mechanical engineering, preferably gained within a manufacturing environment, you are confident in working alone or alongside a team. You’ll be technically minded and hold your work to a high level. In addition, you’ll have:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Good understanding of computer-based systems and software.
  • A high level of organisational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Problem solving skills.
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines in a busy environment.


In return, you can look forward to developing a long-term career with one of the industry’s leading employers. As well as the competitive salary, this position includes other benefits such as:

  • Discounted rate on a range of BSW products including Woodfuel Direct.
  • Employee benefits portal with access to exclusive deals and discounts on 100s of high street brands, utilities, eating out and more!
  • Confidential 24/7 support with the Well-being hub.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • Funded learning and career development opportunities.
  • Company provided Life Assurance policy.

Interested? Click APPLY to send us your CV and complete our online application form.

Closing date for applications: Friday 6th August 2021

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