Bogie Fitter

  • Job Reference: JOB-9081
  • Date Posted: 16 March 2023
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  • Location: Rotherham, South Yorkshire, England
  • Salary: £30,000 to £32,000
  • Sector: Rolling Stock
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The Opportunity:

We require heavy mechanical fitters looking for a stable career path, great future potential earnings and further training to work at a rail client that has recently received significant government and overseas funding to increase production levels by 60%.

You will be provided with full training for 6 - 12 weeks in our clients Training Academy at their heritage site in Yorkshire!

The Situation

Due to an increase in projects and new bogie overhaul work, our rail client is looking to substantially increase their head count across the bogie workstream. They are also keen to prepare for additional projects that they are expecting over the next 12-18 months.

They are looking to employ a number of Fitter's to complete stripping and refitting of Bogies on the production line.

Full Training will be provided over the first 6 - 12 weeks of employment within their Training Academy working on obsolete Bogies, allowing candidates to get real, hands-on experience before starting on the shop floor.


Yorkshire, Rotherham, Doncaster, Leeds, Barnsley

Role And Responsibilities:

  • Overhaul and maintenance of heavy rolling stock components
  • Heavy Mechanical Fitting activities
  • Repair and refurbishment of heavy mechanical systems

The Candidate:

  • Comfortable working as part of a team
  • Self-motivated and hard working

Essentials & Desirables:

  • Vast Experience in an Engineering Background
  • Capable of reading and interpreting engineering Assembly Manuals
  • Physically fit and able to conduct Heavy Maintenance activities
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in a relevant discipline

Shift pattern:

Monday to Friday (Overtime Available)

Start Date:

Immediate start, pending full pass of Medical and Drug & Alcohol Tests.


30,000 - 32,000 (Depending on Experience & Qualifications)

Closing Date:

5 th March 2023

Likely Job Titles:

Mechanical fitter, Rolling Stock Technician, Rolling Stock Fitter, Bogie Fitter, Plant Fitter, HGV Fitter, LGV Fitter, PSV Fitter, Bus Mechanic, Aircraft Mechanic, Aircraft Technician, Reme, Mechanic, Assembly Technician, Mechanical Assembler, Maintenance Technician

About Ford & Stanley Group

Ford & Stanley Group are in the business of people and performance. Our mission is to create one million better workdays through facilitating great recruitment, leadership and occupational mental fitness.

Ford & Stanley Group Ltd is a Disability Confident Committed employer and is committed to a policy of equal opportunities for all opportunity seekers. We shall adhere to such a policy at all times and will review on an on-going basis all aspects of recruitment to avoid unlawful or undesirable discrimination. We will treat everyone equally irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, age, disability, colour, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief or political beliefs and we place an obligation upon all staff to respect and act in accordance with the policy.