Mechanical Assembly Fitter

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Propulsion and Handling division for the key role of Mechanical Assembly Fitter based at our Dalgety Bay site in Dunfermline.  On site we manufacture stabiliser and steering gear systems for both commercial and naval customers, as well as having the capability to service all commercial marine equipment in the UK.

The successful candidate will be working within a pool of fitters, responsible for the assembly and testing of our OEM products while also doing service work in the factory overhauling commercial marine equipment.


  • Responsible for assembly and testing of stabiliser/steering gear, shaft lines, gearboxes together with other marine equipment according to drawing, specifications and working instructions.
  • Working on hydraulic systems preparing equipment for testing with our customers.
  • Problem solving as required to overcome manufacturing challenges.
  • Support the service team in the repair and overhaul of Kongsberg equipment in the workshop.
  • Work with the leadership team to manage HSE and drive continuous improvement.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Time served recognized apprenticeship or NC and SVQ level 3 in engineering discipline.
  • Minimum 5 years work experience in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Valid EU Passport or other current permission to work in the UK

The Applicant

  • Ability to understand the importance of good work ethic
  • Good interpersonal, communication, numeracy and IT skills
  • An aptitude for problem solving
  • Ability to work as a team member in a busy environment

What we can offer

  • An exciting and important position working for the world-leading supplier of maritime solutions
  • An inspiring and safe work environment
  • Professional development and career opportunities
  • Competitive terms including attractive insurance policies and pension schemes

Work location


Point of contact
Alan Mills, Operations Director

Kongsberg Maritime is a technology pioneer, enabling a more sustainable future for our oceans. Our zero-emission integrated technologies advance the maritime industry and solve our customers' toughest problems. With unmatched competence, domain knowledge, innovation, and market reach, we are the trusted maritime partner. Headquartered in Kongsberg, Norway, the company has manufacturing, sales and service facilities in 35 countries.

Our Propulsion and Handling division delivers world class products for propulsion, handling systems, motion control and waterjet for all marine industry sectors including merchant, offshore and naval. Our products enhance operational efficiency and deliver safe, secure, reliable and sustainable products to our valued customers.

KONGSBERG is a leading global technology group. Throughout our proud two hundred year history, we have continuously advanced, applying innovative solutions to the needs of our customers, partners and society at large. We believe diversity is our strength. By fostering an inclusive and diverse culture we nurture and ensure space for different perspectives and ideas. We are determined in our work to mature and improve our ability to utilize our diversity and culture of differences to create positive business results.


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