Current Vacancies

For the vacancies listed below, you can apply online or download an application form and send to: Recruitment, WEC Group Ltd, Springvale House, Springvale Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 2ES or email: WEC Recruitment.



WEC Group Training Academy - Engineering Apprenticeships

Applications are now open for our CNC Machining, Technical Production Engineering and Welding/Fabrication Apprenticeships in Blackburn, Darwen and Rotherham to start in September 2017.

Please download an application form and send it back to us as soon as possible for the chance to kickstart your career at an award winning company! Interviews will take place in May/June.

We are also recruiting Apprentice Press Brake and Laser Operators to join 5750 Components in Knowsley, Merseyside. To apply, please download an application form and send it back to us as soon as possible.


WEC Group - Darwen

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: IT
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm (42.5 hours)

Established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic IT Support Assistant to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancashire.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Responsibilities:
The post holder will work in the IT Department at WEC Group Ltd, Darwen, undertaking daily tasks alongside providing 1st line support for day to day IT issues across the group.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Ability to diagnose PC faults both onsite and remotely
  • Strong experience of all Microsoft packages; Outlook, Access, PowerPoint, Excel, Word
  • A keen interest in all aspects of IT, including Programming/Networks/PC Support
  • A good communicator at all levels, confident in assisting all colleagues up to Director level
  • Knowledge of Windows Server preferable but not essential

Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Reports to: Divisional Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 8-5pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for a talented and driven Graduate Engineer, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

With a wide and varied customer base, and an ever expanding work load, WEC can offer the opportunity to work on some prestigious engineering projects for the right candidate.

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Graduate Engineer to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.

Responsibilities:

You will work on a range of projects for a wide variety of customers ensuring real opportunities for personal growth and career progression as you develop professionally, working within a positive culture where learning and development is actively supported and promoted.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • A graduate in Civil and Structural Engineering or Mechanical Engineering
  • A highly motivated individual with excellent communication skills
  • A passion and commitment to pursue a career in Engineering
  • Ability to successfully manage time to meet project deadlines
  • CAD experience would be an advantage

Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Laser - Darwen

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: WEC Laser
Reporting to: Sales Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm (42.5 hours)

Established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Laser Cutting Sales Engineer to join our busy and expanding Laser team based in Darwen, Lancs.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.


Responsibilities

  • Promote the products and services of this sub contract division
  • Quote existing customers, maintaining a high standard of service
  • Maintain and grow current customer working relationships

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Ideally candidates should have experience in a similar estimating capacity within the metals industry, preferably from a laser cutting, profiling, or aqua jet cutting background.

Ideal candidates must have excellent organisational, numeracy and computer literacy skills and the ability to read and interpret technical and fabrication drawings to discuss solutions and be able to prepare and submit quotations in a professional manner.

Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • Company Bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Region: Scotland, North East, South East, South West, South, Dublin, Belfast
Department: Laser
Reporting to: National Sales Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm (42.5 hours)

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an experienced and driven Business Development Executive from the laser cutting/profiling/tube laser industry, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Business Development Executive from the industry to join our busy and expanding Laser team.


Objectives

Opportunities exist for a self-motivated, high achieving Business Development Executive with a proven track record within Laser Cutting/Profiling/Tube Laser Cutting Sales to sell our services.

The underlying objective is to develop a client base in a competitive market; identifying new business opportunities via cold calling/networking and ensuring our customer needs and expectations are met on a daily basis.


Responsibilities

  • Generate new business opportunities within your territory
  • Sourcing new customers, generating business at a senior level, and maintaining a high standard of service
  • Promote the products and services of the entire WEC Group
  • Produce weekly/monthly sales reports and forecasting data
  • Reporting to the National Sales Manager at regular meetings to review KPI targets
  • Create and deliver successful presentations – (all levels)

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Successful candidates must have direct relevant experience within the Laser Cutting/Profiling/Tube Laser Cutting Industry.

Working Location/Environment

Field based/home based

Company Benefits
  • Company Car
  • Performance Bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: Laser
Reporting to: Laser Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm (38 hours per week)

Established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Laser Operator to join our busy and expanding Laser team based in Darwen, Lancs.

This is the perfect opportunity for an experienced and motivated Laser Operator, who wishes within a dynamic and rapidly engineering firm.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must have previous experience as a Flat Bed Laser Operator, Trumpf or Bystronic an advantage
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of different metals an advantage
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship
  • Able to work pro-actively and as part of a team to improve productivity and efficiency

Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now

Location: West Midlands
Department: Laser
Reporting to: Director
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm (42.5hrs per week)

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an experienced and driven Business Development Executive from the Tube Laser industry, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading and multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Business Development Executive from the Tube Laser Cutting Industry to join our busy and expanding Laser team.


Objectives

An opportunity exists for a self-motivated, high achieving Business Development Executive with a proven track record within Tube Laser Cutting Sales to sell our Tube Laser Cutting Services.

The underlying objective is to develop a client base in a competitive market; identifying new business opportunities via cold calling/networking and ensuring our customer needs and expectations are met on a daily basis.

Responsibilities

  • Generate new business opportunities within your territory
  • Sourcing new customers, generating business at a senior level, and maintaining a high standard of service
  • Promote the products and services of WEC Group
  • Produce weekly/monthly sales reports and forecasting data
  • Reporting to the Sales Director at regular meetings to review KPI targets
  • Create and deliver successful presentations - (all levels)

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

The candidate must have direct relevant experience within the Tube Laser Cutting Industry, and the necessary customer data base knowledge to grow sales

Working Location/Environment

Office based in Coventry or Stafford covering the West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • Performance Bonus
  • Company Car
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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WEC Fabrication - Darwen

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: Engineering
Reports To: Shop Floor General Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-2pm

Responsibilities

  • Ensure that machinery, plant and building is maintained including updating all relevant check lists
  • To maintain and repair mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems
  • To carry out planned maintenance checkse
  • To be able to respond to emergency plant breakdowns
  • To set a high standard of workmanship and behavior
  • To observe company Health and Safety regulations at all times

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Relevant qualification in engineering maintenance
  • Previous plant maintenance experience
  • Practical problem solving skills
  • To follow technical manuals and engineering diagrams
  • Must be pro-active and determined to resolve all maintenance issues
  • Structured and organised with daily tasks
  • Team player

Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: Engineering
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-2pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit a Shop Floor Supervisor to join our expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.

Responsibilities

  • To supervise all staff members including charge hands, tradesmen and laborer's
  • To set a high standard of workmanship and behavior for self and team members
  • To mentor, coach and develop groups of people
  • Ensure all employees observe company Health and Safety regulations at all times
  • Maintain company quality standards through rigorous monitoring of employee performance
  • Inspect all finished product to company standards and drive compliance with employees
  • To promote and suggest improvement activities which could increase productivity and efficiency
  • To follow all company processes and procedures
  • To supervise and co-ordinate delivery of incoming materials to welding bays
  • Take ultimate responsibility for keeping the factory, yard and site tidy
  • Ensure that machinery, plant and building is maintained including updating all check lists
  • To promote team working

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Must be from a welding and fabrication background
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Relevant qualification in supervisory management
  • Must be pro-active and determined to resolve all issues
  • Prepared to challenge the status quo and not to accept the 'norm'
  • Structured and organised with daily tasks
  • To give and receive regular constructive feedback
  • Team player

Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: Engineering
Reporting to: Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-2pm (40 hrs)

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit 3 experienced and enthusiastic Skilled Welders to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced and motivated welders, who wish to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must be time served and able to MIG and TIG weld to a high standard
  • Must be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Must be able to weld from 1mm up to 12mm Stainless
  • Work on own initiative
  • Reliable and punctual
Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: Fabrication
Reporting to: Manufacturing Director
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-2pm (40 hrs)

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an experienced and driven Project Engineer, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

With a wide and varied customer base, and an ever expanding work load, WEC can offer the opportunity to work on some prestigious engineering projects for the right candidate.

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Project Engineer to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.

Responsibilities

This is an interesting and varied role, which involves working on some excellent specialist engineering projects, bringing in fantastic careers prospects for the successful candidate.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Essential:

  • Proven engineering and fabrication knowledge/experience/background
  • Ability to read and work from detailed engineering drawings
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise closely with customers
  • Ability to work under pressure, both on own initiative and as part of a busy team
  • Ability to handle multiple varied projects from order through to completion
  • Responsible, conscientious, punctual, highly organized, and self-motivated

Desirable:

  • Excellent knowledge of all welding techniques
  • CAD qualifications and experience are preferable but not essential for this role, training will be provided where necessary
Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Field Based
Department: Fabrication
Reporting to: Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an ambitious and dynamic External Sales Engineer, who wishes to progress within a successful and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

With a wide and varied customer base, and an ever expanding work load, WEC can offer the opportunity to work on some prestigious engineering projects for the right candidate.

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the North West's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Sales Engineer to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.


Objectives

An opportunity exists for a strong self-motivated, high achieving External Sales Engineer with a proven track record within Metal Fabrication Engineering Sales. The underlying objective is to further develop an existing client base in a competitive market. Identifying new business opportunities via cold calling/networking and ensuring our customer needs and expectations are met on a daily basis.


Responsibilities

  • To promote the products and services of this Division and where applicable other sub divisions of WEC Group
  • Quoting new customers
  • Produce weekly/monthly forecasting data and sales reports
  • Cold calling/lead generation and prospecting
  • Generate business at senior level
  • Strategy and business planning
  • Generate new business opportunities within your territory
  • Regional strategy planning
  • Create and deliver successful presentations - (all levels)

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Candidates must have proven experience in a business to business Engineering Sales capacity preferably in a sub contract metal fabrication environment, with achieved target sales of £500,000 per annum.

Ideal candidates need to be conversant in welding & fabrication technologies with the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, a welding and fabrication background would be advantageous.


Working Location/Environment

Field Based - Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Special Projects - Darwen

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Department: Special Projects
Reporting to: Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-2pm (40 hrs)

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit a skilled Welder/Fabricator to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and motivated Welder/Fabricator, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must be time served and able to MIG and TIG weld to a high standard
  • Must be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Must be able to weld from 1mm up to 20mm Stainless
  • Must be able to work with mild steel, aluminium and stainless
  • Work on own initiative
  • Reliable and punctual
Working Location/Environment

Darwen, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Machining Ltd - Blackburn

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Department: WEC Machining
Hours of Work: Mon to Thu 7.30am - 4.30pm, Fri 7.30am-12.30pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading and award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Labourer to join our busy and expanding team based in Blackburn, Lancs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual, who wises to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities
  • Clean floors with power scrubber
  • Sweep up
  • Move empty pallets
  • Move work as required
  • Drive the FLT
  • Operate the overhead cranes
  • Tidy around machines
  • Other duties as required

Working Location/Environment

Blackburn, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Department: WEC Machining
Reporting to: Shop Floor General Manager
Hours of Work: Mon to Thu 7.30am - 4.30pm, Fri 7.30am-12.30pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading and award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group is looking to recruit an experienced and gifted Fitter to join our busy and expanding team based in Blackburn, Lancs.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and capable Fitter to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities
  • To carry out fitting and precision assembly work at our machining division
  • To assist with the kitting of group contracts
  • To check and maintain stock levels within the kit store area
  • To assist within the goods in and dispatch areas when required
  • To set a high standard of workmanship and behavior
  • To observe company Health and Safety regulations at all times

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Relevant qualification in engineering
  • Previous fitting experience
  • Practical problem solving skills
  • To follow technical manuals and engineering diagrams
  • Must be pro-active and determined to resolve all fitting issues
  • Structured and organised with daily tasks
  • Team player

Working Location/Environment

Blackburn, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Department: WEC Machining
Reporting to: Director
Hours of Work: Mon to Fri 8am-5pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading and award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Estimator to join our busy and expanding team based in Blackburn, Lancs.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Estimator to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities
  • Handling multiple and varied projects.
  • Interpretation of customers’ requirements from drawings or computer models.
  • Liaison with material and sub contract service suppliers to determine best external costs.
  • Liaison with customers and follow up of potential sales.
  • Generation of machine shop processes and routings with appropriate times to determine machining costs
  • Preparation of detailed quotations

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • A highly motivated and proactive time served machinist who can demonstrate successful experience in a similar role.
  • You must be familiar with all aspects of CNC machining and also be conversant with current tooling developments.
  • Candidates should have good interpersonal skills and a high level of commercial awareness.
  • Excellent mathematical and numerical skills
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Strong communication skills at all levels
  • Must be computer literate
  • Ability to manage own work load and work under pressure in a busy environment

Working Location/Environment

Blackburn, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Department: WEC Machining
Reporting to: Manufacturing Manager
Hours of Work: Shift Rotation 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm

WEC Group Ltd, established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning engineering, fabrication and machining companies, requires an experienced and gifted CNC Programmer/Setter for their purpose built facility at the Blackburn site.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and capable CNC Programmer/Setter, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities

Working within a predominantly medium to high batch machining cell this role is to program, set and operate Barfed Mazak CNC Lathes with B axis/Y axis/Sub spindles.

Due to the type of work, you will have excellent tooling knowledge and the ability to ensure cutting strategy suits high volume production.

With a high attention to details this role will require an engineer from an environment of high tolerance work e.g. automotive.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must be time served with post qualification experience in a technical machining background
  • • Ability to program Mazatrol and/or Fanuc controls
  • Experience of multi axis turning centres
  • Highest standards of H&S and Quality is essential
  • Ability to interpret detailed engineering drawings and deliver conforming parts
  • Working with various materials including exotic grade alloys
  • A detailed understanding of engineering drawing, tooling selection, work holding & cutting strategy is essential
  • A good communicator at all levels, with the ability to integrate and support a successful team

Working Location/Environment

Blackburn, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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5750 Components - Liverpool

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Department: 5750
Hours of Work: Mon - Thurs 6pm-6am

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of the WEC Group Ltd, established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies.

5750 Components Ltd is looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Skilled MIG Welder to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must be time served and able to MIG weld to a high standard
  • Must be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Must be able to weld from 1mm up to 12mm Stainless
  • Work on own initiative
  • Reliable and punctual

Working Location/Environment

Knowsley, Liverpool

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Department: 5750
Hours of Work: 37 hours per week, 3 shift rotations 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of the WEC Group Ltd, established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies.


Job Role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Apprentices to join our team at 5750 in Knowsley. Our award winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, and NVQ qualifications. You will gain:

  • Valuable practical experience in an industry where qualified Engineers are in demand
  • An apprenticeship
  • Work towards NVQ Level 3


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must have a clear interest for practical engineering
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well


Working Location/Environment

Knowsley, Liverpool

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Department: 5750
Reporting to: Manager
Hours of Work: 8am - 4.30pm (40 hours per week)

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of the WEC Group Ltd, established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies.

5750 Components Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Laser Programmer to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must have experience programming flatbed Lasers or punches.
  • Must be able to read and understand assembly and component engineering drawings
  • Understanding of developing parts, forming and fabrication
  • Knowledge of different metals an advantage
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship
  • Able to work pro-actively to improve productivity and efficiency


Working Location/Environment

Liverpool, Merseyside

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Department: 5750
Reporting to: Manager
Hours of Work: 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of the WEC Group Ltd, established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies.

5750 Components Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Press Brake Operator to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience in Press brake operator role essential
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping essential
  • FLT licence preferred
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship
  • Able to work pro-actively to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Work overtime when necessary


Working Location/Environment

Liverpool, Merseyside

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Knowsley, Merseyside
Department: 5750
Reporting to: General Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm (42.5 hrs)

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of WEC Group, established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies.

5750 is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Laser Cutting Business Development Manager to join our busy and expanding team based in Knowsley, Merseyside. Liverpool.


Objectives

An opportunity exists for a strong self-motivated, high achieving Business Development Manager with a proven track record within Engineering Sales. The underlying objective is to further develop an existing client base in a competitive market. Identifying new business opportunities via cold calling/networking and ensuring our customer needs and expectations are met on a daily basis.


Responsibilities

  • To promote the products and services of this Division and, where applicable, other sub divisions of WEC Group
  • Sourcing and quoting new customers
  • Responsibility for achieving monthly and quarterly sales targets
  • Produce weekly/monthly forecasting data
  • Cold calling/lead generation and prospecting
  • Generate business at senior level
  • Strategy and business planning
  • Generate new business opportunities within your territory
  • Produce weekly/monthly sales reports
  • Regional strategy planning
  • Create and deliver successful presentations - (all levels)


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • External/ Internal sales experience ideally with Laser cutting background
  • Proven achieved target sales
  • Ability to read and interpret technical and fabrication drawings
  • Discuss solutions and be able to prepare and submit quotations in a professional manner
  • Generate good working relationships
  • Administration capability, organising, planning, internal communication
  • Able to work as part of a team or on own initiative
  • Excellent Numeracy and Computer Skills


Working Location/Environment

Field Based - Liverpool, Merseyside

Company Benefits
  • Company Car
  • Performance Bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Waterjet - Blackburn

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Department: WEC Waterjet
Reporting to: Sales Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Waterjet Cutting Sales Executive to join our busy and expanding team based in Blackburn, Lancs.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.


Responsibilities

  • Promote the products and services of this sub contract division
  • Quote existing customers, maintaining a high standard of service
  • Maintain and grow current customer working relationships


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Ideally candidates should have experience in a similar estimating capacity within the metals industry, preferably from a waterjet cutting, profiling, or laser cutting background.

Ideal candidates must have excellent organisational, numeracy and computer literacy skills and the ability to read and interpret technical and fabrication drawings to discuss solutions and be able to prepare and submit quotations in a professional manner.


Working Location/Environment

Blackburn, Lancashire

Company Benefits
  • Quarterly Bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Sherburn Metalwork - Sherburn-in-Elmet

Location: Sherburn-in-Elmet, Leeds
Department: SML
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 6am-2.30pm, Friday 6am-11.30am AND Monday - Thursday 2.45pm-11.15pm, Friday 11.45am - 5.15pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Welder to join our busy and expanding team based in Sherburn-in-Elmet, Leeds.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and motivated welder, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must have fabrication experience
  • MIG welding skills essential
  • Experience in welding stainless steel would be an advantage
  • A time driven work attitude

Working Location/Environment

Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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HTA Group - Coventry

Location: Coventry West Midlands
Reporting to: Lead J.S.M/Programming Engineer
Working Hours: Mon - Thurs 7.30am - 4pm, Fri 7.30am - 3pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary package for a motivated and driven Manufacturing CAD Engineer based at HTA Group in Coventry, looking to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading and multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Manufacturing CAD Engineer to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.

Responsibilities

  • Model/Drawing Creation
  • BOA Creation
  • Interpret Engineering drawings, geometric tolerances and weld notes
  • Use Solid Works 2D/3D design software and/or experience in Inventor
  • Create 3D, folding and assembly parts
  • Customer contact
  • Failure proofing of products
  • Have input in designing and developing new products as well as existing ones
  • Ensuring all product and system requirements are taken into account from conception to finished result
  • Liaise with production and inspection staff on quality and improvement issues
  • Support and developing Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Ensure that all department procedures are adhered to
  • Any other duties as and when required

Skills and Experience

  • Self-motivated and focused
  • High attention to detail
  • Good verbal and communication skills
  • Analytical, influencing and creative thinker
  • The ability to work with multiple programs and deadlines in a high pressure environment
  • Ability to work using own initiative
  • Ability to take full ownership of decisions and actions
  • Have a can do, positive attitude


Working Location/Environment

Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 28 days holiday with the potential to increase to 31 days
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Coventry West Midlands
Reporting to: Manufacturing Manager
Working Hours: Mon - Thurs 7.30am - 4pm, Fri 7.30am - 3pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary package for a motivated and driven Production Welder based at HTA Group in Coventry, looking to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Production Welder to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to read, understand and interpret the engineering drawings
  • Accurately record all job bookings
  • Complete operations within allocated time
  • Improve processes
  • Visual inspection of components to ensure that it meet the requirements
  • Undertake first off inspections where required
  • Undertake welder coding test as and if required
  • Ensure compliance to Health and safety standards as directed by the Company
  • Any other duties that may fit into the remit of this role as and when required
  • This is not an exhaustive list and may be reviewed at any time to reflect current or changing practices

Skills and Experience

  • Self-motivated and focused
  • Relevant NVQ or equivalent Qualifications
  • Reliable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work to deadlines efficiently and accurately
  • Able to follow instructions carefully and precisely
  • Ability to carry out basic Maths including additions, subtractions, multiplications and division
  • Good understanding of English


Working Location/Environment

Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 28 days holiday with the potential to increase to 31 days
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Coventry West Midlands
Reporting to: Laser Shift Team Leader
Working Hours: 6am-2pm Monday to Friday, 2pm - 10pm Monday to Thursday (Shift Rotation)

Responsibilities

  • Set and operate the CNC flatbed laser cutting machines
  • Perform tasks as directed by the Line Manager
  • Operate the CNC flatbed laser cutting machine with an operating automated systems, and other machinery used in the production process, or assist other machine operators
  • Be able to interpret engineering drawings
  • Distinguish Material types including Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel
  • Load programs and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment
  • Keep work area clean and organized
  • Lift raw materials, final products and items packed for shipment manually or using hoist
  • Ensure adherence to agreed processes at all time
  • Any other duties that may fit into the remit of this role as and when required
  • This is not an exhaustive list and may be reviewed at any time to reflect current or changing practices

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated and focused
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a high pressure environment
  • Good team member
  • Have a positive "Can Do" attitude and willingness to complete other work in the work shop from time to time as and when needed


Working Location/Environment

Coventry

Company Benefits
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Coventry West Midlands
Reporting to: Fold Shift Team Leader
Working Hours: 6am-2pm Monday to Friday, 2pm - 10pm Monday to Friday (Shift Rotation)

Responsibilities

  • To read, interpret and understand engineering drawings
  • Ensure all job bookings accurately recorded
  • Completing operations within allocated time
  • Improve the processes where possible
  • Visually inspect the components to ensure that it meets the requirements
  • To undertake first off inspections where required
  • To ensure compliance to Health and safety standards as directed by the Company
  • Any other duties that may fit into the remit of this role as and when required
  • This is not an exhaustive list and may be reviewed at any time to reflect current or changing practices

Personal Attributes

  • Self-motivated and focused
  • Relevant NVQ or equivalent Qualifications
  • Reliable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work to deadlines efficiently and accurately
  • Able to follow instructions carefully and precisely
  • Ability to carry out basic Maths including additions, subtractions, multiplications and division
  • Good understanding of English


Working Location/Environment

Coventry

Company Benefits
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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MTL Advanced - Rotherham

Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Paint Shop Manager
Hours of Work: 3 shift rotation - 37.5 hours

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Paint Sprayer to join our team MTL Advanced based in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Responsibilities

Working inside a spray bake facility, this role will be working as part of team shot blasting metal parts that meet customer’s specifications. Duties include:

  • Preparing work to extremely high standards
  • Stripping, fitting and re-building parts where necessary
  • Working to specific production schedules
  • Completing all administrative procedures relating to paint area
  • Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment
  • Adhering to COSHH
  • Attending meetings as and when needed
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required within the production environment

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience of using an airless sprayer
  • Experience of using 2 pack paint is essential
  • Be fully conversant in both written and verbal English
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings and masking instructions

Working Location/Environment

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Quality Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-5pm (41.5 hours)

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Quality Engineer to join our team MTL Advanced based in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Responsibilities
  • Performing inspection of finished assemblies
  • Take ownership of Defence and Rail Quality Performance
  • Review of ISIR and FAIR reports prior to submission
  • First point of contact for internal quality concerns
  • Investigate Non-conformances, both internal and external and implement CAPA measures
  • Compilation and submission of PPAP documents as requested by customers
  • Report internal process performance data weekly (CCIR Action Log)
  • Provide inspection support as required (Absence/ Workload)
  • Review and approval of concessions prior to submission to customers
  • Conduct QHSE management audits
  • Conduct and lead 8D investigation reports issued by QHSEL Manager
  • Development of process controls for specific processes
  • Generating Supplier Corrective Action Reports (SCAR’s) follow up to ensure effective CAPA are implemented

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Essential:

  • Minimum HND / equivalent in a related Engineering of Quality related discipline
  • 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Performing internal audits Certification (ISO9001/ TS16949/ AS9100)
  • Eye for detail
  • Core Tools (AIAG) and RCA Qualification/ Experience

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Defence and/or Rail requirements
  • Welding Inspection Qualification

Working Location/Environment

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Programmes Manager
Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-5pm (41.5 hours)

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Contract Engineer to join our team MTL Advanced based in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the planning, nesting and expedition of contracts; focussing on Laser Cutting, Press Braking and Fabrication of mid steel and stainless steel materials. Your duties will include:-

  • Reviewing customers' order requirements against quotation and producing bill of materials from detailed engineering drawings
  • Creating 2D DXF cutting files and programming/nesting for Laser and Plasma Cutting machines
  • Ensure tolerances and parameters are met to satisfy quality and output.
  • Ensure production timings are met/exceeded
  • Generating and issuing route cards and manufacturing drawings to both production and scheduling
  • Liaising with internal departments and customers to resolve queries and expedite progress

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Previous experience within a similar role, ideally within Laser cutting, Thermal/Waterjet cutting, Press Braking or Fabrication and welding processes
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD is essential
  • Strong working knowledge of SigmaNest or similar nesting package is essential
  • Knowledge of SigmaMRP or similar is advantageous although full training will be provided
  • Fully computer literate and fully proficient in Microsoft Office

Working Location/Environment

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Fabrication Production Manager
Hours of Work: Shift rotation Mon - Fri 6am-2pm, and Mon - Thurs 10pm-6am and Friday 2pm-10pm

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Temporary on going Plater/Welder to join our team MTL Advanced based in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Responsibilities

  • To review engineering drawings for parts to be fabricated/welded.
  • Perform welding/plating activities
  • Ensure tolerances and parameters are met to satisfy quality and output.
  • Ensure production timings are met/exceeded
  • Follow company rules and adhere to procedures and Health and Safety standards
  • Work as part of a team to produce orders on time and within customer expectation/quality requirements
  • Carry out and record daily/weekly/monthly maintenance and safety checks
  • Ensure correct marking up of component parts

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Welding & Fabrication experience and qualifications
  • Must be coded to BS EN ISO9606-1 fillet and butt weld standard
  • Experienced in MIG and TIG welding with the ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to work effectively and use own initiative
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation

Working Location/Environment

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Death in Service Award
  • Computershare Voucher Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: QHSE Manager
Hours of Work: 6.00 - 14.00 and 14.00 - 22.00

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit experienced and enthusiastic Pre Delivery Inspector to join our team MTL Advanced based in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Responsibilities

  • Pre delivery inspection of piece parts for Caterpillar, as per customer standard
  • Pre delivery inspection of piece parts for Dennis Eagle, as per customer standard
  • Work to a schedule to meet weekly delivery targets
  • Assist the Quality Assurance inspectors with dimensional inspection work as and when required
  • Attend root cause analysis meeting as and when required

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Knowledge of using basic measuring equipment (Vernier’s, Thread Gauges, Tapes and Rulers)
  • Computer Literate
  • Basic understanding of Quality systems
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Lifting /Slinging / magnet experience
  • Crane experience
  • Pedestrian stacker truck license

Working Location/Environment

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Operations Manager
Hours of Work: 8am-4pm

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Welding and Engineering Instructor to join our busy and expanding division at MTL Advanced based in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.


Responsibilities
  • To oversee and instruct the apprentices within the Engineering training program alongside the Training and Development Manager
  • To oversee and take responsibility for the academy and apprentices in the absence of the Training and Development Manager
  • Instruct apprentices on welding and fabrication techniques including MIG/TIG/MMA
  • Monitor and progress of all apprentices and provide feedback to the Training and Development and HR Manager
  • Ensure written evidence of the progress of each individual apprentice is kept up to date
  • Carry out regular mentor appraisals with apprentices to discuss and resolve any issues concerns
  • Liaise with college to ensure any in house project compliments work being carried out at college and the apprentices can use as part of course work
  • Liaise with HR regarding training skills matrix
  • . Deliver FLT / Crane / Slinging and Lifting etc. in-house as required for new starters and refreshers
  • Ensure the equipment used by the academy is maintained
Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Ability to develop and deliver training
  • Time served Welder, capable of producing work to a very high standard
  • Apprentice Trained
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • PTLLS Qualification (desirable but not essential)
  • CSWIP Qualification (desirable but not essential)

Working Location/Environment

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Healthcare Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Machining Team Leader
Hours of Work: Shift rotation of 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm. 37.5 hrs

Established for over 35 years, and now one of the UK's leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic CNC Machinist to join our busy and expanding division at MTL Advanced based in Rotherham, Yorkshire.

This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.


Responsibilities
  • Operating machines to produce orders on time and to the correct quality standard
  • Ensure correct marking up of component parts and use of the labelling system
  • Work with Senior Manufacturing Engineer to determine feasibility of machining new products
  • Writing and providing programmes for all machines as required
  • Maintaining and control a current programmer register and tool inventory
  • Working with jigs and fixtures
  • Cleaning and maintaining machines as required

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must have previous experience setting and operating vertical machining centres using Fanuc controls
  • Slinging and lifting crane experience is essential
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship
  • Able to work pro-actively and as part of a team to improve productivity and efficiency

Working Location/Environment

Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company Pension
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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