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.

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WEC Group Training Academy - Engineering Apprenticeships

We are now accepting applications for our Welding/Fabrication, Mechanical Engineering Apprentices and Technical Production Engineering Apprenticeships to start in September 2021 in Lancashire (Blackburn & Darwen), Yorkshire (Rotherham & Sherburn-in-Elmet) and Merseyside (Knowsley).

With over 35 apprenticeship positions on offer, this is an amazing opportunity to learn life skills whilst gaining a qualification through our award winning apprenticeship scheme! An apprenticeship allows you to earn money whilst learning on the job.

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Welding & Fabrication Apprentices
  • Blackburn x 9
  • Rotherham x 8
  • Sherburn-In-Elmet x 1
  • Coventry x 1
  • CNC Machining Apprentices
  • Rotherham x 2
  • Blackburn x 2
  • Laser Operator Apprentices
  • Rotherham x 4
  • Knowsley x 6
  • Press Brake Apprentices
  • Rotherham x 2
  • Coventry x 1
  • Paint Shop Apprentices
  • Rotherham x 2
  • Business Administrator Apprentice
  • Coventry x 1
  • Marketing Apprentice
  • Darwen x 1

To apply follow the 'download an application form' below and fill in the form.

Please apply via our Online Application Form or 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!

Click here for more information about our award-winning training academy.


WEC Group (HQ) - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Reports to: Maintenance 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 checks
  • 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, Experience
  • Experience within a welding and fabrication environment is desirable
  • 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

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Company profit share
  • Refer a friend scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday‐ Friday 8.30am‐ 5pm (40 hrs)

The multi‐award winning WEC Group is looking to recruit a Marketing Apprentice to join our busy marketing team based in Darwen, Lancs. This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and busy team.
WEC is one of the largest contract manufacturing companies in the UK and, and due to the multi-brand nature of our Group, this is a very varied role with a wide-ranging list of responsibilities.


Responsibilities
  • Assisting with the Marketing Team admin duties
  • Excel data entry – keep a log of all inbound leads generated from the Marketing activity, compile web traffic statistics, dashboard reports, and other Marketing KPIs
  • Updating external websites and company intranet with latest job vacancies
  • Updating intranet with upcoming events, new starters, news and relevant documents
  • Assist with the implementation of the company’s social media plan
  • Basic web design (HTML5, WordPress, & Magento) to help Maintain, Improve & Optimize the Group’s existing websites
  • Optimization, cleaning and manipulation of product photos using Adobe Photoshop
  • Design flyers, posters, and banners for social media
  • Sourcing and writing stories for the company newsletter and producing of internal news pieces
  • Help with the organisation of events (trade shows, corporate golf day, internal awards ceremonies, fundraising events, etc)
  • Help with the implementation of digital marketing campaigns (Pay Per Click, Search Engine Optimization, Email campaigns, etc)
  • Contribute to the Group’s online & offline marketing strategies
  • Assisting the wider marketing team with ad-hoc duties
  • Being an internal and external brand ambassador

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
ESSENTIAL:
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Strong Digital Skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Passionate about writing
  • Creative
  • Experience working to tight deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for Social Media
  • Willing to learn
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
DESIRED:
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Basic understanding of HTML, WordPress, and Magento – Training will be provided
  • Tech savvy
  • Awareness of the latest social media trends

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Healthcare & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Training Academy, Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday 8am-5pm, Fri 8am – 2pm 40 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit enthusiastic Welder/Fabricator Apprentices to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancashire.


Job Role

We are looking to recruit a number of Welder/Fabricator Apprentices to join our team at our brand new state of the art training academy in Blackburn, Lancashire. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 3 qualification and coded welder training.
You will gain:

  • A wide and varied understanding of welding and fabrication.
  • Work on exciting engineering projects.
  • Work towards Level 3 welding standard
  • Gain a skill for life
  • Exciting future career opportunities
  • Become a professional coded welder


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must have a clear interest in becoming a welder/fabricator
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme

Apply Now


WEC CCTV - Darwen, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: 40 Hours

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 1 enthusiastic apprentice to join our busy Logistics Department based in Darwen, Lancs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop and progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Responsibilities
  • Prepare Drawings
  • Produce Accurate costing for sales
  • Process Purchase Requisitions
  • Liaise with Sales re lead times & contractual requirements
  • Generate good working relationships
  • General Administration duties
  • Meet production targets
  • Assist with Stock Take
  • See job through from logistics to despatch

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Experience with CAD/CAM preferred but not essential
  • Good technical, numeracy and computer skills
  • Administration capability, organising, planning, good communication
  • Able to work as part of a team or on own initiative
  • Punctual and of smart appearance
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

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 40 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
  • Production, planning and management of stock
  • Maintaining minimum stock levels
  • Generating process manufacturing drawings
  • Issuing drawings for customers approval
  • Ordering materials via our internal purchasing department
  • Preparing estimates and budgets
  • Allocating work/projects to the shop floor
  • Monitoring hours and material usage
  • Studying customer order requirements against quotations
  • Review completed jobs prior to invoicing and ensure allocations of stock and manpower are accurate
  • Assist sales by driving through job priorities ensuring customer delivery dates are met
  • Completing regulatory documents concerning safety issues

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Knowledge and experience of AutoCAD
  • Proven engineering and fabrication knowledge/experience
  • 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
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Fabrication - Darwen, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Mon – Fri , 8.00am – 5.00pm

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Trainee Sales Estimator to join our busy Engineering team based in Darwen, Lancs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Trainee Sales Estimator, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Responsibilities
  • Assisting sales/estimating department with booking in enquiries, printing out drawings, and completing reports
  • Breaking down simple drawings to obtain material costs
  • Compiling quote sheets for submission for clients
  • Speaking to clients regarding their enquiries when required

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Experience within an engineering company/metal supplier, either as Sales Admin or Apprentice Sales Estimator etc. would be beneficial
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Computer literate
  • Understanding of CAD would be an advantage.
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Mon- Thurs 8am-5pm and Fri 8am-2pm

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 5 x enthusiastic Skilled Welders/Fabicators to join our busy Engineering team based in Darwen, Lancs.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Skilled Welder / Fabricator, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Time served fabricator
  • Must able to MIG and TIG weld to a high standard
  • Must be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Ideally be able to weld all materials types and thicknesses- Must be able to weld from 1mm up to 12mm Stainless
  • Experience of related engineering plant and machinery
  • Work on own Initiative
  • Reliable and punctual
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Night shift Mon- Thurs 5pm- 5am (48 hours per week)

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 2 x enthusiastic Skilled Welders/Fabicators to join our busy Engineering Night team based in Darwen, Lancs.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated Skilled Welder / Fabricator, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Time served fabricator
  • Must able to MIG and TIG weld to a high standard
  • Must be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Ideally be able to weld all materials types and thicknesses- Must be able to weld from 1mm up to 12mm Stainless
  • Experience of related engineering plant and machinery
  • Work on own Initiative
  • Reliable and punctual
Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Jet - Blackburn, Lancashire

Working Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm (42.5 hours per week)

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Warehouse Operative to join our busy WECJet team based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Responsibilities
  • Goods in - booking in and inspection of material, handling test certs
  • Goods out - running delivery notes, wrapping, packing and basic quality checks
  • Loading and unloading vehicles
  • Putting away and getting materials out
  • Stock checking and maintaining accurate records
  • Housekeeping - ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the department and yard area are maintained to a high standard at all times to comply with Health and Safety standards
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • FLT – Counterbalance Licence
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Overhead crane/slinging & lifting skills
  • Experience in a similar role/environment
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Healthcare & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Death in service scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share scheme

Apply Now

Working Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Mon – Fri 8.00am – 5.00pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Water Jet Apprentice to join our busy team based in Blackburn, Lancs.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm. You will study alongside work, gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification on completion of your apprenticeship.

  • Learn how to understand technical drawings & engineering processes.
  • Learn how to program, set and operate a water jet machine

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade 4/5 and above or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Computer literate.
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Laser - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 2 shift rotation – 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’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 a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and motivated Laser Operator, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding 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

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme

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Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 9.30pm – 6.30am

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Tube Laser Operator to join our busy and expanding Laser team based in Darwen, Lancs.

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


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Ideal candidates should be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Previous experience operating CNC Lasers would be an advantage
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping essential
  • Counterbalance FLT licence is an advantage
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship
  • Able to work pro-actively
  • Work overtime when necessary.

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Established for 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Quality Engineer to join our busy and expanding Laser Engineering team based in Darwen, Lancs.

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


Responsibilities
  • Investigating non-conformances, both internal and external
  • Generating supplier NCR documentation and following up to ensure effective preventative actions are implemented
  • Continuous improvement & achieving quality objectives
  • Reviewing ISIR, PPAP & FAI Packs prior to submission
  • Being first point of contact for internal and external quality concerns
  • Root cause analysis
  • QA systems management, lean & kaizen
  • Dealing with customer queries and complaints
  • Non-compliance resolution
  • Maintaining accurate documents
  • Supplier returns
  • Achieving quality objectives and health & safety adherence.
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • A time served engineer ideally with Inspection and Quality qualifications/experience in fabrication, welding and machining
  • Highly motivated team player with a total understanding of right first time quality
  • Organised and efficient you will be able to prioritise workloads to ensure the production targets and customer delivery dates are achieved.
  • To be able to converse well with customers
  • To succeed you will be familiar with reading engineering drawings, Metrology devices, root cause analysis, Microsoft Office
  • Able to multitask and work well under pressure
  • Team player with respect for others
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Death in Service Award

Apply Now


WEC Special Projects - Darwen, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Reports to: Manager

Hours of Work: Mon- Thurs 5pm – 3am (40 hours per week)

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 2 experienced and enthusiastic Skilled Welders/Fabricators to join our busy Special Projects 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 12mm Stainless
  • Work on own Initiative
  • Reliable and punctual
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Death in service award

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Reports to: Manager

Hours of Work: Mon- Thurs 8am - 5pm, Friday 8am - 2pm (40 hours per week)

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 3 experienced and enthusiastic Skilled Welders/Fabricators to join our busy Special Projects 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 12mm Stainless
  • Work on own Initiative
  • Reliable and punctual
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Death in service award

Apply Now


WEC Machining - Blackburn, Lancashire

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday 7.30am-4.30pm, Fri 7.30am – 12.30pm - 40 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit enthusiastic CNC Machining Apprentices to join our busy and expanding team based in Blackburn, Lancashire.


Job Role

We are looking to recruit several CNC Machining Apprentices to join our team at our high tech machining division in Blackburn, Lancashire. Our award winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, and Apprenticeship qualifications.
You will gain:

  • Valuable practical on the job experience
  • A recognised machining Apprenticeship
  • The opportunity to work on the latest CNC machinery
  • The ability to programme CNC lathes and machining centres
  • Progress within an organisation with many career opportunities


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

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday- Friday 8am-5pm (42.5 hours per week)

Established for 40 years and now one of the UK’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.


Duties & Responsibilities

This is an interesting and varied role, which involves working on high profile engineering projects, bringing fantastic prospects for the right candidate within a rapidly expanding modern company. The successful candidate will have proven experience in an estimating role, and will be responsible for the following:

  • 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


Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Company Profit Share

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager

Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 7:30am – 4:30pm & Friday 7:30am – 12:30pm

WEC Group Ltd, established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’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.


Duties & Responsibilities

Working within a predominantly medium to high batch machining cell this role is to program, set and operate Haas controls.

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 HAAS controls
  • 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


Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Death in Service Award

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 8:45pm – 6am

WEC Group Ltd, established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’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.


Duties & Responsibilities

Working within a predominantly medium to high batch machining cell this role is to program, set and operate CNC Lathes with Mazak controls 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
  • Ability to program Mazak controls
  • Experience of multi axis turning center’s
  • 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.


Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Death in Service Award

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Location: This is a field based role with regular visits to our Blackburn site.

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8am - 5pm

WEC Group Ltd, established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning engineering, fabrication and machining companies, require an experienced Business Development Manager for our CNC Machining Division, based in Blackburn.

Do you have experience winning business and successfully negotiating large contracts?

We have a vacancy for a motivated and capable Business Development Manager, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Develop key relationships with existing clients and develop new business opportunities increasing customer awareness, sales and technical support.
  • Capture new business in strategically agreed market sectors.
  • Preparation of high-value proposals and estimates for customers
  • Develop relationships with decision-makers in customer and target organisations ensuring strong partnerships are achieved


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must be able to read detailed engineering drawings
  • Must have previous experience in an external sales role ideally with a machining background.
  • Must have proven achieved target sales
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills
  • Must have a mechanical engineering qualification, apprenticeship or equivalent


Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme

Apply Now


Sherburn Metalwork - Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire

Location: Sherburn-in-Elmet

Hours of Work:Monday- Friday 8am- 5pm

WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Business Development Manager to join our busy and expanding team at Sherburn Metalwork, part of WEC Group.

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an ambitious and dynamic Business Development Manager 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.


Objectives

An opportunity exists for a strong self-motivated, high achieving Business Development Manager 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.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • To promote the products and services of this Division and where applicable other sub divisions of WEC Group
  • Quoting new customers
  • Responsibility for achieving monthly and quarterly sales targets
  • 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 dealing in a sub contract medium-large size welding/fabrication environment, with achieved target sales in excess of £1,000,000 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, although not essential)


Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Company profit share

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Location: Sherburn in Elmet, Yorkshire
Reports to: General Manager

Hours of Work: : Monday – Friday 8am-5pm. 42.5hr week

Established for over 40 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 the Leeds area.

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


Duties & Responsibilities

This is an interesting and varied role, which involves working on some excellent specialist engineering projects such as Automotive Chassis, architectural metalwork, one-off commission pieces. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Running project from cradle to grave, involving:
  • Contract review, purchasing, production
  • Preparation of detailed quotations and tenders for new and existing clients
  • Liaising with shop floor staff to advise on timescale, budget, design, and any issues
  • Liaising with customers to update on progress and provide technical knowledge
  • Dealing with customer amendments including Drawing Revisions
  • Reporting back to General Manager on a daily basis
  • Handling any customer complaints in a prompt and professional manner
  • Arranging delivery and/or installation, including site visits if required


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Proven engineering and fabrication knowledge/experience/background
  • Excellent knowledge of all welding and fabrication techniques
  • 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

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • UK healthcare scheme
  • Company profit share scheme

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Location: Sherburn in Elmet, Yorkshire
Reports to: General Manager

Hours of Work: : Week 1: Monday – Thursday 5:45am – 2:30pm & Friday 6am – 10:30am
Week 2: Monday – Thursday 2:45pm – 11pm &Friday 10:45am – 3:15pm

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading and multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Skilled Welder to join our busy and expanding team based at our site in Sherburn in Elmet, Leeds.

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


Duties & Responsibilities
  • 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

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Relevant qualification in engineering
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • 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

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Death in Service Award
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme

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HTA - Coventry

Location: Coventry
Reporting to: Lead J.S.M/Programming Engineer
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 7:30am - 4pm & Friday 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 40 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & 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
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

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Location: Coventry
Reporting to: Manufacturing Manager
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 7:30am - 4pm & Friday 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 40 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
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

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Location: Coventry
Reporting to: Production Manager
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 7:30am - 4pm & Friday 7:30am-3pm

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and driven Assembler based at HTA Group in Coventry, looking to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm. Privately owned for over 40 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Assembler to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


Responsibilities
  • Following technical drawings to assembly large parts/components
  • Efficient unloading, handling and storage of internal material, including steel, stainless steel, aluminium etc. to appropriate holding area
  • Labelling and marking of parts and materials
  • Use of hand and power tools
  • Printing order sheets and sourcing the correct parts
  • To work as part of a team to produce customers’ orders on time by strictly adhering to the production schedule
  • To follow work instructions and Company / Customer expectations in terms of documentation and quality requirements
  • To ensure correct marking up of component parts

Skills and Experience
  • Previous proven experience in a similar Labourer role working in an industrial / manufacturing environment is essential
  • Hard working and conscientious attitude
  • Ability to work on own initiative and without constant supervision
  • Reliable and flexible approach to working hours including overtime
  • Numeracy & literacy skills

Working Location/Environment
Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

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Location: Coventry
Reporting to: Sales Manager
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 7:30am - 4pm & Friday 7:30am-3pm

Are you 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, HTA Group can offer you the opportunity to work on prestigious engineering projects for customers with global brand presence. You will be paid an excellent salary, along with a comprehensive benefits package.


Duties & Responsibilities

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


Skills and Experience
Essential:
  • Proven engineering and fabrication knowledge/experience/background
  • Ability to read and work from detailed engineering drawings
  • Understand job costings and to be commercially aware of profit and loss
  • 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
Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

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Location: Coventry
Reporting to:Manager
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 10am - 6pm Friday 8am – 4pm

Established for 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic HGV Class 2 Driver & FLT Driver to join our team at HTA Group, part of the WEC Group, based in Coventry.

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


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Undertake deliveries in an 18 tonne vehicle and other vehicles when required.
  • Flexible person to undertake deliveries of steel goods.
  • Provide HGV cover within the division.
  • Undertake other duties as and when required.
  • Clean and maintain own wagon
  • Load and unload own wagon
  • Load and unload wagons in the yard
  • Move items in the workshop using cranes and FLT
  • Band and wrap pallets of finished parts
  • Sweep and tidy the workshop
  • Support logistics team with picking and packing


Skills and Experience
  • Must have LGV Cat C (HGV 2) license.
  • Must be over 25 for insurance with no more than 6 points.
  • Must hold an FLT License.

Working Location/Environment
Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday per year + bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Healthcare cash back scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Employee Benefit Loans
  • Refer a Friend Bonus
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Gym Membership Discounts
  • Savings on Spas, Holidays, Theme Parks & Attractions

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MTL Advanced - Rotherham

Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Health & Safety Officer
Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, 3 days per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Training Officer to join our team at MTL Group, part of the WEC Group based in Rotherham.

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

Purpose of the role
To fulfil educational requirements of new and existing staff. Administer needs assessments, gauge skill shortages and then address these through tailored health and safety training programs.

Responsibilities
  • Carry out overhead crane lifting and slinging training
  • Carry out manual handling training
  • Carry out other health & safety critical training as required by the business
  • Maintain accurate documents

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a heavy manufacturing and/or sheet metal environment
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with overhead cranes
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience operating forklift trucks
  • Strong desktop and in-person research, presentation and reporting skills

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free secure parking
  • Health & wellbeing scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Team Leader
Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week , 6am – 2pm Monday – Friday/2pm – 10pm Monday - Friday

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic General Operator to join our team at MTL Group, part of the WEC Group based in Rotherham.

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

Responsibilities
  • Following of the laser kitting process
  • Working on MRP printing programming sheets and investigating jobs to completion, taking pictures to have full traceability
  • Housekeeping - ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the Departments and Profile Compound are always maintained to a high standard to comply with Health and Safety standards
  • Maximize the uptime of the machines by delivering materials in a timely manner
  • Collect parts from various machines and do milk runs to keep the machines areas tidy, safe, and workable

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Fork Lift Truck – Counterbalance Licence – Side loader
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Overhead crane / slinging & lifting skills
  • Experience in a similar role/environment
  • Needs to be able to read engineering drawings
  • Operate a drill or similar machinery
  • Work to a high standard

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free secure parking
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Refer a fiend scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Health & cashback wellbeing scheme
  • Cycle to work

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday am 07:30-16:00pm, Fri 7:30am – 1pm 37.5 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 10 enthusiastic Welder / Fabrication Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

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


Job Role

We are looking to recruit several Welder/Fabricator Apprentices to join our team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 3 qualification and coded welder training.

You will gain:

  • A wide and varied understanding of welding and fabrication.
  • Work on exciting engineering projects.
  • Work towards Level 3 welding standard
  • Gain a skill for life.
  • Exciting future career opportunities’
  • Become a professional coded welder.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must have a clear interest in becoming a welder/fabricator
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Min GCSE English and Maths grade 5 (C)

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday am 07:30-16:00pm, Fri 7:30am – 1pm 37.5 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic CNC Machine Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

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


Job Role

We are looking to recruit 2 CNC machining Apprentices to join our team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 2 LMO qualification and training to become a skilled CNC machinist.
You will:

  • Gain a wide and varied understanding of machining techniques along with programming skills.
  • Work on exciting engineering projects.
  • Work towards Level 2 LMO standard
  • Gain a skill for life.
  • Be exposed to exciting future career opportunities.
  • Become a professional CNC machinist.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must have a clear interest in becoming a CNC machinist
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Min GCSE English and Maths grade 5 (C)

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday am 07:30-16:00pm, Fri 7:30am – 1pm 37.5 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic Press braking Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

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


Job Role

We are looking to recruit 2 Press Brake Apprentices to join our team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 2 LMO qualification and training to become an experienced Press brake operator.

You will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of steel press brake forming.
  • Work on exciting engineering projects
  • Work towards Level 2 LMO standard
  • Gain a skill for life.
  • Be exposed to future career opportunities.
  • Become a professional Press brake operator.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must have a clear interest in engineering and working with your hands
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Min GCSE English and Maths grade 5 (C)

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday am 07:30-16:00pm, Fri 7:30am – 1pm 37.5 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic Laser cutting Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

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


Job Role

We are looking to recruit 4 Laser cutting Apprentices to join our team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 2 LMO qualification and training to become an experienced Laser machine operator.

You will:

  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of Laser cutting.
  • Work on exciting engineering projects.
  • Work towards Level 2 LMO standard
  • Gain a skill for life.
  • Gain exposure to future career opportunities’
  • Become a professional Laser cutting operator.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must have a clear interest in engineering and working with your hands
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Min GCSE English and Maths grade 5 (C)

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday am 07:30-16:00pm, Fri 7:30am – 1pm 37.5 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit 2 enthusiastic Paint sprayer Apprentices to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group, based in Rotherham.

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


Job Role

We are looking to recruit 2 apprentices to join our busy paint team within MTL Advanced, Rotherham. Our award-winning apprenticeships offer long term career opportunities, a level 2 LMO qualification and training to become a skilled paint sprayer.

You will:

  • Gain a wide and varied understanding of painting and preparation practices.
  • Work on exciting projects.
  • Work towards Level 2 LMO qualification.
  • Gain a skill for life.
  • Have access to future career opportunities.
  • Become a professional Paint sprayer.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must have a clear interest in becoming a paint sprayer
  • You will need to demonstrate enthusiasm for the role
  • You must work well under pressure and take instructions well
  • Min GCSE English and Maths grade 4-5 (C)

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme

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Department: Machining
Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to:Machining Team Leader
Hours of Work: Shift rotation of 6am-2pm, 2pm – 10pm, 10pm-6am. 37.5 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic CNC Miller to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group based in Rotherham.

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


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Writing and proving programs for all machines as required
  • Set up jobs on machines centrer's
  • Work with jigs and fixtures
  • Machine parts to customer specification, record contract documentation, complete time sheets correctly and maintain high standard of workmanship
  • Ensure correct marking up of component parts and use of labelling system
  • Ensure parts are flowing to the next process with correct labelling procedures
  • Ensure that "Route Cards" are being followed and signed off following each operation
  • Work with Senior Manufacturing Engineer to determine feasibility of machining new products
  • Maintaining and controlling a current program register
  • Maintaining and controlling a current tool inventory, (all machines and cupboards)
  • Clean machines as appropriate
  • Continual check of coolant levels on machines


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Knowledge of vertical machining centers
  • Knowledge of Fanuc
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Able to program CNC machines
  • Overhead crane / slinging and lifting skills
  • Fork Lift Truck - Counterbalance License
  • Experience in a similar role/environment

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free secure car parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Scheme
  • Company Profit Share

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Department: Press
Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to:Press Team Leader
Hours of Work: Shift Rotation of 6am - 2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am - 37.5 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Press Brake Operator to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group based in Rotherham.

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


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Operating press brake machine, ensuring it runs continuously to ensure maximum productivity
  • Producing orders on time and to the correct quality standard
  • Manoeuvring of materials on to and off the press machines, either by crane or manually
  • Setting up the machine by reading engineering drawings, programming, tooling changes
  • Marking up of pressed parts and packing


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must have previous experience operating a press brake machine
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of different metals an advantage
  • Competent in the use of all forms of measuring equipment including verniers, rulers, angle measuring devices
  • 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 per year
  • Free secure car parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Company Profit Share
  • Employee Benefit Scheme

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Department: Laser
Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to:Laser Manager
Hours of Work: Mon to Fri: 6am - 2pm, 2pm - 10pm, 10pm - 6am

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Laser Operator to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group based in Rotherham.

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


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Ensuring material is checked for size, thickness and grade, prior to cutting and to inform the Team Leader of any quality concerns regarding the material
  • Ensure 'One Offs' are completed at all times
  • Responsible for quality of components that have been cut on the machine and standard of fettling if required
  • Ensure customer orders are produced 'On time and In Full time' to required quality standard
  • Marking up of cut parts, cleaning and fettling parts
  • Assisting colleagues on shift, e.g. trainees, apprentices etc.
  • Ensure all Safety / Rules / Standards are adhered to, ensuring correct Personal Protective Equipment is worn at all times
  • All control cards and nestings are filled in correctly, taking note of any special instructions
  • All machine and personal safety procedures to be followed at all times
  • Pass on all relevant information to the next shift, who are about to start work
  • Ensure the parts are routed correctly to the next part of the process in a timely manner
  • To adhere to all health and safety
  • Any other ad hoc duties


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Relevant machine experience
  • Knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation and additional MTL requirements
  • Understanding of Company quality procedures and specific customer requirements
  • Ability to work effectively and use own initiative
  • Slinging and lifting crane experience

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free secure car parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Refer A Friend Scheme
  • Company Profit Share
  • Employee Benefit Scheme
  • Death in service Award

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Monday -Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am-4pm

WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced Technical Estimator to join our team at MTL Advanced, part of the WEC Group based in Rotherham.

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


Responsibilities
  • Working from Customer drawings to produce detailed quotations.
  • Producing accurate and detailed manufacturing cost estimates generated from detailed client manufacturing drawings.
  • Create full routing information including labour and material costing.
  • Liaise with sub-contract suppliers as required.
  • Input all information into the computer system in order to produce full quotations to the sales department.
  • Monitoring enquiries within the company and speaking direct with customers.
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience within a Estimator role with experience in a sheet metal fabrication shop or metal profiling environment.
  • Experience working on a variety of contracts and quoting from detailed engineering drawings.
  • Strong background in fabrication or metal profiling processes.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free secure parking
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

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5750 Components - Liverpool

Location: Knowsley, Merseyside

Hours of Work: 37 hours per week

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit enthusiastic Apprentices to join our busy and expanding team based in Knowsley, Liverpool.


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 Apprenticeship qualifications.
You will gain:

  • Valuable practical experience in an industry where qualified Engineers are in demand
  • A Level 2 Apprenticeship in Lean Manufacturing Operations
  • Experience and Training given in;
  • CNC Programming and a Sales Office Environment
  • CNC Laser Processing
  • CNC Press Braking / Forming
  • Production Welding


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
  • You must be punctual and reliable

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cash back Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers

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Reporting to: Manager
Department: Sales
Hours of Work: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of the WEC Group Ltd, established for over 40 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 Laser Cutting Business Development Manager to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Knowsley, Merseyside.


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

Office and Field Based from Liverpool, Merseyside



Company Benefits
  • Car Allowance
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

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Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Reporting to: Manager
Department: 5750 Components
Hours of Work: 37hrs 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 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading and 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
  • Previous experience in Press Brake operator role essential
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping 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
  • Work overtime when necessary

Working Location/Environment

Liverpool, Merseyside



Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Reporting to: Manager
Department: 5750 Components
Hours of Work: 37hrs per week- 3 shifts, 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of the WEC Group Ltd, established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies.

5750 Components Ltd is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Trainee Laser 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 operating CNC Press Brakes would be an advantage
  • Good understanding of engineering drawings
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping essential
  • Counterbalance FLT licence is an advantage
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship
  • Able to work pro-actively
  • Work overtime when necessary.

Working Location/Environment

Liverpool, Merseyside



Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • UK healthcare scheme

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Location: Knowsley, Liverpool
Reporting to: Manager
Department: Sales
Hours of Work: Mon-Fri 8am-4:30pm

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Laser Sales Engineer to join our busy and expanding team based in Knowsley, Liverpool.

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


Responsibilities
  • To quote and sell the services of laser cutting, waterjet cutting, press brake, welding and sub-con operations
  • 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

Liverpool, Merseyside



Company Benefits
  • Excellent and highly competitive remuneration package and salary
  • Excellent unlimited bonuses based on over achieving sales targets and profitability
  • Excellent potential for career progression within a rapidly expanding company
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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