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WEC Group - Engineering Apprenticeships

We are now recruiting for our September 2024 intake of apprentices. Please see below our vacancies at our various UK based divisions.

Visit our WEC Engineering Academy page for more information about our award-winning training facility.


WEC Group - Darwen, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Week 1: Monday ‐ Friday: 8.30am ‐ 5pm Week 2: Monday – Thursday: 8am – 5pm, Friday: 8am to 2pm (40 hrs / week)

The multi‐award winning WEC Group is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Marketing Executive / Copywriter to join our busy marketing team based in Darwen, Lancs. This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive and progress in their career.

WEC is one of the largest contract manufacturing companies in the UK with 15 manufacturing divisions and over 900 staff. Due to the multi-brand nature of our Group, this is a very varied role with a wide-ranging list of responsibilities.

The workload can be tailored to the successful candidate’s previous experience and skills and we are willing to consider both new graduates and more experienced marketers for this role. Salary will be dependent on experience and Training will also be provided where required.

Please note that this is 100% office-based role that will require regular visits to the factory floor.

Responsibilities
  • Write, edit and publish high quality, compelling and unique copy for various marketing channels, including website content, PPC ads, email campaigns, press releases, business awards application, and case studies for a variety of industry sectors
  • Assist with the creation and implementation of the social media plan and come up with engaging content to help grow our audience
  • Help with our digital marketing and SEO activity for multiple websites
  • Plan, develop and implement effective marketing campaigns for the company’s new Engineering Academy to drive engagement and promote engineering as the best career choice to local school leavers
  • Assisting our HR Team with recruitment campaigns for apprenticeships and internal vacancies
  • Source and write stories for the company’s newsletters and produce internal news pieces for the company’s Intranet
  • Help with the organisation of multiple events (trade shows, corporate golf day, recruitment open evenings, internal awards ceremonies, fundraising events, etc)
  • Create HTML emails to support the company’s digital marketing activity
  • Assist the wider marketing team with ad-hoc duties
  • Being an internal and external brand ambassador for our various companies

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
Essential:
  • Excellent English writing skills
  • Enthusiasm for social media and all things Marketing
  • Great attention to details
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong Digital Skills
  • Creative flair
  • Experience working to tight deadlines
  • Good project management skills
  • Thorough knowledge Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Desired:
  • Relevant Marketing, PR, Journalism or English qualification or equivalent in-job experience
  • Previous Experience in a similar role (industrial/engineering knowledge a definite advantage)
  • Knowledge of SEO an advantage
  • Previous Experience writing copy for PPC campaigns on Google Ads, and Paid Social Campaigns
  • Experience using Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator)
  • Basic understanding of HTML, WordPress, and Magento – Training will be provided
  • Experience of writing technical content for websites
  • Experience planning and managing events such as exhibitions and corporate events
  • Driving Licence (the role will involve visiting our new Engineering Academy in Blackburn on a regular basis and other sites occasionally)

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

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Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Week 1: Monday - Friday 8.30am-5pm (40 hrs) Week 2: Mon - Thurs 8am-5pm and Fri 8am-2pm (40 hrs)

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 Recruitment Coordinator to join our busy team based in Darwen, Lancs.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and driven Recruitment Coordinator, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm. One of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Recruitment Coordinator to join our busy and expanding Head Office team based in Darwen, Lancs.

Responsibilities
  • Source and recruit staff cost effectively for the Group, via direct adverts, head hunting and when needed liaising with agencies
  • To provide full support to the hiring managers at all levels, up to and including Group MD
  • Drafting and posting job adverts on external job boards and social networking sites
  • Full candidate management including managing adverts and arranging interviews
  • Managing and negotiating offers of employment, including administration of offer letters and contracts etc
  • Create and maintain great quality relationships with all key stakeholders
  • Maintain accurate and confidential records in relation to personnel information and documentation ensuring that starters and leavers are processed to meet both legislative and Company requirements including the request and follow up of references for all new employees
  • Provide and maintain management spread sheets, including, staff turnover information, absence and disciplinary records
  • Produce reports using the recruitment system and Excel
  • Provide support to the payroll department in relation to starter/leaver information, employee amendments, salary and data changes
  • Conduct new starter inductions
  • Carry out any ‘ad hoc’ assignments as and when required
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience within recruitment is essential preferably in an Engineering sector
  • Ability to work well under pressure, on your own initiative and to tight deadlines in a fast paced office environment
  • Confident communicating at all levels
  • Excellent computer literacy and numeracy skills
  • Reliable and punctual
  • Ability to work pro-actively to improve efficiency and cost reduction
  • Flexible and proven experience to multi task
  • Full UK Driving license required to travel between sites when requested
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

Apply Now


WEC Fabrication - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday - Thursday 8am - 5pm & Friday 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 an experienced and enthusiastic Welder/Fabricator to join our busy Laser 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
  • Time served fabricator
  • Experience of working within a heavy engineering environment
  • Ideally able to MIG and TIG weld to a high standard
  • Ideally 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

What we Offer
  • Immediate starts available with fantastic earning potential
  • Weekly pay
  • Weekly, monthly and annual bonus schemes
  • Working on unique and exciting projects
  • Plenty of staff perks including opportunities to visit a Premier League club in our own exclusive box
  • Cashback on dentist, prescriptions, opticians and many more healthcare costs.
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
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Death in service award

Apply Now


WEC Laser - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8:30 – 5:00 Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 5:00 & Friday 8:00 –2:00 40 Hours per week

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 enthusiastic Laser CAD Programmer to join our expanding team based in Darwen, Lancashire.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a skilled and motivated Laser CAD Programmer to join one of the UK’s largest laser cutting operations in the fabrication and engineering sector.


Responsibilities
  • To create 2D CNC CAD Programs with the use of CAD / CAM software
  • Updating and maintaining material & consumable stock lists using Microsoft Excel, Work & Outlook
  • Office administration duties as required
  • Dealing with customers both over the phone and in person

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Fully competent in using CAD/CAM Software
  • Previous experience in a 2D CNC cutting environment is desirable
  • Previous experience with TruTops software or Flow software packages is desirable although full training will be provided
  • Fully understand technical drawings & draw or develop flat pattern components
  • Experience of sheet metal fabrication is an advantage
  • Experience of Microsoft Access Database systems preferable but full training will be provided
  • Use of Microsoft Office packages including Excel, Word, Outlook is essential
  • Excellent organisational, numeracy and computer literacy skills and the ability to read and interpret technical drawings
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbally as you will be required to contact customers on a regular basis
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
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Death in service award

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

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

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.


Responsibilities
  • Program and set up robotic welders
  • Experience in both Prototype, vow and high volume production robotic welding
  • Ability to work from drawings
  • Troubleshooting robotic welding processes
  • Train and assist operators in robotic welding
  • Support continuous improvement initiative
  • To adhere to all health and safety
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Experience as a Robot Welding Programmer
  • Solid background and experience in Fanuc robotics programming and welding systems
  • General plant maintenance
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with manufacturing operations and customers
  • Flexible and diligent attitude
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension
  • Company Profit Share
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend sheme

Apply Now


WEC Special Projects - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Hours of Work: Mon- Thurs 8am-5pm Fri 8am-2pm (40 hours per week)


Our Offer
  • Immediate starts available with fantastic earning potential
  • Weekly pay
  • Weekly, monthly and annual bonus schemes
  • Working on unique and exciting projects
  • Plenty of staff perks including opportunities to visit a Premier League club in our own exclusive box
  • Cashback on dentist, prescriptions, opticians and many more healthcare costs

The Role
  • Time served or experienced Welders and able to MIG and TIG weld to a high standard
  • Ideally able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Ideally able to weld from 1mm up to 20mm Stainless
  • Ideally able to work with mild steel, aluminum and stainless
  • Work on own Initiative
  • Reliable and punctual

Who we are

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 Welder/Fabricator to join our busy Laser 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.


Testimonial

Don’t just take our word for it, here is a quote from one of our members of staff…

Matt, 37 year old Welder / Fabricator Start Date: 2019

“I first heard about WEC Group from friends and online and I chose to work there as they offered a good rate of pay and the opportunity to work on a wide range of jobs.

What I enjoy the most about working at WEC is that they offer a good bonus scheme and I get plenty of overtime”


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
  • Company profit share

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

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

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 welding and 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
  • 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 £750,000 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
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

Apply Now


WEC CCTV - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday 8am-5pm and Friday 8am- 2pm (40 hours)

Established for over 30 years and now one of the North Wests leading Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Semi Skilled Welder/ Fabricator, preferably with production jig work experience to join our busy team based in Darwen, Lancs.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Competent to be able to MIG weld to a high standard
  • Competent to be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Production jig work experience
  • Work on Own Initiative
  • Reliable, Punctual and Flexible

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • UK Healthcare Scheme
  • Death in service award

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00pm

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 experienced and enthusiastic Project Engineer to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancashire.

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.


Responsibilities
Essential:
  • Ability to read and work from detailed engineering drawings noting this will form part of the interview process
  • Good all-round engineering and fabrication background
  • Preparing,scedulle and monitoring assigned engineering projects
  • Generating Autocad manufacturing drawings for customer approval
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to liaise closely with key account clients over multiple projects
  • Manage the projects from initial enquiry to completion
  • Knowledge of all welding methods and techniques
  • Full driving licence
Desirable:
  • CPCS and/or CSCS accreditation
  • Previosly worked within the security industry
  • IPAF accreditation

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
Desirable:
  • Knowledge of all welding techniques
  • Full diving license
  • CPCS and/or CSCS accreditation

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

Apply Now


WEC Machining - Blackburn, Lancashire

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic CNC Maintenance Engineer to join our Maintenance Team at WEC Machining, based in Blackburn.

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


Responsibilities
  • Perform regular preventative maintenance on CNC machinery to uphold optimal performance standards
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic issues promptly
  • Execute timely repairs and replacements of faulty components to minimize production downtime
  • Collaborate closely with production and engineering teams to address specific machinery issues and optimize performance
  • Maintain accurate records of maintenance activities, including detailed logs, reports, and documentation
  • Source and order spare parts as required, while managing an organized inventory effectively
  • Stay abreast of industry advancements and emerging technologies to continually enhance machine performance

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer, with a specialization in CNC machinery
  • In-depth knowledge of CNC machinery operations, encompassing mechanics, electronics, and hydraulics
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Proficient in reading and interpreting technical manuals, blueprints, and electrical schematics
  • Skilled in using maintenance tools and equipment
  • Excellent attention to detail with a proactive approach to maintenance
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Relevant technical certifications or degrees are advantageous

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

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

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 experienced CNC Programmers/Operator for their purpose-built facility at the Blackburn site.

This is a fantastic opportunity for motivated and capable CNC Programmers/Operators, that wish to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

We are in search of a talented CNC Programmer/Operator to strengthen our dedicated team. Candidates with experience in any of the following control systems – Fanuc, Mazak, Heidenhain, Haas, or Siemens – are strongly encouraged to apply. This is a great opportunity for any machinist looking to enhance their career using cutting-edge machinery.


Responsibilities
  • Working within a predominantly medium to high batch machining cell
  • Interpret technical drawings and blueprints to ensure accurate production
  • Expertly program, set-up, and operate CNC machines using one or more of the specified control systems
  • Choose and prepare the right tools and materials for each machining job
  • Vigilantly monitor the CNC machines to guarantee consistent quality in production runs
  • Conduct regular maintenance routines on machinery to ensure optimal performance
  • Collaborate closely with our engineering and production teams, aiming for continuous process improvement
  • Adhere to the highest safety standards and protocols
  • Diagnose and resolve any challenges encountered during the production process
  • Stay updated on advancements in machining techniques and control systems to uphold our industry-leading standards

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Ability to program one of the following – Haas, Heidnehain, Mazak, Fanuc or Siemens
  • 5+ Years experience working within CNC Programming
  • 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 per year
  • Profit share bonus
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free secure parking

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Sherburn Metalwork - Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire

Location: Sherburn-in-Elmet

Hours of Work:Monday – Thursday 7am – 3.45pm, Friday 7am – 11.30am

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 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

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
  • Refer a friend scheme

Apply Now


HTA - Coventry

Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: Mon-Thurs 7:30am-4pm and Friday 7:30am-3pm. 39hrs per week

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 Technical Sales Estimator to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group, part of the WEC Group based in Coventry.


Responsibilities

The Technical Sales Estimator will have an excellent engineering and fabrication background with the ability to read and work to complex engineering drawings and must have previous experience in sales and estimating in a subcontract manufacturing environment. The ability to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the following key processes is essential; Laser Cutting, Press Braking, Welding and Fabrication. Excellent numeracy and literacy skills are required, it is essential to be able to prepare accurate estimates and have good communication skills to discuss requirements with customers and internal departments. Daily duties will include:

  • Production of technical quotations for customers in a clear, detailed and accurate
  • Providing and assisting colleagues on technical and engineering issues
  • Negotiating and achieving deadlines for the submission of quotations
  • Building relationships with customers and potential customers to understand their requirements
  • Negotiating best possible prices with sub suppliers
  • Communicating with customers to gain feedback on quotations
  • Recording all relevant sales information on our system
  • Achieving relevant targets and KPI’s

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Engineering and fabrication background
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience within a Sales Estimator
  • Ability to read and work to complex engineering drawings
  • A good level of computer literacy and numeracy skills
  • Microsoft Excel conversant
  • To be organised, accurate and have an eye for detail
  • Team working and communication skills
Working Location/Environment
Coventry

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

Apply Now

Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: Mon-Thurs 7:30am-4pm and Friday 7:30am-3pm. 39hrs per week

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary package for a motivated and driven Business Development Manager based in the West Midlands, 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 Business Development Manager to represent our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


Objectives

An opportunity exists for a self-motivated, high achieving Business Development Manager with a proven track record within Engineering Sales. 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
  • Promote the products and services of WEC Group, focussing on this sub contract division HTA Group Ltd
  • Sourcing new customers, generating business at a senior level, and maintaining a high standard of service
  • Produce weekly/monthly sales reports and forecasting data
  • 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)
  • Reporting to the Sales Director at regular meetings to review KPI targets

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

Ideally candidates must have experience in a similar sales capacity within the Laser industry, preferably from a laser cutting or fabrication background.

Ideal candidates must have proven achieved target sales within the industry, as well as excellent organisational, numeracy and computer literacy skills.


Working Location/Environment
Coventry

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

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Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: Monday -Thursday 6am - 2:30pm & Friday 6am - 1:30pm

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 an enthusiastic Welder 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.


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 & 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 Must be coded to BS EN ISO9606-1 fillet and butt weld standard
  • Experienced in MIG 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
Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

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Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: 7:30am – 4pm Monday – Thursday & Friday 7:30am – 3pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary package for a motivated and driven Robot Weld Operator 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 Robotic Welding Programmer to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


Responsibilities
  • Program and set up robotic welders (Cloos & Lincoln Cobot)
  • Experience in both Prototype, Low and high-volume production robotic welding
  • Experience working with carbon, stainless and aluminium steels
  • Ability to work from technical drawings
  • Troubleshooting robotic welding processes
  • Train and assist operators in robotic welding
  • Attend kick off meetings
  • Robot development and offline programming
  • Support continuous improvement initiative
  • To adhere to all health and safety
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Robot Welding Programmer
  • Solid background and experience in Cloos robotics programming and welding systems
  • General plant maintenance
  • Good computer skills, primarily MS Excel
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with manufacturing operations and customers
  • Flexible and diligent attitude

Working Location/Environment
Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company profit share scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee Benefit Loan scheme
  • Death in service award

Apply Now


MTL Advanced - Rotherham

Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: 3 Shift Rotation 37.5hrs

  • 0600-1400, 1400-2200, 2200-0600

  • We have great opportunities for Assembly Operatives to join our Fabrication team on a permanent basis. This is a pivotal role working with high profile projects. You will ensure the work is produced to the highest quality and maximum productivity is produced.


    About the role
    • Assemble and build large, engineered products for a range of valued contracts
    • Work from engineering drawings, customer specifications and associated design data
    • Work with hand tools and manual measuring equipment
    • Assembly of painted parts and touch up as required
    • Assembly / disassembly of piece part assemblies
    • Complete quality sign off documents

    About you

    • Previous experience assembling heavy engineered fabricated products
    • Physically fit to carry out the required range of lifting and handling activities
    • Experience of using hand tools and measuring equipment
    • Experience of working on finished painted equipment
    • A flexible approach to be able to adapt to changing and challenging requirements
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
    • Ability to remain focused on Quality and consistently reiterate its importance to others
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to generate innovative concepts and ideas

    Company Benefits
    • A culture of shared values, goals, attitudes and business growth
    • Competitive salary
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduced gym membership
    • Healthcare Scheme
    • Colleague Referral Programme: we pay you for successfully referring people to join our team
    • Companywide initiatives to share in our future success
    • A blend of training to support your career development

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    Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

    Hours of Work: 3 Shift Rotation 37.5hrs

  • 0600-1400, 1400-2200, 2200-0600

  • Due to a sustained period of growth, we are looking to add a multi-skilled FLT Operative to join our Warehousing team. This is a key role ensuring that the stock movements around our 300,000sqft site operate smoothly and efficiently.


    About the role
    • Complete pre-shift FLT checks
    • Operate FLT equipment within the Warehouse
    • Safe loading, unloading and movement of our Fork Lifts
    • Daily stock location audits
    • Accurate completion of documents (paper based and digital)
    • Book in parts and put away on to racking into its appropriate location
    • Pick parts from racking and deliver to internal departments
    • Move product from Laser and Press bays to Warehouse and Despatch areas safely

    About you

    • Valid and in-date FLT Counterbalance licence
    • Previous warehousing experience; logistics, despatch, FLT, engineering or manufacturing
    • Excellent levels of numeracy and literacy
    • Highly motivated, proactive, team-orientated and outcomes driven
    • A flexible approach to be able to adapt to changing and challenging requirements
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to generate innovative concepts and ideas

    Company Benefits
    • A culture of shared values, goals, attitudes and business growth
    • Competitive salary
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduced gym membership
    • Healthcare Scheme
    • Colleague Referral Programme: we pay you for successfully referring people to join our team
    • Companywide initiatives to share in our future success
    • A blend of training to support your career development

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    Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

    Hours of Work: 3 Shift Rotation 37.5hrs

  • Monday-Friday 0600-1400
  • Monday-Friday 1400-2200
  • Monday-Friday 2200-0600

  • You will be running primarily a Press brake with CNC facility to deliver engineered components, inspecting the product to ensure quality, potentially adjusting the machine to bring production up to standard, perform periodic checks on output and maintenance, and make sure the machine is stocked with materials.

    From the moment you join MTL Advanced you will be hands on in operations.


    About the role
    • Pressing using the Brake Presses to produce customers’ orders on time and to the correct quality standard
    • Setting up the machine - reading drawings, programming machine, tooling changes etc.
    • Marking up of pressed parts and packing
    • Robot Programming
    • Material Handling - manoeuvring of materials on to and off the press machines, either by crane or manually

    About you

    • Previous Press Brake operating and setting experience essential
    • Ideally knowledge of Cybelec Software programming
    • Ability to read, understand and follow 1st and 3rd angle projection drawings
    • Knowledge of working with different grades of metal
    • Competent at using all forms of measuring equipment, i.e. Vernier, rulers, angle measuring devices
    • A flexible approach to be able to adapt to changing and challenging requirements
    • Quality focused with attention to detail
    • Excellent communicator
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to generate innovative concepts and ideas

    Company Benefits
    • A culture of shared values, goals, attitudes and business growth
    • Competitive salary
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduced gym membership
    • Healthcare Scheme
    • Colleague Referral Programme: we pay you for successfully referring people to join our team
    • Companywide initiatives to share in our future success
    • A blend of training to support your career development

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    Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

    Hours of Work: 3 Shift Rotation 37.5hrs

  • Monday-Friday 0600-1400
  • Monday-Friday 1400-2200
  • Monday-Friday 2200-0600

  • MTL Advanced is actively seeking a seasoned CNC Programmer / Operator with great attention to detail and a strong focus on meeting quality standards. You will be able to interpret technical drawings, program and oversee CNC Machines and uphold our standards of precision and efficiency. Working from drawings; you will plan machining processes, specify tooling and fixturing requirements and generate machine programs.


    About the role
    • Independently program, set up and operate CNC machinery (Fanuc Controls) to craft parts as per the specified standards
    • Interpret technical drawings and program CNC machine accordingly
    • Supervise machines during operation, making real-time adjustments for enhanced results
    • Maintain machinery cleanliness and functionality on a daily basis
    • Check the completed products for precision, ensuring alignment with specifications
    • Promptly report and document any discrepancies in machine or tooling operations
    • Engage proactively with the engineering and production teams to meet and exceed quality benchmarks

    About you

    • Demonstrated experience as a CNC Programmer / Operator
    • Experience with Fanuc controls
    • Experience with precision measurement instruments
    • Ability to seamlessly interpret technical drawings
    • Strong analytical, troubleshooting and critical thinking skills and generate innovative concepts and ideas
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
    • Ability to remain focused on Quality and consistently reiterate its importance to others
    • Able to demonstrate excellent manufacturing practices and be able to select tooling and machining resources for the manufacture of parts
    • Strong mathematical skills

    Company Benefits
    • A culture of shared values, goals, attitudes and business growth
    • Competitive salary
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduced gym membership
    • Healthcare Scheme
    • Colleague Referral Programme: we pay you for successfully referring people to join our team
    • Companywide initiatives to share in our future success
    • A blend of training to support your career development

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    Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

    Hours of Work: 3 Shift Rotation 37.5hrs

  • Monday-Friday 0600-1400
  • Monday-Friday 1400-2200
  • Monday-Friday 2200-0600

  • Working as part of a skilled team, our CNC Setters machine critical components which are used on a variety of projects within our well-known sectors. You will possess high standards of workmanship in order to comply with internal and customer specifications. You will need to be self-motivated and determined with consistently high standards.


    About the role
    • Operate CNC machines to produce precision parts according to specifications
    • Set up and load materials onto the machine
    • Monitor machine operations and make adjustments as necessary
    • Inspect finished products for quality and accuracy
    • Troubleshoot and resolve issues that may arise during production
    • Maintain a clean and organise the work area
    • Further technical progression

    About you

    • Demonstrated experience as a CNC Setter / Operator
    • Experience with precision measurement instruments
    • Ability to seamlessly interpret technical drawings
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
    • Ability to remain focused on Quality and consistently reiterate its importance to others
    • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and specifications
    • Strong math skills for measurements and calculations
    • Able to demonstrate excellent manufacturing practices

    Company Benefits
    • A culture of shared values, goals, attitudes and business growth
    • Competitive salary
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduced gym membership
    • Healthcare Scheme
    • Colleague Referral Programme: we pay you for successfully referring people to join our team
    • Companywide initiatives to share in our future success
    • A blend of training to support your career development

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    Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

    Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week
    Monday – Friday rotating shifts 0600-1400, 1400-2200, 2200-0600

    You will be joining our highly skilled Laser Cutting team to ensure work is produced to the highest quality standard and to customer requirements in line with production sheets. Your work will consist of Laser machine support and that they are kept supplied with material.


    About the role
    • Ensure Laser Machines are supplied with the correct materials
    • Ensure material is checked for size, thickness and grade, prior to cutting
    • Inform the Laser Operator of any quality concerns
    • Ensure ‘One offs’ are completed at all times
    • Ensure customer orders on produced ‘On Time and In Full‘
    • Marking up of cut parts, cleaning etc
    • Pass on all relevant information to the next shift
    • Ensure the parts are routed correctly to the next part of the process in a timely manner

    About you

    • Knowledge working within a machining operative / machine minding capacity or general laser production
    • Slinging and lifting crane experience
    • Willingness to learn; many Production Assistants become Laser Operators
    • A flexible approach to be able to adapt to changing and challenging requirements
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels
    • Ability to remain focused on Quality and consistently reiterate its importance to others
    • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to generate innovative concepts and ideas

    Company Benefits
    • A culture of shared values, goals, attitudes and business growth
    • Competitive salary
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduced gym membership
    • Healthcare Scheme
    • Colleague Referral Programme: we pay you for successfully referring people to join our team
    • Companywide initiatives to share in our future success
    • A blend of training to support your career development

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    DNA Metalwork - Rotherham

    Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

    Hours of Work: 8am – 5pm Monday – Thursday & 8am – 4pm Friday

    WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Business Development Executive to join our team at DNA Metalwork, part of the WEC Group based in Rotherham.

    We are offering an excellent salary, plus many other benefits, but more importantly the chance for you to develop your career within a rapidly growing and forward looking organization.

    Ideally we are looking for someone from a laser cutting / press brake / sheet metal fabrication background, however if you are from a different background we will be happy to consider your application too, as a positive can do attitude is just as important to us as prior industry experience.

    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
    Knowledge, Skills, Experience
    • External/ Internal sales experience within an engineering background
    • Proven achieved target sales within the industry
    • 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
    Company Benefits
    • 25 days holiday per year
    • Car allowance
    • Company profit share scheme
    • Company pension scheme
    • Free secure parking
    • UK healthcare scheme
    • Refer a friend scheme
    • Employee benefit loan scheme

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    5750 Components - Liverpool

    Location:Knowsley, Liverpool

    Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm

    Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading Engineering and Manufacturing companies, we are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Business Administrator Apprentice 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
    • Helping out with all admin alongside our accounts team
    • Working alongside all departments such as sales, programming etc
    • Answering phone calls
    • Occasionally helping with purchasing, from stationary to cleaning products etc
    • Helping collate job cards after they have been programmed and getting them ready to pass on to production team
    • Liaising with customers occasionally
    Knowledge, Skills, Experience
    • Self-motivated and focused
    • Excellent administration and communication skills both written and verbally
    • High attention to detail
    • Customer driven and works in a way that puts the customer at the forefront of all decisions
    • Good organisational and time management skills
    • The ability to respond to changing priorities in a timely manner and work in a high pressure environment
    • Highly numerate and literate
    • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Analytical and practical approach to problem solving
    Company Benefits
    • 20 days holiday (to start) plus bank holidays
    • Company profit share scheme
    • Free car parking
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Company pension
    • Employee benefit loan scheme
    • Refer a friend scheme
    • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

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    Location:Knowsley, Liverpool

    Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm

    Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading Engineering and Manufacturing companies, we are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Programming Office Administrator Apprentice 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
    • Learn how to use 2D software to aid programming the lasers on site
    • Learn how to read engineering drawings
    • Learn how to flat pattern folded/fabricated drawings into a 2D version ready for machines
    • Helping collate job cards after they have been programmed and getting them ready to pass on to production team
    • Liaising with customers occasionally to confirm details on drawings etc.
    • Working alongside both programming and the accounts dept in the office
    Knowledge, Skills, Experience
    • Self-motivated and focused
    • Excellent administration and communication skills both written and verbally
    • High attention to detail
    • Customer driven and works in a way that puts the customer at the forefront of all decisions
    • Good organisational and time management skills
    • The ability to respond to changing priorities in a timely manner and work in a high pressure environment
    • Highly numerate and literate
    • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Analytical and practical approach to problem solving
    Company Benefits
    • 20 days holiday (to start) plus bank holidays
    • Company profit share scheme
    • Free car parking
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Company pension
    • Employee benefit loan scheme
    • Refer a friend scheme
    • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

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    Location:Knowsley, Liverpool

    Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8am – 4:30pm

    Established for over 40 years and now one of the UK’s leading Engineering and Manufacturing companies, we are looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Sales Office Administrator Apprentice 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
    • Printing customer drawings and booking jobs on to the system for the sales team to quote
    • Transferring orders from quote stage to order and saving drawings off to system
    • Collating information for Sales Engineers
    • Logging & monitoring incoming enquiries
    • Answering & filtering incoming calls
    • Liaising with customers to update on current enquiries/orders
    Knowledge, Skills, Experience
    • Self-motivated and focused
    • Excellent administration and communication skills both written and verbally
    • High attention to detail
    • Customer driven and works in a way that puts the customer at the forefront of all decisions
    • Good organisational and time management skills
    • The ability to respond to changing priorities in a timely manner and work in a high pressure environment
    • Highly numerate and literate
    • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
    • Analytical and practical approach to problem solving
    Company Benefits
    • 20 days holiday (to start) plus bank holidays
    • Company profit share scheme
    • Free car parking
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Company pension
    • Employee benefit loan scheme
    • Refer a friend scheme
    • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

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    Location: Knowsley, Merseyside

    Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 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 enthusiastic and dynamic Skilled Welder to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.


    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, aluminum and stainless
    • Work on Own Initiative
    • Reliable and Punctual

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

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    Location: Knowsley, Merseyside

    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 & multi award winning Engineering companies. 5750 Components Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Laser Operator to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.


    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
    • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
    • Free car parking
    • Company Pension
    • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
    • Health & Wellbeing Cashback 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
    • Company Pension
    • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
    • Health and Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

    Apply Now