Current Vacancies

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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) and Merseyside (Knowsley).

These are amazing opportunities 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:

  • CNC Machining Apprentices
  • Blackburn x 2
  • Laser/Press Brake Apprentices
  • Knowsley x 4

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

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday- Friday 8.30am- 5pm (37.5 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 and experienced Purchase Ledger Clerk to join our finance team.

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

This is a traditional Purchase Ledger role, requiring previous experience and an understanding of key components and deliverables of the process.

Based at Head Office and as part of a small team providing the Purchase Ledger function to the Group, ensuring that vendor invoices are processed in a controlled and efficient manner, queries are resolved quickly and relevant payments are made on time.


Responsibilities
  • Open internal and external mail distributing and allocating as appropriate
  • Matching of vendor invoices to POD’s across 4 companies
  • Allocating invoices to Company database
  • Resolving invoice queries in a timely and efficient manner
  • Processing of vendor invoices to Accounts Payable Ledger
  • Monthly vendor statement reconciliations
  • Prepare monthly payment proposals
  • Assist with vendor telephone queries
  • Provide a general accounts resource – scanning, filling, archiving etc
  • Month end accruals and company recharges
  • Other dues as directed

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience of a computerised Purchase Ledger system is essential
  • Able to work in a collaborative team environment. “Can-do” and flexible approach
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure in a fast paced environment
  • Good systems knowledge, including Microsoft Office
  • Highly organised with good attention to detail
  • A mindset of continuous improvement of processes and efficiencies

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

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday- Friday 8.30am- 5pm (37.5 hrs)

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, WEC Group are looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join our busy and expanding Company based in Darwen, Lancashire.

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


Responsibilities

To provide daily administrative and general support to the finance function.

Job holder will provide administrative and general support to various areas of the finance function. Role will rotate between the various ledger and accounting functions, as dictated by workloads & priorities, and have general involvement in office duties and administrative activities.

Structured hands-on learning and development within the various areas will be provided.


Duties to include, but not limited to;

Sales Ledger/Credit Control Support

  • Posting cash receipts
  • Chasing remittances
  • Running credit checks
  • Raising pro-forma invoices
  • Taking credit card payments
  • Requesting POD’s
  • Query chasing and resolution
  • Raising credit notes
  • Filing
  • Assisting with month end
  • General Admin tasks

Purchase Ledger Support

  • Matching supplier invoices against purchase orders and delivery notes
  • Posting supplier invoices onto the ledger
  • Query chasing and resolution
  • Reconciling supplier statements
  • Filing/Archiving of invoices
  • Assisting with month end
  • General Admin tasks

General Accounts Support

  • General Office duties, including post
  • Basic spreadsheet tasks
  • Junior level involvement within core management accounting tasks
  • Assisting with month end
  • Other ad-hoc duties as and when required

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • An excellent level of IT ability including word, excel and outlook
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent including Maths and English
  • Excellent numeracy skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a busy workload
  • Be a good team player
  • Be comfortable working within an office environment

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

Apply Now


WEC JET - Blackburn, Lancashire

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday to Friday 8.00 – 5.00

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 experienced and enthusiastic Goods In/Storeman to join our busy WEC Jet team based in Blackburn, Lancs.

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


Responsibilities
  • Unloading wagons
  • Checking and booking materials in
  • Putting stock away
  • Labelling stock
  • Organising materials and racking
  • Getting materials for operators
  • Answering calls
  • Checking stock levels

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must have worked in a similar environment
  • Must have a current FLT Licence
  • Be able to work under pressure
  • Have worked with stainless steel
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

Apply Now


WEC CCTV - Darwen, Lancashire

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 Laser - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Mon – Thur 8am – 5pm, Friday 8am - 2pm

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 Material Handler to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.


Responsibilities
  • Efficient unloading, handling and storage of internal material, including steel, stainless steel, aluminium etc. to appropriate holding area.
  • Ensuring correct storage inside with location of materials updated on computer.
  • Sorting and feeding production with materials to production plans including assisting with manoeuvring of materials on to and off the machines
  • Housekeeping - ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the Departments and Profile Compound are maintained to a high standard at all times to comply with Health and Safety standards.
  • Maximise the uptime of the machines by delivering materials in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate stock representation of the press racks.
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • FLT – Counterbalance Licence – Side Loader
  • Minimum 2 years FLT driving experience
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Overhead crane/slinging & lifting skills
  • Experience in an engineering environment

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Healthcare & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Mon – Fri 8am – 5pm

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 by Sales Manager
  • Preparation of quotations from customer RFQ (Request For Quotation)
  • 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 holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Healthcare & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Various Shifts Available - To be discussed

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 Press Brake Operator to join our busy and expanding Laser Engineering team based in Darwen, Lancs.

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


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Proven experience in programming, setting and operating Trumpf press brakes
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings essential
  • Ability to work on own initiative essential
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship essential
  • Sheet metal working background preferred

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Healthcare & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

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

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 Sales Estimator to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancashire.

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 The Laser Cutting Division: Laser cutting, waterjet cutting, press brake, welding and sub-con operation
  • Interpretation of customers’ requirements from drawings or computer models
  • Quote existing and new customers, maintaining a high standard of service
  • Use sales and engineering experience to quote and win orders from a diverse range of customers
  • Liaison with material and sub contract service suppliers to determine best external costs
  • Preparation of detailed quotations and tenders for new and existing clients
  • Maintain and grow current and new 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 water 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.

Company Benefits
  • Excellent and highly competitive remuneration package and salary
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company profit share
  • Free car parking
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

Apply Now

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

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Various Shifts Available - To be discussed

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


WEC Special Projects - Darwen, Lancashire

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: 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

Apply Now


HTA - Coventry

Location: Coventry

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
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health and wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share scheme

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Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: Mon to Fri 10:00pm till 6:00am

This is a fantastic opportunity for 2 motivated and driven Press Brake Operator/Setters 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 x2 enthusiastic Press Brake Operator/Setters to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


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

Skills and Experience Required
  • Self-motivated and focused
  • 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
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health and wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share scheme

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Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: Mon to Thu 7.30am – 4.00pm, Fri 7.30am – 3.00pm

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


Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the effective purchasing off all required goods into the company ensuring the best service and price is achieved at all times. You also will ensure that all outstanding purchase orders with all suppliers and subcontractors are progressed effectively and all anomalies are agreed and rectified.

  • To action all purchase order requests for day to day items
  • To purchase all contract specific steel ensuring that the purchase price is within the quoted value to maximise profit
  • To feed back to the relevant Sales Estimator any discrepancies between the price quoted and the price that the item was purchased at for all contract specific orders
  • The raising of all subcontracts route card orders
  • Passing any expedite information received as a reply to purchase orders raised to the expeditor
  • Obtaining sufficient quotations and negotiating with suppliers to achieve the best possible price and service on every order
  • Other duties as and when required

Skills and Experience Required
  • You must possess excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Be able to work to and achieve tight deadlines
  • Must have worked in a similar position

Working Location/Environment
Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Company profit share
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • UK Healthcare scheme

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Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: Mon to Thurs 7:30am till 4pm & Fri 7:30 till 3pm

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and driven Press Brake Trainee 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 Press Brake Trainee to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


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

Skills and Experience Required
  • Self-motivated and focused
  • 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
  • Company pension scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health and wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share 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: Business Manager/ Group HR Manager
Hours of Work: Monday- Thursday 8.00am-5pm and Friday 8am-4pm (41.5 hours per week)

WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic HR Manager to join our busy team based at our MTL Advanced site in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and motivated HR Manager, who wishes to join a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Responsibilities
  • Support the business in managing employee relations, pre-empt problems and be proactive in resolving challenges that prevent issues escalating.
  • Support the Finance department with payroll and auto enrollment in to the Company pension scheme for employees, currently 260.
  • Administer the Employee Time & Attendance System including dealing with starters and leavers, creating and changing rosters and clearing queries.
  • Ensure accurate and complete human resources administration including personnel files, contracts, job descriptions, annual leave, sickness, absence and ensuring compliance with GDPR as applicable.
  • Responsible for supporting the site’s recruitment strategy and all associated activity including liaising with the Recruitment Team at Head Office in Darwen on a daily basis to ensure all open vacancies are filled as quickly as possible.
  • Handling company inductions for all new starters on a daily/ weekly basis.
  • Supporting the management of disciplinary and grievance issues and / or other employees matters.
  • Monitoring sickness levels across the site and conducting long term sickness welfare meetings, liaising with onsite occupation health and arranging occupational health reports as well as completing return to work interviews.
  • Arranging and conducting exit interviews for all leavers across the site to ensure we are building a stronger future for current employees.
  • Developing and implementing HR policies and procedures across the business and to strengthen current HR policies and procedures that are in place.
  • You will have 2 direct reports, including a HR Assistant and an Administrator.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Have proven relevant experience in an employee facing HR role.
  • Have and be able to demonstrate sound understanding of most HR disciplines including employee relations, reward and benefits, HR reporting, HR systems, learning and development and recruitment.
  • Be able to demonstrate effective coaching, consultation, communication and negotiation skills across all key relationships and be able to build effective working relationships.
  • Pragmatic approach with experience of working with complex problems / 'grey' situations.
  • Competent in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word and PowerPoint), and a time and attendance system.
  • Be able to demonstrate up to date knowledge and understanding of key HR theories and HR best practice.
  • Understand and be aware of current and forthcoming employment legislation changes and be aware of the implications for the Group.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload and to work to tight deadlines and work effectively under pressure.
  • Must be a strong team player with the ability to step in to assist with all areas as required.
  • Driving licence and own vehicle due to travelling to other local sites.

Working Location/Environment
MTL Advanced part of the WEC Group, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

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

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Team Leader
Hours of Work: 6am-2pm Monday – Friday 8pm – 6am Monday – Wednesday and 8:30pm – 6am Thursday

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 Logistics Operator 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
  • Packing parts from the shelf on to pallets for customer orders
  • Counting, identifying, kitting, checking and shrink wrapping of goods
  • Booking in of stock into the logistics racking using the computer system
  • Loading and unloading of multiple lorries

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

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension loan
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share
  • Death In Service Award

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Fabricator Shift Manager
Hours of Work: Shift rotation of 6am-2pm Monday – Friday 8pm – 6am Monday – Wednesday and 8:30pm – 6am Thursday

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 to join our team at MTL Advanced Ltd, 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.

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 and TIG welding with the ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to work effectively and use own initiative
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company pension loan
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Company profit share

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Team Leader
Hours of Work: 3 Shift rotation 37.5 hours per week; Mon-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 Cage/Warehouse 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
  • Book parts in to stock using our internal warehouse computer system
  • Create picking lists, kit and deliver parts to the correct departments from the warehouse as well as book out the stock on the system
  • Housekeeping - ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the Departments and Profile Compound are maintained to a high standard at all times to comply with Health and Safety standards
  • Maximise the uptime of the machines by delivering materials in a timely manner
  • Collect parts from various machines and departments and book the parts into stock

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Fork Lift Truck – Counterbalance License – 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
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Production Manager
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 8am – 5pm and Friday 8am – 3pm

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

Responsibilities
  • Ensuring that your team members are trained in using the relevant machines and equipment, reading drawings and procedures
  • Assuming full ownership of your team, by creating and maintaining their commitment, loyalty and motivation
  • Organising and obtaining maximum results from your team, through briefing, encouragement, counselling and disciplinary action where necessary
  • Recognising training and development needs and liaising with the Production Manager regarding your teams further development
  • Ensuring all Safety / Rules / Standards are adhered to, ensuring correct Personal Protective Equipment is worn at all times.

  • Ensuring the workshop and all its facilities:
  • Are kept tidy and free from clutter at all times
  • That operators are fulfilling their duties correctly and effectively at all times
  • That parts are flowing to the next process with correct labelling procedures
  • That “Schedule reports” are being followed and signed off each operation

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Experience in press braking is ideal but not essential
  • Exceptional management and communication skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude towards work and staff engagement
  • Proactive with an eye for problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Excellent PC skills, especially Microsoft Office

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free secure parking
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Team Leader
Hours of Work: Mon - Friday 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10am-6pm (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 Material Handler 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
  • Efficient unloading, handling and storage of internal material, e.g., steel, stainless steel, aluminium etc. to appropriate holding area
  • Ensuring correct storage inside the correct locations
  • Sorting and feeding production with materials to production plans including assisting with maneuvering of materials on to and off the machines, either by crane or manually
  • Housekeeping - ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the Departments and Profile Compound are maintained to a high standard at all times to comply with Health and Safety standards
  • Maximise the uptime of operations by delivering materials in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate stock levels line side

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

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

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

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Production Manager
Hours of Work: 3 Shift rotation - Mon to Fri 6am -2pm, 2.00pm -10.00pm, 10.00pm – 6.00am

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 Production Assistant 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
  • Ensuring material is checked for size, thickness and grade, prior to cutting and to inform the operator of any quality concerns regarding the material
  • Ensure laser machines are supplied with the correct materials in a timely manner to ensure production schedules are met
  • Ensure ‘One offs’ are completed at all times
  • Ensure customer orders are produced ‘On Time and In Full' to required quality standards
  • Marking up of cut parts, cleaning etc
  • Ensure all Safety / Rules / Standards are adhered to, ensuring correct Personal Protective Equipment is worn at all times
  • 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
  • Company pension scheme
  • Death in service award
  • UK healthcare scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Profit share scheme
  • Free secure parking

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Head of Programmes & Engineering
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 8:00am-5:00pm Friday – 8:00am – 4:00pm. 41.5hrs 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 Project Engineer 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.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure projects are led and fulfilled from order to full production
  • Main point of contact for designated blue-chip customers, ensuring liaisons to manage customer requirements and expectations including variations from original order
  • Reviewing customer order requirements against quotation
  • Breaking down engineering drawings to produce a bill of materials
  • Creating 2D DXF cutting files for use in our thermal cutting processes
  • Inputting manufacturing information into our operating system to generate route cards
  • Generating process manufacturing drawings
  • Raising purchase order requisitions and expediting suppliers
  • Liaising with internal departments and customers to resolve queries and expedite progress
  • Provide technically sound engineering solutions to achieve effective results and to resolve any potential problems or issues
  • Prepare accurate timelines for all aspect of each project
  • Develop a commercial awareness of contracts handled
  • To progress the manufacture of all parts required to schedule
  • Achieve On Time in Full requirements
  • Involvement in quotation process
  • Involvement in design process

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Engineering qualification or good engineering background
  • Knowledge and experience of AutoCAD and ERP manufacturing systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively both within the company and with external blue chip customers

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: 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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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, Liverpool

Hours of Work: Mon – Fri 8.00am – 4.30pm

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, 5750 Components Ltd (Part of the WEC Group) is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Secondary Operations Engineer to join our busy and expanding team based in Knowsley, Liverpool.


Responsibilities
  • Machine Setting/Operator
  • Ability to read drawings
  • Experience in drilling, tapping and countersinking
  • CNC Milling experience would be an advantage
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must have worked in a similar role
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

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Location: Knowsley, Merseyside

Hours of Work: Mon - Fri 8.00am – 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 enthusiastic and dynamic Skilled MIG Welders to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must be time served and able to MIG weld to a high standard
  • Must be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings having a good understanding of weld symbols
  • Must be able to weld from 1mm up to 12mm mild steel as a minimum
  • TIG Welding experience would be an advantage
  • Work on Own Initiative
  • Reliable and Punctual
Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Company Profit Share
  • Refer a friend scheme

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Location: Liverpool, 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 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 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
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cashback 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
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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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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