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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: Monday to Friday 7:00am - 1:00pm (30 Hours a 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 Cleaner to join our busy cleaning team based in Darwen, Lancashire.
Please note that this will be a 1-month rolling contract

Responsibilities
  • Vacuuming offices
  • Cleaning of Shopfloors
  • Polishing desks
  • Cleaning internal windows
  • Cleaning bathrooms
  • Emptying dishwasher
  • Mopping floors
  • Emptying bins
  • vel between our sites across Darwen & Blackburn may be required

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Hardworking and conscientious with the ability to work on own initiative

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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 Academy - Blackburn, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

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

Weld Your Future with Us! Become Our Next Welding Trainer Assessor!

The WEC Group are currently on the lookout for an energetic Welding Assessor who is experienced & enthusiastic about the world of Welding & Fabrication.

Here at the WEC Group we have invested over £3 Million into our brand-new academy, we take huge pride in providing one of the best Welding & Fabrication apprenticeships in the UK, and this role will play a vital part in ensuring we continue to do this over the coming years.

The successful Welding Assessor will be responsible for assessing and verifying the competencies of welding apprentices, ensuring that they meet industry standards and regulations. This role involves working closely with apprentices, instructors, and industry partners to maintain high-quality training programs and assessments.


What we're looking for
  • A passion for welding that’s hotter than molten steel
  • Hands-on experience with MIG, TIG, and stick welding
  • An engaging personality with a knack for making complex techniques easy to understand
  • The ability to assess and inspire future welders to reach their full potential
Your mission (should you choose to accept it?)
  • Train and mentor apprentices, transforming them from novices to welding ninjas
  • Assess and evaluate trainees' performance, providing constructive feedback with a smile
  • Keep up with the latest welding techniques and share your knowledge with enthusiasm
  • Foster a safe, supportive, and fun learning environment
Why join us?
  • Competitive Salary: Because your skills are worth it!
  • Professional Growth: The opportunity to work at the coolest welding Academy
  • Awesome Team: Work with fellow welding enthusiasts who love to share tips, tricks, and the occasional welding joke

Company Benefits
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Company pension
  • Referral Scheme
  • Healthcare & Dentist Cashback scheme
  • 33 Holidays, including Bank Holidays
  • Access to the latest welding equipment and technology

Apply Now


WEC Fabrication - Darwen, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

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

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

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

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…

Jonny, 29 year old Charge Hand/Welder Fabricator Start Date: Sep 2014

“I chose to work at WEC Group as it was a local, well established and successful engineering company that provided a good apprenticeship scheme in welding & engineering. I have recently been working on various welding & fabrication projects for the nuclear and military sector.

The benefits I enjoy the most is the variety of jobs I can work on and the ability to learn new skills.”


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

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

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

Want a career in Engineering?

Our specialist Engineering division based at our head office in Darwen are recruiting for a Trainee Sales Engineer on a permanent basis.

Working within industries such as Nuclear, Rail, Defence, Chemical Treatments, Storage Vessels and Pressure Vessels, you will be dealing with a multitude of customers ranging from individual traders & SME’s, right up to nationally recognised blue chip companies.


Responsibilities
  • Primarily an estimating position responding to live enquiries
  • Reviewing enquiries and liaising directly with customers
  • Producing accurate and detailed manufacturing cost estimates generated from customer drawings
  • Inputting all information on to the computer system in order to produce full quotations
  • Gaining feedback/winning orders post quotation submission
  • Building relationships with customer to get repeat enquiries

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Interested in Engineering & Sales
  • Have 5+ GCSE’s or equivalent
  • Good communication skills with the ability to liaise with both suppliers and customers
  • Fully computer literate and proficient with Microsoft Office

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

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm Friday 8am -2pm

WEC Group Ltd, established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning engineering, fabrication and machining companies, requires an experienced Quality Inspector for their Darwen site.

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


Responsibilities

As Quality Inspector you will be responsible for final inspection of our large machining and fabrication products. Sustaining and improving the quality of manufacturing across the facility including:

  • Dimensional and visual inspection on machined and fabricated products during and after the process
  • Management of non-conformances in machining and fabrication (Supplier returns/ customer complaints/ internal issues)
  • Customer and colleague interaction- team work
  • Non-compliance resolution
  • Maintaining Quality Documents
  • Continuous improvement

The role of the Quality Inspector is key to the further development of the business’s operations. The role has responsibility over the company's quality processes / procedures which include:

  • Ensuring every Contract has been finally inspected.
  • Assisting with Continuous Improvement throughout the company against ISO9001 through spot audits on the product during machining and fabrication.
  • Maintaining company's existing quality procedures.
  • Working with / developing relationships with customers to ensure all Quality issues are resolved and corrective actions are implemented.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • A Time Served Engineer ideally with Inspection and Quality qualifications/experience in large machining and fabrication.
  • Highly motivated team player with a total understanding of right first-time quality.
  • Organised and efficient you will be able to prioritise workloads to ensure the production targets and customer delivery dates are achieved.
  • To succeed you will be familiar with reading engineering drawings, Metrology devices, root cause analysis, Microsoft Office.
  • Desirable if you are CSWIP 3.1 Weld inspection accredited OR valid PCN Certs in MPI, DPI and UT

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

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm & Friday 8am-2pm.

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 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, Lancs.


Responsibilities

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


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Proven engineering and fabrication knowledge/experience/background
  • Ability to read and work from detailed engineering drawings
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise closely with customers
  • Ability to work under pressure, both on own initiative and as part of a busy team
  • Ability to handle multiple varied projects from order through to completion
  • Responsible, conscientious, punctual, highly organized, and self-motivated
  • Excellent knowledge of all welding techniques
  • CAD qualifications and experience are preferable but not essential for this role, training will be provided where necessary
  • Previous experience working on Nuclear projects

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

Apply Now

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 8am-5pm

The WEC Group are looking for an experienced engineer who would like the chance to work in our Quality Team. If you have experience in operating Laser Cutters, Punch Machines, Press brakes or have been a Welder/Fabricator. We want to speak with you.

We are also interested in experienced quality engineers who have worked within the Sheet metal industry before.

Our Laser engineering division has been running since 1998 and is one of the largest divisions withing the WEC Group. With over 10+ Flat-bed lasers, 2 Tube Lasers, 8 Press brakes and its own in-house Welding & Fabrication shop, WEC laser offer the very best Sheet metal services in the UK.


Essential Requirements
  • Some experience using basic inspection equipment
  • Able to read Engineering drawings
  • Raise NCR’s (Training will be provided) ensuring all corrective, preventative actions in place and Risks reduced accordingly
  • To be able to liaise effectively with customers and dealing with NCRs in a timely and professional manner
  • Maintain good communication with all Customers, able to Problem Solve leading to permanent solution
  • To be able to liaise effectively with customers and dealing with NCRs in a timely and professional manner
  • Familiar in Working within the Subcontract Engineering environment

Essential computer skills
  • Windows Outlook/ Office
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Word
  • Access (In-house training will be given)

Desirable
  • Familiar Working within a QS 9000 / IS09001 & ISO 14001 environments
  • Press brake knowledge
  • Welding, Fabrication experience
  • Problem solving techniques
Company Benefits
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • 25 Holidays + Bank Holidays
  • Healthcare Cashback Scheme
  • Company pension scheme
  • Free Parking
  • Referral Scheme
  • Employee Loan scheme

Apply Now

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Mon – Thurs 8am – 5pm, Fri 8am – 2pm

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 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 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

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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.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must have previous experience as a Laser Operator
  • 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
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension
  • Company Profit Share
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme
  • Refer a friend sheme

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WEC Special Projects - Darwen, Lancashire

Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Hours of Work: Week 1: Monday – Friday 8am-5pm &
Week 2: Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm & Friday 8am-1 pm

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

Essential:

  • Proven engineering and fabrication knowledge/experience/background
  • Ability to read and work from detailed engineering drawings
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise closely with customers
  • Ability to work under pressure, both on own initiative and as part of a busy team
  • Ability to handle multiple varied projects from order through to completion
  • Responsible, conscientious, punctual, highly organized, and self-motivated
Desirable:
  • Excellent knowledge of all welding techniques
  • CAD qualifications and experience are preferable but not essential for this role, training will be provided where necessary


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

Apply Now

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

Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Week 1: 8am – 5pm Monday – Friday Week 2: 8am – 5pm Monday – Thursday & 8am – 2pm Friday

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group are offering a fantastic opportunity and excellent salary package for an experienced and driven Operations Manager.

This role is ideal for a strong, self-motivated and high achieving individual who is looking to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities
  • Day to day leadership of the business, being accountable for creating a culture of high achievement and performance, with the ability to meet and surpass the demands of a dynamic and competitive market.
  • Overall responsibility for 30+ strong workforce which includes Work Shop Manager, Welder/Fabricators, Estimators, Project Engineers, Metal Polishers, Labourers, Drivers, Quality Engineers and Administrators.
  • As Operations Manager you will be responsible for employee training, support, progression, disciplinary action and recruitment
  • Maximising customer satisfaction throughout all operations of the division
  • Controlling all commercial aspects of the division
  • Responsible for controlling the budget and ensuring all financial and business objectives are met.
  • Identify and manage the implementation of process improvements to maximise efficiency, increase productivity and improve quality

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Proven experience at Senior Management level within an engineering environment, predominantly within Fabrication.
  • A proven track record of success in growing organisations and achieving profitable returns, where customer service is priority
  • Understanding the key details of management profit and loss accounts and ensuring decisions are made with a key focus on profitability
  • Strong financial acumen, excellent commercial skills, a strong and collaborative leadership style and the ability to deliver through others is imperative, as is the ability to inspire and influence external customers to create a competitive edge in the sector
  • An energetic, outgoing and confident manner with natural leadership ability and a “hands-on” approach
Company Benefits
  • iPad and mobile
  • Annual profit share scheme
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee benefit loan scheme
  • Health & wellbeing cashback scheme

Apply Now


WEC CCTV - Darwen, Lancashire

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

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WEC Machining - Blackburn, Lancashire

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of work: 6am – 6pm Friday to Sunday

WEC Group Ltd, established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning engineering, fabrication and machining companies, requires an experienced and gifted CNC Turner for their purpose built facility at the Blackburn site.

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


Responsibilities

Working within a predominantly medium to high batch machining cell this role is to programme, set and operate CNC multi axis sliding head autos. There will be a requirement to program/set and run multiple machines at any one time

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

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


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

Company Benefits
  • 15 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

Hours of work: Mon-Fri 8am-5pm

WEC Group Ltd, established for over 45 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning engineering, fabrication and machining companies, requires an experienced and gifted Business Development Manager for their Machining Division at the Blackburn site.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated and capable Business Development Manager, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities
  • Develop and implement comprehensive business development strategies to expand market presence and drive revenue growth
  • Identify and evaluate new business opportunities, including market trends, customer needs, and competitive analysis
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with existing and potential clients, understanding their requirements and providing tailored solutions
  • Collaborate with internal teams to develop innovative product offerings and value-added services that meet customer demands
  • Lead negotiations and contract discussions, ensuring favourable terms and conditions for the company
  • Monitor industry developments and emerging technologies to stay ahead of the competition and capitalize on market trends
  • Prepare regular reports and presentations on sales performance, market trends, and opportunities for improvement

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • 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
  • Free car parking
  • Child care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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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:7:00am – 15:45pm Mon-Thu, 7am – 11:30pm Friday

Established for over 45 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 Quality inspector to join our team at Sherburn Metalwork’s ltd, part of the WEC Group based in Sherburn-in-Elmet.

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


Responsibilities
  • Ensure all quality procedures are adhered to and all drawings signed of as in spec
  • Complete all administrative procedures relating to Quality
  • Maintain a clean, tidy and safe working environment
  • Adherence to COSHH
  • Maintain own equipment, Monitor calibration of measuring tools etc.
  • Attend meetings as and when needed
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required within the production environment
  • To adhere to all health and safety
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • At least 1 year’s current experience in a similar role
  • Have a general understanding of engineering / fabrication / welding principles
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Show resilience and have the confidence to question everything
  • Be fully conversant in both written and verbal English
  • Lifting and Slinging safe working knowledge / certificate (desirable)
  • Valid Fork Lift Truck License (desirable)
  • Quality assurance qualifications (desirable)

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Award
  • Free secure parking
  • Childcare Vouchers scheme in Operation
  • Health care scheme

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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

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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

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HTA - Coventry

Location: Coventry
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 2:00pm – 10pm and Friday 12:00pm – 8:00pm

Established for over 45 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 HTA Group, part of the WEC Group based in Coventry.


Responsibilities
  • Operating and setting a Press brake as majority of the role will be working on the machines yourself
  • 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 Essential
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings 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
Coventry

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

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

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

Privately owned for over 40 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Production Welder to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


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

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

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

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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

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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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MTL Advanced - Rotherham

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. You will support the Laser Team to cut steel into various shapes and sizes by ensuring they are provided with the correct material, grade and thickness. Training will be provided on our products and there is scope for further development and progression within the Company.


    About the role
    • Ensure Laser Machines are supplied with the correct materials
    • Ensure material is checked for size, thickness and grade prior to cutting
    • Load materials onto the laser bed
    • Support the Laser Operator to cut and shape the correct materials according to engineer drawings
    • Inspect finished components; Marking up of cut parts, cleaning and fettling products
    • Inform the Laser Operator of any quality concerns
    • Ensure parts and sheets are handled and labelled correctly
    • Ensure the parts are routed correctly to the next department / team

    About you

    • Knowledge working within a machining operative / machine minding capacity or general laser production
    • Basic math skills for measurements and calculations
    • 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 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

  • 0600-1400

  • Join our team of experts as a Quality Inspector where you will be responsible for inspecting manufactured components and fabrications to customer and/or internally designed drawings / CAD models.

    With your experience and understanding in quality engineering, you will play a vital role ensuring continuation of our excellent production of metal products and will successfully verify machined parts and fabricated assemblies.

    In this key position, you’ll take an active role in ensuring we deliver outstanding quality products, first time, every time.


    About the role
    • To follow the Inspection Plan set by the Quality Manager
    • Conduct effective inspections using the equipment available in a timely manner
    • Create inspection reports, on all components and fabrications
    • Liaise with the Quality Engineers, where required
    • Conduct monthly internal calibration of measurement equipment to the calibration schedule and maintain the calibration register and records

    About you

    • Previous quality / inspection experience in a metal engineering manufacturing environment
    • Strong knowledge using the following methods;
    • Measuring arms (Faro or other) CMM (Coordinate Measuring Machine) General handheld equipment (Vernier, Tape, Rule, Bevel Box etc.)
    • Knowledge of problem-solving techniques
    • 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 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: Monday – Friday

  • 700-1600 (Later starts Mondays and Early finish on Fridays)

  • We are looking for an enthusiastic Production Planner to join our team to manage our day-to-day orders and projects from order placement through to full production to meet the customers delivery schedules. Using your methodological expertise in engineering you will face complex technical challenges, identify needs, gather data and create indicative planning schedules to ensure the delivery of safe, quality and cost effective solutions.


    About the role
    • Ensure all orders and projects are led and fulfilled from order to full production
    • Main point of contact for customers, manage customer requirements, expectations and variations from original order
    • 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
    • Prepare accurate timelines for all aspect of each order and project
    • Quality checking all programming work carried out to ensure high levels of accuracy

    About you

    • Engineering qualification or solid engineering background
    • Knowledge and experience of AutoCAD and ERP manufacturing systems
    • Ability to communicate effectively both within the company and with external customers
    • 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 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: o Monday – Friday

  • 0800 – 1700 (0800-1600 Friday)

  • We are looking for a technically minded Project Engineer to ensure our new contracts are set up and managed from order placement through to full production to meet our valued customers delivery schedules.

    As Project Engineer you will play a crucial role in within our team, and your expertise will be instrumental in ensuring project success, meeting deadlines and maintaining the highest standards of quality. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including design, quality, procurement, and production, to deliver solutions that meet our clients needs and expectations.


    About the role
    • Ensure projects are led and fulfilled from order to full production
    • Provide technically sound engineering solutions
    • Achieve effective results and to resolve any potential problems or issues
    • Main point of contact for designated blue-chip customers
    • Manage customer requirements and expectations including variations from original order
    • Prepare accurate timelines for all aspect of each project
    • Progress the manufacture of all parts required to schedule
    • Involvement in design and quotation process

    About you

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

    Apply Now

    Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

    Hours of Work: 3 Shift rotation 37.5 hrs per week 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 Laser 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.


    About the role
    • 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

    About you

    • Relevant machine experience - plasma or trumpf experience preferred
    • 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

    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: Week 1: Monday-Friday 0600-1400 , Week 2: Monday-Wednesday, 2000-0600 , Thursday, 2030-0600

    We are on a recruitment drive for a number of experienced Welders to join our operations. You will perform welding activities on a wide range of components in carbon steel, armour steel, aluminium etc… You will master a variety of techniques and work alongside others to create finished products. The majority of the work will be MIG welding where your dexterity and hand-eye coordination will help to make welds clean and precise.


    About the role
    • Perform welding activities on a wide range of components in carbon steel, armour steel, aluminium etc. and other metals as may be required from time to time
    • Required to weld various joint configurations in all positions in a competent manner
    • Ensure equipment parameters are set to the optimum to fully satisfy weld quality, integrity, and WPS requirements
    • Review engineering drawings for parts to be welded
    • Satisfy production schedules to the correct quality level and within the specified time scale
    • To adhere to ‘No Fault Forward’ policy
    • To work as part of a team to produce customers’ orders on time by strictly adhering to the production schedule
    • Carry out and record the daily / weekly / monthly maintenance checks and record the necessary safety checks
    • Ensure correct marking up of component parts
    • Ensure that the labelling system is adhered to

    About you

    • Recent / relevant Welding / Fabrication Experience
    • Understanding of quality procedures and specific customer requirements
    • Ideally a coded welder
    • Advanced knowledge of engineering design and manufacturing procedures
    • Proficient with metal fabrication tools
    • Advanced mathematical and engineering skills
    • Ability to lift and manipulate large metal objects
    • 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

    Company Benefits
    • A culture of shared values, goals, attitudes and business growth
    • Competitive salary
    • Night attendance allowance
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduce 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 0800-1700 (1500 finish on Friday)

    This is predominantly a new business development role, but you will also manage some existing customer accounts. You will understand MTLs offerings and will include regular external customer interaction. This is a national role, predominantly securing the market in the North of England. Spending 3-4 days a week out on the road, visiting customers and prospecting.


    About the role
    • Develop new business opportunities, prospecting potential new customers and also visiting current key customers
    • Present, sell and translate MTLs capabilities in laser cutting and pressing
    • Working to targets to help increase the profitability of the company
    • Ensure customer requirements are fully understood and documented to enable accurate quotations
    • Establish and develop strategic relationships with key customer accounts
    • Responsible for your own sales budget within general engineering sectors
    • To provide weekly / monthly sales reports as required

    About you

    • A proven track record within sales, new business development and account management
    • Sound engineering knowledge, in particular Laser, Press, sheet metal and fabrication
    • Full UK driving licence with the ability to visit clients, sites, customers and events nationwide
    • Being the face of the business to represent the company in a professional manner
    • 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
    • Night attendance allowance
    • 33 days holiday (including statutory Public Holidays)
    • Secure onsite free parking
    • Life Assurance plan (Death in Service)
    • Monthly Prize Draw
    • Company pension plan
    • Reduce 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: 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

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    Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
    Reporting to: Manager
    Department: Production Line
    Hours of Work: Mon to 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

    Working Location/Environment

    Liverpool, Merseyside



    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

    Apply Now