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), Yorkshire (Rotherham & Sherburn-in-Elmet) and Merseyside (Knowsley).

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

We are currently recruiting for:

  • Welding & Fabrication Apprentices
  • CNC Machining Apprentices
  • Laser Operator Apprentices
  • Press Brake Apprentices

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

Please download an application form and send it back to us as soon as possible for the chance to kickstart your career at an award winning company!


WEC Group (HQ) - Darwen, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: 8.30am-5pm Monday – Friday (40 hrs per week)

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an experienced and driven Recruitment Officer, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm. 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 Recruitment Officer to join our busy and expanding Head Office team based in Darwen, Lancs.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Cost effectively source and recruit staff for the Group, via direct adverts, head hunting and 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
  • Carry out any ‘ad hoc’ assignments as and when required

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience within recruitment is essential preferably in an Engineering sector
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent including Math’s and English at grade C or above
  • 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 holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing Scheme
  • Company Profit Share Scheme

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Working Location: Mainly based in Darwen, Lancashire but on occasions will be required to travel to sites in Liverpool, Leeds, Rotherham and Coventry

Hours of Work: Hours to 8am – 5pm Monday – Thursday & 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 Hands on Maintenance Manager to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.

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

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB: Managing the maintenance team and controlling costs.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Managing the maintenance team to ensure work is carried out in a timely manner.
  • Organising routine maintenance schedules.
  • Safely maintaining equipment in a modern fast paced heavy manufacturing environment
  • Reacting quickly to any breakdowns with Fault diagnosis and repair.
  • Organising general building repairs and improvements
  • Assisting improvement projects to further increase output through better efficiencies
  • To adhere to all health and safety

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must have experience of managing a team.
  • Must have experience in general mechanical fitting and basic electrical repairs
  • Preferably to be computer literate.
  • Must be confident in learning new skills
  • Good practical and technical skills

Personal Attributes
  • Ability to communicate professionally at all levels
  • A full UK driving licence is required for this role
  • Reliable and Conscientious
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • The ability to manage a team with a varied workload
  • Good problem-solving skills
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
  • Company Mobile
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

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

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 a professional Group Quality Manager.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced and motivated Group Quality Manager, who can improve the Quality systems and culture within a dynamic engineering company.


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Managing the Darwen Quality Team.
  • Ensuring the whole group is compliant and up to date with all relevant changes to national standards.
  • Coordinating and controlling customer and approval Audits.
  • Recruiting all new Quality staff.
  • Ensuring internal Quality auditing is completed and effective for all departments.
  • Ensuring Quality Assessments are current and valid for all departments.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of non-conformance system, advising on Root Cause and Preventions.
  • Quality staff training and awareness to director level.
  • Informing top management, weekly, of all key improvements and issues.
  • Ensuring Quality Objectives are set, achievable and are completed throughout the group.

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must have held similar higher management role.
  • Previous experience with a manufacturing engineering environment is beneficial.
  • Strong management and communication skills.
  • A high level of IT ability is preferable.
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
  • Car Allowance
  • Company Mobile
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

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Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 8:30am-5pm. 37.5hrs

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 Credit Manager to join our busy Finance team based in Darwen, Lancashire.


Role Description
  • To ensure smooth and efficient operation of Group Credit Management and Control functions
  • Manage integration of data from and between various systems and into Credit Management System
  • Implement and maintain robust processes around limiting risk and bad debt
  • Implement and maintain robust processes around timely collection of customer monies
  • Provide informative Credit & Cash reporting to Management and wider operational Group
  • Provide insightful advice and guidance on Credit related matters generally
  • Responsible for Credit Insurance facilities
  • Be a solid and proactive support to Finance Director on all Credit related matters
  • A go-to-person on export documentation and generally on Output VAT related matters

Responsibilities
  • Maintain and develop computerised customer databases, including daily import routines
  • Manage process for all customer invoicing
  • Ensure collection processes are implemented, maintained and carried out in line with account terms and profiles
  • Detailed involvement in and control of credit insurance policy, including limits, claims, notifications and policy renewals
  • Point of contact for risk appraisal and advice to Service Centres and Directors
  • Manage “stop lists”
  • Follow up and assistance with resolution of customer queries in a timely way
  • Assess and advise on new customer account applications
  • Liaising with Administrators regarding proof of debt, ROT, etc
  • Initiating legal action or other collection processes, as relevant
  • Handle Contract Applications for Payment and related retentions
  • Letters of Credit and other relevant Export documentation
  • Handling and accounting for on-line credit card transactions
  • Various reporting to Financial Director, as required
  • Various reporting to other Operational & finance areas
  • Proforma invoicing, as relevant
  • Cover for Darwen based Credit Controller

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Previous experience within a Credit Manager position
  • Experienced using Exchequer/Onguard/Microsoft Office
  • Self-motivated and deadline oriented, with the ability to work under pressure and deliver on targets
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement of processes, with strong problem solving ability
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
  • Car Allowance
  • Company Mobile
  • Refer a Friend 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- 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 an enthusiastic Skilled Welder/Fabicator 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 an enthusiastic Skilled Welder/Fabicator 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
  • 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

Working 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 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


WEC Jet - Blackburn, Lancashire

Working Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

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

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

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

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

Apply Now

Working Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

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

Established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Business Admin Apprentice to join our busy and expanding WEC Jet team based in Blackburn, Lancs.
This is the perfect opportunity for an enthusiastic and dynamic person to thrive, working within a successful and vibrant team.

Responsibilities

You will be required to provide administrative support to the WEC Jet Sales team, including:-

  • Scanning, photocopying and filing documents
  • Dealing with incoming and outgoing post
  • Answering incoming calls as required
  • Providing support to the Laser Sales Admin team as required including Processing Sales Orders, collating information, and gaining knowledge of our products and customers.
  • Studying towards a Level 2 NVQ Qualification in Business and Administration

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grade 4/5 and above or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Highly organised with strong IT and numeracy skills
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Packages including Office, Excel and Access
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Confident and professional with a smart appearance
Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • UK Health & Wellbeing Cashback Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Laser - Darwen, Lancashire

Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Reports to: Manager

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

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Skilled 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
  • 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

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Working Location: Darwen, Lancashire
Reports to: Paint Shop Manager
Hours of Work: : Days & nights - applicant must be flexible due to workload
Days 8am - 5pm Monday - Thursday & 8am - 2pm Friday
Nights 5pm - 5am Monday - Thursday

Established for 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 Powder Coater to join our busy Powder Coating team based in Darwen, Lancs.

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

Responsibilities
  • Prepare spray booth, powder coating guns and surfaces
  • Determine paint requirements and ensure correct levels of paint thickness
  • Maintaining equipment and work area
  • Handling and disposing of hazardous chemicals

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Experience in powder coating is essential
  • Ability to work unsupervised, maintaining a high standard at all times
  • Ability to prioritise own workload and work to deadlines
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: Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm

Established for 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic 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
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

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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 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
  • Death in Service Award
  • Refer a Friend Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme

Apply Now


WEC Special Projects - Darwen, Lancashire

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.

WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Business Development Manager to join our busy and expanding team based in Darwen, Lancs.

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 holiday
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Secure car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Uk Healthcare Scheme

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WEC Machining - Blackburn, Lancashire

Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager

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

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

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


Duties & Responsibilities

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

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

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


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

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


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

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

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

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

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


Duties & Responsibilities

Working within fast paced machining cell this role is to program, set and operate vertical CNC Machining Centers.

Due to the type of work, frequent and efficient setups are required. There is also a need to be involved in the inspection process for 1st off checks and in process checks.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years’ post qualification experience in a technical machining background
  • Ability to program Siemens and Heidenhein control
  • Experience of 3rd and 4th axis is essential and 5th axis would be a strong advantage
  • Highest standards of H&S and Quality is essential
  • Ability to interpret detailed engineering drawings and deliver conforming parts
  • Working with various materials including exotic grade alloys
  • A detailed understanding of engineering drawing, tooling selection, work holding & cutting strategy is essential
  • A good communicator at all levels, with the ability to integrate and support a successful team.


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

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Location: Blackburn, Lancashire

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

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

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


Duties & Responsibilities

Working within a predominantly medium to high batch machining cell this role is to program, set and operate CNC Lathes with Mazak controls CNC Lathes with B axis/Y axis/Sub spindles.
Due to the type of work, you will have excellent tooling knowledge and the ability to ensure cutting strategy suits high volume production.
With a high attention to details this role will require an engineer from an environment of high tolerance work e.g. automotive.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must be time served
  • Ability to program Mazak controls
  • Experience of multi axis turning center’s
  • Highest standards of H&S and Quality is essential
  • Ability to interpret detailed engineering drawings and deliver conforming parts
  • Working with various materials including exotic grade alloys
  • A detailed understanding of engineering drawing, tooling selection, work holding & cutting strategy is essential
  • A good communicator at all levels, with the ability to integrate and support a successful team.


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

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

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

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

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

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


Duties & Responsibilities

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


Knowledge, Skills, Experience

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


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

Apply Now

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

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Sherburn Metalwork - Sherburn-in-Elmet, Yorkshire

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

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

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

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


Duties & Responsibilities
  • Must be time served and able to MIG and TIG weld to a high standard
  • Must be able to fabricate and work to engineering drawings
  • Must be able to weld from 1mm up to 12mm Stainless
  • Work on own Initiative
  • Reliable and punctual

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Relevant qualification in engineering
  • At least 4 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Practical problem solving skills
  • To follow technical manuals and engineering diagrams
  • Must be pro-active and determined to resolve all fitting issues
  • Structured and organised with daily tasks
  • Team player

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

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HTA - Coventry

Location: Coventry
Reporting to: Sales Manager
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.


Duties & 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


Skills and Experience
  • 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
  • Knowledge of MRP systems (preferably Epicor) would be advantageous

Working Location/Environment
Coventry

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday per year
  • Free car parking
  • Employee Benefit Loan scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme

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MTL Advanced - Rotherham

Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire
Reporting to: Business Manager
Hours of Work: Monday-Thursday 8am-5pm & Friday 7am-3pm

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 experienced and enthusiastic Engineering Planner 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.

The main purpose of the role is to ensure new General Engineering contracts are set up and managed from order placement through to full production to meet the customers’ delivery schedules.


Responsibilities
  • Ensure orders are fulfilled from order to delivery
  • Main point of contact, 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 orders
  • Develop a commercial awareness of orders handled
  • Achieve On Time In Full requirements

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Engineering qualification or good all round engineering/manufacturing background
  • Knowledge and experience of AutoCAD and ERP manufacturing systems
  • Development of press components
  • Ability to communicate effectively both within the company and with external customers

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

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

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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 is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic CNC Miller to join our team at MTL Advanced, 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
  • 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 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
  • Free secure car parking
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Company Profit Share

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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: 37.5 hours

Established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Commercial Apprentice to join our busy site in Rotherham, MTL Advanced.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic individual who wishes to develop and progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm, alongside gaining an NVQ Level 2 Engineering Qualification.


Responsibilities

Your apprentice role will involve:

  • Learning to understand technical drawings
  • Learning to use Auto CAD
  • Learning how to produce accurate cost estimates
  • Following up quotations
  • Dealing with obtaining prices from suppliers and subcontractors
  • Sales administration support
  • Learning how our machinery works and what you will be selling longer term
  • Gaining a good understanding of how we get jobs from the office to the shop floor

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You will need to have GCSE passes in Maths & English at Level 4 / Grade C or above
  • You will need to have a clear interest in following a career path in Engineering

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Free secure car parking

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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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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: 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 loan scheme
  • Death in service award
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Mon/Thur 7.30am–4.00pm Fri 7.30 am – 1.00pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Technical Production Apprentice to join our busy team based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm. You will study alongside work, gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification on completion of your apprenticeship.

  • Learn how to understand technical drawings & engineering processes.
  • Learn how to program, set and operate a CNC Machinery

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade C and above or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Computer literate.

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

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

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Mon/Thur 7.30am–4.00pm Fri 7.30 am – 1.00pm

Established for over 35 years and now one of the North West’s leading multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group Ltd is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Technical Production Apprentice to join our busy team based in Rotherham, South Yorkshire.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a motivated individual who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm. You will study alongside work, gaining an NVQ Level 2 qualification on completion of your apprenticeship.

  • Learn how to understand technical drawings & engineering processes.
  • Learn how to program, set and operate a Press Machinery

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Excellent attendance and timekeeping.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSE’s grade C and above or equivalent in English and Maths
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills.
  • Computer literate.

Working Location/Environment
Rotherham, Yorkshire

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

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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

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

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
  • 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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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 8am – 4pm & Friday 8am – 3pm (41.5 hours per week)

We are currently seeking an organized and diligent person to step into the position of Production Controller, this is a staff position and a key role for the business. The position is ideally situated between the planning and production departments offering the successful candidate the opportunity to gain a wider working knowledge of the business.

Main Purpose of the Role
  • Productions Schedulers/Controllers create and maintain production schedules to ensure that all company goals are achieved and that deadlines are met
  • By developing effective schedules, you can expect to play a major role in helping the company reach its objectives
  • Production controllers must have a strong understanding of the production process and be able to generate and maintain effective daily and weekly schedules
  • By posting schedules, solving production problems, and seeking to improve processes a production controller plays a key role within operations and planning

Responsibilities
  • Liaise closely with the Sales, Planning and Production departments
  • Create and maintain schedules
  • Use labor and machine resources in the most effective manner
  • Provide quick responses to production issues
  • Identify problems and help improve processes
  • Use Microsoft excel to generate reports and schedules
  • Ensure that company deadlines are met
  • Adherence to Company Policies and Procedures
  • Promote effective communications
  • Ensure knowledge of and compliance with all Company Policies, Procedures and Rules
  • To assist in any areas of the Company as required from time to time, to ensure the smooth running of the operation and to meet customer requirements
  • To ensure knowledge of and compliance with all Health and Safety Legislation
Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • A good working knowledge of manufacturing processes
  • Attention to detail required and good organisational skills
  • Capable in the use of Microsoft Excel and good general PC skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Multitasking is key skill required to be successful in the role
  • The ability to work in a fast pace environment

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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Location: Rotherham, Yorkshire

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

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 experienced and enthusiastic Purchasing Officer 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

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 feedback 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
  • Organise export/import clearance paperwork
  • 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

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • You must possess excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Be able to work to and achieve tight deadlines
  • A basic understanding of engineering and manufacturing
  • SIPS qualification would be an advantage but not essential

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: Liverpool, Merseyside
Reporting to: Manager
Department: 5750 Components
Hours of Work: Monday to Friday,8am - 4.30pm

5750 Components Ltd is a subsidiary of the WEC Group Ltd, established for over 40 years and now one of the North West’s leading and multi award winning Engineering companies. 5750 Components Ltd is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Secondary Operations Engineer to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.

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 holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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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 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

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
  • HRefer 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- 2 shift rotations 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm

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 Tube Laser Operator to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.


Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Must have previous experience as a Tube / Box Section Laser Operator, Adige experience would be an advantage
  • Must be able to read and understand engineering drawings
  • Knowledge of different metals an advantage.
  • Able to set and maintain a high standard of workmanship
  • Able to work pro-actively and as part of a team to improve productivity and efficiency

Working Location/Environment

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: 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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Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Reporting to: Manager
Department: 5750 Components
Hours of Work: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:45pm

WEC Group is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Class 2 Driver/Labourer to join our busy and expanding team 5750 Components based in Knowsley, Liverpool.


Responsibilities
  • Undertake local deliveries in a 7.5 tonne vehicle and other vehicles when required
  • Handling of steel goods in a fast pace manufacturing environment
  • Assisting with the packaging of goods and loading vehicles prior to delivery
  • Maintaining the vehicle cleanliness
  • Completing delivery documentation as required
  • Dealing with customers on a daily basis
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Must have HGV class 2 licence
  • Must be flexible and prepared to do night work/work away from home, including early starts and weekends.
  • Must be willing to undergo FLT training to assist with loading vehicles
  • Must be willing to undergo HIAB training
  • Good knowledge of drivers hours rules and taco graph regulations

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
  • Refer a Friend 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.


Responsibilities

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.
Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Must have HGV class 2 licence
  • Must be flexible and prepared to do night work/work away from home, including early starts and weekends.
  • Must be willing to undergo FLT training to assist with loading vehicles
  • Must be willing to undergo HIAB training
  • Good knowledge of drivers hours rules and taco graph regulations

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
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now

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.


Responsibilities

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

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
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now

Location: Liverpool, Merseyside
Reporting to: Manager
Department: 5750 Components
Hours of Work: Monday – Thursday 6pm – 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 and dynamic Skilled Welder to join our busy and expanding Laser engineering team based in Merseyside.


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 20mm Stainless.
  • Must be able to work with mild steel, aluminum and stainless.
  • Work on Own Initiative
  • Reliable and Punctual

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
  • Refer a Friend Scheme

Apply Now