Location : Workington, Cumbria, England
Job Ref : HA63
Consultant : Holly Arman
Sector : Engineering, Manufacturing
Salary : Market related


HA63: Welder / Fabricator

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive DOE


First Military Recruitment are currently seeking a Welder / Fabricator on behalf of one of our clients.

The purpose of this role is to support the Team Leader with the manufacturing unit in achieving plant operational targets, product quality, customer service and health & safety objectives.

Our client encourages applications from ex-military personnel however all candidates will be given due consideration.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Participate in team activities, utilising appropriate process, technical and engineering skills to achieve manufacturing, quality and service targets.
  • Actively contributes to all team activities aimed at improving plant performance through implementation of continuous improvement, problem solving, team building and personal self-development.
  • Suggest improvements to plant, process and operating procedures.
  • Reacts to process, engineering, quality and safety issues as they arise and utilises the knowledge, experience and skills of own and other team members to initiate corrective action.
  • Operates flexibility and safely within the team carrying out activities under direction of the team leader within area of competence, capability and training.
  • Contributes to initiatives related to improving health and safety performance, taking an active part in risk assessment/hazard identification for all operational activities and taking account of appropriate COMAH regulations.
  • Read and interpret weld procedure specifications written instructions and manufacturing drawings to perform the task at hand.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Relevant Time Served Qualification in Fabrication or welding (or min Level 3 with 3 years shopfloor experience) 
  • Heavy engineering experience
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and Quality Assurance 
  • Understanding of production costs to include waste, downtime, scrap and re-work 
  • Drawing interpretation including basic machining tolerances and surface finishing 
  • Welding ability: MIG/MAG Tig weld, able to work towards Codings for Sub Arc and Flux Core 
  • Material preparation – grinding, burring, dressing (abrasive wheels) 
  • Experienced in the fabrication of carbon steel and stainless steel 
  • Thermal cutting and chamfering (oxy-propane) 
  • Plasma cutting 
  • Marking off – for fabrication assembly and machining allowance 
  • To be able to use basic inspection measuring tools 
  • Experience with weld procedures and welder qualifications (codings) 
  • Welding Codes 

Location: Workington, Cumbria

Salary: Competitive DOE

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