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Welding/Fabrication Apprenticeships

Applications for new September 2017 MTL Welding/Fabrication Apprenticeships are now open. Please visit WEC Group’s website to learn more about our apprenticeship schemes and to download an application form!

We have a number of exciting job vacancies here at MTL, and we are currently seeking to recruit dynamic and enthusiastic individuals for the following positions:

 

Press Operator

Responsibilities:

  • Setting up Brake Presses to produce customer specific products
  • Marking up parts and packing in line with customer specification
  • Robot programming
  • Reading engineering drawings / tool changes etc

Knowledge, skills & experience required: 

  • Previous Press Brake experience is essential
  • Ability to read, understand and follow 1st and 3rd angle projection drawings is essential
  • Knowledge of Cybelec Software programming (advantageous)
  • Competent at using all forms of measuring equipment, i.e. Vernier, rulers, angle measuring devices
  • Knowledge of working with different grades of  metal

6am-2pm, 2pm-10am, 10pm-6am. Competitive rates of pay. Please send your CV to iwanttowork@wecl.co.uk.

To learn more about MTL and what we do, feel free to watch our Corporate Video or download the Group’s full Capacity List.

Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for the planning, nesting and expedition of contracts; focussing on laser cutting, press braking and fabrication of mild steel and stainless steel materials. Your duties will include:-

  • Reviewing customers’ order requirements against quotation and producing bill of materials from detailed drawings
  • Creating 2D DXF cutting files and programming/nesting for laser and plasma cutting machines
  • Generating and issuing route cards and manufacturing drawings to both production and scheduling
  • Liaising with internal departments and customers to resolve queries and expedite progress

Knowledge, skills & experience required: 

  • Previous experience within a similar role, ideally within laser cutting, thermal/waterjet cutting, press braking or fabrication and welding processes
  • Strong working knowledge of AutoCAD is essential
  • Strong working knowledge of SigmaNest or similar nesting package is essential
  • Knowledge of SigmaMRP or similar is advantageous although full training will be provided
  • Fully computer literate and fully proficient in Microsoft Office

Monday – Thursday 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4pm. Competitive rates of pay. Please send your CV to iwanttowork@wecl.co.uk.

To learn more about MTL and what we do, feel free to watch our Corporate Video or download the Group’s full Capacity List.

 

Laser Operators

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring material is checked for size, thickness and grade
  • Ensure ‘One offs’ are completed at all times
  • Responsible for quality of components that have been cut on the machine
  • Ensure customer orders on produced On Time and In Full time to required quality standard
  • Marking up of cut parts, cleaning and fettling parts
  • 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
  • Ensure the parts are routed correctly to the next part of the process in a timely manner

Knowledge, skills & experience required: 

  • Relevant machine experience
  • Ability to work effectively and use own initiative
  • Slinging and lifting crane experience

3 shift weekly rotational pattern 6am to 2pm / 10pm to 6am and 2pm to 10pm  – 37.5 hours per week. Competitive rates of pay. Bonus scheme available.

To learn more about MTL and what we do, feel free to watch our Corporate Video or download the Group’s full Capacity List.

Platers / Welders

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
  • 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 required: 

  • Welding and fabrication experience and qualifications
  • Must be coded to BS EN ISO9606-1 fillet and butt weld standard
  • Experienced in MIG and TIG welding with the ability to read engineering drawings
  • Ability to work effectively and use own inititative
  • Good communication at all levels

Shift rotation 6am-2pm and 2pm-10pm. Competitive rates of pay available.

CNC Machinist

Key Objectives & Duties:

  • Operating machines to produce orders on time and to the correct quality standard
  • Ensure correct marking up of component parts and use of the labelling system
  • Work with Senior Manufacturing Engineer to determine feasibility of machining new products
  • Writing and providing programmes for all machines as required
  • Maintaining and control a current programmer register and tool inventory
  • Working with jigs and fixtures
  • Cleaning and maintaining machines as required

Knowledge & skills required: 

  • Must have previous experience setting and operating vertical machining centres using Fanuc Controls
  • Slinging and lifting crane experience is 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

3 shift weekly rotational pattern 6am to 2pm / 10pm to 6am and 2pm to 10pm  – 37.5 hours per week. Competitive rates of pay. Bonus scheme available.

Fork Lift Truck Operator

Key Objectives & Duties:

  • Palletisation of products / filling stillages
  • Loading / Unloading of in-house / sub-contracts vehicles
  • Accurate counting / labelling / identification of product in line with quality procedures
  • Storage of products in appropriate warehousing, ensuring safe housekeeping standards

Knowledge & skills required:

  • Fork Lift Truck Licence (Reach / Counterbalance)
  • Warehousing experience
  • Overhead crane / slinging & lifting skills (Desirable)

3 shift weekly rotational pattern 6am to 2pm / 10pm to 6am and 2pm to 10pm  – 37.5 hours per week. Competitive rates of pay.

Benefits for all

  • 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Healthcare Scheme
  • Death in Service Award
  • Free on site parking
  • Childcare vouchers scheme in operation

MTL Application Form

For further details please either email iwanttowork@wecl.co.uk or contact our Recruitment Team on 01254 773718.

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