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Welding/Fabrication Apprenticeships

We provide traditional five year Welding/Fabrication apprenticeships at our Training Academy, and we are now accepting applications for our September 2019 intake. 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 MTLA, and we are currently seeking to recruit dynamic and enthusiastic individuals for the following positions:

Welder – Days

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 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 initiative
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation

Shift Rotation 6am-2pm and 10pm-6am. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Welder/Plater

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 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 initiative
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety Legislation

Shift Rotation 6am-2pm and 10pm-6am. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Scheduling Assistant      

Responsibilities:

  • Liaising with Production Team Leaders and shop floor staff
  • Generation and administration of all production schedules
  • Evaluation of resource availability against planned Rota’s and skill matrices
  • Collating and communication of production progress sheets
  • Generation and allotting of “work to lists” to production leads
  • Engagement with internal stakeholders requests on queries i.e. capacity and current lead-times

 Knowledge, Skills, Experience:  

  • Computer Literate
  • Previous experience within a scheduling role desirable
  • Experience with in a manufacturing environment
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work well on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and with a high level of attention to detail

Mon-Thurs 8am-5pm, Friday 8am-4pm. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Material Handler

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 on 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:  

  • B2
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Overhead crane / slinging & lifting skills
  • Experience in a similar role/environment

Mon to Fri 6am – 2pm, 2.00pm – 10.00pm, 10.00pm – 6.00am. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Laser Operator

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 on 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

Mon to Fri 6am – 2pm, 2.00pm – 10.00pm, 10.00pm – 6.00am. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

CNC Machinist

Responsibilities:

  • 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, Experience:  

  • 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

10pm and 10pm-6am. 37.5 hours per week. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Laser Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Create customer parts within the relevant Programming software in an accurate and timely manner
  • Maximise sheet utilization
  • Communicate with and support all internal customers
  • Maintain material stock levels and raise purchase orders
  • Expedite material deliveries
  • Provide cover as required within scheduling area
  • To adhere to all health and safety
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:  

Previous experience of programming Laser and Plasma cutting machines using Sigmanest and Trutops would be an advantage but not essential. Candidates must be proficient with using Microsoft Office. Good communication and organisational skills are key for this role, as is the ability to work part of a team.

Monday – Friday from 7am – 4pm. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Press Brake Operator

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 required: 

  • 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

Mon to Fri  6am -2pm, 2.00pm -10.00pm, 10.00pm – 6.00am. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Benefits for all

Healthcare scheme

Cycle to work scheme

Employee Benefit Loan scheme

Death in Service Award scheme

Company Pension scheme

Free on site parking

25 days holiday plus Bank Holidays

MTL Application Form

For further details please either email recruitment@wecl.co.uk or contact our Recruitment Team at our Head Office on 01254 773718.

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