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Welding/Fabrication Apprenticeships

We provide traditional five year Welding/Fabrication apprenticeships at our Training Academy, and we are now recruiting for our September 2018 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:

Plater/Welder

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 and10pm-6am. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Fettler

Responsibilities:

  • To grind off any imperfections on materials
  • To adhere to all health and safety
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Knowledge & skills required: 

  • Fettling experience
  • Overhead crane / slinging and lifting skills
  • Warehousing experience
  • Ability to work effectively and use own initiative
  • Good communication Skills
  • Be flexible and diligent attitude

6.00am to 2.00pm / 2.00pm to 10.00pm /10.00pm to 6.00am . Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Quality Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Performing inspection of finished assemblies
  • Take Ownership of Defence and Rail Quality Performance
  • Review of ISIR and FAIR reports prior to submission
  • First point of contact for internal quality concerns
  • Investigate Non-conformances, both internal and external and implement CAPA measures
  • Compilation and submission of PPAP documents as requested by customers
  • Report internal process performance data weekly (CCIR Action Log)
  • Provide inspection support as required (Absence/ Workload)
  • Review and approval of concessions prior to submission to customers
  • Conduct QHSE management audits
  • Conduct and lead 8D investigation reports issued by QHSEL Manager
  • Development of process controls for specific processes
  • Generating Supplier Corrective Action Reports (SCAR’s) follow up to ensure effective CAPA are implemented

Knowledge & skills required: 

Essential:

  • Minimum HND / equivalent in a related Engineering of Quality related discipline
  • 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Performing internal audits Certification (ISO9001/ TS16949/ AS9100)
  • Eye for detail
  • Core Tools (AIAG) and RCA Qualification/ Experience

41.5 hours per week. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Fork Lift Truck Driver

Responsibilities:

  • Efficient unloading, handling and storage of internal material, e.g., steel, stainless steel, aluminium etc. to appropriate holding area
  • Ensuring correct storage inside with location of materials updated on computer
  • 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 the machines by delivering materials in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate stock representation of the press racks

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

Hours of work are 6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10am-6pm, Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

General Operative

Responsibilities:

  • Efficient unloading, handling and storage of internal material, e.g., steel, stainless steel, aluminium etc. to appropriate holding area
  • Ensuring correct storage inside with location of materials updated on computer
  • 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 the machines by delivering materials in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate stock representation of the press racks
  • Ensure a Caterpillar Tier 4 stock count is carried out daily

Knowledge & skills required: 

  • 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

37.5 hours per week, 3 shift rotation. 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

Production Assistant

Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring material is checked for size, thickness and grade, prior to cutting and to inform the operator of any quality concerns regarding the material.
  • Ensure laser machines are supplied with the correct materials in a timely manner to ensure production schedules are met
  • Ensure ‘One offs’ are completed at all times.
  • Ensure customer orders on produced ‘On Time and In Full‘ time to required quality standard.
  • Marking up of cut parts, cleaning etc.
  • Ensure all Safety / Rules / Standards are adhered to, ensuring correct Personal Protective Equipment is worn at all times.
  • 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 required: 

  • 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

Paint Sprayer

Responsibilities:

  • Preparing work to extremely high standards
  • Working to specific production schedules
  • Completing all administrative procedures relating to paint area
  • Maintaining a clean, tidy and safe working environment
  • Adhering to COSHH and DSEAR regulations
  • Attending meetings as and when needed
  • Any other ad hoc duties as may be required within the production environment

Knowledge & skills required: 

  • Previous experience of using conventional and pressure pot application equipment
  • Applications, masking, prepping and polishing to a high standard
  • Experience of using 2 pack solvent and waterborne paint is essential
  • Be fully conversant in both written and verbal English
  • Able to read and understand engineering drawings and masking instructions
  • A background in rail/aerospace/car finishing industry is desirable

37.5 hours per week , 3 shift rotation. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Fabrication Shift Manager

Responsibilities:

  • To layout and organize the production process to provide maximum efficiency and process control.
  • To ensure commercial aspect of all decisions are made a priority
  • Implement and maintain strict quality controls across the fabrication process
  • To ensure team members are fully trained:- to use the relevant machines and equipment; to be able to read drawings; to produce the required quality; and to maximize efficiency
  • To manage the department and ensure that all employees fulfil their respective responsibilities.
  • To apply best practice in work methods and material handling to reduce hazards and risk of accidents and to ensure a safe working environment which complies with Health & Safety Standards
  • To develop personnel in line with their capabilities, expectations and the company’s requirements
  • To actively seek and apply continuous improvements to all processes including the management system

Knowledge & skills required: 

  • Previous experience in relevant environment preferable
  • Good understanding of fabrication and welding processes
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety requirements
  • Understanding of company quality procedures and specific customer requirements.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with customers on quality and service
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and lead and manage others to achieve desired results
  • Management experience
  • Team leadership and motivational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Results oriented change agent who is an effective business systems thinker
  • Excellent Communicator

6.00am – 2.00pm / 10.00pm to 6.00am. Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Laser Operator

Key Objectives & Duties:

  • 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 required: 

  • 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

3 shift weekly rotational pattern 6am to 2pm / 10pm to 6am and 2pm to 10pm  – 37.5 hours per week. Please send your CV to recruitment@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.

CNC Machinists

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. 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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