Careers at MTL – Engineering Jobs

Engineering Apprenticeships Available

We provide traditional five year engineering apprenticeships at our award winning Training Academy, and we are now accepting applications for our September 2022 intake. Please visit WEC Group’s website to apply online or to download an application form.

These are exciting opportunities to join one of the UK’s top engineering companies and earn while you learn!

  • Welding & Fabrication Apprentices
  • Laser/Press Brake Operators
  • CNC Machining Apprentices

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

Goods in/Despatch Operator

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
  • Storage of products in appropriate warehousing, ensuring safe housekeeping standards
  • Unloading lorries for incoming goods
  • Counting, checking, and booking in of goods into computer system
  • Distributing of goods to various area of the factory
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
  • Fork Lift Truck – Counterbalance License – Side loader
  • Ability to work efficiently and build effective working relationships
  • Overhead crane / slinging & lifting skills
  • Experience in a similar role/environment
  • Work to a high standard

Hours of Work: Monday – Friday 7am till 3pm

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Contract Inspector

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • To inspect parts to ensure that measurements and tolerances are in line with customer specifications
  • To conduct Initial Sample Inspection Reports (ISIR’s), FAI, PPAP inspections on product and components, where necessary
  • Sampling inspection of in-process components to inspection plans
  • Calibration of measurement equipment to the calibration schedule maintain calibration records
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
  • Experience working in a manufacturing/engineering environment
  • Faro arm experience
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels
  • Strong attention to detail
  • An excellent level of IT ability including word, excel and outlook
  • Ability to multi-task and manage a busy workload

Hours of Work: 6am – 2pm Monday – Friday  

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Quality Engineer

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Taking ownership of your designated contract Quality performance
  • Reviewing ISIR, PPAP & FAI Packs prior to submission
  • Being first point of contact for internal and external quality concerns
  • Investigating Non-conformances, both internal and external and implement CAPA measures
  • Reporting internal process performance data weekly (CCIR Action Log)
  • Report Quality performance data in Project specific meetings
  • Providing support as required (Absence/ Workload)
  • Conducting and leading investigations issued by the Quality Manager
  • Generating Supplier NCR forms and following up to ensure effective Preventative actions are implemented
  • Ensure effective implementation of ‘No Fault Forward’
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE

Essential:

  • Core Tools (AIAG) and RCA Qualification/ Experience
  • Knowledge / Experience within Fabrication, Welding and Machining
  • Eye for detail
  • Team player with respect for others
  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback
  • Highly motivated self-starter

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Defence and/ or Rail requirements

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

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Press Brake Team Leader

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Ensuring that your team members are trained in using the relevant machines and equipment, reading drawings and procedures
  • Assuming full ownership of your team, by creating and maintaining their commitment, loyalty and motivation
  • Organising and obtaining maximum results from your team, through briefing, encouragement, counselling and disciplinary action where necessary
  • Recognising training and development needs and liaising with the Production Manager regarding your teams further development
  • Ensuring all Safety / Rules / Standards are adhered to, ensuring correct Personal Protective Equipment is worn at all times.
  • Ensuring the workshop and all its facilities:

– Are kept tidy and free from clutter at all times
– That operators are fulfilling their duties correctly and effectively at all times
– That parts are flowing to the next process with correct labelling procedures
– That “Schedule reports” are being followed and signed off each operation

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
  • Experience in press braking is ideal but not essential
  • Exceptional management and communication skills
  • Team player with a positive attitude towards work and staff engagement
  • Proactive with an eye for problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Excellent PC skills, especially Microsoft Office

Hours of Work: Monday – Monday – Thursday 7am – 4pm and Friday 7am – 3pm

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Skilled Welder/Fabricator (Permanent Early 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
  • 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

Hours of Work: Monday- Friday 6am-2pm (37.5 hours per week)

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Skilled Welder/Fabricator (Permanent Nights)

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
  • 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

Hours of Work: Monday – Wednesday 8pm – 6am and Thursday 8.30pm-6am (37.5 hours per week)

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

Paint Sprayer 

RESPONSIBILITIES

Working inside a spray bake facility, this role will be working as part of team shot blasting metal parts that meet customer’s specifications. Duties include:

  • 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, EXPERIENCE
  • Previous experience using conventional and pressure pot application equipment
  • Application, 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
  • Ideally has a background in rail / aerospace / car finishing industry

Hours of Work: 37.5 hours per week , 3 shift rotation: 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm and 10pm – 6am

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Maintenance Electrician

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Safely maintaining all equipment in a modern fast paced heavy manufacturing environment
  • Assisting improvement projects to further increase output through better efficiencies
  • Electrical /Mechanical and also fitting work
  • Working with electro pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Fault diagnosis and repair
  • To adhere to all health and safety
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
    • 18th Edition certification
    • Apprentice qualified
    • Multi skilled site electrician
    • Able to commission and test 3 phase industrial equipment installations, 2391, or 2394/5 qualified – Desirable
  • Personal Attributes
    • Good communication skills
    • Reliable and conscientious
    • The ability to work under pressure
    • Good practical and technical skills
    • The ability to manage a varied workload
    • Good problem-solving skills
    • The initiative to work on your own or as part of a team

Hours of Work: 7am – 4pm Monday – Thursday & Friday 7am – 3pm

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Cage/Warehouse Operator X 3

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
  • Maximize 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 License – 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

Hours of Work: 3 Shift rotation 37.5 hours per week; Mon-Fri 6am-2pm/2pm – 10pm/10pm – 6am

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Welder/Fabricator x 1

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 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

Hours of Work: Shift rotation of 6am-2pm Monday – Friday,  8pm – 6am Monday – Wednesday and 8:30pm – 6am Thursday

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Material Handler x 3

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Efficient unloading, handling and storage of internal material, e.g., steel, stainless steel, aluminium 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

Hours of Work: Mon – Friday  6am-2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10am-6pm (37.5 hours per week)

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Production Assistant x 3

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 are produced ‘On Time and In Full‘ to required quality standards
  • 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, 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

Hours of Work: 3 Shift rotation – Mon to Fri  6am -2pm, 2.00pm -10.00pm, 10.00pm – 6.00am                                  

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

General Operators – Laser x 3

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Following of the laser kitting process
  • Working on MRP printing programming sheets and investigating jobs to completion, taking pictures to have full traceability
  • Housekeeping – ensuring the cleanliness and tidiness of the Departments and Profile Compound are always maintained to a high standard to comply with Health and Safety standards
  • Maximize the uptime of the machines by delivering materials in a timely manner
  • Collect parts from various machines and do milk runs to keep the machines areas tidy, safe, and workable
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

Hours of Work: : 37.5 hours per week , 6am – 2pm Monday – Friday/2pm – 10pm Monday – Friday

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Press Brake Operator X 3

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

Hours of Work: Shift Rotation of 6am – 2pm, 2pm-10pm, 10pm-6am – 37.5 hours per week

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

CNC Miller x 8

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

Hours of work: 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm, 10pm – 6am. 37.5 hours per week

Please send your CV to recruitment@wecl.co.uk

 

Laser Operator x 4

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

Hours of Work: Mon to Fri: 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm, 10pm – 6am

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.