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 2021 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!

Our current apprenticeship vacancies available are –

8 x Welding & Fabrication
4 x Laser Operatives
2 x Press Brake Operatives
2 x Machining Operatives
1 x Paint Shop Operative
1 x Business Administrator

 

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:

 

Storeperson

Responsibilities

  • Checking, counting and booking in of goods onto our MRP system
  • Labelling goods and storing away correctly
  • Organising stock and racking
  • Dispensing goods and consumables to operators
  • Book out dispensed stock on our MRP system
  • Answering calls
  • Small plant management
  • Stock replenishment
  • Unloading wagons
  • To adhere to all health and safety
  • Any other ad hoc duties

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Must have worked in a similar environment
  • Must have valid current Fork Lift Truck License
  • Good Computer Skills

Hours of Work:Mon – Thu 6am – 3pm, Fri 6am – 2pm, 41.5hrs pw

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

 

Training Officer

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE

To fulfil educational requirements of new and existing staff. Administer needs assessments, gauge skill shortages and then address these through tailored health and safety training programs.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Carry out overhead crane lifting and slinging training
  • Carry out manual handling training
  • Carry out other health & safety critical training as required by the business
  • Maintain accurate documents
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a heavy manufacturing and/or sheet metal environment
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working with overhead cranes
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience operating forklift trucks
  • Strong desktop and in-person research, presentation and reporting skills

Hours of Work: 25 hours per week, 3 days per week

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 3

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 5

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

 

Technical Estimator

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Working from Customer drawings to produce detailed quotations.
  • Producing accurate and detailed manufacturing cost estimates generated from detailed client manufacturing drawings.
  • Create full routing information including labour and material costing.
  • Liaise with sub-contract suppliers as required.
  • Input all information into the computer system in order to produce full quotations to the sales department.
  • Monitoring enquiries within the company and speaking direct with customers.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
  • Previous experience within a Estimator role with experience in a sheet metal fabrication shop or metal profiling environment.
  • Experience working on a variety of contracts and quoting from detailed engineering drawings.
  • Strong background in fabrication or metal profiling processes.
  • Excellent communication skills at all levels.
  • Strong attention to detail.

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

 

Material Handler x 2

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

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.