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
  • Business Administration Apprentice

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:

 

Pre Delivery Inspector    

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Pre delivery inspection of piece parts for Caterpillar, as per customer standard
  • Pre delivery inspection of piece parts for Dennis Eagle, as per customer standard
  • Work to a schedule to meet weekly delivery targets
  • Assist the Quality Assurance inspectors with dimensional inspection work as and when required
  • Attend root cause analysis meeting as and when required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
  • Knowledge of using basic measuring equipment (Vernier’s, Thread Gauges, Tapes and Rulers)
  • Computer Literate
  • Basic understanding of Quality systems
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Lifting /Slinging / magnet  experience
  • Crane experience
  • Pedestrian stacker truck license

Hours of Work: 06.00 – 14.00            

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

 

Laser Operators X 2

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 – plasma or trumpf experience preferred
  • 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 37.5 hrs per week Mon to Fri 6am – 2pm, 2.00pm – 10.00pm, 10.00pm – 6.00am       

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

 

Weld Inspector/NDT Inspector

RESPONSIBILITIES

Monitor Quality Assurance and Quality Control activities within fabrication, including:

  • Review of approved Weld Procedure Specifications (WPS)
  • Review of Welders Performance Qualifications records (WPQ)

Welding and Fabrication inspection activities, including:

  • Provide Independent Welding and Fabrication support and advice
  • Review of Fabrication Inspection and Test Plans and final fabrication pack
  • Visual inspections of weld set up/weld quality, completion of dimensional inspections as required
  • Review and endorse NDT reports in a timely manner
  • Prescribe and monitor weld repairs to code
  • Verify the application of NDT methods for inspection activities
  • Maintain a contemporaneous record of daily activities
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, EXPERIENCE
  • PCN Welding Inspector Level 2 or equivalent is essential
  • PCN Level 2 MPI/DPI is preferred
  • Previous experience of Welding Inspection Site/Field and Vendor Inspection Fabrication Quality Plans is essential
  • Ability to generate a team approach to problem solving and a good communicator, both written and verbal is essential
  • Computer literate is essential
  • Knowledge and use of Microsoft Office is essential

Hours of Work: 6am – 3pm Monday – Thursday & 6am – 2pm Friday

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

 

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.