Welder Fabricator

Zoek Pin Read, Lancashire, England


Permanent (Full time)

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Days: 7:30am - 4:15pm Monday to Thursday, 7:30am-12:30pm Friday. 38 hours per week. Candidates are required to be flexible in terms of shifts where necessary. Shift allowance will be paid.

We are working with a world leading precision manufacturing Company in the Burnley area who are looking to recruit on a permanent basis for an experienced, skilled MIG/TIG Welder Fabricator to join their team. Reporting to the Works Manager your new role will include the following:

* Operate manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting equipment.

* Use manual or semi-automatic welding equipment to fuse metal pieces using MIG/MAG and TIG processes.

* Welding must meet both the Company's Quality, and ASME standards. (Welders are tested every 6 months).

* Manually handle weights up to 25kg.

* Use of hand fettling/grinding tools.

* Perform welding tasks productively.

* Read and complete tasks to meet technical drawings, work with, and understand weld symbols and weld procedures (WPS).

* May have contact with small amounts of grinding dust/welding fume containing stainless steel.

* Occasional Visual Display/Display Screen Equipment work for data purposes.

* Work to lean theory.

* Observe and practice the 5S principles.

* Complete quality documentation.

* Contribute in a team working environment.

* Contribute to continuous improvement.

* Sets up and operates fabricating machines, such as press brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, and drill presses.

* Fabricate and assemble sheet metal products.

* Set up and operate machine tools associated with fabricating shops, such as radial drill press, end mill, and edge planer.

* Bends and straighten metal by hammering, chipping and grinding it.

Skills and Abilities:

* Ability to use own initiative to work as an individual or as part of a team unsupervised.

* Ability to operate computer equipment for data purposes.

* Ability to read engineering drawings and engineering quality plans.

* Ability to use a variety of measuring equipment.

* A methodical approach to systems and understanding of the importance of standards and established/agreed systems of work.

* Ability to read and understand written planning and follow verbal instructions.


* Knowledge of Welding Equipment both MIG/MAG & TIG, and be proficient in assigned welding techniques.

* Prior experience of operating robot welders would be advantageous.

* Seam weld experience would be preferred.

* Experience of using laser equipment is desirable.


* Time served Welder/Fabricator

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