Welding Technician

Recruiter
M P I Ltd
Location
Bedford
Salary
From £21,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Welder, CNC, Robot, CAD, TIG, MIG
Title: Welding TechnicianLocation: CranfieldDuration: PermanenetSalary: £21,000 - £26,000 (Negotiable)Start: ASAP
Our Customer is a respected engineering organisation based in Cranfield, Beds. Due to a recent retirement, they are looking to expand their mechanical engineering team, by appointing a new Welding Technician. The company offers a forward thinking, intellectual environment in within which you can enjoy the freedom to express your creativity and think outside the box to develop new processes and technologies.
The role is focuses on the research and development of welding techniques, materials and practices, more so than actual hands on welding. Whilst a background or formal qualifications within a mechanical and/or welding discipline are required, your time will predominently be spent investigating and developing new techniques and working with exotic materials and additives to enhance welding processes.
Also prefered is either previous experience of programming auto-welders / robots, or at the very least, a desire to develop programming skills, as training can be provided in this area.
Finally, previous experince of utilising Computer Aided Design would be hugely advantageous. The company utilises a range of the more common packages (Solidworks, AutoCAD, Catia etc), so which package you have exposure to is not critical.

EDUCATION / QUALIFICATIONSEssential-Basic numeracy and literacy- Formal welder trainingDesirable-HNC in scientific or engineering subject
EXPERIENCE
Essential-Manual welding-Basic machining skills.-Basic engineering design.-Experience of robot/CNC control systems.
KNOWLEDGE
Essential-Health and safety regulations.-Knowledge of the use and behaviour of different welding processes with various materials.-Working knowledge of using CADDesirable-Basic Metallurgy-CNC/Robot control systems.
SKILLS / APTITUDES
Essential-TIG/MIG welding skills.-Machining/general workshop skills.-Setting up equipment-Basic design skills.Desirable-Laser welding/processing
PERSONAL QUALITIES
Essential-Hard working-Honest-Motivated-Team player-Able to take ownership of tasks -InitiativeDesirable-Able to address problems with practical and innovative solutions without reference to others.
To register your interest, please click apply and send us your CV. Alternatively, please call MPI on teh number shown for more information.
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