Welder (Aluminium)

Rapid Recruitment
11 Feb 2018
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Our client is one of the UK's leading engineering businesses, specialising in the lorry and bus sector. There will be excellent opportunities at this growing business for the right candidate.

General Description

The Welder & Fabricator works as part of a team within the Truck and Bus division and is responsible for the manufacture of bespoke products within the truck and bus industry. Components manufactured within this role include fuel, oil, engine coolant and ad-blue tanks using a range of materials such as aluminium and ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Other bespoke products include toolboxes, A frames, side-skirts and health and safety equipment.

Duties and Responsibilities

1. To ensure that all initial sales enquiries are taken down and recorded appropriately including those of key account holders
2. To ensure that the Company’s recognised suppliers are always delivering best value and that new suppliers are sought where appropriate
3. To ensure that customer relationships are developed and maintained by the sales team, so that their expectations can be positively managed
4. To be responsible for identifying and monitoring market trends, so that recommendations can be made for new product developments
5. To ensure that all jobs secured are accurately recorded and priced, so that there is complete end to end transparency
6. To liaise with the appropriate Foremen to ensure the correct specifications and timely completion of customer orders and to manage customer expectations positively and appropriately throughout

• CAD drawings are read accurately. Uses experience as appropriate to interpret into a finished product. Raw materials accurately produced and assembled from scratch
• All jobs issued are completed on time and to customer specifications. Timelines are reviewed and any adjustments required are agreed with the Foreman to ensure expectations are met. Type Approval and product quality is maintained at all times
• Job cards are completed accurately and timely and include materials used and the time taken to complete. Any issues are captured on the card. Completed cards are returned to the Foreman in a timely manner. Type Approval standards are maintained
• Installation and repair of equipment completed on customer site. All external site safety regulations are adhered to at all times. Company appropriately represented at all times
• Work area is kept tidy. Routinely clears up workstation and surrounding area at end of shift. Standards required by Type Approval standards are maintained at all times
• Has passed welding standard BS EN ISO 9606-2:2004 TIG 141 P FW 22 S t4 PB sl & BS EN ISO 9606-2:2004 MIG 131 P FW 22 S t4 PB sl. Consistently welds to these standards

Experience, knowledge & skills

• Ability to pass aluminium TIG & MIG coded welding test within 3 months employment.
• Relevant welding qualification
• Proven ability to work off of own initiative
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Physically fit – role requires job holder to regularly lift, bend, stretch and handle difficult and heavy items

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