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Steel Fabricator / Welder

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    Built Environment

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  • Salary:

    £13 - £14 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Francis

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  • Published:

    26 days ago

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Our Client:

Our production facilities are constantly being improved to provide a more diverse range of products using modern machinery which give us the opportunity to produce a myriad of standard as well a bespoke components. The latest addition to our facility is a 9 metre press facility.

We endeavour to keep up to date with technology and continually work on a programme of improvement. Modern manufacturing of cost competitive components demands the highest quality and accuracy, and recognition of these principles drives our commitment to customer care, and our continued investment in machinery and manufacturing technology.

Our 114,00 square foot production facility houses some of the best equipment under one roof to allow this and includes:

12 rolling lines
7 press brakes ranging from 1m to 9m
2 CNC guillotines
9m x 3m precision laser cutting machine for flat bed up to 20mm
3m x 1.5m precison laser cutting machine for flat bed work up to 25mm
Ficep Excalibur CNC drill line
CNC Amada punch press
Fabrication, Assembly & Painting
In addition we also have in excess of 8 acres of land for storage and future expansion.

On-going close association with providers of design and technical expertise underpins our continued product development. We also understand that a principle element in the open market is to have a progressive and technical enterprise, which is both comprehensive and responsive throughout.

Fabricators/welders, fabrication duties involve fabrication of structural components to production drawings, welding to company weld procedures, visual inspection of finished items.

The Role:

Welders, Duties involve welding of fabricated assemblies to company weld procedures, visual inspection of finished items.

We have invested heavily in new on torch extraction systems and Respiratory equipment, this creates a safe clean working environment for the workers.

The Principal Duties of the position are:

  • Operate machinery and equipment in a safe manner at all times
  • Take reasonable steps to fulfill your duty of care to yourself and other employees at all times
  • Inform a manager if not trained on allocated piece of work equipment
  • Follow issued Safe System of Work for relevant task or work equipment
  • Use any knowledge/skills from training properly in the workplace
  • Wear the prescribed Personal Protective Equipment at all times in accordance with the Safe System of Work
  • Inspect equipment thoroughly on a daily basis and record results before starting work
  • Report any significant defects or potential hazards to the Fabrication Shop Manager, Responsible Welding Co-Ordinator or Works Manager
  • Maintain working area in a clean and tidy condition at all times Follow BW Industries standard production practices
  • Clock on to the correct job number before commencing and upon completing job
  • Make sure the correct size, grade and sub-grade material has been allocated to the job
  • Confirm welding/tack-welding parameters are in accordance with Weld Procedure Specification Implement BW Industries Quality procedure and checks
  • Determine production drawings are legible and the revision matches the Acknowledgement//Drawing Register, reporting any problems to Management or Quality Inspector
  • Check the items to be welded are correct to the production drawings
  • Undertake 100% visual inspection to all welds
  • Ensure all welded items are recorded on the Quality Sheet Forward manufactured products to next production/delivery phase
  • Stack safely any fabricated assemblies, not to be welded at this time
  • Mark any incomplete items or sub-assemblies
  • Group/pack items in safe and secure manner
  • Attach delivery labels for transport if items are complete
  • Arrange for collection of materials by informing loading staff