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Fabricator / Plater

 Who are we? 

 Our client has a century of engineering excellence and innovation — ranging from concept design to prototype manufacture and full-scale production – of rapidly-deployable, modern bridging systems in various challenging scenarios. They also provide value-added inspection, repair and maintenance, spares and training services, wherever needed around the world.

What are we doing? 

 The in-house research and development function enables our client to provide additional engineering solutions across the defence sector, including aeronautical and vehicular equipment. 


Main purpose of the job:

To read and understand engineering drawings and Weld Sequences to achieve the final component and ensure each component conforms to set Specifications. 

Main Duties: 

  • To comply with the Environmental, Health and Safety Policy and identify health and safety hazards prior to the commencement of work 
  • To report via approved Maintenance Reporting Procedures any equipment fault or unusual occurrence. 
  • To set components to achieve the drawing and planning specification. 
  • To calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and precision instruments. 
  • To work with written Work Instruction to ensure the final component conforms to the drawing and planning specification. 
  • To select appropriate tools, equipment and materials in preparation of fitting operation. 
  • To position and fasten work pieces.    
  • To measure, examine, and visually inspect components to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications using precision instruments such as micrometers and verniers. 
  • To input their production tickets on to SAP on completion of their operations. 
  • To ensure their personal safety and the safety of all other employees is not compromised by their actions and to apply all applicable safety requirements to comply with the regulatory agencies. 
  • To meet deadlines, be flexible, dependable and time conscious and to work with minimum supervision 
  • To maintain a clean and orderly work area as required. 
  • To conduct daily duties in a highly professional manner. 

Experience & Qualifications: 

  • Recognised time served apprenticeship in a Welding or relevant discipline 
  • Practical welding or fabrication experience in a manufacturing or fabrication environment 
  • Experience of fabricating a component 
  • Knowledge of key production processes and procedures 




Industry: Manufacturing 

Location: Manchester 

Salary: Negotiable 


To apply please submit a current CV, along with details of your current earnings to: 



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