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Posted 4 April by Maxfab Ltd Easy Apply Ended

Due to expanding workload, a vacancy has arisen for an experienced Fabricator/Welder to join a friendly but busy fabrications shop based in Burgess Hill. This opportunity has long term prospects for the right candidate working in a growing competitive business where training and development can be provided.

Job Specification

  • Working within our manufacturing & Production team, you will be responsible for producing a large range of bespoke standard and non-standard products to a high standard from initial enquiry to finish product occasionally utilising CAD engineering drawings in both commercial and domestic sectors.
  • You should have an undertsanding of other manufacturing processes such as powder coating and galvanising and how the departments cooperate together
  • Must be willing to be active member of the team working at the workshop and at site.
  • You will be able to work on your own initiative and within a team, working to deadlines efficiently under pressure.
  • You should be willing to partake in overtime as and when required, sometimes at short notice

Welding Skills

  • MIG, TIG & ARC Welding skills & ability
  • MMA (Stick) Welding, stainless steel and mild steel.
  • Experienced with stainless steel, aluminium, mild steel, & some Galv
  • Read & understand engineering drawings
  • Ability to work within own initiative, under minimal supervision and to deadlines

Fabricating Skills

  • The ability to manipulate and develop metals, cutting, shaping, bending and forming all materials.
  • To be able to design basic products from measurements obtained at site or given by customer, i.e fire escapes, gates and railings.
  • Basic machining skills would be an advantage.

Miscellaneous skills

  • Gas Forklift truck qualification/licence/experience an advantage but not essential
  • An awareness of health and safety is desirable.
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal.

Vacancy details & Process

  • Salary - competitive hourly rate, dependent on experience/knowledge.
  • Based in Burgess Hill West Sussex
  • Hours 7.00am. - 3.30pm. With 6 hours average overtime per week.
  • Benefits - up to 20 paid days holiday plus 8 Bank Holidays, contributory pension scheme (after qualifying period)
  • A fabrication/welding competency test will be carried out as part of the interview process.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Secondary education

Required experience:

  • Mig Welding: 1 year
  • Fabrication: 1 year
  • TIG Welding: 1 year

Required licence or certification:

  • City and Guilds level 2.
  • Fork Lift Truck but not essential
  • Driving License an advantage but not essential

Required skills

  • Metal Fabrication
  • Welding
  • MIG welding

Reference: 34823788

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