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Fabricator / Welder
Port Talbot, Neath Port Talbot
Salary: Up to £31500.00 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH33387
Added: 23 Nov 2022
Job Description
Job title: Fabricator/Welder
Location: Port Talbot, South Wales
Work Pattern: Days
Salary: £31,707 + benefits

Acorn is currently looking to recruit a Fabricator/Welder for their client's Engineering Shop, at their site in Port Talbot. With general time-served Fabricator/Welder duties, you'll carry out the manufacture and refurbishment of plant, assemblies, and equipment from the client's works production areas, ensuring each item specification is met.


Your duties and responsibilities within the role will include but no be limited to:

* To work in a totally flexible manner to support and participate in all team activities aimed at achieving manufacturing and product quality targets
* To ensure all activities comply with safety requirements and bring any quality and safety issues to the Leading Hand if it is not possible to take immediate corrective action
* To undertake any activities as instructed by the Leading Hand or other members of the Management Team provided it is safe to do so
* Fork lift truck driving, slinging/rigging and operation of overhead cranes
* To feedback all information relating to work undertaken to Leading Hand
* Have daily interaction with Team Members on the same team, working together to achieve targets and goals
* To continually update the Service Engineer/Leading Hand and fully engage with any team input required to help with the repair of plant and equipment to the required QA standards
* To work to a high quality standard and to perform under pressure as and when required
* To repair immediately, or as soon as practical, all defects found either personally, with the assistance of other team members or Service Engineer/Leading Hand
* To help coach others, including shift teams and contractor personnel, in order to instil high standards and develop engineering skills in others for overall business benefit


In order to be considered for this role, applicants will possess the following skills and attributes:

* The jobholder must be a time served indentured Fabricator/Welder
* Must have experience of working within a safe system of work
* Any safety accredited course would be advantageous (E.G. IOSH or NEBOSH)
* NVQ level 3 qualification in mechanical engineering or equivalent
* Good communication and interpersonal skills
* Write risk assessments and safe working procedures before carrying out tasks
* Quality Assurance system knowledge and worked within a credited ISO 9001 company
* Be capable of performing the duties of a multi-disciplined Fabricator/Welder
* Be able to undertake the processes of cutting, forming and shaping fabrications and associated repairs
* Experience of working with both ferrous & non-ferrous materials. In a range of thicknesses from less than 3mm to greater than 100mm
* To have the knowledge and capability of operating typical heavy fabrication and plating equipment such as pyramid rolls, bending/folding machines, shearing machines, radial arms drills, and nibbling, punching and cropping machines
* Welding Certified to BS4872-1 (At a minimum)
* Welding Certified to BS EN ISO 9606-1 or experience of BS EN ISO 9606-1 (or equivalent)


Our client offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

* A market competitive salary
* Annual Bonus Scheme - subject to business performance
* One of the UK's leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
* Annual Pay Review

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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