Job Title: Welder / Fabricator
Department: Production
Reports to: Fabrication Coordinator
Responsible for: Business Unit Leader

 

  1. Job Description:

Main Purpose: 

To carry out required tasks and duties in your production area and to ensure that materials are welded and fabricated to conform to standards and specifications.

Main tasks and duties:

  • To operate the welding equipment according to correct methods of work.
  • Ability to weld Mild Steel using the Mig Welding process.
  • To include fitting, forming and joining of raw materials.
  • To produce quality products which meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • To meet agreed production targets according to customer demands.
  • To carry out the agreed preventative maintenance schedule.
  • To suggest continuous improvement/best practice solutions.
  • To participate in training and improvement activities and to train others as required.
  • To be willing and capable to learn new and established processes and procedures within given time-scales as required by manager.
  • Ensure all waste material or product is dealt with correctly and in a prompt manner.
  • Any other duties may be reasonably required in line with your training and experience.

Health and Safety:

  • To ensure that adequate standards of safety, housekeeping and cleanliness are applied and maintained in the workplace.
  • Carry out duties at all times in a safe and responsible manner whilst conforming to current Health and Safety Regulations.

Communications:

  • Ensure communications are maintained at the highest possible level with colleagues and keep you Manager advised of impending situations which could develop into more serious problems.
  • Develop mutual respect with all employees and colleagues, by ensuring that all dealings are objective and impartial

General:

  • Ensure compliance with the Company’s Equal Opportunity Policy and maintain a neutral working environment
  • Assist in any other activities at the request of Management that may be required to support business needs.

 

  1. General Competencies:

 

  • Competencies support and complement the vision, mission and values of the company. They are the behaviours all employees should demonstrate on a daily basis to ensure we meet our business objectives.

 

Communication ·         Anticipates & resolves conflict in a win-win manner;

·         Is able to influence others through logical communication;

·         Provides timely feedback in a constructive way;

·         Able to communicate to & on behalf of team.

Teamwork ·         Recognises efforts of others & actively listens, encourages those around them;

·         Creates a positive team spirit to support the achievement of objectives;

·         Ensures the team as a whole is working towards one common goal/purpose.

Initiative ·         Helps develop others’ ideas within the team & drives the team to achieve their goals;

·         Defines new processes & implements them;

·         Takes risks & makes positive steps even in the toughest of situations;

·         Makes positive changes happen, even if they seem impossible at the beginning.

Adaptability ·         Adjusts plans & activities to respond to business needs;

·         Communicates the need for change & takes account of the bigger picture;

·         Provides structures, systems & support mechanisms during change;

·         Prepares, coaches and supports others to adapt to large scale change.

Customer Focus ·         Ensures customer needs are incorporated into department plan;

·         Identifies & analyses customer needs & anticipates future needs;

·         Sets performance standards for customer service;

·         Monitors quality of customer service.

Innovation ·         Encourages creativity in others & supports where necessary;

·         Encourages the implementation of innovative solutions in the team & the business;

·         Encourages sharing between teams to promote new approaches.

 

 

  1. Personnel Specification:

 

Essential Criteria:

 

  • Experience in Mig welding Mild Steel
  • Experience of interpreting engineering drawings
  • Must be flexible to work shift patterns

 

Desirable Criteria:

  • Experience of working in a high volume manufacturing environment
  • Minimum Maths & English GCSE or equivalent
  • Experience in Mig/Tig welding in Stainless Steel or Aluminium
  • Basic machinery maintenance
  • 3 years Fabrication experience

Please email your CV to HR@hutchinson-engineering.co.uk or call HR on 028 29540302