Coded Fabricated Welder Technician

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
East Anglia
£32,000 to £37,000 per annum
Gold Group
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Fabricated Welder Technician/Co-ordinator




Fabricated Welder Technician/Co-ordinator needed for a leading Defence organisation based in Bedfordshire who are looking to employ an experienced Fabricated Welder Technician/Co-ordinator to lead a small shop floor team, and deliver complex, high value, critical components, fabrications and services.

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Fabricated Welder Technician/Co-ordinator will include:

* Welding and fabrication of prototype and production armour assets;
* Supporting the development of welding processes and tooling/fixture designs;
* Supporting the selection of welding equipment and tooling;
* Assisting in the training of other team members during development phase and production ramp up including, but not limited to, coding qualifications for welders;
* Assisting in the coordination of manufacturing operations for all welding and welding-related activities in accordance with ISO 3834-2 and company procedures and processes;
* Hold team leader responsibilities in welding-related activities, for example: planning, executing, supervising and inspection;

What you need to be the successful Fabricated Welder Technician/Co-ordinator:

In order to be the successful Fabricated Welder Technician/Co-ordinator and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* Capable of obtaining and maintaining SC clearance
* Proven welding experience
* Proven experience of leading shop floor teams
* Able to read, work and instruct others from detailed engineering drawings and schematics
* Capable of passing BS EN ISO 9606 welder qualifications using MAG and TIG welding processes
* Familiar with inspection techniques such as Visual, PT, MPI, Ultrasonic
* Experienced in the fabrication and welding of large complex steel structures
* Skilled in general engineering workshop practices and equipment
* Good housekeeping skills and able to use Microsoft office packages word, excel, outlook etc.
* Integrity, honesty, reliable and passionate about manufacturing high-end equipment


* NVQ Level 3 in welding and fabrication engineering
* PCN/CSWIP Level 2 or higher in VIS/PT/MPI inspection
* Working knowledge of 6S practices and lean manufacturing
* Experienced in trial and development welding, fabrication and assembly processes
* Experienced in welding non-ferrous materials
* Fabrication and welding of large complex armoured structures
* Experienced in developing and qualifying welding procedures to BS EN ISO 15614
* Gantry crane operation and certification
* Lifting and handling certificate
* Experienced with automatic welding equipment such as robotics

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Fabricated Welder Technician/Co-ordinator to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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Contact Details:
Gold Group
Tel: 01342330519
Fax: 01342 330 520
Contact: James Giblin

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