Welder / Fabricator (Permanent)

Location Ballymena
Discipline: Assembly & Fitting
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £29,600
Job ref: J108326
Published: about 2 months ago

Industrial Temps are excited to continue working in partnership with our client Wrightbus, Galgorm.

Wrightbus are on a new path of innovation and environmental consciousness under the leadership of Jo Bamford.

Wrightbus believe in fostering a positive work atmosphere and cultivating a culture that encourage new ideas and creativity. With a mission to make the world a better place.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Wrightbus!

Salary: £29,600 - £36,259 Per Annum

Hours Per Week:38

Working hours: 4 day working week

Day Shift: Monday to Thursday 7am - 5pm

Night Shift: Monday to Thursday 9pm - 7am

Full time, Permanent positions


- Pension: 5% employee, 3% company

- Holidays: 237.5 hours

- Life Assurance

- Multi Store Discount Scheme

- Subsidised Canteen Facilities

- On site car parking

- Medicash Scheme (Health Insurance)

Job Criteria:
- Time Served Welder or Coded Welder in MIG Welding OR Ability to obtain Coded Welding certificate in MIG Welding
- 3 Years exp in MIG Welding and ability to obtain Coded Welding certificate in MIG Welding
- Extensive experience as a metal fabricator within an engineering environment.
- Can read and understand engineering weldment drawings
- Fully capable of working with jigs, fixtures and hand build fabrications to high standard of accuracy
- Working knowledge of welding machine settings, Gas flows and amperage usage on various materials.
- Able to change reels and torch components. Able to trouble shoot welding problems
- Health and Safety Knowledge
- Able to fabricate complex metal assemblies from engineering drawings.
- Able to produce vertical & overhead welds to consistently high standard.
- Good communication skills and good team working ability
- Willing to undertake training as required and provide training as required
- Flexible and adaptable
- Able and willing to work overtime when required.
- Able and willing to work shift patterns and travel if needed

Desirable Criteria
- GCSE or equivalent (2 at Grade C or above)
- Engineering qualification or Experience of TIG welding
- Aluminium or stainless within an Engineering Environment
- Able to operate cranes and rotators

Job Duties:
- Responsible for Identifying parts/weldment’s; jigs and fixture types to enable you to complete the welding process of all metal assemblies to the required standards.
- Responsible for the proper handling of machines product and tooling at all times.
- Responsible for ensuring shut down off all welding equipment and gas connection at the end of your shift.
- Responsible for producing components to the Wright bus Quality Standard producing parts on time.
- Responsible for clocking and recording jobs and quantities produced.
- Responsible for carrying out the operator maintenance requirements for the machine and the tooling.
- Responsible for highlighting any faults or damage to the machine and its tooling
- Ensure all workstation hand tools are repositioned in the tool cabinet by the end of your shift

Additional Information:

The Welder / Fabricators positions are in Galgorm, Northern Ireland.

If you are interested in this role, please contact our Ballymena office on 02825420140 ask for Danielle