Careers at Washington Metalworks

Recently becoming one of the North East’s fastest growing businesses, it’s an exciting time for us here at Washington Metalworks.

We’ve invested £4million into new, state-of-the-art machinery, which has opened the door to countless new training opportunities and business initiatives. We’re rapidly expanding – and so is our team.

If you’ve got experience in metalwork and you’d like to work for one of the most esteemed sheet metal manufacturers in the North East, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for enthusiastic team-players who are passionate about superb manufacturing, new technology and career progression.

Closing date: Thursday 19th March 

Full-time, 39 hours per week

We are seeking an experienced Shot blast Operator to join our Gateshead facility. This is a full-time position, working 39 hours per week.

The Shot Blast Operator will:

  • Operate shot blasting tools/ machinery
  • Inspect parts prior to carrying out work 


  • A minimum of 1 years blasting experience

Benefits include:

  • Monthly Bonus scheme
  • Overtime Incentive Bonus
  • NEST Pension auto-enrolment
  • Death in Service benefit after 3 months employment
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays 

To apply, please send your CV to, we look forward to receiving your application. Meanwhile, if you have any further questions with regards to these vacancies, please contact us.

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Apprenticeship schemes at Washington Metalworks

Many of our current employees began their careers with us as apprentices, including 2 members of our management team.

With our proactive training, guidance and assessments, we’ve been able to help our hardworking apprentices kick start their career in metal manufacturing.

Our apprenticeship schemes are extremely important to us here at Washington Metalworks, because we’re always thinking about the future. To keep our company moving forward, we’re looking for ambitious new apprentices to follow in our team’s footsteps. If you’ve got a passion for hands-on learning and you’re keen to pursue a successful career in metalwork, we’d love for you to get in touch.


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