Vacancies
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.

We’re looking for Welders / Platers / Sheet Metal Workers / Fabricators who want to join a thriving business and be part of a truly self-motivated team.

About Washington Metalworks

Complete sheet metal services delivered with quality craftmanship, creativity and a commitment to progress. Our sheet metal fabrication solutions keep businesses moving.

From our people to our partnerships and our production, we work collaboratively to embed ourselves in our customer’s supply chain. That way, communication is seamless, product delivery is transparent and your concerns about product delivery will be a thing of the past.

It goes without saying that we are proud of our history, but this is only just the beginning! 

We are continually growing our company and reinvesting our profits. We want people to join our team who really want to be part of our continued growth!

About the role:

  • You will be using MIG and TIG welding
  • Using different materials such as mild steel, aluminium and stainless to create products for a wide range of customers
  • You will read drawings and fabricate from this.
  • We are a fast-paced environment and will expect for you to be able to work independently on a wide range of different jobs.

The candidate: 

  • We would like for you to have experience as a Plater, Welder, Sheet Metal Workers or Fabricator
  • WMW are a supportive company, and we will endeavour to support employees who are not yet qualified but who show willing.
  • You will be required to read drawings and interpret them to create the products for our customers.

What we will offer you: 

  • You’ll have the opportunity to take ownership of your actions and consequences enabling you to develop and learn with the business.
  • Support from your Team and Supervisor in achieving your goals and standards.
  • Full training on the role to support you to achieve your best work.
  • A great role as part of an open and growing team where your contribution will be visible.

 Company benefits:

  • 38 hours per week
  • Incentive Overtime bonus
  • Company pension scheme
  • Death in Service benefit
  • 25 days holiday per annum plus statutory holidays
  • Nightshift available

 For further information or to apply send a CV and covering letter to contact@wmwgroup.co.uk

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Function - Final Assembly

Reports to: Process Manager

38 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Salary – Up to £10.60 per hour

We are a successful Manufacturing company based in Gateshead, with an ambitious strategic growth plan through investment and development. We are continuing to expand the business in equipment, facilities and products and therefore require a Final Assembly Operative to work with us as our business grows.

Summary of the main purpose of the role:

Operating production machinery and tools including handheld power tools.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist with the completion of the assembly process of all Washington Metalwork products
  • Ensure work is consistently completed to the high-quality standards
  • Attention to Detail
  • Show commitment to good Health & Safety practice
  • Maintain a Clean & Tidy production area
  • Be a great team player

General Responsibilities

The specific responsibilities set out above reflect the main duties of the role described, however as the company develops these may alter.

Standard Responsibilities for all positions in WMW

  • Participate in any staff review/performance management processes involving the identifying and meeting of training needs for self and others.
  • Undertake any other tasks and responsibilities appropriate to the level of this post.
  • Comply with all Washington Metalworks policies and procedures

For further information or to apply send a CV and covering letter to contact@wmwgroup.co.uk

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Function - Machine Shop

Reports to: Area Process Manager

38 hours per week, Monday – Friday

Salary – Up to £12.10 per hour

We are a successful Manufacturing company based in Gateshead, with an ambitious strategic growth plan through investment and development. We are continuing to expand the business in equipment, facilities and products and therefore require fold operators to work with us as our business grows.

Summary of the main purpose of the role:

Operating production machinery, specifically folding and bending machines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Operate the machine to produce parts in accordance with specifications, drawings and working instructions.
  • Guarantee their own work is to the highest standard.
  • Show good attention to detail.
  • Show commitment to good Health & Safety practice.
  • Maintain a Clean & Tidy production area.
  • Be a great team player.
  • Participate in production planning to ensure timely production of parts.
  • Participate in training activities relating to the machines, system and processes within the company.

General Responsibilities

The specific responsibilities set out above reflect the main duties of the role described, however as the company develops these may alter.

Standard Responsibilities for all positions in WMW

  • Participate in any staff review/performance management processes involving the identifying and meeting of training needs for self and others.
  • Undertake any other tasks and responsibilities appropriate to the level of this post.
  • Comply with all Washington Metalworks policies and procedures.
  • Assist and train others.

For further information or to apply send a CV and covering letter to contact@wmwgroup.co.uk

 

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Apprenticeships
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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