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 6th February 
Full-time, 39 hours per week. 

We are currently seeking a Quality Inspector who will provide effective quality inspection support through factory floor quality control. The successful candidate will ensure quality specifications are met, conduct audits of material and products, investigate non-conformance and instigate corrective measures where necessary.

To maximise your opportunities with us, prior knowledge and/or experience in Sheet Metalwork would be beneficial.

The Quality Inspector will:

  • Inspect product to supplied drawings and standards.
  • Produce ISIR documentation for the customers.
  • Follow the pre-defined production plan to satisfy production demands
  • Actively participate in production and quality meetings to ensure smooth workflow and the closeout of issues.
  • Assist in the investigation of issues raised and the effective closeout of 8D / CAPA reports.


  • 25 days holiday per annum plus statutory holidays
  • Death in Service benefit
  • Company pension scheme
  • Monthly bonus
  • Overtime incentive bonus
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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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