Job Description

Fabrication Technician - Time Served Apprenticeship, Mig/Tig Welding

Fabrication Technician with a time served apprenticeship, Mig/Tig Welding is required to work on a three month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Radway Green, Cheshire.

This is a contract role in the Defence Industry.

Would you like to play a key role ensuring the maintenance of equipment in busy manufacturing facility? We currently have a vacancy for a Fabrication Technician at our client site in Radway Green.

As a Fabrication Technician, you will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and development of a busy production site. You will work alongside other technicians and maintenance engineers to ensure the production area is running to its best. You will have knowledge of MIG/TIG welding capabilities as well as sheet metal experience.

This role will provide you with excellent career progression opportunities, have the ability to work on a site, which has been rebuilt recently with the latest manufacturing equipment, work on a top-tier manufacturing site and be given full training to develop your skills within the business.

Your main responsibilities as a Fabricator will involve:

Ensuring processes are maintained and operated in a safe manner and escalate issues affecting safety within the given production area

Provisioning of and adherence to dynamic risk assessments for non-standard operations and tasks

Ensuring that work undertaken adheres to relevant quality standards and provides support in the implementation of quality improvement projects

Attending and contributing to daily, SQCDP (Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and People) & DSUM (Daily Shift Update Meeting) cell reviews

Ensuring the uptime of manufacturing processes and facilities to meet production programme requirements (i.e. MMS (Master Manufacturing Schedule), efficiency, utilisation, OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness))

Supporting implementation of continuous improvement activities

Providing motivation and support to apprentices to ensure development of a sustainable capability

Identifying, raising and implementing solutions to safety, quality and production problems

Your skills and qualifications:


  • Time Served Apprenticeship in a fabrication function
  • Experience in a Fabrication/Welding Role
  • Experience of material handling equipment
  • Experience working within a mechanical environment
  • Experience with TIG/MIG welding

You will have a proactive and enthusiastic approach to work, with excellent attention to detail. You will have the ability to communicate at all levels and confidently articulate quality and safety information and the ability to read engineering drawings

Overview of the Fabrication Technician contract role

The role is based in Radway Green, Cheshire.

If you are a MIG/TIG Welder looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9198

Do you know anyone who might be looking for a new role? You could benefit from our candidate referral scheme. Contact me on the above contact details for more information.

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