MIG & TIG Welder Operative

Job Title: MIG & TIG Welder Operative
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Swindon
Salary: £24,000
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 321BI
Contact Name: Becky Inker
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 12, 2017 12:06

Job Description

The Company

A dynamic, privately owned organisation, with wholly owned manufacturing facilities in China, England and France are looking for a MIG & TIG Welder Operative to join their fabrication department. The job is key to providing a quality product for the group and exceed expectations.


Job Purpose

Our client is looking for a skilled certified welder to join their fabrication department. The job is key to providing a quality product for the group and exceed expectations


Duties & Responsibilities

  • MIG, TIG and spot welding working from jigs and fixtures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications
  • Ability to work from engineering drawings
  • Operate angle grinder to prepare for the part to be welded
  • Align components using callipers, rulers etc. and clamping pieces
  • Welding components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment’s in various positions (vertical, horizontal, or overhead)
  • Test and inspect welding surfaces and structures to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that doesn’t compromise safety
  • To manage a variety of fabrication jobs from start to finish, working to a high standard both individually and as part of a team
  • Must have the ability to understand and follow instructions on bespoke projects, coming up with ad-hoc short and long term solutions to immediate problems
  • Visual inspection of parts
  • Work in a fast-paced environment with fast changing priorities
  • Keep work area clean and organized
  • Provide a great level of attention to detail and focus on the given task
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards
  • Work with team members to maximize productivity and efficiency


Person Specification

  • Methodical, detail-oriented, and highly organised
  • Works quickly and accurately under pressure
  • Must be confident, efficient, and practical
  • Be proficient across various MS Office packages
  • Have an excellent track record within an administrative role previously
  • Able to communicate at all business levels
  • A flexible and adaptable approach to changing situations and workload
  • Strongly customer focused, team orientated, yet able to work independently
  • A fast learner with sound business sense


Minimum Qualifications

  • Evidence of previous welding approval and or qualification would be an advantage
  • A weld test may be required on both the MIG and TIG processes


For more information about this role please call Becky on 01249 447247 or forward your CV to


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