Manufacturing Assembly

SKILLED SHEET METALWORKER - ARCHITECTURAL METALWORK

In this important role at Alloy Fabweld Ltd, as a Skilled Sheet Metalworker, you will be part of the team reading drawings and applying geometry and trigonometry for bending and angle calculations on our high-tech machinery. Alloy Fabweld Ltd is a large-scale architectural metalwork provider in the UK, specialising in staircases, high-rise, residential contracts, cladding, and rain-screen bespoke packages aligned to metalwork packages and for public work contracts - such as stations and infrastructure. Project values range from £500k to over £8m, these include developments with multiple materials including glass, timber, aluminum, stainless steel, and the full range of architectural steelwork.

Dunmow, Essex, UK 
Assembly Workshops
Metalworker

On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience. Our teams enjoy a variety of different work and are a friendly team - much like an extended family. There is always scope to train in other areas of the factory too for the right people.

 

We are unique in that we have many different businesses that ensure there is always variety and opportunities - Alloy Fabweld, Albion Design Staircases, Hunwick Engineering, Flexi Group UKRebel Strength, and Livin Art.

 

We care for our communities locally, and we created our own charity Hashtag Big Smile to really make a difference in the world by building communities. 

 

Our people work hard as a team, working together to drive our business for continued success and job security. Alloy Fabweld is committed to being a successful, caring, and welcoming place for all employees. We want to create a supportive and inclusive environment where our employees can reach their full potential, without prejudice and discrimination. We are committed to a culture where respect and understanding is fostered, and the diversity of people's backgrounds and circumstances will be positively valued. 

 

Equality of opportunity, valuing diversity and compliance with the law is to the benefit of all individuals in our company as it seeks to develop the skills and abilities of its people. While specific responsibility for eliminating discrimination and providing equality of opportunity lies with managers and supervisors, individuals at all levels have a responsibility to treat others with dignity and respect.

The Role:

As a skilled sheet metalworker, you will be required to work from AutoCAD drawings and CNC-operated machines. Being fully conversant with press brakes, guillotines, and punches. You will also ideally have knowledge of CNC cutting machines and AutoCAD drawing.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Shaping and cutting out sections using hand tools and Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) machines and presses.

  • Finishing items with grinders and polisher.

  • Select types of sheet metal or non-metallic material.

  • Measure and mark dimensions and reference lines on metal sheets, from engineering drawings.

Essential skills/experience for the role:

  • Ability to read fabrication drawings.

  • Good understanding of sheet metalwork and conversant with press brakes, guillotines, and punches.

  • Be able to work with Mild Steel, Stainless Steel & Aluminium.

  • Read drawings, and understand geometry and trigonometry for bending/ angle calculations.

  • Must be motivated and have a flexible approach.

 

Desirable​ skills:

  • Experienced with various CNC software would be an advantage.

  • Willing and looking for overtime as the company is very busy.

If you feel as though you meet the criteria for this position then please apply now!

 

All applicants will be required to provide evidence that they have the right to live and work in the UK, as per the UK Illegal Working Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006 at the interview stage. No agencies please. Alloy Fabweld is an equal opportunities employer.

If you are looking for your next challenge, please send an email & CV with 1-click:- recruitment@alloyfabweld.com