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Welder – Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan

MGF are currently seeking to recruit an experienced Welder to join our depot in Ashton-in-Makerfield, near Wigan.

Working in our busy Workshop, you will be performing skilled welding work during the manufacture, modification and repair of heavy steel equipment.

Your main activities include:

  • Welding and manufacturing of all types of MGF Shoring Equipment from instructions and the reading of engineering drawings
  • Performing high quality repairs on heavy duty steel equipment
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times and streamline work processes
  • Observe or monitor objects to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards
  • Visually inspect welding work to determine compliance with standards and current legislation
  • Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping within your area

The ideal candidate

  • Two years welding experience, preferably heavy steel
  • Ability to read technical drawings
  • Experience with flame cutting and grinding
  • Use of overhead crane, machines, drills
  • Be flexible and willing to work on a variety of assignments

In addition to a competitive wage you will also receive;

  • Full time permanent work
  • Immediate start
  • Usual working hours Monday – Friday (working days)
  • 40 hours guaranteed & opportunity for regular overtime
  • Weekly paid
  • Security of working for a well-established & growing Company
  • Extensive Health and Safety Training
  • Opportunity for advancement

If you are an experienced Welder with the required skills, and would like to work for a well-established company we are looking for individuals like you!

MGF is a privately owned, independent Company which has been established for over 35 years. We are a market leader in the design, manufacture, hire and sale of excavation support systems for the civil engineering and building industries.

To apply please submit your CV to Charlotte Crawford at: or Charlotte Crawford at MGF Ltd, Grant House, Lockett Road, Ashton in Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8DE.

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence

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