Welder Operative

Posted on Jun 11, 2019 by CV-Library

South Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Immediate Start
£22k - £23k Annual
Welder Operative – Sheffield


Reporting to the Production Manager the job purpose of the Welder Operative will be to operate welding equipment in order to assemble and weld components to drawing specification and / or manufacturing orders.


1. Operate welding equipment, to assemble and weld components, producing required components which will be used to build simple and complex items or other assemblies to form more complete systems;

2. Ensure components meet provided requirements / standards;

3. Work to a schedule, accurately, in a timely manner and with a steady hand, both on own initiative and simultaneously as part of a larger team.

4. Understand assembly-specific technical demands of the welding process;

5. Understand how the welding process fits into the process of component amalgamation;

6. Conduct fitment, building or rebuilding work quickly and accurately;

7. Communicate with other stations and departments within the operations team;

8. Use a variety of electronic scanning and reporting tools when applicable;

9. Communicate any discrepancies to the chargehand / responsible engineer for updating of drawings and / or manufacturing orders;

10. Work efficiently and effectively as part of a team;

11. Maintain a clean and tidy warehouse and working area;

12. Maintain high levels of Health & Safety at all times;

13. Adhere to all PPE / workwear requirements;

14. Achieve targets and job standards as set out by Team Leaders / Management;

15. Flexible approach to tasks given in a busy working environment; 16. Ensure any job going over budget is reported along with cause of overspend.

Person Specification:


▪ Good level of academic achievement (ideally served apprenticeship)

▪ Previous experience of working within a fast-paced and often demanding production area

▪ Previous experience of working in a similar role

▪ Experienced in working with metals/fabrications

Knowledge and Skills:

▪ Excellent communication / interpersonal skills to interact successfully at all levels

▪ Competent time management and organisational skills

▪ Proven planning and prioritising skills

▪ Understanding of design and engineering manufacturing procedures

▪ Initiative and diligence

▪ Attention to detail & accuracy


▪ Valid Full UK Driving Licence

▪ Expectation to undertake some travel to meet business needs

Reference: 210202103

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