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Welding Team - Lead Hand

Job Summary

  • Location New Milton, Hampshire
  • Salary Up to £33000 per annum + pension, gift cards, bespoke deals
  • Contract Type Permanent
  • Sector Technical & Engineering
  • Date Posted 12 July 2019
  • Ref 3877_1562926896

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Job Description

Are you a skilled engineer, with experience in managing a team? Are you able to motivate and direct a team of welders, all the whilst ensuring the best results and the highest quality? We are currently looking for a Welding Lead Hand, and if you think you have what it takes, read on!

We are currently recruiting for a Welding Lead Hand to help direct and lead a team of experienced welders in our machine-shop in New Milton. We are on the look-out for individuals with a strong background in manufacturing and previous experience in management and leading teams of engineers.

The Role

This role would see you motivating, organising and directing the welding team, who are one of the busiest and most important teams on the shop floor. You would remain in constant contact with your team, with the Quality Assurance department and with the Stores Team to support and guide the welding team as they weld down to very fine tolerances on products which will find themselves in the nuclear, aerospace and medical industries.

Using your team leadership and people management skills your role will be to lead, motivate and direct the weld team whilst liaising with various other departments, ensuring the projects will be in on time and the stores team has the required materials. You will also be in charge of ensuring any issues in the process are dealt with as well as document, assess and communicate all non-conformities and short-comings to other department heads.

The Company

This role is working for a fantastic company with an enviable reputation. Based in the beautiful town of New Milton in the New Forest, this company is an employee-focussed business and fabricates filtration products which are used in the very highest of industries, including military aviation and nuclear powerplants. This company places a happy and effective workforce at their head, ensuring satisfaction for the candidate and an effective worker for the business.

The Perfect Candidate

As the perfect candidate, you will be required to have a strong background in manufacturing, and any background in welding obviously a real plus. However, the biggest requirement for this role is very much the people management experience. The welding team constitutes fifteen people, and is one of the most pivotal elements for the whole company.

The Package

This is a permanent role, meaning a secure position and is a fantastic opportunity for progression. The shifts you'll be required to work are day shifts (which is 07:30 to 16:30 Monday to Thursday and 07:30 to 12:30 on Friday) although you will be expected to remain in contact and touch base with the welders as they work other shifts, including night shift. The salary of £33,000 per annum comes with competitive benefits (including gift cards, bespoke deals on food and shopping) as well as a very desirable pension scheme.

If this role sounds good, and the perfect candidate sounds like we are describing you, please don't hesitate to get in touch by clicking apply!

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Sam Pratley

Sam Pratley

I started working for FPR Group in 2018 and immediately enjoyed it. I work in Technical and Engineering team and enjoy getting to know my candidates and clients.. Knowing that I have helped someone get a great job and progress their career is important to me, as is listening to the candidate,…

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