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    Welder at Fablink Tank Systems Ltd based at Evenwood, County Durham

    Job Purpose

    Responsible for welding components in the required quantities which conform to the company`s quality standards under ISO 9001:2015


    Reports to


    Key Areas of Job

    ➢ Working safely to obtain the appropriate jigs and tools from their respective locations arranging these jigs / tools to produce the required component

    ➢ For all categories of components work using SOP’s to produce components correct to customer specifications
    This may involve:
    - tacking of the components
    - finish welding of tacked components or
    - both tacking and finishing welding of the same components

    ➢ To produce the required batch of components, ensuring that all the components within the batch comply in all respects with the customer specifications and quality standards

    ➢ On completion of the required batch, to return the Jigs / tools to their storage areas and also remove the finished components to the allocated work in progress area

    ➢ To ensure that the welding machines are operated using safe working practices

    ➢ To ensure that the welding machines are set to the optimum parameters for the required joint configuration

    ➢ To ensure that at all times the working areas are kept tidy
    ➢ To work safely and follow all company safety procedures
    ➢ Contribute to Continuous Improvement initiative
    ➢ In the event that there is a problem producing a satisfactory component that meets customer specifications during production both dimensionally and in appearance then contact must be made with the appropriate Team Leader and or a Quality Leader as per instructions

    ➢ To operate the overhead crane to transport, materials jigs, components Etc
    ➢ To undertake any other duties which the company may require as and when necessary

    Key Post Holder Requirements


    ➢ Must be experienced and competent in steel fabrication
    ➢ 1 years experience of welded component manufacture
    ➢ Qualified to BS EN ISO 9606-1


    ➢ Knowledge of production machinery grinders, presses, lifting equipment
    ➢ Successfully completed a welding apprenticeship or equivalent in welding

    Must be available to work on a variety of shifts in line with business demands:

    Early Shift: 6am-2pm Mon to Thurs & 6am-1pm Fri

    Back Shift: 2pm-12am Mon to Thurs (Fridays off)

    Night Shift: 10.30pm - 6am Sunday and 10.00pm -6am Mon to Fri

    If you would like to apply for any of the vacancies listed please send a CV and covering letter to

    Please do not contact us if you are a recruitment agency as we have a preferred suppliers list which we use once direct applications have been received.