MIG & TIG Welder (Production)

Added - 15th May 2023

Position: MIG & TIG Welder (Production); Permanent Position

Contracts Engineering is a leading contract manufacturer that focuses exclusively on manufacturing our clients’ products for them. We are a leading onshore manufacturing partner to British companies and we are one of the largest contract manufacturers in the Southeast. Our vision is to become one of the UK’s largest onshore contract manufacturing companies.

If you are passionate about helping to reindustrialize the UK and reshore manufacturing, you should join our team!

Job Description

  • MIG or/& TIG Welder Afternoon Shift (Monday to Thursday 14:15-12:30am ** 4 Day Working Week **)
  • Mostly production TIG welding; thin gauge materials typically between 0.9mm to 10.0m mild, stainless steel and aluminium, from engineering drawings
  • There will be some fabrication requirements, and MIG welding, though majority is TIG
  • Competitive hourly pay (including occasional O/T at 1.5x normal pay), and an excellent working environment
  • Permanent staffing after a standard probationary period


  • High standard of TIG Welding with thin gauge materials typically between 0.9mm to 6.0m mild, stainless steel and aluminium
  • Able to MIG weld, as well
  • Responsible for QC checking own work and raising issues with relevant superior
  • Communicating clearly with superior the status of work
  • Keeping own bay clean and organized
  • Communicating clearly with welding charge hand the status of work

Skills & Prior Experience (Qualifications)

  • High standard of TIG & MIG Welding with thin gauge materials typically between 0.9mm to 10.0m mild, stainless steel and aluminium
  • Higher pay and preferred (though not required) to be able to read engineering drawings
  • High attention to detail and a team player mentality is required

Reporting to: Shift Team Leader

Managing: N/A

Compensation: Mid-teens per hour TBA depending on prior experience; 1.5x overtime pay

Holiday Allowance: 23 days holiday per year (3 held for Christmas time)

Benefits (why you should join the team at CEL)

  • 3% matching staff pension available after 3 month probationary period; training courses where applicable; +1 holiday after 4 years of service / +2 days after 8 years of service
  • Bi-annual company profit share; 20% payout on savings from Bright Ideas
  • Free lunches on Friday (Thurs for afternoon shift); free coffee, tea and fruit
  • Private healthcare after 6mo of service
  • 2qty fully paid 1hr physio appointments per year
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Career progression for those looking to develop

Send CV’s to Samantha Doy on enquiries@contractsengineering.com or 01795 479284

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