Robotic Cell Operator

Added - 15th May 2023
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Position: Robotic Cell Operator

Contracts Engineering’s vision is to bring volume manufacturing back to the UK by supporting a green reindustrialization of our economy. We are currently one of the largest steel contract manufacturing companies in the Southeast and our scale-up goal is to be one of the largest in the UK by 2028.

Job Description

  • We are looking to employ a MIG welding robot operator for our manufacturing facility
  • The candidate should be motivated and looking for an opportunity to build his / her career within a growing engineering and manufacturing company
  • Competitive hourly pay (including occasional O/T at 1.5x normal pay), and an excellent working environment
  • Working hours 2:15pm – 00.30am Monday to Thursday
  • Permanent staffing after a standard probationary period


  • Ensure safe and smooth operation of work flowing through the robotic cell
  • Daily update with the Team Leader of work progress
  • Setting of Fixtures & loading programs
  • The ability to identify defective welds. (Guidance on this will be given)
  • Basic Robotic programming (Experience would be preferable but not essential as training will be given)
  • Performing touch-ups on welds
  • Daily/Weekly maintenance of machinery

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

  • Ensure to meet the quality and production requirements
  • Performing duties in a safe and smart manner
  • Provide suggestions and feedback to improve productivity (you will be paid a % of all savings generated)

Skills & Prior Experience (Qualifications)

  • Robotic programming experience is preferable but not essential; training is provided
  • Basic Mig welding knowledge
  • Ability to read engineering drawings
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability Troubleshoot and problem solve

Reporting to: Team Leader / Automation Manager

Holiday Allowance: 23 days; 3-4 held back for Christmas shutdown. 1 extra day after 4 years service accrued and another 1 extra day after 8 years service.


  • 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; 10% 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 their skills and leadership abilities

Send CV’s to Samantha Doy on or 01795 479284

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