Metal Fabrication Operatives

Posted on: 27/08/2020
Ref: VAC-18007
  • Salary: 9.30 + plus Holiday pay + Pension
  • Start Date: 26/10/2020
  • End Date: 28/03/2021
  • Region: Scotland
  • Location: East Kilbride
    Blueprint Recruitment
  • Industry: Technical and Engineering
  • Discipline: General Operator
  • Employment Type: Temporary
  • Duration: 22 weeks


Job Description

Our client based in East Kilbride design, manufacture, install and maintain aluminium facades, PVCu windows, doors and curtain walling systems. They provide a range of premium quality, energy efficient products across a diverse scope of well known clients across the UK.
They are committed to the delivery of quality products and services through the development and training of their staff.

We are currently looking for Metal Fabrication Operatives to join their production operation in East Kilbride.
This is initially a contract position for a minimum of 3 months work, where we have an agreement in place to transfer promising candidates to work directly with the client.

Applications are welcomed from candidates who can demonstrate a minimum of 1 years experience in a similar role, where they have worked in a metal fabrication, UPVc fabrication, or light gauge metal production environment.

Key responsibilities of the roles include :-

To set up and operate equipment efficiently and safely as required to your area;
To understand and interpret technical drawings;
To fabricate doors / windows and curtain walling in line with LEAN Manufacturing criteria, set quality standards and customer expectations;
To ensure machinery used is in safe working order and any issues/defects are reported immediately;
To ensure activities undertaken are completed as per agreed timescales;
To keep tools and equipment in good working order;
To maintain a clean working environment;
To safely store materials such that they are easily located.

Suitable applicants will have a competency interview based on the following competencies:

MANAGING RELATIONSHIPS – How you work with others throughout the business and demonstrate the values of respect & courtesy.

SERVICE EXCELLENCE – How you relate to customers and take opportunities to provide best impressions and the best level of service possible in all circumstances.

INNOVATION – How you look for opportunities to improve processes within the organisation and manage any associated risks

MANAGING AND DEVELOPING SELF – Committed to own personal improvement and development, learns from experience and has a flexible and positive attitude.

Personal Qualities and Attributes

Good initiative skills; ability to get started and work independently when necessary, and to come up with ideas and carry them out
Flexible and open to change, with a focus on continual improvement
Adaptable, coping with change and unstructured environments at ease
A team player with a good sense of humour and the ability to work on their own initiative.
Have a strong work & environmental ethic and eagerness to develop solutions to problems.

Rate of pay will depend on previous experience and qualifications.

£9.30-£11.22 per hour . 8 hour Day shift . Pattern – Monday to Friday.

Additional benefits include Paid holidays and Pension in line with current legislation.

Please note we only pay our workers PAYE, and directly via our own in-house payroll department.

To apply, please email your CV to John McBain in a ‘word’ format –

Please note that we never send CV’s out without your prior consent.

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