Sheet Metal Worker

GPW Recruitment currently have a new opportunity for a Fabricator / Sheet Metal Worker for an ongoing contract based in Manchester.

Our Trafford Park based client have opportunities in their workshop and can offer a temporary to permanent contract.

SALARY: Competitive Baic salary + Increased Overtime rates available for midweek and Weekends

WORKING HOURS: Weekly Base Hours 39, plus overtime for Midweek and Weekend hours.


  • Responsible for the accurate TIG Welding, Fabrication of components across a variety of materials for the food industry/hygiene sectors
  • Accurately weld, fabricate & assemble complex assemblies to technical drawings ensuring a quality build
  • Follow assembly, inspection and testing procedures
  • Be competent in using machinery to complete folding and rolling processes
  • Follows health and safety standards and complies with building codes
  • Follow engineering drawings and instructions for each job
  • Check dimensions and thicknesses of materials to be welded
  • Prepare and set out sections to be joined or repaired
  • Calibrate tools and machinery
  • Operate TIG/MIG welding equipment
  • Inspect and test welds and joins, using precision measuring instruments


We value everyone’s skills and experiences but for this role are looking for people who have:

  • Experience of working with a variety of metals to create fabrications/equipment for the food industry
  • An excellent Welder/Fabricator/ Sheet Metal Worker
  • Have the ability to use, repair and maintain machines and tools
  • Visual weld inspection experience would be an advantage
  • Professional manner
  • Very accurate attention to detail
  • Willing to learn and adapt skillset
  • Proven workplace experience


  • An NVQ to level 3 in Welding and Fabrication or equivalent
  • Experience of Coded Welding is an advantage
  • CSCS card

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