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Welder Fabricator

Requisition ID:  117540
Business Unit:  Heatric UK (1105)

Poole, POL, United Kingdom, BH16 6LT

Innovation is at the heart of everything we do at Meggitt, a worldwide leader in aerospace, defence and selected energy markets. We believe in our vision of ‘Enabling the Extraordinary: To Fly, To Power, To Live”.

These core values – teamwork, integrity and excellence – are what have allowed us to become the company we are today.   With facilities worldwide, Meggitt draws on over 160 years of expertise to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Role Summary

Due to continued growth within core and new markets for Heatric in Poole we want to offer several roles for Welder/Fabricators in our world class Holton Heath fabrication facility.

The Welder/Fabricator role is a key part of the Operations team at Heatric. You will play a key role in building bespoke design Heat Exchangers for customers in energy, power generation and energy transition markets.  If you are a welder/fabricator with the potential to work at the highest level we want to hear from you. You should have the capability to weld at a high professional standard and the desire to develop further.  We want to harness your skillset and creativity to help us grow our business, deliver to our customers and shape the energy transition over the next decade by supplying our high technology heat exchangers into these markets.

Core Responsibilities

Carry out all aspect of PCHE Manufacture to high standard focus on quality and right first time.

Pass all standard weld procedure qualifications.

Complete welds on basic non-complex structure, supports, supports to A blocks, header wedge assembly, welding PCHE’s to comply with ASME IX standards

Ensure timely completion of all tasks and welding activities keeping focus on OTD (on time delivery)

Carryout all production requirement’s in line with the production schedule and as defined by your team leader

Carry out Heatric lifting operations in accordance with Heatric standards

Compliant with all machinery safety processes and procedures

Ensuring high level of reporting unsafe conditions/unsafe acts, identifying opportunities for improvements

Complete all mandatory training to Heatric defined standards

Apply lean manufacturing principles to continuously improve and sustain the production process in line with Meggitt High Performance System (HPS) standards

High standards of 6s to be demonstrated in all areas

Skills, Knowledge and Attributes

Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations is preferred.

Certifications: Vocational training, apprenticeships in welding or the equivalent experience in related field

Years Experience: 0-2 years of relevant experience


Knowledge of welding techniques

Able to read and understand mechanical drawings and weld prints

Strong knowledge of basic math

Ability to recognizes and solves typical problems that can occur in own work area; evaluates and selects solutions from established options

Good communication and organizational skills

What We Offer

Meggitt is proud to offer a competitive total rewards framework designed with our colleagues' health, wealth and well-being in mind to help our employees balance a successful career.  Our competitive package will include:

Our entry hourly rate for our day shift is £15.37 which will increase to £17.50 after training

Up to 20% of contracted hours are available as OT with an enhanced rate of up to 1.5 of basic rate

Pension Scheme up to 8% company contribution

Employee Assistance Program for Health & Wellbeing

Employee Perkz – offering our employees discounts on a huge variety of goods and services

Income Protection

Employee Resource Groups

Meggitt are an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to developing an inclusive and diverse working environment. We believe that people from different backgrounds and beliefs define who we are as a business. We strongly believe that building a culture of respect and appreciation, will give everyone the opportunity to recognise their full potential.

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