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  • Location

    Blackburn, Lancashire

  • Sectors:

    Manufacturing & Production

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Emma White

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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  • Job page.job details.consultant:

    Emma Bryan




The Role
This role based in Blackburn is a hands-on position that is responsible for the welding of Aviation/Aerospace components. Reporting to the Section Leader the Welder will part of a team responsible for:

  • This position will primarily work on productionised components

  • NPI - New Product Introduction

  • Working to tight tolerances

  • Experience in fitting small diameter tubes for Orbital welding to precise tolerances

  • Undertake TIG welding (manual, automatic and Orbital) in Aerospace

  • Fall in line with welding controls and processes

  • Read, interpret and follow batch cards ensuring that batch card discipline

  • General maintenance of machinery, jigs and fixtures is required to ensure a clean and healthy working environment

  • Reduce welding non-conformances and work to best practices

  • Assist with corrective actions and assist with route cause analysis

  • Support business improvement initiatives

The Person

Based out of the Blackburn office the ideal Welder will need the following skill set:


  • Relevant qualifications ie. City and Guilds / HNC etc

  • 5 years' Aviation/Aerospace experience

  • Fusion welding

  • TIG welding - manual, automatic or orbital

  • Experience with titanium and nickel based alloys

  • Able to read and interpret engineering drawings

  • Experience fitting small diameter tubes for orbital welding to precise tolerances

  • General maintenance of machinery/ jigs/ fixtures

  • Ability to work as a team and on own initiative as required


  • Time served apprentice

The Company

My client is a leading manufacturer of components for the aerospace industry with a strong presence both domestically and on a global basis. Opportunities for progression are strong both at site and group level. There will be progressive training and the opportunity to undertake initial and continual formal training and examinations at the nominated off site training school.

The Package

£25,473 basic

+ shift allowance between 15% & 25%

37 hours per week, early Friday finish

10% pension

10% death in service benefit

sick pay

26 days hol + banks