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Welder and Fabricator Apprentice - Safety Devices



7th June 2021

Employer Description

Safety Devices is a name synonymous with Roll Over Protection. As Europe’s largest roll cage manufacturer, we have been designing and manufacturing since the “dawn” of the roll cage - an unparalleled forty years of proven engineering experience. Our reputation precedes us and Safety Devices ROPS (Roll Over Protection Systems) are used by many race teams and some of the world’s largest companies.

With a professionalism, and attention to detail that sets us apart from our competition, we only use carefully selected and fully traceable materials for our products. We manufacture ROPS which are designed with not only safety and functionality but also aesthetics in mind. Our fully finished products come with comprehensive fitting guidance and support with the option of Safety Devices installation.

There is an opportunity for a welding apprentice to join the team.

Main description
Main responsibilities include:

  • Welding.
  • Machining on mill and lathe.
  • Cutting and bending tube.
  • Assembly of steel tube and plate to motor vehicles.
  • Tidying and cleaning parts of the workshop and outside areas.

Entry requirements

Preferably GCSE A* - C (9-4) grade in maths and English, including Technology equivalents.

Skills required

  • A practical approach to problem solving.
  • This will be a practical job where some experience with power tools is an advantage.
  • Attention to detail .
  • Driver’s license an advantage, but not essential. 

Personal qualities

  • Honesty
  • Diligence
  • Hard-working
  • Team player
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Willing to learn
  • Good timekeeper

Training to be Provided

General Welder Level 2 Apprenticeship

Things to consider

This is a practical job that will require lifting, climbing in, out and under vehicles. A high level of care for valuable assets. Some of the equipment to be used can be potentially hazardous so special care will be required. £4.50 per hour as a minimum starting rate, although negotiable upon experience. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

Future Prospects

This is a key position in a new and expanding workshop, this will be a full-time long-term position. When fully trained, they will be working as part of the development team alongside our CAD department. Most members of our team have been with us for many years.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 30/06/2021


£180 per week


This job is located in Mildenhall, Suffolk

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