Reports into: Welding/Steelwork Supervisor

Job Purpose: To supervise the operation of the Company’s micro-panel welding robot (MPWR).

This will be a key role in the development and operation of our new steel manufacturing capability. This will help us to increase accuracy and reduce the time needed to complete each project.

The Role

  • Review fabrication drawings and specifications to determine setup procedure and dimensions of finished workpiece.
  • Align, position, secure and fit parts and panels using the machine according to the setup instructions.
  • Inspect, and operate machines according to set procedures (training will be provided).
  • Inspect, and report all quality issues to supervisor.
  • Maintain written logs of daily operation as required.
  • Maintain consumable on hand inventory as required.
  • Measure and inspect workpiece for conformance to specifications and standards as required.
  • Notifies supervisor of all machine discrepancies, issues and machine malfunctions.
  • Adjusts machine control parameters according to specifications when automatic programming is faulty or machine malfunctions.

About you

  • Time served (steel working/welding) either in a shipyard or similar field activity where structural fabrication was undertaken;
  • Operating numerically controlled machines in machine shops or programming automated machine systems in:
    o Milling
    o Cutting
    o Bending/forming/stamping
    o Welding
    o Robotics
  • Basic knowledge in the use of computers, programming, and automated production systems
  • Knowledge of welding processes
  • Ability to understand engineer drawings and technical documents

The Package

  • Competitive hourly rate
  • 33 days holiday
  • Company pension
  • Excellent L&D opportunities

To apply please contact people.skills@harland-wolff.com

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