Posted 03 November 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineBuilt Environment Recruitment
Contact NameMonika Gajda

Job description

Our Client, a well-established manufacturing business operating in the Highlands of Scotland currently have an opportunity for a Welder / Fabricator to join their Pin Repair Team.

The successful post holder will play a crucial role ensuring the structural integrity and functionality of our Client's products. They will primarily work with aluminium materials, utilising expertise in welding techniques to repair and strengthen critical components.

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintenance and repair of the welding equipment and other equipment within the department
  • Removal of pins and welding of pins to the required standard as set out in the departmental Standard Working Practices
  • Welding of aluminium hangers as required
  • Updating and improving department Standard Working Practices and assist with introducing into department where relevant
  • Assist with identifying training requirements to keep own competencies
  • Support other areas of the site by providing welding support, at times when workload and timescales allow
  • Pro-actively seek additional welding work from wider site/ functions when existing pin repair activity is nearing completion
  • Conducting tasks once a suitable or sufficient Risk Assessment is in place and correct brief has been carried out
  • Ensure tools, plant and equipment for tasks are kept in good condition, are safe before use and report any defects to supervisor/team leaders
  • Ensure that PPE and safety equipment provided is used correctly
  • Work in a safe manner at all times and demonstrate a personal concern for safety for themselves, fellow workers and visitors to the site.


Skills and experience:

  • Proven experience in welding
  • Proficient Arc air gouging, plasma cutting, mild steel and welding
  • Overhead crane training and forklift truck training would be beneficial however training can be provided for successful applicant
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality work
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to tasks
  • Prior experience in a manufacturing or repair environment is a plus


  • High school Nationals/Highers or equivalent
  • Welding certifications or relevant vocational training preferred

Employment rewards and benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 33 days annual leave
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Company pension contribution from 4% up to 9%
  • AVIVA Life Assurance (6 times the salary)
  • BHSF Cash Health Care Plan
  • Onsite Gym and access to a variety of Employee wellness initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Education Support Grant, £1000 for each child in university paid annually
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Employee Reward and recognition programme
  • Employee Discounts - Inclusive rewards (Salary sacrifice scheme, discounts, cashback)
  • Supported learning development

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.