WFEL Careers

WFEL has long been a pioneer of engineering excellence and innovation across the Defence sector, for both Land and Air based solutions. As an established leader in tactical military bridging, supplying gap-crossing solutions across the world for over four decades and a key partner in the UK MoD’s Boxer Mechanised Infantry Vehicle programme, WFEL is justifiably proud of its strong heritage and highest quality engineering solutions.

As a trusted partner to our Military customers around the globe, our employees are the heart of our company. We have a skilled and experienced workforce dedicated to achieving excellence in all areas of the business, from Engineering to Project Management, Business Support to Operations.

We are now embarking on an exciting new Armoured Vehicle contract for the UK MoD, so we're looking for yet more talented and motivated individuals to work from our North West Engineering Centre of Excellence in a wide range of career opportunities.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your CV, together with a covering letter detailing your area of interest, to: careers@wfel.com No Agencies please.

WFEL has the following CURRENT VACANCIES:

Job title: Welder Boxer Hull

Main purpose of job: To read and understand drawings to assemble part components in jigs and fixtures

Reporting to: Manufacturing Supervisor/Team Leader (Boxer)

Liaison with: Fitters and other Welders within the Manufacturing Boxer Hull Section

Main tasks of job:

To comply with the Environmental, Health and Safety Policy and identify health and safety hazards prior to the commencement of work

To report via approved Maintenance Reporting Procedures any equipment fault or unusual occurrence.

To weld using Mig / MAG / TIG welding processes on Armour plates

To use drawings, planning fabrication and weld procedures to complete all tasks and ensure through visual inspection that the welded finished component conforms to the drawing and planning specification and is in line with the European specification

To use hand tools and the appropriate measuring instruments to the task.

To complete European re-qualification of welder approval tests on a regular basis.

To ensure their personal safety and the safety of all other employees is not compromised by their actions and to apply all applicable safety requirements to comply with the regulatory agencies.

To meet deadlines, be flexible, dependable and time conscious and to work with minimum supervision.

To maintain a clean and orderly work (5S) area as required.

To conduct daily duties in a highly professional manner.at all times

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the Company’s overall business objectives

Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to: careers@wfel.com

No Agencies please

Job title: Fitter – Fabrication Boxer MIV Hull

Main purpose of job: To read and understand engineering drawings and Weld Sequences to achieve the final component and ensure each component conforms to set Specifications

Reporting to: Manufacturing Supervisor/Team Leader

Liaison with: Welders and other Fitters within the Fabrication Boxer Hull Section

Main tasks of job:

To comply with the Environmental, Health and Safety Policy and identify health and safety hazards prior to the commencement of work

To report via approved Maintenance Reporting Procedures any equipment fault or unusual occurrence.

To set components to achieve the drawing and planning specification.

To calculate dimensions and tolerances using knowledge of mathematics and precision instruments.

To work with written Work Instruction to ensure the final component conforms to the drawing and planning specification.

To select appropriate tools, equipment and materials in preparation of fitting operation.

To position and fasten / tack work pieces.

To measure, examine, and visually inspect components to detect defects and ensure conformance to specifications using precision instruments such as micro meters and verniers.

To input their production tickets on to SAP on completion of their operations.

To ensure their personal safety and the safety of all other employees is not compromised by their actions and to apply all applicable safety requirements to comply with the regulatory agencies.

To meet deadlines, be flexible, dependable and time conscious and to work with minimum supervision.

To maintain a clean and orderly work (5S) area as required.

To conduct daily duties in a highly professional manner.

The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the Company’s overall business objectives

Please submit your CV, together with a covering letter, to: careers@wfel.com

No Agencies please


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