Multi Skilled Engineer

Ref No. EMP462029
Benefits Overtime premiums & other benefits
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Job type Permanent
Job Status Now Interviewing


An exciting and unique opportunity has arisen for a Multi Skilled Engineer, based in Glasgow.


Engineering/Workshop experience

The Job

As a Multi Skilled Engineer you will be trained to become a fully skilled Propeller Repair Engineer. Once fully trained you will carry our repairs to bronze ship propellers through welding, heat straightening and grinding, polishing and general engineering duties.
The successful candidate will be multi-skilled with general engineering knowledge, experience of welding different materials would be advantageous though not essential.

You will be part of my client's Propulsion Team in their Glasgow Workshop and UK and Worldwide travel can be required at very short notice.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

Carry out repair to bronze ships propellers by MIG welding, TIG Welding, also Stainless Steel and Duplex Welding, ( welding training and certification will be provided to the right candidate) heat straightening and grinding as well as Polishing of propellers, general engineering duties.
Travel UK and Worldwide can be required at very short notice so you must be flexible to these requirements. Liaise closely with the Propulsion Team Leader to ensure service deadlines are met.
Ensure that all work carried out is to ISO 9001/2000 standard.
Ensure that all activities in the workshop and on-site are carried out in accordance with the site safety rules and in compliance with the Company's Health and Safety obligations.
To assist with problem solving and recommendations for repairs.
To adopt a pleasant, adaptable attitude when requested to assist Company staff with any "ad-hoc" duties that may be required.

Role requirements:
Hands-on welding and/or blacksmith experience in a multi-skilled role, would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided
Knowledge of propellers would be advantageous but not essential
Pro-active and independent individual with a team player attitude
High attention to detail with a methodical approach & practical problem-solving skills
Fluent in English, verbal and written
Able to travel nationally and internationally as and when required

Must have:
Valid Passport
Full UK driving licence

This role would suit someone from a general engineering/semi skilled background who is looking to develop their existing skills and further their career. This is a fantastic and unique opportunity within a large, global organisation.

Salary - £25,000 p.a.
Contracted 37hrs per week
Time and a half OT paid in excess of 37 hours worked Mon-Fri
Time and a Half for Saturdays
Double time OT paid for Sundays & Bank Holidays (with a day in lieu)
Time and a Third when the engineers leave the workshop to go to an off-site job (plus normal OT at the weekends).

25 days holiday per year plus 9 Bank Holidays , company pension and private health care etc.

Please note that relocation costs and/or immigration support is not available for this position

Matchtech acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers and is part of Gattaca Plc.

Gattaca Plc provides support services to Matchtech and may assist with processing your application.

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