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Tweddle Engineering's latest news and events:

Vacancy: Production Supervisor

We are currently recruiting a Production Supervisor based at our Kirkbride workshop.

About Us

Tweddle Engineering design, manufacture and install bespoke steel fabrications, electrical control systems, hydraulic & pneumatic systems in a range of sectors. These include Agricultural, Sawmill, Incising, Timber Treatment, Pressure Vessels, Pipework & Storage Tanks, Renewable Energy, Nuclear, Material Handling and General Engineering.

We are based just outside of Wigton, Cumbria.

About You

Your responsibility will be to assist the Operations Director carrying out the following tasks:-

  • Developing and implementing production policies and procedures
  • Organising workflow by assigning responsibilities and preparing schedules
  • Delegating manufacturing tasks so that team can meet production deadlines
  • Managing the efforts of manufacturing workers on the production floor
  • Communicating expectations to production workers and appraising their performance
  • Educating production team members about preferred occupational health and safety practices
  • Establishing priorities to ensure manufacturing team works most efficiently
  • Checking manufacturing equipment and control points to ensure efficient workflow is maintained
  • Scheduling and monitoring regular maintenance
  • Addressing production problems as they arise
  • Organising for the repair or replacement of faulty production equipment
  • Reporting on team performance
  • Carrying out quality control checks
  • Making recommendations about ways to improve employee efficiency and reduce costs
  • Recruiting, hiring, and training new production workers to perform their duties
  • Counselling and disciplining production employees who fail to perform or violate company policies
  • Implementing recommended manufacturing cost reduction strategies
  • Updating paperwork such as fault reports, holiday requests, absence and timesheets
  • Communicating with the production team and other departments

Salary

£18,000-£35,000

Benefits

The working hours are 45 hours, between 0700 to 1630 or 0800 to 1730 Monday to Friday. We are flexible with working hours and are willing to accommodate the right candidate. We offer 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and an additional day’s holiday is awarded with every 3-years’ service.

Closing Date

Thurday 31st January 2019 at 4pm

To Apply

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December Newsletter 2018

Read our latest newsletter below. This month's newsletter covers recent projects and some of our community engagement work. 

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 We hope you all have a fabulous December and look forward to seeing you all in the New Year. 

December

Recruitment Opportunities December 2018

We are currently recruiting for the following roles:

Welder Fabricator 

Engineering Labourer 

Read below to find out more about our latest vacancies. 

 

Welder Fabricator 

We currently have a requirement for a Skilled Fabricator/Welder to join our busy and friendly team. The role is offered on a permanent basis and offers a fantastic opportunity for the right person.

Key responsibilities include:

  • To be able to process information in the form of manufacturing instructions, drawings and verbal to enable the efficient fabrication of company products
  • Following the correct legislation for yourself and your colleagues in regard to Health and Safety policies
  • For work to be quality assured in to the standards of our company and for the inspection of own work at predefined spaces
  • Keeping the workplace and machinery clean, in a safe working condition
  • Off-site work is available depending on the location of our client, this is not mandatory
  • Applicant must be proficient in MIG welding, with a good level of experience

As we are based at Kirkbride, Cumbria it is a necessity that you have your own transport due to the location.

Benefits
The working hours are 45 hours, between 0700 to 1630 or 0800 to 1730 Monday to Friday. We are flexible with working hours and are willing to accommodate the right candidate. We offer 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and an additional day’s holiday is awarded with every 3-years’ service.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: Dependant on experience

Closing Date: Thursday 31st January 2019 at 4pm 

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Engineering Labourer

We currently have a requirement for an Engineering Labourer to join our busy and friendly team. The role is offered on a permanent basis and offers a fantastic opportunity for the right person.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Preparing material for measuring; cutting; drilling; bending; mag drilling; paint spraying; finishing and packaging for dispatch
  • Maintaining a clean and safe working area; housekeeping and removing swarf/scrap; sweeping; erecting barriers; disposing of excess materials; following safety rules and procedures; wearing personal protective equipment
  • Operating Counterbalance FLT to assist moving material and finished processes. It is not necessary to have a qualification as full training will be supplied.
  • Supporting machinery operations as second man when required

Key skills that the successful Candidate MUST have:

  • Excellent communication
  • Excellent organisation
  • Be physically fit as the job will involve manual handling

As we are based at Kirkbride, Cumbria it is a necessity that you have your own transport due to the location.

Benefits
The working hours are 45 hours, between 0700 to 1630 or 0800 to 1730 Monday to Friday. We are flexible with working hours and are willing to accommodate the right candidate. We offer 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays and an additional day’s holiday is awarded with every 3-years’ service.

Salary dependant on experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Closing Date: Thursday 31st January 2019 at 4pm

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information and to apply. 

Christmas Closing Times

Merry Christmas to all of our customers, suppliers and friends from all at Tweddle Engineering. 

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We close for the Christmas Break at 5pm on Friday 21st December 2018 and return on Wednesday 2nd January 2019. 

We hope you all have a very merry Christmas time. Our team are looking forward to our projects in 2019. 

 

Video of Timber Treatment Plant Leaving Workshop

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Treatment Tank Leaving Cumbrian Workshop

Today a Stand Alone Treatment Plant left Tweddle Engineering's Cumbrian workshop. 

The Autoclave is 2.3m in diameter, 28m long and weighs 36.5 tonnes. 

The Storage Tank is 3.8m in diameter, 14m long and weights 17 tonne empty and can hold 158000 litres! 

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