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Wilcox is always looking to recruit outstanding individuals and as a growing business can offer an extensive range of career opportunities.

Wilcox can offer first class training, good working conditions and excellent rates of pay to suitable candidates who demonstrate that they have what it takes to work for one of the UK’s premier aluminium commercial vehicle body builders.

Wilcox C V Ltd is the premier manufacturer of Aluminium Tipping Bodies for rigids and Trailers for the commercial vehicles market. The Company’s main activities are aluminium welding and fabrication, fitting of hydraulic tipping rams and body assembly on to chassis.

If you would like to join our team then please send your CV to the relevant contact below the job description or post to: Wilcox CV, Blenheim Way, Market Deeping, PE6 8LD. CURRENT VACANCIES

 

 


Job Description: Auto Electrician/ HGV Fitter

 Responsible to:  Operations Manager / Production Supervisor

Main Objective:

• Fit electrical systems and looms to rigid chassis and trailers using appropriate installation techniques to a satisfactory standard, following all relevant engineering documents, drawings and customer specifications and meet defined production targets. 

Responsibilities.

  • Check drawings, measurements, and customer specification prior to Fitting.
  • Implementing Health and Safety policies.
  • Assemble and install quality parts from components and fittings.
  • Install products in accordance with Engineering drawings and standards.
  •  Support the quality system with respect to timely reporting of installation issues by using the relevant Non-Conformance reporting system and by ensuring that job route cards are completed for every job.
  •  Focus on time and productivity targets.
  • Perform fault finding, diagnostics and repairs as required.
  • Train and coach other staff members as required.
  • Maintain a professional and responsible attitude at all times.

Contact: Phil Bloomfield – pbloomfield@tippers.co.uk


Welding and Fabrication Apprenticeship Opportunities

Main Objective:

•With close mentoring support, the successful applicants will be challenged to learn the process of welding and fabricating Aluminium tipper bodies, learn to read and understand engineering drawings and build tippers from drawings and press kits.
The successful applicants will enrol onto an Advanced EAL Level 3 Extended Engineering Apprenticeship Programme in Fabrication and Welding at Peterborough Regional College.

Duties would typically include:

To learn the process of cutting and pressing body kits.
Understanding and learning the process of machining sub-assembly parts.
Understand and learning the process of working with power/ pneumatic tools.
Learning the process of working safely with plant, equipment, power tools and welding plant.
Learning the process of handling materials safely.
Learning to interpret and understand drawings.
Learning the process of welding Steel and Aluminium, MIG and TIG.
Learning the process of fabricating tipper bodies of various configuration from start to finish.
Complete an Advanced Level 3 apprenticeship in Fabrication & Welding by agreed deadline set by the Company and College.

Qualifications taken
Level 2 Fabrication & Welding Apprenticeship
EAL Level 2 NVQ Extended Diploma in Fabrication & Welding
ABC Level 2 Diploma in Fabrication and Welding
Functional Skills in English, Maths and ICT at Level 1
Employment Right & Responsibilities
Personal Learning & Thinking Skills

Contact: Phil Bloomfield – pbloomfield@tippers.co.uk


POSITION: Gear Fitters

Responsible to: Operations Manager / Production Supervisor

Main objective;

  • Fit tipping gear, load cells, rear hinge and associated gear fitting requirements to rigid chassis and trailers using appropriate welding and fabrication techniques to a satisfactory standard, following all relevant engineering documents, drawings and customer specifications and meet defined production targets.

Responsibilities: Check drawings, measurements, and customer specification prior to Fitting.

  • Implementing Health and Safety policies.
  • Manufacture and assemble quality parts from jigs and fixtures.
  • Fabricate products in accordance with Engineering drawings and standards.
  • Support the quality system with respect to timely reporting of fabrication issues by using the relevant Non Conformance reporting system and by ensuring that job route cards are completed for every job.
  • Focus on time and productivity targets.
  • Ensure that all electrical appliances, including welding equipment is turned off at the end of each day and that the bay is left in a clean and safe condition.
  • Maintain a professional and responsible attitude at all times.
  • Reporting equipment defects for maintenance.
  • Actively participating in the reduction of waste, and in the management of waste through separation of waste products.
  • Management, care and use of your own personal protective equipment.

Contact: Phil Bloomfield – pbloomfield@tippers.co.uk


POSITION:  Welder/ Fabrication-Body Fitters

Responsible to: Operations Manager / Production Supervisor

Main objective;

  • Fit aluminium and steel tipper and rigid bodies to chassis and trailers using appropriate MIG and TIG welding and fabrication techniques to a satisfactory standard, following all relevant engineering documents, drawings and customer specifications and meet defined production targets.

Responsibilities:

  • Check drawings, measurements, and customer specification prior to Fitting.
  • Implementing Health and Safety policies.
  • Manufacture and assemble quality parts from jigs and fixtures.
  • Fabricate products in accordance with Engineering drawings and standards.
  • Fit appropriate sheeting system in accordance with customers requirements
  • Support the quality system with respect to timely reporting of fabrication issues by using the relevant Non Conformance reporting system and by ensuring that job route cards are completed for every job.
  • Focus on quality, time and productivity targets.
  • Ensure that all electrical appliances, including welding equipment is turned off at the end of each day and that the bay is left in a clean and safe condition.
  • Maintain a professional and responsible attitude at all times.
  • Reporting equipment defects for maintenance.
  • Actively participating in the reduction of waste, and in the management of waste through separation of waste products.
  • Management, care and use of your own personal protective equipment.

 

Contact: Phil Bloomfield – pbloomfield@tippers.co.uk


POSITION:  Welder Fabricator/ Fitter

 Responsible to: Operations Manager / Production Supervisor

Main objective;

  • Manufacture sub-assemblies and components using appropriate welding and fabrication techniques to a satisfactory standard, following all relevant engineering documents, drawings and customer specifications and meet defined production targets.

Responsibilities:

 Check drawings, measurements, and customer specification prior to Fitting.

  • Manufacture and assemble quality parts from jigs and fixtures.
  • Fabricate products in accordance with Engineering drawings and standards.
  • Support the quality system with respect to timely reporting of fabrication issues by using the relevant Non-Conformance reporting system and by ensuring that job route cards are completed for every job.
  • Undertake fitting tasks as required.
  • Focus on time and productivity targets.
  • Ensure that all electrical appliances, including welding equipment is turned off at the end of each day and that the bay is left in a clean and safe condition.
  • Maintain a professional and responsible attitude at all times.
  • Reporting equipment defects for maintenance.
  • Work within company Health and Safety policies.
  • Actively participating in the reduction of waste, and in the management of waste through separation of waste products.
  • Management, care and use of your allocated personal protective equipment.

Contact: Phil Bloomfield – pbloomfield@tippers.co.uk


POSITION: Metal Shop Labourer 

Responsible to: Operations Manager / Production Supervisor

Main objective;

• Working in the press and guillotine shop to assist the manufacture of aluminium body kits and associated parts.

Responsibilities:

• Racking of materials.
• Keep the area clean and remove waste.
• To be trained in the cutting and bending of stock parts.
• Focus on time and productivity targets.
• Ensure that daily safety checks are carried out and signed for on all electrical equipment.
• Ensure that all electrical appliances, including saws, folding equipment and guillotines are turned off at the end of each day and that the bay is left in a clean and safe condition.
• Maintain a professional and responsible attitude at all times.
• Reporting equipment defects for maintenance.
• Work within Health & Safety Policies.
• Actively participating in the reduction of waste, and in the management of waste through separation of waste products.
• Management, care and use of your own personal protective equipment.