Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies

For the vacancies listed below, you can apply online or download an application form and send to: Recruitment, WEC Group Ltd, Springvale House, Springvale Road, Darwen, Lancashire, BB3 2ES or email: WEC Recruitment.



WEC Group Training Academy - Engineering Apprenticeships

We are currently looking for Apprentice Welders/Fabricators to join HTA Group in September.

If you would like to kickstart your career in engineering, please read the full apprenticeship job description or download an application form and send it back to us as soon as possible.


HTA Group - Coventry

Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Sales Manager
Hours of work: Mon - Thu 7:30am - 4:00pm , Friday 7:30am - 3:00pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary package for a motivated and driven Temporary Buyer / Expeditor , based at HTA Group in Coventry, looking to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the effective purchasing off all required goods into the company ensuring the best service and price is achieved at all times. You also will ensure that all outstanding purchase orders with all suppliers and subcontractors are progressed effectively and all anomalies are agreed and rectified.

  • To action all purchase order requests for day to day items
  • To purchase all contract specific steel ensuring that the purchase price is within the quoted value to maximise profit.
  • To feed back to the relevant Sales Estimator any discrepancies between the price quoted and the price that the item was purchased at for all contract specific orders.
  • The raising of all subcontracts route card orders.
  • Passing any expedite information received as a reply to purchase orders raised to the expeditor.
  • Obtaining sufficient quotations and negotiating with suppliers to achieve the best possible price and service on every order.
  • Other duties as and when required

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • You must possess excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Be able to work to and achieve tight deadlines.
  • Must have worked in a similar position

Working Location/Environment

Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry, West Midlands


Company Benefits
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Company Pension
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Healthcare cash back scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Divisional Manager
Hours of work: Mon - Friday 7:30am - 4:00pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary package for a motivated and driven Temporary Trainee Planner , based at HTA Group in Coventry, looking to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities

We are recruiting for a trainee planner to assist with expediting/chasing process on projects for major OEM customers.

This is an ideal role for the individual to obtain great operations exposure within a manufacturing environment. Working within the planning department, it will give great insight into the demands required to be a full customer planner at HTA Group. You will be working closely with production and other internal departments as well as liaising with external customers on a day to day basis.


Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel with knowledge of formulas
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work well on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and with a high level of attention to detail

Working Location/Environment

Middlemarch Business Park, Coventry, West Midlands


Company Benefits
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Company Pension
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Healthcare cash back scheme
  • Company Pension Scheme

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Sales Manager
Hours of work: Mon - Thurs 7:30am - 4:00pm and Fri 7:30am - 3:00pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary package for a motivated and driven Temporary Sales Order Processor, based at HTA Group in Coventry, looking to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.


Responsibilities
  • Receive and collate customer orders
  • Key orders to system using EPICOR
  • Assisting Sales Director with quotes
  • Process order amendments
  • Processing of sales orders & generating jobs
  • Logging information on internal systems
  • Part entry
  • Recording all relevant sales information on our system
  • Recording and updating customer databases
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • Self-motivated and focused
  • Excellent administration and communication skills both written and verbally
  • High attention to detail
  • Customer driven and works in a way that puts the customer at the forefront of all decisions
  • Good organisational and time management skills
  • The ability to respond to changing priorities in a timely manner and work in a high pressure environment
  • Highly numerate and literate
  • Proficient in MS Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Analytical and practical approach to problem solving

Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Company Pension

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Sales Manager
Hours of work: Mon - Thurs 7:30am - 4:00pm and Fri 7:30am - 3:00pm

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Sales Estimator, to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group, part of the WEC Group based in Coventry.


Responsibilities

The Technical Sales Estimator will have an excellent engineering and fabrication background with the ability to read and work to complex engineering drawings and must have previous experience in sales and estimating in a subcontract manufacturing environment. The ability to demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the following key processes is essential; Laser Cutting, Press Braking, Welding and Fabrication. Excellent numeracy and literacy skills are required, it is essential to be able to prepare accurate estimates and have good communication skills to discuss requirements with customers and internal departments. Daily duties will include:

  • Production of technical quotations for customers in a clear, detailed and accurate
  • Providing and assisting colleagues on technical and engineering issues
  • Negotiating and achieving deadlines for the submission of quotations
  • Building relationships with customers and potential customers to understand their requirements
  • Negotiating best possible prices with sub suppliers
  • Communicating with customers to gain feedback on quotations
  • Communicating with customers to gain feedback on quotations
  • Recording all relevant sales information on our system
  • Achieving relevant targets and KPI’s
Knowledge, Skills & Experience
  • HNC/D or equivalent qualification
  • A good level of computer literacy and numeracy skills
  • Microsoft Excel conversant
  • To be organised, accurate and have an eye for detail
  • Team working and communication skills
  • Knowledge of MRP systems (preferably Epicor) would be advantageous

The successful candidate will receive full product and on-going training and will join a motivated sales team with a proven track record in meeting and exceeding targets with the opportunity to work closely with the Sales Director.


Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • Profit share scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Manufacturing Director
Hours of Work: Mon - Thurs 7:00am - 4:00pm and Fri 7:00am - 3:00pm

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an experienced and driven Project Engineer, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

With a wide and varied customer base, and an ever expanding work load, HTA Group can offer the opportunity to work on some prestigious engineering projects for the right candidate.


Responsibilities

This is an interesting and varied role, which involves working on some excellent specialist engineering projects, bringing in fantastic career prospects for the successful candidate.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience
Essential
  • Proven engineering and fabrication knowledge/experience/background
  • Ability to read and work from detailed engineering drawings
  • Computer literate
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to liaise closely with customers
  • Ability to work under pressure, both on own initiative and as part of a busy team
  • Ability to handle multiple varied projects from order through to completion
  • Responsible, conscientious, punctual, highly organized, and self-motivated
Desirable
  • Excellent knowledge of all welding techniques
  • CAD qualifications and experience are preferable but not essential for this role, training will be provided where necessary.

Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • Profit share scheme
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Company Pension
  • Employee Benefit Loan Scheme
  • Health and Wellbeing Cashback Scheme

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Divisional Manager

Established for 40 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic General Manager to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group, part of the WEC Group based in Coventry.


Responsibilities
  • Data collection and data input
  • Filing, photocopying, scanning and any other general administration tasks
  • Answering and dealing with incoming calls
  • Providing administration support to other divisions within the group as required
Skills and Experience Required
  • Previous experience within an administration support role
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Office, in particular Microsoft Excel with knowledge of formulas
  • Excellent communication and organization skills
  • Ability to work well on own initiative or as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and with a high level of attention to detail

Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • Profit share scheme
  • 20 days holiday
  • Free secure parking
  • Company Pension

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Managing Director

Privately owned for 40 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC Group is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic General Manager to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group, part of the WEC Group based in Coventry.


Responsibilities

You will be responsible for the day to day running of HTA Group and will report directly into the company‘s Managing Director. Your duties will include:-

  • Day to day leadership of the business, being accountable for creating a culture of high achievement and performance, with the ability to meet and surpass the demands of a dynamic and competitive market
  • Overall responsibility for 130+ strong workforce including training, support, progression, disciplinary action and recruitment needs
  • Maximising customer satisfaction throughout all operations of the business
  • Responsible for controlling the budget and ensuring all financial and business objectives are met
  • Identify and manage the implementation of process improvements to maximise efficiency, increase productivity and improve quality
Skills and Experience Required
  • Proven experience at Senior Management level within an engineering environment, predominantly within Laser Cutting /Sheet Metal Fabrication
  • A proven track record of success in growing organisations and achieving profitable returns, where customer service is priority
  • Understanding the key details of management profit and loss accounts and ensuring decisions are made with a key focus on profitability
  • Strong financial acumen, excellent commercial skills, a strong and collaborative leadership style and the ability to deliver through others is imperative, as is the ability to inspire and influence external customers to create a competitive edge in the sector
  • An energetic, outgoing and confident manner with natural leadership ability and a “hands-on” approach

Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Death in Service Award
  • Company Pension

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Fold Shift Team Leader
Hours: 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm Mon to Fri

Privately owned for over 40 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Press Brake Operator to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


Responsibilities
  • To read, interpret and understand engineering drawings
  • Ensure all job bookings accurately recorded
  • Completing operations within allocated time
  • Improve the processes where possible
  • Visually inspect the components to ensure that it meets the requirements
  • To undertake first off inspections where required
  • To ensure compliance to Health and safety standards as directed by the Company
  • Any other duties that may fit into the remit of this role as and when required
  • This is not an exhaustive list and may be reviewed at any time to reflect current or changing practices
Skills and Experience Required
  • Self-motivated and focused
  • Relevant NVQ or equivalent Qualifications
  • Reliable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work to deadlines efficiently and accurately
  • Able to follow instructions carefully and precisely
  • Ability to carry out basic Maths including additions, subtractions, multiplications and division
  • Good understanding of English

Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Death in Service Award
  • Company Pension

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager
Hours: 6am – 2pm, 2pm – 10pm Mon to Fri

Privately owned for over 40 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Laser Setter/Operator to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


Responsibilities
  • Set and operate the CNC flatbed laser cutting machines
  • Perform tasks as directed by the Line Manager.
  • Operate the CNC flatbed laser cutting machine with an operating automated systems, and other machinery used in the production process, or assist other machine operators.
  • Be able to interpret engineering drawings.
  • Distinguish Material types including Aluminium, Steel, Stainless Steel
  • Load programs and set machine parameters to ensure optimal performance of the equipment.
  • Keep work area clean and organized.
  • Lift raw materials, final products and items packed for shipment manually or using hoist.
  • Ensure adherence to agreed processes at all time.
  • Any other duties that may fit into the remit of this role as and when required
  • This is not an exhaustive list and may be reviewed at any time to reflect current or changing practices
Skills and Experience Required
  • Self-motivated and focused
  • Relevant NVQ or equivalent Qualifications
  • Reliable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work to deadlines efficiently and accurately
  • Able to follow instructions carefully and precisely
  • Ability to carry out basic Maths including additions, subtractions, multiplications and division
  • • Good understanding of English

Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Death in Service Award
  • Company Pension

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reports to: Manufacturing Manager

Privately owned for over 35 years, and now one of the UK’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Production Welder to join our busy and expanding team at HTA Group in Coventry, part of the WEC Group.


Responsibilities
  • Ability to read, understand and interpret the engineering drawings
  • Accurately record all job bookings
  • Complete operations within allocated time
  • Improve processes
  • Visual inspection of components to ensure that it meet the requirements
  • Undertake first off inspections where required
  • Undertake welder coding test as and if required
  • Ensure compliance to Health and safety standards as directed by the Company
  • Any other duties that may fit into the remit of this role as and when required
  • This is not an exhaustive list and may be reviewed at any time to reflect current or changing practices
Skills and Experience Required
  • Self-motivated and focused
  • Relevant NVQ or equivalent Qualifications
  • Reliable and enthusiastic
  • Able to work to deadlines efficiently and accurately
  • Able to follow instructions carefully and precisely
  • Ability to carry out basic Maths including additions, subtractions, multiplications and division
  • Good understanding of English

Working Location/Environment

Coventry, West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Free secure parking
  • Death in Service Award
  • Company Pension

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Location: Coventry, West Midlands
Reporting to: Director
Working Hours: Mon - Friday 8am-5pm 42.5hrs per week

This is a fantastic opportunity offering an excellent salary and benefits package for an experienced and driven Business Development Executive from the Tube Laser Industry, who wishes to progress within a dynamic and rapidly expanding engineering firm.

Established for 40 years, and now one of the North West’s leading & multi award winning Engineering companies, WEC is looking to recruit an experienced and enthusiastic Business Development Executive from the Tube Laser Cutting Industry to join our busy and expanding Laser team.

Responsibilities
  • Generate new business opportunities within your territory
  • Sourcing new customers, generating business at a senior level, and maintaining a high standard of
  • Responsible for monitoring and managing delivery lead times and the arrangement of sub contract support
  • Promote the products and services of WEC Group
  • Produce weekly/monthly sales reports and forecasting data
  • Reporting to the Sales Director at regular meetings to review KPI targets
  • Create and deliver successful presentations – (all levels)
Knowledge

    The candidate must have direct relevant experience within the Tube Laser Cutting Industry, and the necessary customer data base knowledge to grow sales.


Objectives

    An opportunity exists for a self-motivated, high achieving Business Development Executive with a proven track record within Tube Laser Cutting Sales to sell our Tube Laser Cutting Services. The underlying objective is to develop a client base in a competitive market; identifying new business opportunities via cold calling/networking and ensuring our customer needs and expectations are met on a daily basis.


Working Location/Environment
Office based in Coventry depending on home location covering the West Midlands

Company Benefits
  • 20 days holiday and Bank holidays
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Free Car Parking

Apply Now