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TIG Welder

  • Location: Wigston Magna
  • Salary: £14.18 - £17.57 per hour + Shift Premium per hour
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Aerospace
  • Contact: Aimee Smith
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 14 April 2024
  • Job Ref: 4509_1710499602

Metalis are currently in partnership with an Aerospace company, who are looking for a TIG Welder to join their team to provide welding support on a range of Aerospace and Industrial components in line with customer requirements.

Job Role: TIG Welder

Basic: £14.18

Shift: £2.69 (two shift - 19%)

Total hourly rate: £16.87

There is also a welding skill payment applicable once competent and accredited on key parts of £0.70 per hour (£17.57)

Key Responsibilities:

  • Completion of Tig welding tasks on Aero and IGT components in line with customer specification
  • Completion of critical tube welding tasks, welding of vanes to vanes
  • Inspection of work to ensure compliance with strict quality standards
  • Using a range of air tools to perform work tasks
  • Completion of all necessary paperwork (i.e batch cards)
  • Understanding of basic Engineering drawings and method specifications.
  • Adherence to all company policy's and procedures, including SOX, Code of Conduct and Health and Safety.

Requirements for the position of the Welder:

  • Proven experience of TIG welding, ideally gained on aerospace and/or gas turbines
  • Experience of working in a fast paced Manufacturing / Engineering environment
  • Experience of using hand / air tools
  • Ability to understand method specifications and basic engineering drawings
  • Experience of using measuring systems to ensure quality adherence

Key Performance Measures:

  • Achievement of production targets
  • Quality performance
  • Health and Safety compliance


  • 37-hour contract - 2 shift pattern (shifts may change in line with demand and three shift working may be required)

Morning Hours

  • 05:45 - 13:45 Monday - Thursday
  • 05:45 - 10:45 Friday

Afternoon Hours

  • 13:45 - 21:45 Monday - Thursday
  • 10:45 - 15:45 Friday

Please note whilst training for the role hours of work will be -

  • 08:00 - 16:25 Monday - Thursday
  • 08:00 13:20 Friday


  • 26 days floating + 7 statutory days
  • This holiday entitlement increases after 10 years to 27 days


  • Overtime available and paid in line with agreed rates

Applicants must have proof of Right to Work in the UK


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employee discount
  • Free parking
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay
  • Store discount


  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Overtime

If this is of interest, please apply today and one of our consultants will be in touch to go through the details in greater detail.