Metal Fabricator

We’re currently recruiting for an experienced Metal Fabricator based at our factory in Gateshead. This is an amazing opportunity to join our unique signage team. We’re looking for a multi-skilled sign maker / fabricator to join our in-house manufacturing department with a keen eye and obvious talent. The role will predominantly include the fabrication of signage and lettering through welding and various sheet metal work. The role will involve manual handling and the use of a variety of power tools to complete the work. The ideal candidate will have experience in all aspects of metal work and fabrication. In addition, you should be time served sheet metal workers and be familiar with all aspects of metal fabrication including the use of guillotines, brake presses and bending machines. Experience in aluminium, steel and stainless steel is required.

We are offering a competitive package working in a fun and fast paced environment, a great opportunity to be part of a growing, successful business that is recognized as one of the leaders within the signage industry.

The successful candidate would be required to look after the following areas in the business.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Experience with both aluminium and stainless steel

Experience with soft solder

Understand different letter fixing methods

Fabricate and weld to a high standard of quality in a timely manner

Follow company weld procedures and achieve relevant welder qualifications

Understand drawings and follow job sheets

Safety practices must be applied at all times

Have min 2 years’ experience in sheet metal/steel fabrication industry

Be a quick learner and enjoy working on multiple different projects simultaneously

Skills & experience required for the role:

Ability to read detailed drawings

Strong attention to detail

Organised with ability to meet deadlines

Clear communication skills both verbal and written

TIG Welding

MIG Welding



Willingness to work overtime as and when required

Stud Welding

Use of power tools

Qualifications & characteristics:

Qualified MIG welder and fabricator with experience

Able to cut and fabricate steel accurately to drawings

Able to read and accurately interpret technical drawings and cutting lists produced by the office

The successful candidate should be able to effectively demonstrate that they are capable of working with colleagues and management to problem solve

Experience operating a range of metalworking equipment

Company Benefits

Free staff parking

Company pension

Salary: £13.50 per hour

Permanent Position

40 hours per week – Monday to Thursday 8.00 a.m. – 5.00 p.m. | Friday 8.00 a.m. – 2.00 p.m.

Looking to join the team? Send your CV to with the subject ‘Metal Fabricator’.

We look forward to meeting you soon!