Tuam, Galway

JFC Group are currently recruiting a Welder/fabricator for their expanding Engineering Workshop Team in Tuam, Co. Galway.

Key duties and Responsibilities

  • Manufacture of stock components, jigs, and fixtures
  • Programming of Robotic welding, CNC tube benders and automatic saw line
  • Plan and schedule cutting, pressing drilling, and venting of all parts in line with demand
  • Quality and stock control
  • Working from engineering drawings
  • Calculating measurements and cutting plans for raw materials
  • Setup job in according to specifications, using straightedge, combination square, callipers, rule, etc.
  • Use of workshop equipment including bandsaw, radial drill, tube benders, press brake, guillotine
  • Working on own initiative regarding process/ methods of fabrication
  • Create records and sketches of bespoke items where needed
  • Keeping records of Welding Certificates, plant safety records etc. for ISO certification
  • Ensure good adherence to 5S by being accountable for general cleanliness of Engineering Workshop and your own area space
  • Manufacture of stock components, jigs and fixtures along with quality control
  • Carry out all duties in accordance with health and safety guidelines
  • Welding using MIG and TIG
  • Construction of new moulds including welding and polishing
  • Maintenance of existing moulds including welding and polishing

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Leaving Certificate qualification is a minimum requirement
  • Fabrication/Welding/Technical certificate or relevant equivalent is desirable
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience in a similar role
  • Fluent English essential
  • Knowledge and experience of robotic welding is a distinct advantage
  • High level of professionalism and good communication skills
  • Strong adherence to quality standards
  • Ability to work in a pro-active and efficient manner
  • Strong attention to detail and good organizational, prioritization and planning ability
  • Highly collaborative, organised, detail oriented with a strong ability to multi-task
  • Strong technical ability
  • Time management and task prioritisation skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Excellent customer focus
  • Strong sense of achievement/delivery


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the work and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position

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