Who are Thatchers Cider?
Established in 1904 by William John Thatcher, we have grown into one of the top cider-making businesses in the world. Now in our fourth generation of family cider makers, we’re exceptionally proud of our Somerset roots.
We’ve experienced tremendous growth through industry-leading levels of investment in our marketing, people development, innovative technology, and world-class cider mill. The best part? We’re just getting started.
As demand for our incredible products increases and we seek to be the best we can be, we are now looking for a Mechanical Engineer to join our busy team.
- Competitive salary
- Discounts in our cider shop (over 18s only)
- Long term career prospects
- Company pension
This is a fantastic opportunity to join our world-renowned cider company where we make delicious products that have been enjoyed by our customers for over 100 years.
If you have a desire to learn, you will discover an incredible environment where there is a thirst for knowledge. You will be provided with excellent training on our equipment, ensuring that you have the skills to embark on an incredible career with us.
So, if you are eager to put your engineering background and welding skills to the test with a market leader, this is the role you’ve been waiting for.
As a Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting our production facility through a range of engineering activities and works.
Specifically, you will undertake TIG welding of stainless steel thin wall pipework and carbon schedule pipework to a high standard.
Complying with Health and Safety and site standards, you will measure and fabricate structural items including staircases and platforms and pipe fit from P&ID drawings.
Additionally, you will use your good mechanical understanding to complete a range of fitting activities including motors and pumps.
To be considered as a Mechanical Engineer, you will need:
- A background in engineering
- To be competent in welding
- A good understanding of a workshop environment
- The ability to use tools such as hand grinders, hand drills, lathe, iron work etc.
- To be self-motivated, confident, self-assured and resilient
- To be a practical hands-on worker
- The ability to work well within a team and on your own
- To be a pro-active problem solver
- Good attention to detail
Other organisations may call this role Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Mechanical Technician, TIG Welder, Manual Welder, Welding Engineer, Welding Technician, or Welder.
Webrecruit and Thatchers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.
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