Careers at Blaker


Due to significant business growth we are seeking enthusiastic team players to join our friendly Blaker Welding team, based near Billingshurst, West Sussex.

Welder / Machinery-Plant Technician

  • Permanent – full time
  • Experience is essential
  • Based at our workshop in West Sussex, the role will require UK and overseas travel.

    Duties include:

  • Welding, fabrication and repairs to a range of industrial equipment.
  • Manufacture, assemble and install specialist metal recycling equipment made at our premises. This equipment uses very strong magnetic components.
  • Installation together with maintenance and repairs to recycling machinery located at customer sites throughout the UK and abroad.

    Skills / Requirements:

  • Able to weld steel from 1 mm to 75mm thick.
  • Competent at Mig, Tig, Oxy/Acetylene cutting and welding.
  • Able to operate a range of workshop equipment including a plasma cutter and Arcair Slice Cutting System.
  • Experience of working with and welding Wear Plate.
  • Able to read and understand production drawings.
  • Prepared to travel throughout the UK and abroad..
  • Undertake in-house training to fully understand how our metal recycling equipment operates.
  • An understanding of metal properties and how they weld.

    Must have:

  • Valid full driving licence
  • Valid Passport
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to professionally represent Blaker at customer sites
  • A desire to work overtime/away at short notice
  • Team spirit.

    Desirable, but not essential:

  • Forklift licence
  • Confined spaces training
  • Working from height
  • Coded welding certs
  • Able to spray paint equipment.


  • Salary – due to the unique nature of job, by negotiation
  • Basic 40 hours per week
  • 28 days holiday inc. public/ bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • All P.P.E provided
  • Life assurance cover
  • Overtime rate at 1½ or x 2 for Sundays.
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