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Trainee Assembly Operative (Balconies)
Cradley Heath, Birmingham Operations Closing date: Monday 30 May 2022
Cradley Heath, Birmingham, West Midlands, B64 7BQ
Hours per week
Employment type
Full Time
Contract type
Entry Level (0-2 years exp)
£20,592 per annum
Job Description

Your responsibilities

One of our sites in Cradley Heath, Birmingham, also known as our ‘Fabrications’ site, is a relatively new venture for thyssenkrupp Materials UK which was launched in September 2020. At this site, we prepare, cut and assemble an array of finished balconies in various sizes and designs.

This role as a Trainee Assembly Operative is the perfect opportunity for someone who likes working with their hands and has enthusiasm for a quality finished product! 

Your main duties will be:

  • Working from drawings you will be required to assemble various components to create parts of or full balcony assemblies
  • Record measurements and photos of each stage of the build process
  • Using overhead crane and forklift to move material to work station
  • Promote continuous improvement processes to maximise efficiency and minimise waste in all operational processes
  • Maintain full conformance in line with all identified order requirements

Your profile

Essential experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Enjoy working with your hands
  • Be prepared to work a labour intensive role
  • Worked with tools within your own hobbies

Desirable experience, skills and knowledge:

  • Forklift Truck Licence
  • Overhead Crane Licence
  • Able to read drawing and record accurate details

Your benefits with us

  • £20,592 per annum
  • 40 hours per week
  • Monday-Thursday 8am-4:30pm and Friday 8am-2pm
  • 25 days holiday + 8 bank holidays
  • Company bonus scheme
  • Advantageous pension scheme
  • Learning & Development opportunities
  • Employee high street vouchers & discounts
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Occupational health & health surveillance
  • Length of Service Awards
  • Christmas savings scheme
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Wellbeing events
  • Recognition Portal
  • Rewards Portal
  • Company events
  • Car Salary Exchange Scheme
  • Company share schemes
  • Christmas Closedown

This is us – your new employer

With around 480 locations in over 40 countries, thyssenkrupp Materials Services is the biggest materials distributor and service provider in the western world. The broad service spectrum offered by the materials experts enables customers to focus on their individual core business. The area of Materials Services spans two strategic areas: global materials distribution as a one-stop-shop – from steel and stainless steel, tubes and pipes, nonferrous metals and specialty materials to plastics and raw materials – and tailored services in the areas of materials management and supply chain management. An extensive omnichannel architecture offers 250,000 customers worldwide cross-channel, round-the-clock access to more than 150,000 products and services. A highly efficient logistics system ensures that all requested services are smoothly integrated into customer production processes “just-in-time” or “just-in-sequence”.

We value diversity and therefore welcome all applications, irrespective of gender, nationality, ethnic and social background, religion and beliefs, disability, age, or sexual orientation and identity.

Please note that we reserve the right to remove this advert prior to the advertised expiry date, dependent on the level of response received.  You are therefore advised to apply at your earliest convenience. Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to supply individual feedback at the CV review stage.

Closing Date
Monday 30 May 2022
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