Fabricator / Welder

Carbolite is the UK's leading manufacturer of furnaces & ovens for the laboratory and process markets.  Our products enjoy a global reputation for quality & performance with more than 70% of sales derived from Export markets.

All our design and manufacturing takes place at our expanding facility located on the outskirts of Sheffield.

A vacancy exists for an:-


This is a great opportunity for a talented individual to work on market leading bespoke products for the global market and help us achieve our goals.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Weld and fabricate a variety of bespoke components using stainless steel and mild steel materials, gauge of sheet metal generally between 0.9mm & 6mm thickness.
  • Weld and fabricate bespoke furnace and oven frameworks from mild steel rolled hollow section and angle iron to a high standard.
  • Read engineering drawings and translate that into an end product with minimum supervision.
  • Achieve a high standard of finish/tolerance on bespoke fabricated products.
  • Create own cutting list and cut up material using electric band saw.
  • Cut and shape materials using a notching machine, guillotine or hand rolls.
  • Mark out, drill and tap holes.
  • Carry out site work when necessary.

Key skills and qualifications:

  • Apprentice trained fabricator welder.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in the welding and fabrication of bespoke products, working within a light / medium fabrication working environment.
  • Good MIG, TIG and spot welding skills are essential, the interview will include a weld test.
  • Have good calculation skills and have the ability to work to fine tolerances.
  • Capable of working on their own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Highly motivated with a team orientated work style
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Willingness to travel if required.


Circa £11.50 per hour, dependent on experience, with additional premium rates for overtime working.  The position carries company benefits, including a Company Pension Plan and Incentive scheme,


37.50 Hours per week, Monday – Thursday 8.00am – 4.45pm, with a half hour unpaid lunch break. Friday 8.00am – 12.30pm.


Please apply to:-

Mrs A Ramsdale,
HR & Payroll Officer,
Parsons Lane,
Hope Valley, S33 6RB.

01433 624293