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Wire Winder

Luton, Bedfordshire
Job Type
28 Jul 2022
Wire Winder / Winding Technician

Salary £38.5k (including shift allowance) plus benefits

We are a specialist manufacturer of complex high end technical products based near Luton, Bedfordshire. We are currently seeking an experienced Wire Winder to join our workshop team on a double-day shift pattern.

We offer a salary of £38.5k (including shift allowance) plus a generous benefits package and paid overtime will be available to our Winding Technician.

This role will involve the manufacture of the core of their electrical motors by winding the units with electrical cabling. The winding department is also responsible for the connecting of stators through plastic injection techniques along with high voltage testing to satisfy the quality requirements of the motor.

Additional duties will include:

Preparing stations for upcoming contracts
Able to read detailed engineering drawings
Pull through wet wound winding to electrical specifications and drawings
Tie in of windings
Short wind techniques (Basket Winding)
Jointing of wet wound motors up to 11kv
Ferrule, hand tapped, and 3M scotch guard jointing
Moulded joints and use of plastic injection moulding equipment
Flash testing of wound stators and connected stators up to 33kv
Production of Terminal Gland Mouldings
Conduct Root cause analysis when required.
Operations to be booked onto and closed on completion using the ERP system.
Work within team and all cross functional teams to ensure contractual obligations are achieved Right First Time (RFT) and On Time In Full (OTIF).
Ensuring that regular 5S duties are carried out to sustain a clean environment
Adherence to all health and safety aspects related to the Winding & connect areas and ensure that a zero accident environment is maintained.
Ensure that Health & Safety, Quality and Environment assurance, control and regulatory compliance are demonstrated.Good communication skills are important for working within the team environment and understanding safety procedures. We are flexible on the industry sector from which the successful candidate will come from so long as they are able to demonstrate the skills and experience required for this position.

Applicants may be currently or previously working as a wire winder, winding technician, or recently completed a manufacturing apprenticeship.

The double-day shift pattern alternates every week, so Week 1 Early shift: Mon-Thu: 06.00 - 14.00, Fri: 06.00 - 13.30, Week 2 Late shift: Mon-Thu: 14.00 - 22.00, Fri: 13.30 -21.00.

When applying for this role, please indicate your current salary (plus benefits package), minimum salary required, notice period and your reasons for wishing to move from your current company. Alliance Consulting is acting as an employment agency in this respect. Alliance Consulting specialise in the placement of engineers throughout the UK. By sending us your CV you are explicitly consenting to our processing of your personal data on a computer database and/or in manual files for the purpose of evaluating your application for employment. This processing will be carried out in accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998. By applying for this role you hereby consent to us submitting your CV to our client. If you do not wish your CV to be sent to our client then you must clearly state this to us. Equally, if there are any companies that you do not wish your CV to be sent to (for whatever reason), then please let us know of this when you apply
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  • Job Reference: 670307211-2
  • Date Posted: 28 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Alliance Consulting
    Alliance Consulting
  • Location: Luton, Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £38,500
  • Bonus/Benefits: benefits, pension, overtime available
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Permanent