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Radius Aerospace - Bramah


Job description

Radius Bramah is currently seeking a skilled welder proficient in the fabrication and assembly of components through various welding techniques. The ideal candidate will be capable of operating semi-automated circumferential and longitudinal welding machines while adhering to stringent quality, safety, and work instruction protocols. Duties include performing regular maintenance checks on machinery and equipment to ensure a secure and productive work environment. Effective collaboration and communication with colleagues to streamline workflow processes is crucial for success in this role.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Coordinate and collaborate with other team members or departments to ensure efficient workflow and meet project deadlines.

• Follow safety protocols and guidelines to ensure a safe working environment, including the use of PPE and maintaining a hazard-free workspace.

• Identify and troubleshoot any issues that arise during the welding process, such as equipment malfunctions or defects in the welded materials.

• Inspect finished welds to verify they meet internal and external quality standards (NADCAP and AS9100) and adhere to specifications, ensuring structural integrity and quality control.

• Maintain records of welding jobs, such as materials used, work completed, and any issues encountered, for quality control and documentation purposes.

• Perform welding operations using various processes, such as TIG or MIG welding, to join various metal components together.

• Prepare metal components, ensuring they are properly aligned and set up for the welding process.

• Regularly maintain and clean welding equipment (machines and tools) to ensure their optimal functionality and prevent malfunctions.

• Stay updated on new welding techniques, technologies, and industry developments through ongoing training and skill development.

• Understand and interpret technical drawings and welding symbols to ensure accurate execution of welding tasks.

• Work on semi-automated welding equipment for both circumferential and longitudinal welds.

Education and Experience:

• A demonstrated successful track record in welding - Essential

• Experience meeting and working towards production targets - Essential

• Familiarity with semi-automated welding - Essential

• Basic understanding of lean principles (5S) - Desirable

• Experience in aerospace - Desirable

• NVQ, or qualification in an engineering discipline - Desirable

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Adaptability and flexibility in various work scenarios - Essential

• High precision and accuracy - Essential

• Proficiency in understanding and interpreting technical drawings - Essential

• Exceptional teamwork ethic - Essential

• Self-motivated and proactive approach to tasks - Essential

• Strong attention to detail - Essential

• Superior time management and organisational skills - Essential


• £28,335.29 basic salary excluding shift premiums

• Available to work 3 shifts (mornings, afternoons and nights) once training completed

• 12.5% (for 2 shifts), 17% shift allowance (3 shifts) on top of basic salary

• Over time paid at time and a half


We have market leading benefits as well as competitive salaries.

We offer - 185 hours holidays per annum with an option to buy/sell up to 37 hours holiday every year.

Paid Christmas close down days. 37 hour working week, short day Fridays & 4 day week for night shift workers and all Bank Holidays

Excellent Employee Assistance Programme available.

YuLife app -access to a GP 24/7 and earn for steps/cycling or meditation which can be turned into vouchers for Amazon/All major supermarkets/Halfords/Argos/ASOS/IKEA/B&Q.

Bravo benefits to include discounts on gym memberships & shopping.

Salary Sacrifice scheme for Electric /Hybrid Cars / Critical Illness Cover.

Free hot drink Fridays.

Westfield Health Scheme.

Free Parking.

Job type


  • Welding
  • Welder
  • skilled-welder
  • Fabrications