Manufacturing and engineering

15 July 2024

We have now officially opened our brand new Job Shop! 

We have included: 

  • Better accessibility
  • Adaptable air-conditioned rooms
  • Opportunities for increased collaboration with employers and service providers
  • New registration and booking system - coming soon.....

View our virtual tour.

The Job Shop offers a safe and welcoming environment for those requiring support to find their next positive destination, whether that be employment, education or training.

General vacancy enquiries can be emailed to jobshop@coventry.gov.uk.

A Job Coach will get back to you within one working day to discuss further vacancy details and help you to apply.

Remember to also follow us on social media to be kept up to date with the latest vacancies.

Please contact us by phone or email:

Email: jobshop@coventry.gov.uk
Phone: 024 7678 5740

Remember to also follow us on social media to be kept up to date with the latest vacancies.


78983: Skilled Fabricator / Welder 

Salary: £14.00 Per hour 
Hours: Full time - 39 hours per week 
Location: Coventry CV2 

Vacancy details: 

  • To provide precision sheet metal, light fabrications and assemblies for safety-critical and highly demanding applications across various industrial sectors. 
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings.
  • Knowledge of welding techniques.
  • Ability to operate welding and fabricating machinery.
  • Ability to use hand tools Ability to read and interpret measuring devices 
  • Proven track record in fabricating and welding
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings 

75028: General Operative

Salary: £12 - £13.50 Per hour 
Hours: Full time - 40 hours
Location: Coventry CV7 

Vacancy details: 

  • Ability to work independently or with cross functional team.
  • Complete all tasks as assigned to meet all requirements. 
  • Ensure products meet all required documentation specifications.
  • Follow create and help maintain procedure specifications. 
  • Keep the work areas clean and organised and take care of all equipment and facilities.
  • Willing to work 40 hours per week and overtime if required.  

75023: Welder/Fabricator 

Salary: £16 - £21 Per hour 
Hours: Full time - 40 hours per week 
Location: Coventry CV7 

Vacancy details: 

  • You will be responsible for fitting, welding of Steel, Aluminium, Stainless Steel using Tig and/or Mig process, also to perform other miscellaneous tasks if required as assigned by your supervisor. 
  • You will, set up machine based on job at hand or using welding procedure specification. Read and interpret drawings to determine the specific welding requirements. 
  • Provide a great level of detail and fully focus on task given.
  • Follow all safety rules and quality standards. 
  • Prepare product for shipment if required. 
  • Knowledge of machines/tools including design and use
  • Ability to read and interpret documents in written, diagrams, forms such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, quality manuals and any processes/Procedures.

75036:  Apprentice Trainee Fabricator 

Salary: £160 - £200 per week 
Hours: Full time 
Location: Coventry CV7 

Vacancy details:

  • This is an excellent opportunity to work for an established fabrications/sheet metal work company based in the Coventry area.
  • Training will be split between our busy workshop and college attendance, where you will learn all aspects of metal fabrication.
  • This is a 4 year apprenticeship. College attendance will be one day a week for 2-4 years, course content and qualifications to be confirmed.
  • You will be trained in all aspects of metal fabrication using mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium materials. MIG, TIG and MMA welding.
  • You will be required to travel to client sites within a reasonable daily travelling distance in order to repair their equipment & install fabrications.
  • Hours of work are Monday to Friday from 08.00 to 16.30 (including an unpaid 30 minute meal break each day).
  • Overtime opportunities may be available at overtime rates.
  • A full time post may be available after the completion of the apprenticeship.  

77992:  Facilities Manager 

Salary: £31,363.50 - £32,985.75 
Hours: Full time 
Location: Coventry 

Vacancy details:

  • The successful candidate will conduct risk assessments and identity potential hazards and evaluate associate risk and develop risk management strategies.
  • The post holder will be able to deliver minor works in the maintenance and repair of buildings, design and implement appropriate procedures with respect to facility management and meet and maintain Health & Safety and Fire Safety standards.
  • Furthermore, the post holder will have a meticulous approach to work, attention to detail and excellent organisational skills.
  • The post holder will be able to develop effective working relationships with colleagues and landlords.
  • Driving licence and own vehicle is required for this role. 

78928: CAD Programmer and Operator 

Salary: £13.00 per hour 
Hours: Full time - 39 hours per week
Location: Coventry CV2 

Vacancy details: 

  • Design skills and knowledge
  • Maths skills
  • To be thorough and pay attention to details
  • Excellent verbal communication skills & knowledge of engineering science and technology
  • Thinking and reasoning skills and the ability to work well with others.
  • The ability to use your initiative to be able to use a computer and the main software packages confidently. 
  • Use 2D or 3D software to produce sketches, schemes, models and detailed drawings.
  • Check that drawings meet quality and technical standards.
  • Find and fix inaccuracies or mistakes.
  • Communicate with engineers, designers and project staff Read and interpret engineers' drawings.
  • Do mathematical calculations to work out angles, weights and costs
  • Keep accurate records of different versions of your design work 

The Job Shop

Monday to Friday, 9.30am (Thursdays 10.30am) to 4.30pm.

Address: West Orchards Way
Coventry
CV1 1QX

Telephone: 024 7678 5740