Job Vacancies

As one of the world’s leading precision engineering companies, we’re always on the lookout for talent that can make us even stronger.

 

We’re based in the friendly market town of Welshpool on the England/Wales border. Less than one hour from Snowdonia National Park and the Shropshire Hills, Welshpool is surrounded by the picturesque Welsh countryside. With so many local activities and places to see, our team and their families never run out of things to do.

 

If you’re interested in becoming one of the team and developing your skills further in an enjoyable and challenging environment, please view the employment opportunities below.

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There has never been a better time to join the exciting and dynamic world of engineering and there’s no better place to start than at Dawson Shanahan.

Toolroom Machinist

Location: Welshpool, Powys, Mid Wales

 

Role description:

An individual who has a exceptional eye for detail, who can correctly interpret engineering drawings/specifications and is capable of selecting, setting and operating a range of tool room machines to produce tooling to tight tolerances.

 

Job Responsibilities:

Set and operate manual or CNC lathes/manual milling machines

Read and correctly interpret engineering drawings

Use a range of measuring equipment to check components meet drawing  specifications

Calculate machining speeds and feeds based on material and tooling used

Select appropriate work-holding devices and tooling for the task

Maintain a safe and clean work area

Can work as part of a team

 

Skills required:

Excellent mechanical reasoning skills

Strong attention to detail, accuracy, and safety

Good written and verbal communication skills

 

Qualifications:

Time served Apprenticeship or vocational training preferred

Experience working with tool room machine tools

 

Please send a cover letter and your CV to:
HR@dawson-shanahan.co.uk or by post to: HR, Dawson Shanahan (Wales) Ltd, Henfaes Lane, Welshpool, SY21 7BE

Machine Operators

Location: Welshpool, Powys, Mid Wales

 

Dawson Shanahan are looking for Machine Operators to join us at Welshpool.

 

Role description:

Duties include loading, unloading and ensuring smooth running.

Working rotating shift patterns 6am-2pm / 2pm-10pm.

 

Please send a cover letter and your CV to:
HR@dawson-shanahan.co.uk or by post to: HR, Dawson Shanahan (Wales) Ltd, Henfaes Lane, Welshpool, SY21 7BE

Apprentices, university placement students and graduate interns

Location: Welshpool, Powys, Mid Wales

 

Dawson Shanahan offers apprentices, university placement students and graduate interns opportunities throughout the year to gain valuable hands-on experience in an engineering environment.

 

With a variety of tasks and responsibilities you can expect to be involved in activities that directly contribute to the success of the team. An industrial placement will also help you develop a better understanding of the day-to-day workings and processes of a busy engineering company.

 

Previous experience in an engineering environment is not necessary. Training and support will be provided. 

 

Please send a cover letter and your CV to:
HR@dawson-shanahan.co.uk or by post to: HR, Dawson Shanahan (Wales) Ltd, Henfaes Lane, Welshpool, SY21 7BE

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We are committed to the principle of equality of opportunity in the workplace and oppose all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination. As such, all candidates are treated equally in both the recruitment process and in the workplace.

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