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Fruehauf Ltd, Houghton Road, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG31 6JE +44 (0) 1476 515 515
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Why work for Fruehauf & Huffey Group?

 


Fruehauf Ltd is the UK’s leading manufacturer of Rigid and Tipping trailers. Their products are built to last, with quality at the heart of everything they do. Acknowledged for its precision engineering, the company has 90% of the market share for tipper trailers and plankers. They are now applying their legendary quality, design and construction excellence to the rigid market. Fruehauf is in a unique position to become a key part of the supply chain to the UK’s construction and transport industries, where there is enormous demand, potential for growth and massive investment in the coming years. There has not been a better time to join this growing company!


Huffey Group, a class-leading supplier of custodial equipment in HM Prisons and the Police Service. Recognised for its total in-house design, manufacturing and installation team, Huffey Group security product solutions are committed to quality with total customer satisfaction at the heart of everything we do.


We offer 25 days holiday per year plus Bank Holidays.


Product specific training can also be given for the right candidate to ensure our exacting standards are met.


Please view our current vacancies below. Unless otherwise stated the below are permanent contracts.


To apply for any of the advertised positions please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@fruehauf.co.uk or alternatively please call the HR department on
+44 (0) 1476 515 457.

Current Vacancies

Welders

To undertake a variety of welding activities to support the manufacturing facility.


The successful welder will join an experienced team and their main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


– Following engineering plans, drawings and instructions.
– Welding both steel and aluminium.
– Operating tools, machinery and welding equipment.
– Cleaning tools, equipment and work areas.


To be considered for the Welder role you must be a self start. In addition, the following key skills and experience are essential:


– Demonstrable experience as a Sheet Metal Worker/Welder/Fabricator
– Experience working with steel, aluminium and sheet metal.
– Ability to TIG and MIG weld.
– Able to read engineers drawings.
– Good attention to detail.
– Knowledge of workplace health & safety.

HGV Electrician

The qualified HGV Electrician will undertake a variety of electrical activities to support the production of trucks and trailers to specification. The successful HGV Electrician will join the repairs and special projects team and their main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


– Create wiring looms and control boxes
– Testing electrical circuits and control systems
– Inspect electrical systems, wiring and equipment to ensure they are safe and functioning properly
– Electrical diagnosis and fault finding
– Fix faults and/or replacing electrical parts
– Following technical plans
– Adhering to strict safety regulations
– Learning about new electrical legislation/specifications


To be considered for the HGV Electrician role you must have a methodical and logical approach. In addition, the following key skills and experience are essential:

– Experienced in all aspects of truck and trailer electrics
– Capable of reading and creating wiring diagrams (preferably on AutoCAD)
– Must be able to create wiring looms and control boxes
– Must be able to fit a variety of products outside and inside the vehicle
– Must be able to adapt to the ever changing workload
– Good attention detail
– Knowledge of workplace health & safety

HGV Fitters

To undertake a variety of fitting and welding activities to support the manufacturing facility.


The successful HGV Fitter will join an experienced team and their main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


– Fitting new truck and trailer components across our range of products
– May be required to weld, fabricate and paint
– Make and fix small components on trucks and trailers (e.g. bracket fitting)
– Recording all work done


To be considered for the role you must be an all-rounder who is willing to support several aspects of the manufacturing process. In addition, the following key skills and experience are essential:


– Demonstrable experience as a Fitter, ideally in a HGV trailer work shop
– Ability to use hand and power tools, such as hoists or air-powered devices
– Welding, Fabricating and/or Painting experience
– Experience working on heavy commercial vehicles such as lorries and buses (advantageous)
– Good attention detail
– Knowledge of workplace health & safety

HGV Hydraulics Technician

To undertake Hydraulic system assembly and installation to support the production of trucks and trailers to specification. The successful Hydraulics Technician will join an experienced team and their main responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

– Fitting rams, wet kits, conveyor floors and walking floors
– Creation of schematic drawings for future use
– Following technical plans
– Adhering to strict safety regulations

To be considered for the Hydraulics Technician role you must have a methodical and logical approach. In addition, the following key skills and experience are essential:

– Previous experience in hydrailic assembly and installation (preferably on HGV trucks and trailers)
– Ability to plan the layout of hydraulic components to achieve a logical and balanced system
– Capable of reading and creating schematic drawings for future work
– Knowledge of electrical/hydraulic fitting techniques
– Good problem solving skills and techniques
– Knowledge of workplace health & safety

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To apply for any of the positions above please fill out the form below and attach your CV in .pdf format.