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Mechanical Craft Team Member

Date: 27-Nov-2021

Location: Port Talbot, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description


Job Title:                       Mechanical Craft Team Member

Business:                      Tata Strip Products UK

Department:                  Central Engineering

Location:                       Port Talbot, South Wales (SA13)

Salary:                           £29,633 + Benefits

Closing Date:               11:00pm on 10th December 2021


We believe our strength is not just within our steel, but also in the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.

The Role

We are currently looking to recruit a Mechanical Craft Team Member within our Central Engineering department at Port Talbot site. Within the role, you will perform preventative maintenance and inspection work and provide expertise and resource to identify and rectify faults in complex systems to ensure manufacturing continuity.

The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring all activity is undertaken within Health, Safety and Environmental requirements and in compliance with company and legislative requirements. The jobholder will work as part of a team to ensure engineering performance on an ongoing basis, support engineering development plans and identify opportunities for improvement.

You will service and refurbish key critical items of plant in line with our preventative maintenance programme.

The Candidate

Applicants will be qualified to ONC/NVQ 3 level , which will have normally been obtained through a craft apprenticeship in mechanical engineering or hold a Modern Apprenticeship certificate

You will be required to have relevant plant experience in mechanical systems and be capable of the safe execution of engineering repair work.

We require applicants to have the ability to demonstrate excellent communication and organisational skills and be computer literate. The ability to work without close supervision, yet under pressure and to tight timescales is essential.


Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

  • A market competitive salary
  • Quarterly Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance
  • One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Nissan, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services 

You may be also interested to know that we have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including, free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as discounts with local and national retailers and services.

About Us

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top ten steel producers. The combined group has an aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 28 million tonnes and approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.

Our Strip Products UK manufactures hot-rolled, cold-rolled and metallic-coated strip steels and provides solutions in product design, processing technologies and management of the supply chain. We work closely with our customers to help them obtain the best results from our products.  Our business aims to lead the market with the best products and services and we work continuously to improve them.

To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video:


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