Welder/Fabricator Apprentice

Head Office, Grant House, WN4 8DE

MGF are currently seeking to recruit Welder / Fabricator Apprentices to join the Manufacturing Team at our Head Office in Ashton-in-Makerfield.

If you’re looking to join a small, close-knit, friendly, and extremely supportive team this will be the right job for you.

Your main responsibility will be to provide efficient and effective assistance to the manufacturing team. The Company will support the successful candidates in working towards a Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship Standard Level 2.


  • Assisting with fabrication and manufacturing of all types of MGF Shoring Equipment from instructions and the reading of engineering drawings.
  • Assisting with performing high quality repairs on heavy duty steel equipment
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times and streamline work processes.
  • Observe or monitor objects to determine compliance with prescribed operating or safety standards.
  • Visually inspect fabrication work to determine compliance with standards and legislation.
  • Responsible for cleanliness and housekeeping within your area.

Core Requirements

  • Good practical skills
  • Logically minded
  • A genuine understanding and keen interest in engineering with the desire to follow this career route
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • A minimum of 5 GCSE’s or equivalent (including Maths and English)


With a sense of family at the core of our company culture, MGF is a well-established business and as we continue to grow, we are looking for talented individuals to join our team. We offer a competitive salary together with opportunities to develop your skills to build and progress your career with MGF. Employees enjoy a range of benefits:

  • Option to purchase additional days of annual leave
  • Additional annual leave awarded to recognise long service
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Training & development – online, in house, external providers and hands on practical experience
  • Continual Professional Development including funded membership to a professional institute / body
  • Award and recognition initiatives
  • Discretionary bonus scheme based on business performance and length of service
  • Shutdown over the Christmas period
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Free on-site parking

Additional Information

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of society.

All applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

To apply, please submit your CV and salary expectations to Charlotte Crawford, at: hr@mgf.co.uk

Or by post :

Charlotte Crawford
Head Office
Grant House
Lockett Road
Ashton in Makerfield