EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

Production Worker

Closing Date:

When filled

We are looking for a candidate with an engineering background who can take one 1-2 days or work a week. The role is skilled and tasks required all focus around metal working so experience of workshop skill of: welding, angle grinding and assembly are beneficial.

 

Established in 2018, Miniature Railway Workshop Ltd. manufacture products in Nottingham. We pride ourselves on the quality of our products and a high level of customer satisfaction. As a growing business, our employees need to adapt to a rapidly changing product portfolio and help deliver the products we manufacture in a timely manner. Our products are predominantly designed and developed in-house; the ideal candidate will be able to think on their feet and assist with bringing new products to market.

 

Desirable skills:

  • Welding and fabricating (Mig)

  • Assembly and production experience

  • Knowledge/experience of Microsoft and similar computer applications

  • Able to demonstrate team working skills

  • Be comfortable in a role involving manual labour and able to pass a medical for Safety-Critical Work

 

Preferred but non-essential skills looked for:

  • Knowledge/experience of CAD and CNC manufacturing

  • Experience working with maintenance/repair

  • Manual machining and general shop floor skills

  • Skills and experience around full size or miniature railways

  • Have a valid UK driving license and use of their own vehicle

  • Experience of operations within the heritage railway sector

  • Have the ability to think logically, stay calm and prioritise their workload when under pressure

  • Have excellent people skills and be able to work well with both paid and volunteer colleagues

  • Be a clear communicator, both verbally and in written form

  • Have a good eye for detail and accuracy

 

This is an important, safety-critical role within our organisation. An attractive salary can be offered to the right candidate based on their experience and capabilities.

 

Candidates interested in applying for this role should send a cover letter and CV to:

Miniature Railway Workshop, Unit 1a & 1b, New Line Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 8JQ

Alternatively, please send to miniaturerailwayworkshop@gmail.com

Portfolios and/or evidence of completed projects are welcome.

Design/Engineering Internship

Closing Date:

When filled

Established in 2018, Miniature Railway Workshop Ltd. manufacture products in Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottingham. The company's directors (Dan & James) are both product design graduates from De Montfort University and have gained years of experience of design-development-manufacture-testing through both University and employment. We would like to take on an individual who has a strong interest in design/engineering who can assist in product development and gain from our experience whilst also assisting MRW continue to grow.

 

The role would start as unpaid with the successful applicant gaining on site experience as well as access to our workshops/technology to further their personal development. Paid work could be available in the future if the applicant proves they are able to stand on their own feet. Our products are predominantly designed and developed in-house; the ideal candidate will be able to think on their feet and assist with bringing new products to market.

 

We are looking for a candidate with some engineering and design background. We are currently looking for a candidate to work 1-2 days a week, but this can change with our order book. Therefore, we adopt a flexible working schedule with both weekday and weekend work available. 

 

Desirable skills:

  • Knowledge/experience of CAD and CNC manufacturing

  • Manual machining and general shop floor skills

  • Skills and experience around full size or miniature railways

  • Have the ability to think logically, stay calm and prioritize their workload when under pressure

  • Have excellent people skills and be able to work well with both paid and volunteer colleagues

  • Be a clear communicator, both verbally and in written form

  • Have a good eye for detail and accuracy

  • Knowledge/experience of Microsoft and similar applications

  • Able to demonstrate team working skills

  • Be comfortable in a role involving manual labor and able to pass a medical for Safety-Critical Work

 

Preferred but non-essential skills looked for:

  • Welding and fabricating (Mig and Tig)

  • Assembly and production experience

  • Experience working with maintenance/repair

  • Have a valid UK driving license and use of their own vehicle

  • Experience of operations within the heritage railway sector


 

Candidates interested in applying for this role should send a cover letter and CV to:

Miniature Railway Workshop, Unit 1a & 1b, New Line Road, Kirkby-In-Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 8JQ

Alternatively, please send to miniaturerailwayworkshop@gmail.com

Portfolios and/or evidence of completed projects are welcome.