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We are our people. It’s who we are.
At Universal Wolf, we always put people first. It is our team that makes us strong. Our people who make us who we are. And we’re always looking for new talent to join the team.

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Life at Universal Wolf

At Universal Wolf, we welcome new members of the pack. We will nurture your talent, reward your dedication and teach you to do exceptional things. As a business, we’re committed to developing our people.

At Universal Wolf, collaboration is key. We support, encourage and back each other as we work to create the very best experience for our customers. We are always looking for ways to work better and smarter and welcome suggestions from colleagues on how we can make improvements to our processes.

Our work is varied – we create many different products and supply a range of sectors, so there’s always something interesting to get stuck into.

Learn more about our offer and take a look at our open positions below.

Varied Work for a Company that Cares

While we are always looking for new recruits, we are also pleased to welcome returners back to the pack. Dru recently re-joined Universal Wolf having left to start a new job closer to home. For him, the most important thing was having varied and challenging work to keep his mind active, and to continue to develop his skills within a company that cares.

Dru says:

“I left Universal Wolf for a job with less travel and more money but found the work incredibly monotonous, and I felt myself starting to stagnate. I left Universal Wolf on good terms and, pride aside, had no issue with approaching the business about returning. The people here are great and easy to get on with, the company looks after you, and the work is varied. Returning was absolutely the right decision for me.”

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Find a career that stands out from the pack

Melanie Stewart, Welding & Fabrication Lead

Melanie Stewart is our Welding and Fabrication Lead. She is responsible for maintaining industrial and quality welding standards; driving improvements in our welding processes and the training that goes with them. She is also heavily involved in Continuous Improvement across the business, with a focus on welding and fabrication.

Mel has travelled the world as a Quality Engineer, working offshore and in locations including Mexico, Qatar, and Russia. She brings a passion for welding and a keen eye for detail, which she uses to drive continuous improvement and ensure we are always delivering the very best for our customers.

Mel says:

“When I first started my career, a woman working in welding was a rarity and it was very difficult to progress. I’m pleased to say that things have changed dramatically since then! Universal Wolf has given me the opportunity to truly be a leader and contribute to the business.”

Craig McFall, Supervisor

Craig has been with Universal Wolf for more than seven years, joining as a time-served Welder Fabricator. Craig joined our Grow our Own programme, which is designed to provide colleagues with further training in their current role, or the opportunity to learn something different in a new department. He has since been promoted to Team Leader and then Production Supervisor.

“For me, Universal Wolf has allowed me to push myself further and realise my ambitions. We work as a pack and will always back each other to master that new skill, solve that problem or take the next step forward in your career.”

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Perks and Benefits

As you might expect from a top employer, we have plenty of good stuff to offer, and we’re always working on our Colleague Benefits package.

As part of the pack, you’ll receive 25 days holiday a year, plus bank holidays and the option to purchase additional leave. Because we believe that no one should work on their birthday; if it falls on a weekday, you’ll always have it off as a special extra.

You can keep yourself fit and healthy and look after the environment at the same time with our Cycle to Work scheme. We also have great 6% contributory pension scheme, as well as an annual bonus.

 

Additional benefits include:

 

Financial Wellbeing
Pension, savings scheme, introduce a colleague (get up to £1000!), loan & pay advances, benevolent fund

Health & Wellbeing
Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), Mental Health First Aiders (MHFA), discounted gym membership at Project:U Fitness, Bike to Work scheme

Work life balance:
Our family-friendly policy offers 6 months fully paid maternity leave/shared parental leave.

Learning & Development:
We are committed to providing colleagues with training and development opportunities and have a dedicated training budget to support this.

How to Apply

At Universal Wolf, we bring passionate people together to do incredible things. We are proudly ambitious and unafraid to challenge. We support, encourage and back each other, creating exceptional experiences for our customers.

We work together as a Better, Smarter, Pack.

Think you could be the next member of the wolf pack? Take a look at our open vacancies below.

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