Current rail industry vacancies

Renown Rail Welding are constantly expanding and looking for new talent to add to our professional and dedicated rail workforce. We offer a variety of opportunities in different roles throughout the rail sector. We are in search of hard working and driven railway workers at all levels of seniority. We currently have roles available in the following Renown Rail Welding depots: Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Faversham, Kent, Glasgow, Scotland, and Tonypandy, South Wales.

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Grinding Supervisory Managers (GSM) (COSS)apply now

Rail Grinding Operativesapply now

Salary: £17.50 / hour ( normally 5 shifts per week )Location: South EastVacancy type: Full Time Role

Immediate start to existing contract

Candidates should hold relevant PTS / ideally London Underground certification.

Contact 01785 764476 for further informtion.

Manual Metal Arc Welders (MMA 1-5)apply now

Aluminothermic Rail Weldersapply now

Aluminothermic Assistant Rail Weldersapply now

Location: Renown Rail Welding Doncaster Depot, DN2 4FD

Renown require 4 x Rail Welding Assistants. Full Skills training is available. To apply, you must hold a current Rail Industry Personal Track Safety Certificate – PTS AC – DCCR; hold Track Induction qualification; hold the Industry Common Induction Card; and have a minimum 12 months of track work experience on the rail infrastructure.

Weld Inspectorsapply now

Rail Burning Teamsapply now

Apprenticeshipsapply now

Renown offer apprenticeships to aspiring rail industry workers to train as highly skilled Aluminothermic Assistant Rail Welders. Our state of the art training schools offer quality training on a variety of courses.
We invest heavily into our apprenticeship scheme, which has proven to produce highly skilled Renown rail welders, who have gone on to achieve long and successful careers with the Company.

Assistant Operations Administratorapply now

Location: Tonypandy, WalesVacancy type: Permanent, full time

Renown are looking to hire an Assistant Operations Administrator, to support the Junior Operations Administrator and team at our busy Tonypandy depot.

This role will suit a junior who is looking to learn the trade, and build their own skill set and experience.The ideal candidate will need to be organised,have good communication skills (both verbal and written), be a team player, and have good time keeping. Experience of using all Microsoft packages is essential.

Due to the nature of the job, the right candidate must be local to area or at an easily commutable distance (Ely Industrial Estate, Williamstown, Tonypandy, CF40 1RA).

Previous experience within the Rail industry is desirable but not essential.

Main Job Objectives

General Administration

  • Ensuring all stock control databases are regularly updated
  • Review weekly COOM orders – ensuring all rates/dates are correct – raising queries where necessary
  • Update the Racecard system on a daily basis, adding all orders and ensuring this is complete for payroll
  • Chase any outstanding orders/outstanding timesheets
  • Book hotels for lodge
  • To cover over office administrative roles and tasks as required.
  • Assist the other depot office staff and undertake any other administrative duties that may be required.

General Stock Control

Assisting the Operations Administrator with the following:

  • Processing and Managing Purchase Orders for welding depots and any other departments specified.
  • Reconciling Delivery notes with Purchase Orders - actioning any identified discrepancies.
  • Recording serial numbers where applicable e.g. consumables.
  • Recording and confirming stock levels and records in accordance with stores procedures e.g. – LIFO.
  • Recording and reconciling / monitoring stock levels for –
  • Plant Hired Equipment (coordinating with depot stores staff)
  • Welding consumables ( coordinating with depot stores staff)
  • Fuel and mileage usage ( using FORS approved spreadsheet)
  • PPE Usage and stock levels. (3 monthly checks required)
  • Any other defined products required.
  • Ensuring that all Purchase Orders are placed via Approved Suppliers.
  • Undertake Regular stock take / reconciliation of stock
  • Arranging repairs / returns with manufacturers and suppliers as required, querying where necessary.
  • Assisting the SQE Manager with any raised complaints with suppliers
  • Logging and monitoring gas kits for stores.
  • Negotiate and meet with suppliers
  • Ensure all company vans are fully serviced and up to date with MOT’s, hiring and off hiring.

Skilled Mechanic/Plant Fitterapply now

Location: Doncaster

Renown require a Skilled Mechanic/Plant Fitter to join a busy Rail Welding Depot Team based in Doncaster.

Training opportunity for extra work on the Railway at weekends as an Assistant Welder/Oxy-Acetylene burning.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a top rail industry company.

Please submit your CV to apply