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Research & Development Operative

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Ifor Williams Trailers is Britain’s leading trailer manufacturer, operating at four advanced manufacturing sites across North Wales, in a variety of disciplines.

Following an unprecedent response from customers to our recent new Product Launch, we are looking for high calibre individuals, to join our enthusiastic manufacturing team, in a variety of equally important roles. We are gearing up to supply our much sought after newly released products to our customers all over the world.

We expect our employees to be committed, enthusiastic and professional individuals that want to make a difference.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in joining our team and have the attributes we are looking for, then we would like to hear from you. Please apply in complete confidence by ringing Katie Davies on 01490 412 626 and requesting a Company Application Form.

Our business hours are 8am – 5pm, Monday – Friday

Position: Research & Development Operative

Location: Across all sites.

Role type: Permanent Contract.


As an R&D Operative you’ll work closely with the Design team, using your creativity and practical experience to support and drive forward product innovations for the benefit of the customer’s experience. This involves welding and fabrication of prototype chassis and assemblies, as well as supporting the in-house test facility with precision fixture fabrication and maintenance. There will be on-site and off-site testing support required for new and existing products. Ideally, you’ll have proven engineering experience, be able to read and interpret engineering drawings, work to tightly controlled deadlines and possess a passion for engineering. Additionally, experience of MIG Welding, hydraulic systems, basic wiring and IT literacy is preferable. You will be required to tow trailers as part of this role, training will be provided.

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