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Working for Allied Protek


Our future growth and success at Allied Protek solely relies on the people we employ. And that’s why we want to employ individuals who are talented, innovative and eager to learn. We enjoy nurturing younger talent and have employed a number of apprentices over the years – we even have a dedicated apprenticeship programme to finding and funding youngsters.

Alongside apprenticeships, we also employ a range of workers from keen engineering graduates to the more experienced, such as project managers and those in our designated leadership teams. We take great care in providing our employees with an enjoyable working environment and, with over 80 staff in our company, we make sure each and every individual is content.

If you believe working at Allied Protek would be a good fit for you, please see our latest vacancies page. If there are none suitable, we welcome speculative applications and can register your interest with us by filling in our quick form.


We’re keen to nurture young talent and are committed to employing apprentices in various departmental areas. Over the years, we have successfully employed apprentices whom have achieved qualifications in sheet metal working and, as such, have continued with employment at Allied Protek.

Candidates who are passionate about the following areas should consider joining our apprenticeship scheme:
» Sheet Metal Workers
» Welding
» Design and Draughting
» Pipe-fitting
» Mechanical Fitting

If you would like to discuss any apprenticeship opportunities with Allied Protek, please contact the HR Department on 01472 897503, or email


Current vacancies with Allied Protek are listed below. If there are no jobs available at the moment, or you are interested in another department with our company, please register your interest by filling in our website form.

Sheet Metal Worker
Manchester or Grimsby based
Competitive rates

We are currently looking for time served Sheet Metal Workers who hold either an NVQ or City & Guilds in Sheet Metal work. We require the candidates to be competent in working with stainless steel and possess the ability to weld in both TIG and MIG to a good standard.

You should be able to interpret engineering drawing to aid you in the manufacture of sheet metal fabrications.

You will need to be highly organised, with the ability to follow instructions, have a comprehensive understanding of health and safety regulations and an ability to work on your own initiative with problem solving capabilities. At times you will be working under pressure and to deadlines, but at all times you will need excellent attention to detail and accuracy skills.

Ideally you will also hold an SPA although this is not essential as full training will be given.

You should be able to travel and be prepared to work away from home occasionally.

To apply please attach your CV and complete the form below.

Operations/Manufacturing Manager

We are currently looking to appoint an experienced Operations and Manufacturing Manager to join our highly skilled team based in Grimsby. The main purpose of the role is to plan and control manufacturing deliverable by utilising LEAN manufacturing processes. The successful candidate will have a background in fabrication or component assembly, a strong communicator at all levels and will be a strong leader.

Key Responsibilities:


  • Manage safety within the workshop environment
  • Develop lean manufacturing guidelines
  • Be able to communicate at all levels and be client facing when necessary
  • Read, analyse and process AutoCAD manufacture drawings
  • Plan and control manufacturing deliverables
  • Ordering and scheduling of materials
  • Identify areas for improvement
  • Have a good understanding of established manufacturing, fabrication and GMP techniques
  • ISO BE EN 1090
  • ISO 9001


  • Resource planning, minimise non-chargeable hours and efficient use
  • Safe integration of semi-skilled operatives into manufacturing department
  • Supporting site activities with resources where necessary
  • Contribute to the Operational Improvement Strategy
  • Other duties as assigned

Commercial Awareness:

  • Commercial control to avoid overspends on materials, labour and equipment
  • Contract control, ensuring key deliverables are met
  • Assist with costing manufacturing when necessary

Qualifications and Education Requirements:

  • BTEC, HNC / HND or degree in a related field
  • Or a background in engineering management
  • Experience working managing contracts
  • LEAN Manufacturing experience
  • Strong IT Competencies; Microsoft Software: Projects, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AutoCAD: Interrogate 2D Drawings

Preferred Skills:

  • The ability to participate and make effective contribution in group meetings
  • A creative problem solver
  • The ability to establish and maintain good working relationships
  • Strong organisation and management skills to manage several projects and to motivate colleagues and staff to achieve deadlines
  • Integrity and professionalism at all times
  • Professional written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills and be client facing when necessary with strong negotiation skills

Project Manager
Manchester Regional Office
Competitive rates

We are currently looking for an experienced Project Manager with a background in engineering management. You should have a BTEC, HNC/HND or a degree in a related field. APM or PMI Accreditation are essential.

The candidate must be able to establish project structure, roles and responsibilities. The ability to comply with legal requirements for health and safety, establish safe working practises and levels of control throughout the project is essential.

You will need to possess the skill to prepare construction assessments and phasing schemes. Experience in managing sub-contractors is desirable as you will be required to manage the clients expectations and build relationships. We will expect the candidate to ensure timely submittal of accurate timesheets for people under your control. We would expect timely communication of resources, design, manufacture and installation.

You should be able to travel and be prepared to work away from home occasionally.

To apply please attach your CV and complete the form below.


Grimsby or Manchester based

Competitive rates

We are looking for a skilled welder to cut and join metals and other materials at our facilities or construction sites. You will operate appropriate equipment to put together mechanical structures or parts with a great deal of precision. Your job is important as it provides the foundation for strong infrastructure.


A welder must be competent in using potentially dangerous equipment following all safety precautions. The ideal candidate will also have a steady hand and great attention to detail. Knowledge of different kinds of metal and their properties is essential.


  • Read blueprints and drawings and take or read measurements to plan layout and procedures
  • Determine the appropriate welding equipment or method based on requirements
  • Set up components for welding according to specifications (e.g. cut material with powered saws to match measurements)
  • Operate angle grinders to prepare the parts that must be welded
  • Align components using calipers, rulers etc. and clamp pieces
  • Weld components using manual or semi-automatic welding equipment in various positions (vertical, horizontal or overhead)
  • Repair machinery and other components by welding pieces and filling gaps
  • Test and inspect welded surfaces and structure to discover flaws
  • Maintain equipment in a condition that does not compromise safety

Skills and Qualifications

  • Proven experience as welder
  • Experience using a variety of welding equipment and procedures (TIG, MMA etc.)
  • Experience in using electrical or manual tools (saws, squares, calipers etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of relative safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing (face-shield, gloves etc.)
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Successful completion of a relevant apprenticeship program is required
  • Professional Certification (e.g. an AWS welding certificate)

To apply please attach your CV and complete the form below.


Manchester or Grimsby based

Competitive rates

Duties include:

  • Inspect worksite to determine presence of obstructions and ascertain any weaknesses
  • Plan installation or repair work, avoiding obstructions
  • Cut, thread, and bend pipe
  • Install and assemble a variety of metal and non-metal pipes, tubes, and fittings
  • Connect pipes
  • Secure pipes to structure
  • Install and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic components of machines and equipment
  • Increase pressure in pipe system, observing connected pressure gauge, to test for leaks in the system
  • Observe production machines to detect machinery malfunctions

Desirable skills and attributes:

  • Managerial skills
  • Mechanical skills
  • Physical strength
  • Troubleshooting skills
  • Organise your time and prioritise tasks efficiently
  • Effective communication skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Practical approach to work

Qualifications and experience needed:

Aside from practical training, a common academic route is through the City & Guilds Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, specialising in pipefitting and assembly.

To apply please attach your CV and complete the form below.

Fabricator or Semi-Skilled Fabricator

Manchester or Grimsby

Competitive rates

Long term contract within a fast-paced and exciting industry, providing a versatile range of work for a passionate skilled Fabricator.

Fabricator Requirements:

  • The Fabricator should be able to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Previous experience of fabricating on light, medium and heavy industrial products
  • As a Fabricator you should have previous experience of architectural metal work, structural steel or sheet metal
  • Candidates who have Mig or Tig welding experience are preferred

Fabricator Responsibilities:

  • Candidate will be required to fabricate on a wide variety of industrial products working from engineering drawings
  • Fabricating a range of light, medium and heavy products such as gantries, balconies, hand rails, stair cases or structural beams
  • As a Fabricator, candidates will be required to work on architectural, structural steel and/or sheet metal products
  • As a Fabricator you may be required to do welding if you have the appropriate skills and experience

To apply please attach you CV  and complete the form below.

Lead Design Engineer/ Design Draughtsman

Manchester or Grimsby

Competitive rates

Allied Protek offer a solution to clientele within the manufacturing sector in particular the food industry. The clients approach Allied Protek with projects and we assist with the project from design concept right through to installations.

Core requirements and role objectives:

  • Experience working with AutoCAD, 3D and Solidworks software
  • Ability to design full scope of each project from pipe installations to machinery and production lines
  • Must be able to multi-task as work on multiple projects may be required simultaneously
  • Must be able to identify and solve problems effectively
  • Communication skills are key, as constant communication with project managers for guidance on modifications and improvements to designs
  • Experience with design of pipework, platforms, chutes and ducting
  • Some travel may be required to scope client requirements on site

Essential skills and Qualifications:

  • HND/ Degree in Design Engineering
  • AutoCAD, Solidworks and 3D software experience
  • Food or Pharmaceutical industry experience
  • Process pipework and manufacturing experience
  • Hygienic principles desirable

To apply please attach your CV and fill in the form below.



Competitive rates



We are looking for an estimator to produce priced tenders that are accurate, clearly detailed, competitive and returned within deadlines.

You will work alongside the management team and maintain good relationships with prospective clients and professionals to promote further tender invitations and provide clearly defined tender packages.

Duties and Responsibilities

Review incoming enquiries and provide an overview to the estimating / project team

Identify labour, material, plant, subcontract and contractual requirements

Collate all information & subcontract costs.

Apply rates for labour, overheads and all other associated costs

Present prepared estimate in order for review by the estimating / project team.

Liaise with Commercial / Project Management on live projects.

Key Skills / Qualifications

Degree preferable

Quantity Surveying / Estimating skills

Analytical and problem solving

Ability to meet tight deadlines

Excellent Presentation

Excellent Maths & IT

To apply please attach your CV and fill in the form below.

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