Job Details

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Job Title :
Heat Treatment Operator (Birmingham) 
Job Category :
Posted :
11/27/2017 1:30:00 PM 
Company Name :
Forces Recruitment Services 
Location :
Birmingham, West Midlands, England 
Benefits :
Salary :
£16.5k per year 
Security :
Description :

A leading UK company specialising in heat treatment for the Aerospace, Medical and Motorsport industries has a requirement for a Heat Treatment Operator.

The Heat treatment Operator role involves the use of heating or chilling, normally to extreme temperatures, to achieve hardening or softening of a material, such as glass. Proper heat treating requires precise control over temperature, time held at a certain temperature and cooling rate.

This is an excellent opportunity to learn a highly sought-after skill required by numerous industries worlwide. A £16,500 starting salary is available to a candidate requiring training and full training in this specialised area is available. For applicants possessing previous experience and/or qualifications in this area, a higher salary can be negotiated

This role requires Shift work, 40 hours per week over a 3 shift rotation pattern that will include weekends every fortnight and an 0700 hrs start time. 

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Training is provided for all the below and can be paced to suit candidates abilities. A list of what the Heat Treatment Operator is responsible for includes:

Using/operating furnaces under supervision of senior members of staff

Use of job card system, understanding, following quality details, choosing correct process routes and documenting equipment, use on job card/route card

Making up loads, using relevant jigging and fixtures dependent on size/shape/geometry/orientation of customers work to enable efficient/effective use maximising furnace capacity

Putting loads (made up as above) into the furnace and activating process parameteres. (Time and Temperature). This applies to tempering furnaces also

Cleaning - mainly work area but also production - related equipment

Basic bulk work testing - Testing Work (with hardness testers) that has been processed to ensure it has reacted as expected and meets customer specifications

Finishing, ensuring completed work is clean/packaged suitably and marked up (traceability) ready for our customer transport

Simple Plant Maintenance and maintenanance of the shop environment

Skills & Experience

Possess a genuine desire to learn

Be a responsible and conscientious individual

Be willing to be part of a team

This job is no longer available for new applications.

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