Heat Treatment Operator

Forces Recruitment Services Ltd
£16,500 per annum
29 Jul 2017
19 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Heat Treatment Operator

Full training will be given


Birmingham Small Heath, West Midlands


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

The Heat Treatment Operator 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 worldwide. A £16,500 starting salary is available to a candidateuiring 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

Please note:

This role requires shift work, 40 hours per week over a 3 -shift rotation pattern that will include weekends every fortnight and an 0700 start time. Applicants must therfore have own transport and not be reliant on public transport

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 car 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 into the furnaces and activating process parameters (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 processes to ensure it has reacted as expected and meets customer specifications

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

Simple Plant maintenance and maintenance 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

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