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Heat Treatment Operator - Birmingham - REF No. EB5058

Industry Sector: Warehousing and Logistics
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Salary: circa £16500 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Amanda Babington

Job Summary

Skills & Experience Possess a genuine desire to learn Be a responsible and conscientious individual Be Willing to be part of a team Be educated to at least A-Level Standard

Detailed Job Description

Heat Treatment Operator


Birmingham, 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 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 worldwide. 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.

Please Note: This role requires shift work, 40 hours per week over a 3 - shift rotation pattern that will inclduse weekends every fortnight and an 0700hrs start time.

Applicants must therefore have their own transport and not be reliant on public transport.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encourgaed

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Training is provided for all the below and can be paced to suit a candidates ability. 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 parameters (Time and Temperature)This applies to tempering furnaces also Cleaning - Mainly work area but alos 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 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

Be educated to at least A-Level Standard

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