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Vacancy Details

Heat Treatment Operator - REF No. EB6203

Industry Sector: Aviation
Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England

Salary: circa £18000 per Annum

FRS Office: Birmingham (East)
Consultant: Amanda Babington

Detailed Job Description

Heat Treatment Operator (Full Training will be provided)


Small Heath, Birmingham

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, normall 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.

Please Note

This role requires shift work. 40 Hours per week over a 3 shift rotation pattern that will include weekends every fortnight and a 07.00 start time.

Applicants must therefore have own transport.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encourged

Main Duties and Responsibilties

Training is provided for all the below and can be paced to suit candidates abilties. 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 cards 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 processed 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 and 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 GCSE standard

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