Heat Treatment Operator - Small heath, Birmingham

Posted 6 days ago by Forces Recruitment Services Ltd (Head Office)
Location Birmingham Job Type Full Time - Permanent
Salary £16.5k per year Sector Aerospace
Reference EB4312


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, 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. 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 therefore have their own transport.

Applications from suitably experienced ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged

Training is provided for all the below and can be paced to suit candidates abilities. 


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 into the furnace and activating process parameters. This applies to tempering furnaces

Cleaning, mainly work area

Basic Bulk work testing

Finishing, ensuring completed work is clean/packaged suitably and marked up

Simple Plant maintenance

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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Forces Recruitment Services Ltd (Head Office)


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