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