Heat Treatment Technican

  • Location

    Thatcham, Berkshire

  • Sector:

    Automotive, General engineering & manufacturing

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  • Salary:

    £13.00 - £16.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Julian Maynard

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  • Published:

    2 months ago

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We are currently seeking 3 Heat Treatment technicians for Permanent roles with a highly successful Engineering company based in Berkshire.
To undertake the processes of the heat treatment department to high levels of quality and to production schedules.

  • To process and manufacture components.
  • To competently operate machinery within the department and in other departments if required.
  • To undertake department processes in a controlled and timely manner.
  • To adhere to department standards and create records including quality certificates and process sheets.
  • To maintain and carry out preventative maintenance programmes to all equipment.
  • Advise Production Engineers on tooling, jigs and fixtures.
  • To undertake personal development reviews, training and assessments.
  • To observe the Health and Safety rules at all times
  • To carry out any reasonable additional duties as requested by management.

Heat Treatment Specific

  • Safe working practise of furnaces and heat treatment equipment.
  • Preparation of parts - cleaning, applying stop-off paint & understanding required Heat Treatment Specifications.
  • Preparation of Heat Treatment Loads.
  • Creation of Heat Treatment Records.
  • Loading and unloading of furnaces.
  • Using hardness checking equipment to verify parts meet specification.
  • Preparation of parts for next operations - cleaning, removal of masking media & protecting parts from corrosion or damage.
  • Automated Deburring/Chamfering of components.
  • Shot Peen of components.
  • Straightening of components.
  • Performing NDT operations.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a great company at a time of investment and expansion.
Hourly rate is commensurate with experience and there are some nice benefits on offer as part of the package.